Doofgoblin (239) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Forgettable. With so many good IPAs out there, why bother? Aroma is faint and underwhelming. Taste is underwhelming with a strange "off" flavor hidden behind the hops: plastic, burnt, mineral maybe? Stop trying to convince yourself it’s gonna get better...
dwm1034 (548) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at paisanos in Richmond. Pours foggy yelllow with creamy head. Moderate hoppy nose with very creamy taste. Very good
vadie (377) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Jaune dorée avec une mousse blanche moyenne. L’arôme d’agrumes. Le goût est amer et agrumes avec une finale sec.
maxwelldeux (2720) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JUN 11, 2013
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a somewhat thick off-white head. Nose is very hoppy, though I get a faint whiff of feet when I smell it. Taste actually isn’t nearly as bitter as the nose would imply; it’s fairly light and without a huge amount of flavor. Meh.
Ibrew2or3 (6208) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I’ve been avoiding rating this since so many bottle on the shelves . . . well just about everywhere store this wrong and it’s either difficult or impossible to tell how old it is until you open it. Well here’goes. 12oz bottle pours deep gold with copper hues and a bit of haze supporting a thin near white head. The modest aroma has spicy almost anise like hops mixing with some floral hops and faint malt sweetness. The taste is tame for an IPA with spicy and floral sort of seeming like noble hops that are both modestly bitter and modestly flavor. Behind the hops is a nearly clean mild sweet maltiness and almost a biscuit malt quality. Old school IPA that I do not plan to seek out again.
twgordon (36) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle to glass. Malty, bitter taste. Medium hops but not overbearing. Pine with slight citrus.
mikedevilsfan (123) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy copper with a clean hoppy smell. Nice hoppy taste with a slight orange peel taste on the back.
madquacker (997) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Biscuity malts with vegemite and earthy flavours. Some citrus and peaches and spice and lots of great things going on. Not sure I’d call it an IPA, but anyway that is a minor quibble.
OKplus (673) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 30, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
A - Hazy orange brown. 1 finger head that sinks quickly.
S - Mandarin oranges are the first thing I smell. Soft pine mixed in as well. Bready pale malt.
T - Honey and lemon flavors that remind me of a cough drop. A very faint amount of citrus hops. A watered down bitterness. Infected?
M - Medium body, moderate carbonation.
This must be extremely old because this is not a great beer. The flavors are weak and watered down. Has an artificial taste to it. I’ll try it again and update the review.
Serving type: bottle
cthomas2390 (174) - Colorado, USA - APR 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours hazy golden orange with a big lacing head. Lemon, biscuit and a bit of caramel on the aroma. Sweet malt character fades into a crisp citrus finish. Medium carbonation. A bit of residual bitterness. A very nice, sessionable beer but not too complex or extraordinary.