bennetporter (57) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 7, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours from a bottle a dark cloudy copper with a thick off-white head. Aroma is apples, pine resin. Flavor is a well-balanced sweetness, floral, and bitterness. A good brew for the winter.
Kavu (2438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
5 fl. oz. on tap @ CBC. Pours cloudy golden with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is malts, fruits, alcohol and hops. Good.
hayduke (3470) - Eureka, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I got this bottle at the Local Beer bar in Eureka, CA and brought to Dark Lord Day 2014 for the bottle sharing. It poured into my tasting glass a rich amber with a beige head. Good lacing. Nose of roasted malts and citrus hops. Medium body. Flavor is tropical fruit and lots of citrus like hops Bitter finish. Good solid beer.
BroSpud (1741) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. Pours a dark copper with a thin white creamy head leaving tons of lacing. Nice flowery hop aroma. Tons of pine and earthy malt flavors. More malt and less citrus notes than a typical IPA but really well balanced and tasty.
wlajwl (4061) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma is citrus, pine and very slight dirty notes. The flavor is citrus, malts, slightly dirty, Cascade notes, caramel and a dryish/slight hop resin finish.
jazz88 (2564) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. A hazy orange and brownish color with a tan head. A balanced meaty aroma with pine, sweet malts, citrus, and a nice spice. Earthy and balanced flavors. Quite nice.
jandd1983 (2761) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled at DLD 2014. It poured a hazy copper color with a tan head. The aroma was moderately sweet, grapefruit, some pine, caramel and light cherry. The taste was moderately sweet, strong grapefruit, some pine, caramel, light cherry with some alcohol warming.
Dogbrick (8680) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at the Ale Wine & Spirits beer tasting on 04/03/2014: Hazy copper color with a medium off-white head that recedes gradually. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of herbal hops, grapefruit and roast malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a lingering citrus and hops aftertaste. Above average overall.
bhensonb (11528) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Pours dark copper with a creamy beige head. Aroma of citrus and roasty malt. Med body. Lots of hop. Mostly citrus, but there’s fruit and resin. The backbone is a lot roastier than most IPAs. So it’s more strong ale than IPA. Fairly tasty.
marcus (6781) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours brown copper with a modest beige head and a toffee and citrus aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with moderate bitterness. Maltier than most IPAs.