tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - MAR 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Imperial IPA for Autism:
Strong citrus and spicy pine hop notes complement the thick chewy toffee and caramel malt aromas in the nose. Clear burnished copper coloured body is topped by a decent off white head that recedes to cover with some lacing. Flavour features all the elements of the aroma but comes down a bit on the sweet side. Medium body is slightly watery with somewhat low carbonation. I’d prefer stronger carbonation or a thicker maltiness to take this to the next level. Tulip glass. Just above fridge temperature. Bottle purchased at Crosstown Liquor Store downtown in March 2013.
floydslip (267) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light amber beer with a thick frothy white head that sets up in peaks. Resinous nose of pine, spruce, and musky herbs. Flavor follows the nose as an oily bitterness coats the tongue with flavors of citrus pith, wood sap, and an underlying caramel sweetness that is hard to pick out beneath all the hops. Solid beer.
jjgmd (1784) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
With Z over a game of chess, pours a dark amber red color with a nice beige head. Nose is deep sweet citrus with softer pine and resin. Taste is sweet citrus , hoppy with moderate bitterness . Finish on the same tasting notes with a dry long ending . Quaff Score 6 / 10
zgaier (1713) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Pours a copper orange with an off white head and resin, pine aroma. Taste is bitterness up front, with resin, pine, hops, and caramel leading to a dry, bitter finish.
thornecb (4923) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 29, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours deep amber into a snifter. Tan head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Sour caramel aromas. Thick with bitter sourdough, toffee and roasted nuts upfront turning to bitter resin and pith in the lasting finish. Perhaps this bottle has been on the shelf too long....
IndianaRed (3042) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 7, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Bitter Creek Boise Clear light Amber with a thick sandy head Huge fresh citrusy aroma Thick sweet body and very big bitter hoppy flavor Rather piney at the end Very good DIPA
tderoeck (6631) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
25/VII/15 - 650ml bottle from a trade @ Trillium tasting, home - BB: n/a (2015-1001) Thanks to cards04 for the trade!
Clear reddish amber beer, huge aery off-white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: lots of exotic fruits, citrus, pineapple, caramel, malty. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet malty start, caramel, piny, bit resinous, bitter hops, citrus, creamy. Aftertaste: caramel malts, hoppy, alcohol, very resinous, some pineapple.
Franckg (577) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Un peu trop sucré mais reste un bière buvable. Bien houblonné mais rien pour se démarquer de ses semblables.
sebletitje (8022) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
66cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Tderoeck.
Cuivrée, col fin beige.
Arôme est malté, houblonné tropical, note d’agrumes avec un bouquet houblonné de type C.
Palais est malté, cara et pâle/ambré, pas mal de belles notes d’agrumes, amertume moyenne avec un côté de pamplemousse et orange sanguine. Malt et léger caramel perdurent en fin de bouche.
77ships (5900) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to tderoeck! 660 ml. bottle sampled. Dark red-hued amber, little white head. Nose is pine resin, malty, some spices, orange, light vanilla,…Taste is bitter pine resin, orange peel, herbal, dried orange, light bitter vegetable note, pine resin, strong bitter orange peel, quite unbalanced but agreeable. Med, dry orange peel body.
X (137) - California, USA - JUN 19, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2015 Very malt forward IPA with a significant caramel character. Hops were faded and piney. I think that I may have an old bottle, note to rerate when I get a known fresh bottle. My bottle clearly says the ABV is 6.5% Not an imperial by a longshot--feedback sent