FunkyBrewster (1517) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle 3-4 months old. Pours deep orange with a frothy off white head. Aroma has some piney and a touch of citric hops, some definite oxidation going on. Sweet caramel notes and some butterscotch. Flavor is even more oxidized. That’s front and center, oxidized hops, some notes of citrus, faded along with caramel and candy sweetness. Finishes creamy and lightly bitter. Medium body and a soft carbonation. New to the Chicago market and stale bottles? Bad start
jcr (2096) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Deep gold/dull orange body. Fluffy white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, toasted grain, caramel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Taste of grapefruit, resin, pine. Lingering bitterness. Raw hops. A bit muddled.
jmagnus87 (2033) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a hazy rust orange with a half finger if off-white head. Aroma of pine and cirtus. Taste is medium bitter. Pine with a dose of mango. Full bodied with a thicker than expected texture. Lively carbonation and a super long finish. Overall, great. I could drink this everyday.
mnmike (942) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2013
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Part of a build your own six pack. Could be old. Watery and no real hops to speak of.
BeerKurve (358) - - NOV 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy orange with a foamy head and some mild carbonation. Nose has a strong bready quality and some mild citrus hop notes along with some toffee. Flavor starts out fairly malt forward with toffee, yeasts and mild citrus hop notes before finishing with a mild bitter hoppiness. Body is moderate in weight but light in carbonation. Overall a pretty mild IPA but it’s still tolerable.
beerbaaron (685) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured an unclear medium orange amber. Medium white head, fairly lasting with nice lace. Aroma has caramel, citrus, floral, not much depth. (Also, after I uncapped it, I managed to somehow spill it all over like a fu@#$%ng clown, like in the infomercials with someone trying to flip pancakes or eggs and just flinging it all over...) Also not the freshest.. Anyway.. Medium body. Fair bitterness. Nicely balanced and quite palateable. Pretty straight forward IPA. Nice, but it doesnt jump out at me (perhaps because its about 8 months old) Il give it the benfit of the doubt here
rosenbergh (5560) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle. 20313. (Riley’s) Madison, WI.
Amber colour with a small frothy off-white head.
Citrus and pine in a mild aroma. Not much more.
The flavour is much more. Resin, pine and mild grapefruit, moderate bitterness and some maltiness in the flavour.
pdy27 (5) - - SEP 6, 2013 does not count
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 9/20
Great hop taste strong but not overpowering finishes with smooth bitterness very good ipa
Nero55 (251) - Leeds, Alabama, USA - SEP 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Copper with small white head. Aroma of citrus hops. Light body with citrus and pine hop bitterness upfront nicely balanced with malt sweetness and a light bitter finish.
gruberm (270) - - SEP 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Malty caramel nose. Cotton candy like almost. No huge hops flavor more malty throughout.
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Ericular (385) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazy orange with sediment with thin head and good lacing. Aroma is balanced with juicy grape and sweetbread malt. Taste is malt forward for an IPA, with an earthy, caramel, malt beginning, hops play second fiddle in the middle as the malts turn spicy, then becoming a little more balanced in the end with the rind in the aftertaste. Taste is very toasty in the finish and aftertaste. Palate is pretty thick, but just a bit too carbonated and filling.