Machinari_Diem (56) - - FEB 24, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Hands down, one of the best IPAs on the market.
Aroma is amazing floral hops, citrus, and tropical fruits.
Flavor is floral, citrus and tropical hops with a biscuity malt backbone. Bitter but not resinous or astringent.
Where other IPAs try to out-bitter one another and just throw bad tasting, high AA hops into the brew, the guys at Cigar City has made a respectable bitter ipa that actually taste good.
lopisar (142) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden red color. Light white head. Malty sweet aroma. Full taste with dried fruits. Tasty
Jonte (1395) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Hazy orange colour with an off-white head. Hoppy, fruity aroma. Hoppy, bitter, sligthly sweet flavor with notes of tropical fruit, citrus, pine and caramel. Nice malty backbone. Bitter, but not extreme. Would love to try this beer freshly brewed. Still very tasty.
Torrefacto (326) - SPAIN - FEB 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
color anaranjado limpio con espuma blanca densa. Aromas afrutados de melocotón y mango. En boca es fresca y melosa con una densidad media. Los sabores son afrutados como en el aroma. El final es amargo, afrutado y muy equilibrado. Muy rica.
esox (949) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Canned. Slightly cloudy, orange to amber color. Frothy, slightly soapy head. Sweet fruitiness of canned fruit coctail: mango, peaches, passion fruit. Floral and honey notes, slightly aged caramel too. Nice hop punch with the first gulp. High level of resiny bitterness, exotic fruit juice. Dry and not as caramelly as I first thought. Intese, hoppy finish. Some indications of aging, fresher sample would be even better for sure. Round texture with sturdy malt body. It is very surprisingly round given the bitterness, maybe water is quite soft. Good beer.
Gamin (58) - - FEB 21, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Served from a pitcher in a plastic cup so keep that in mind. Aroma slightly flowery. Nice grapefruit in the flavor and a balanced bitterness. Very nice.
SamTheBarrel (275) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml can, poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Appearance is hazy orange with some floaties, a medium sized frothy beige head that when reduced left some lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, orange peels, pineapple and pine. Flavours of grapefruit, orange peels, resin and caramel. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium-heavy bitter. Palate is medium bodied, sticky texture and average carbonation. Would have liked a bit more malts in this beer.
stevoj (1603) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 20, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice big rocky head and citrus aromas greet you on the pour. Flavor is more citrus, and pineapple, pine tree, sourdough bread. Hazy light amber with lingering bitter finish. Excellent!
cduncan14 (133) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from a can. Wow, the aromas hit you right in the face. Lots of citrus and resiny hops. It’s also a beautiful beer, with a foamy, frothy thick off-white head topping a beautiful amber-orange beer. This thing is a hammer all the way around. Delicious resin and orange peel flavors that finish with a much lighter citrus taste and a sharp hop aroma. This may be my new go-to IPA. This thing is phenomenal.
Vighals (649) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bestilt på systembolaget. Grumsete orangebrun i fargen med offwhite skum som ligger godt. Sitrus, grapefrukt og appelsinskallukt. Søtlig, kjenner smaker av tung sitrus, som mango papaya, lett bitter i smak, men bitterheten kommer kraftigere i ettersmaken