jredmond (4569) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at blind tiger with Brendan and Andrew. Pours a deep hazy amber orange body with thin white lacing. Aroma is bitter pine and light spice. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of straight pine, resin and bitter grapefruit. Okay.
Leighton (8602) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at The Pony Bar UES, NYC. Pours clear, rich gold with a tight, foamy white head. Lots of juicy citrus and pine in the nose, ripe orange, some bready malts. Medium to hefty sweet flavor with spicy pine, toasty pale malts, ripe orange and grapefruit, pepper, melon, light alcohol. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Warm and resinous finish with Plenty of piney bitterness, some sticky grass, orange, spicy pepper, mango. Strong but good.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle that I took to jtclockwork’s place for a tasting. Pours a hazed gold with a medium to large sized white head. Big fuzzy hops and spicy citrus. A touch of pine. Medium bodied, a touch sweet but still rather smooth. A bit of alcohol comes through, bitter grapefruit. Long spicy grapefruit on the finish, toasty and warm.
jtclockwork (6218) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Jay at tasting at my house. Pours clear gold with white head. Nose and taste of white sugar, caramel malt, grapefruit, bready malt and light pine/resin. Finishes dry. Medium body.
thornecb (3968) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a slightly chunky pale gold into a shaker. Bright white head with good retention recedes leaving spot lacing. Green hops and sweet caramel aromas. Dry with lemon pith and caramel upfront. Lasting sweet resin finish.
sprybry (24) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour from a 750ml bottle. Pours very murkey golden color with flakes floating around. Decent aroma of lemon and other various citrus. I liked the taste, but after I let the flakes fall to the bottom.
bnielsen13 (174) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy in appearance, with flakes floating in it. Aroma is light and citrusy. The flavor is crisp and citrusy. I like it except for the flakes floating in it.
radagast83 (3744) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle provided by argo0. Thanks Aaron! Poured a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Aroma was some malt notes, a touch of citrus, tropical fruits. Nice hoppy character. This was pretty good.
GT2 (6980) - Riverside, California, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750mL thanks to argo0. Pours a full haze pineapple, medium white foam. Nose is pineapple, mango, lychee, lemon verbana, custard. Taste is bitter, nutty, salty, fresh. Palate is dry, sharp, bitter, nutty. But very clean and fresh with excellent tropical hop character. Very nice.
Thorpe429 (4944) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to argo0. Nice nose and flavor. Pretty mellow with backing wheat. Light and pretty good bitterness level. Really drinkable. Citrus and light floral