mansquito (3255) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pony Bar, NY Hell’s Kitchen tap ($6): Pours a golden color with a white head. Aroma is citrus and pineapple. Taste is bitter and extemely fruity. Hop presence is pretty great. Body is nice and not too light. Good-o.
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Capone's. Hazy golden color with a white head. Citrus, pineapple, and with some fruitiness. Fruitiness comes out in the tastes with some toastiness.
Jesterdeal (1789) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of sour lemon, pine sol and orange peel. Pours hazy light orange with slight film. Tastes bitter with orange peel, fresh cut grass and a little simcoe cat piss. Solid but not my favorite hop profile.
tcane7 (1651) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Capones. Pours a cloudy light gold with one finger of white head and lacing. Nose of citrus, pineapple, pine, and grapefuit. Fairly sweet up front with a lot of bitter grapefruit coming through along with tangerine, pineapple and lemon.
jredmond (5196) - 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 (10419) - 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 (6584) - 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 (7897) - , 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 (4289) - 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 (35) - 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.