AGGarcia44 (15) - - JUN 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Over 100IBU is not misleading. Hop character dominates the malt. Aroma is strong resin,spice, light citrus and amber malt. Opaque deep mahogany crimson color. Long lasting off white head.
SlackerMads (851) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hazy chestnut brown with a medium sized good lasting and lacing off white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee and plenty of hop notes; citrus zest, mango and resin mostly. Taste is medium sweet and medium/heavy bitter. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Lasting bitterness in the finish. Red iipa, nothing spectacular.
jackl (3441) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ The Sleepy Ken Tasting, CPH. The pour’s amber with a small head. The nose is maramalade, toast. Strong sweet malty aromas. The taste is brown bread slathered in marmalade. Some toffee. Singed grass. Full body, slightly boozy. Overall, pretty solid.
jrob21 (2166) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. A lot going on with the ingredient list and not sure it all comes together totally perfectly but it drinks pretty good nonetheless. Sweet candi sugar and red fruit aroma. Flavor is a little yeasty and full of caramel and sweetness. Finish is a little fusel alcohol. A bunch if red fruit and sweetness.
drjay44 (2333) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
651 ml. bottle. Pours a thick well retained ivory head, with slight lacing, over a clear, medium amber (SRM 13) body......nose is treacle, plum, heavy pine, resin, citrus, slight floral tones....taste is heavy bitter hop with hints of pine, citrus, light touches of toffee/caramel, then barnyard !!, becoming dry, leading to a lingering hop bitterness.....mouth feel medium, minimally sticky, alcohol warmth present, carbonation makes for light acid bite. The hops are utterly dominant, but not cleanly so in this bottle, as there is a bit of a muddle in the hop aromas and flavors. I would have preferred more crystal/caramel malt influence in the malt backbone. BJCP 7/3/13/4/7
Leighton (8584) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Imperial tasting - Copenhagen. Thanks to Ken-O. Pours clear amber with a fine, white foam head. Medium sweet flavor, quite bitter, lots of pine and dirt. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Mild resinous finish, mostly earthy, bitter grass. So so.
Niko100 (1663) - Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, pine hops, & citrus; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel/toffee, spicy hops, fruit, and some citrus; Finish is fairly bitter with some alcohol; Not too bad.
shrubber85 (6505) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange caramel malt and orange peel aroma. Dark amber with small head. Sweet light orange-caramel and moderately bitter orange peel flavor. Body a bit light. Overall a nice brew.
Patrickctenchi (2478) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2013
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Orange-brown with a minimal head of soapy islands...
Aroma is orange peel.
Taste is bitter orange-peel, resin, malt.
Leafy and dry.
Imaena (1605) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at GCB. This is a really hoppy brew with a lot of complex citrus flavors.