ccex (921) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber pours a cloudy orange with lots of bubbles and a short white head. Aroma is full of citrus hops as expected, but also some unusual spices. Taste is bitter but not nasty. A bit of malts come out in the finish. Lively carbonation and a medium body. Overall, a very good IPA worth trying
PotjeBier (1643) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Beer Temple. Amber color, bit hazy. Firm off-white head, pretty good lacing. Aroma’s: resinous, biscuits, caramel malty, retronasal also bitter and somewhat earthy. Flavor is caramellish but hardly sweet, light bitter, hints of fruit. Medium body. Finishes a bit dry and medium bitter. Nice.
dresden (829) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Looks like a glass of Arnold Palmer with a foamy head. Aroma of yeast and orange. Citrusy and bitter. Hoppy and floral, but not over the top in either. Pretty good.
strongpieman (1478) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - APR 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Orange amber color, light head. Hoppy yeast aroma, medium body, nice finish.
Thechasm442 (302) - Wilmington, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bomber poured into a duvel tulip. Pours a somewhat hazy burnt orange with a 2 inch off white head that quickly shrinks to a finger. Decent lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, orange, lemon, and dough. Flavor is orange, pine, lemon, spices, and bread. The Belgian yeast flavor is somewhat subdued and the mouthfeel is light to medium and sticky. Overall a pretty refreshing Belgian IPA
ross (2080) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Cool label, too bad it is drawn. Pours out a yellowish / orange color with a white head on it. Smell is sweet and hoppy, plenty of malts and some citrus notes. Taste fruity, lively with carbonation, somewhat bitter and has a pretty heavy amount of orange in it. Good stuff actually.
sebletitje (6641) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
66cl bomber @ Delirium Hoppy Loft.
Orangée, col épais beige.
Arôme garde ce bouquet fruité orangé avec en retrait un côté houblonné, levure, épicé et fruité allant sur le tropical.
En bouche, une bière qui reprend les bases d’une IPA avec un profile belge de part sa levure. Le tout est fruité dans la lignée des houblons américains sur une pointe d’épice. Le profile tropical de l’amarillo et centennial se font bien présent le tout sur un fini belge/levure.
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from arkurzynski. Pours cloudy bright orange with a soapy white head that dissipates to a sudsy film. Aroma is yeast and bread with plenty of fruity grapefruit and orange peel. Taste has Belgian yeast and malt followed by a nice citrus grapefruity hops that come off nice and bitter with orange peel and a gentle pepper finish. Palate is medium and dry with a chalky finish. Really nice brew that I could drink on a regular basis! Thanks Adam!
AndresTM (306) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2012 Beautiful, deep orange beer topped with a big, fluffy, off-white head. The aroma has lost of yeasty orange and spices, some banana esters, and floral elements from the hops. The yeast character absolutely dominates, so it doesn’t really smell like an IPA. The palate is soft and well-carbonated, with a medium-to-thin body. The taste is very special and interesting, somewhat sweet and shamelessly bitter, with notes of oranges, banana, spices, and the hops finally coming to life on the tongue. Unfortunately, it ends with a harshly inky note that masks the gentler yeast and hop aftertaste. It certainly doesn’t ruin the beer, but it keeps it from being great in my opinion. I hope this is a one-bottle issue, though, because it could easily score a 3.7 or 3.8 in my book without it.
TomTiedemann (251) - Levittown, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber at riffs house. Poured golden with touch of amber. Aroma of piney hops set the stage. Hops much stronger than malty flavored write up. Light hazy off white head and grassy, pain taste with malt after taste in the hops.