Homer321 (3959) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at brewery. Pours a very clear light gold color with medium sized white head. Nose is very floral with lots of tangerine and hints of grapefruit and lemon. Taste is initially sweet with some fruitiness to it. Tropical like melons and such. Then the bitterness kicks in to balance the malt backbone. Dries out in the finish. Still a tad sweet for my liking but very good and well balanced.
jkwood04 (5210) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of floral and lightly citrusy and lightly piney hops, some pale and caramel malts, and light dough. Flavor the same with sort of a light hoppiness. Average texture. Not a bad IPA.
zizzybalubba (1767) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz. bottle from Greenville Beer Exchange, Greenville, SC. Dark orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma of pine, wet grass, and grapefruit rind. Nice assertive hop taste of...pine, wet grass, and grapefruit rind. Long lasting bitterness. Very little balance (and that’s ok with me). This really walks a thin line between IPA and DIPA and is an outstanding beer.
agl108 (1022) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz. bomber. Poured murky orange with soapy head that dissipated quickly. Poor head retention. Big and malty with grapefruit rinds. Great balance. Bitter finish, slightly tongue stripping.
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle to glass. Pours a hazy amber orange color with a light tan head. Aroma is a light citrusy fleshy fruit hops, apricot. Flavor is much more potent with a moderate citrusy bitterness and some light malt sweetness. Very assertive. Light to medium in body with a lingering bittersweet. Delicious.
SpringsLicker (3386) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2014 RBWG Grand Tasting.
Medium gold with white head. Light pine resin aroma.
The flavor is moderately bitter with a dry finish.
tdmuel (251) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a hazy burnt orange with a big soapy white head. Spicey notes on the nose, light piney hops, ripe fruits like orange and mango, and a nice bready malt character. Really bright tropical fruit bitterness on the taste, sweet biscuity malt, resinous pine, and just a hint of spice. Really well rounded, love the citrusy and piney hops.
jbruner (3827) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at RBWG grand tasting! Pours a hazy golden orange with white head. Aroma of resinous new world hops with a slight pale make back. Taste follows, OK, but an odd balance. Medium carbonation, mild bitterness.
BeerandBlues2 (11831) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, earthy, pine, and resin hops with tropical fruity esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, light malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
tillmac62 (658) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - DEC 9, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottled on 11/15/13. Pours a medium amber against a golden hue. Average head and lacing. Nice nose of balanced pine and citrus hops. Almost medium body with good carbonation. The taste is artfully balanced of hops against a light malt background. As the nose, the flavor profile is pine hop followed by grapefruit citrus. A nice bitterness, but this brew focuses on hop flavor. Clean finish with a lingering grapefruit flavor and slight bitterness. Hats Off to my brewing brethren on the SC coast and the guys at Greenville Beer Exchange that recommend this. This is an art of using hops and is better than SN Celebration in a side by side.