salvaticas (121) - - JUN 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 11/20
aroma: banana, cereal,
appearance: cloudy, golden,
taste: lightly bitter,
palate: light body, thin feel,
somewhat of a let down in terms of actual flavor. the aroma is much stronger.
kirk36 (68) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 17, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great just an IPA. Meets the style. The judges should use this to compare and contrast other entrants in the IPA category. It is an IPA.
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Voodoo (173) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy dark gold with a fair head which lingers. Aroma is pure fresh hop, citrus and very flowery. Taste is overwhelming flowery hop with a fair mouthfeel, light carbonation and a malty aftertaste which lingers as does an oiliness on the lips.
sherm1016 (886) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle from Downer Wine and Spirits. Pours a cloudy, dark amber color with an off white head. Aroma is hoppy, pine, citrus, grapefruit. Reminiscent of other MI IPAs. Medium on Thea,ate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, a little toast, some bitter pine hops, with a nice citrus finish. A perfect nice Midwest style American IPA.
fattybladdy (195) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, hazy orange pour. Citrusy hops on the nose with a bit of malt. Taste is earthy and citrus hops balanced out with some sweet malts and bitter finish. Pretty drinkable brew.
dresden (517) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy amber. Aroma is caramel, bread, pine, and citrus. Start with quite a bit of hop, but a strong sweet malt backbone. It’s pretty good.
DCLawyer (682) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle->snifter. Hazy orange/gold wirh medium white head. Aroma: fruit and pine. Taste: citrus rind, sweet malt. Decent.
tgncc (2287) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nie dank aroma, earth, flowers, caramel. The appearance is light orange in color, white head. The flavor is like the aroma, more caramel, but plenty of earthy, floral hops. The finish is flowers, pine. Medium in body. Nice beer.
jimmytalent (41) - New York, USA - MAY 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a cloudy amber color with some sediment. Nice amount of white foam. Smells like a rich caramel. Lots of caramel flavor, notes of citrus and wood. Very good overall.
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Ostomo517 (57) - Norton Shores, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours light cloudy amber. Nose is big piney and fruity hops. Palate caramel malt finished with resin, grassy and tropical fruit from the hops big bitterness but perfectly balanced.
tastybeer (1313) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pour is orange/copper with a white head, some retention/lace. Aroma is melon, grapefruit, apricot, wood, caramel. Taste is apricot/melon hops, biscuit, wood, caramel. Palate is drier, soft, a bit oily, bitter finish.