Star80 (40) - Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2013
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours out a cloudy dark golden color. The bottle has a lot of sediment which I dredged some up into my glass. The smell is very citric, with pine, grapefruit, tangerine and even some vague vanilla aromas. Wow the taste is sharply bitter, with some lemon zest, pine, grapefruit and perhaps some orange tastes. Really a full and rich tasting IPA. I'm glad I finally tried this, this one is a stand out from a lot of IPAs on the shelf.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
KoNrRiI (962) - Århus, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.355 bottle. Cloudy, light brown color with an orange hue and a small, off-white head leaving some lacong. Strong aroma of fruits, basement, hops, sugar, some yeasts. Taste is hoppy, bitter, quite fruity again - they offset each other to create a pleasant sensation. A medium body, a creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is bitterer but otherwise also agreeable. Overall, either I got a bad batch or the beer is just good - nothing amazing by any standard.
nybol (504) - DENMARK - FEB 11, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Det er en god IPA, med masser af humle, og ikke mindst en frisk smag af noget der minder om træ eller sådan
malvrich (159) - durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 31, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz. bottle dated 7/21/15 so out of freshness date by a few weeks.
Into a pilsner glass.
A: Poured hard as it was extremely cold. 1 finger of beige head that retains well to big bubbles after a couple minutes and never completely clears. Hazy dull orange and full of sediment..
S: Light sweet malt nose. and little hops noticed. Maybe a muted spicy hop note. Slight alcohol smell as it warmed.
T: Bitter orange taste overshadows the malty sweetness leaving a lightly resinous but clean taste at the finish. Earthy English hop taste with just a touch of orange.
M: Medium body with average level of carbonation. Medium length bitter but fairly clean finish.
O: This beer gets raves but my bottle is out of date and honestly less than impressive in all areas. Some also may not like the level of shit floating around. I guess it deserves another chance...
bubblehouse (1015) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 30, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A really good ipa. Good and hoppy with a good aroma. Darkhorse makes pretty good beer in general.
Ernest (7034) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 29, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy medium amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (caramel, toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (resin, grapefruit), with a note of alcohol. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, moderately alcoholic. Plain and rather sour.
blueshockey24 (194) - Colorado, USA - JAN 29, 2016
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours light amber with thick off white head. Aroma is Floral Citrus and Malt. Taste is sweet malty piney up front with a bitter sweet grapefruit hoppy finish. Not bad but not as good as i remembered it.
Inbreak (3602) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2016
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
22.01.2016, 12 oz bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly concentrated sweet grassy, wet grass, sugar, leafs, citrus peel, hops, minerals, pine needles, light malts, hints of dried fruits. Taste is slightly dry and harsh grassy, weeds, wet grass, leafs, citrus peel, minerals, bark, hay, light malts, harsh hops, medicine. Medium bitterness, harsh citrusy mouthfeel. Meh, this must be quite old...
craven5000 (116) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JAN 18, 2016
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Looks great with the white head. Extremely dry and very sharp. I could not find any flavor than hop. Not easy drinking.
brokensail (14558) - San Leandro, California, USA - JAN 12, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Home. Clear orange pour with white foam. Has some definite caramel malt and bready sweetness along with a lot of pineapple, orange, and a bit of grapefruit. Somewhat pine forward and a bit of grass. Maybe a touch of peach skin, too.
Mister_Li (483) - GERMANY - JAN 11, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Leicht trübes Bernstein mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, etwas Karamel, fruchtig, Zitrus, würzig.