tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft. Pours a murky gold and very little off-white head and decent lacing. Tons of mango, some melon, pineapple, tropical fruit, caramel. Moderately bitter finish.
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Reno’s East, East Lansing. Hazy orange body, thin off-white head. Citrusy nose with notes of apricot. Modestly soapy and bitter. Citrusy body, too, with mostly sugared orange peel. Bready, toasty malt backdrop. A firm, solid, crisp IPA.
mikem409 (1858) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours murky orange with medium head. Aroma is floral and citrus. Taste is less sweet then The Citra more grassy bitter notes
arkurzynski (1819) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
GTMW. amber pour. Sweet grassy hop aroma with mild caramel malt. Flavor is a balanced malt/hop profile with light maltiness and mild notes of pine and grapefruit. Light bitter finish. No one element really shined, but decent.
deyholla (8347) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled from the tap at the 15th annual MBGSF. Pours a clear pale orange amber with a white head taht lasts throughout the beer and laces nicely. Aroma has a good amount of pine with a hint of grapefruit and a sweet grain backing. Flavor you get a good amount of bitter pine with underlying grapefruit and grass with a hint of a sweet grain backing.
Tmoney99 (12050) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured clear dark amber color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid smooth resin hop and small alcohol aroma. Medium body with a slick texture with soft carbonation. Medium to heavy earthy bitter flavor with a medium to heavy bitter finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable brew
bwa5879 (817) - Portage, Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light orange hazy pour. Aaaaaawesome perfectly portioned hop aroma, citrus and floral/pine scents. Taste is initially the same as the nose, and not too strong. Finish is similar but more bitter.
b3shine (6755) - Indiana, USA - JUN 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fresh growler to pint. Looks good; orange and heady with ample carbonation. Smells good too; nice and hoppy. Tastes solid; a good balance of malt and hops. Pleasant on the palate too. Very nice!