RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can from Travlr cheers Gene; hazy orange pour with a thin bubbly white head, aroma has big tangerine, resinous pine, taste has pine, sweet caramel, tangerine, mellow carbs, bitter grapefruit.
Majek (706) - Ząbki, POLAND - OCT 19, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy, yellow-orange colour with medium head and nice lacing. Very intensive and long lasting aroma of citrus and exotic fruits (lots of grapefruit, mango, peaches), some floral and piney notes. Awesome in aroma! Taste is medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter with long balanced finish. Full body. Aboslutely fantastic imperial IPA, perfectly balanced and highly drinkable.
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at Chrisoís Travlr last minute tasting. Many thanks to Gene. Translucent yellow / straw coloured pour with a small frothy head. Aroma is light caramel, lemon, dank hop, Flavour is composed of sticky resinous pine, dank, light lemon, Palate is chewy hop, resinous, highish carbonation. Really good stuff.
jc1762 (781) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 8, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Into a tulip showing a well filtered amber with no head.
The nose shows a lot of intense dry pine and cannabis.
The palate shows a lot of the same flavors with a very sharp and cutting pine. Light bodied, well carbonated, and a moderate bitterness.
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can, 9.2%, thanks to Travlr for my first Washington DC beer! Hazy orange, some suspended particles, still, small foamy white head. Aroma is passionfruit, tangerine, pine. Body is medium to light, tingly carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is piney, straw, dry and chalky finish. Decent enough DIPA. Very quaffable.
HuskerTan (1700) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - SEP 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Thanks, Gene! "Travlr")
A- Juicy, citrus, caramel, bitter, malty.
A- Orange color, cloudy liquid, tan head.
T- Citrus, bready, caramel, malty, bitter, juicy, balanced, chewy.
P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, balanced finish.
O- Not knowing a lot about this beer going into it I imagined a very bitter and aggressive IPA. I was wrong in the best way possible. Very balanced with a nice citrus, bitter, malty combination. Didnít like the yeast floating around in there but that can be overlooked.
pineypower (3075) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
More backlog. Can. Pours out a nice copper color with a moderate off white head. Aroma is of lots of juicy citrus, bitter caramel hard candy, some pine and sweet alcohol. Taste is like a hop infused caramel candy, nice balance with some pine, citrus and mild tell of the alcohol. Solid, well balanced, but leaning a little too far to the malty side to be world class in my book.
MetalNHopHead (1424) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - SEP 8, 2015
4.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
A badass name and a badass can do not necessarily make for a badass beer. Although On the Wings of Armageddon has both, nothing can compare to awesomeness lurking inside the aluminium. This Imperial IPA pours a hazy orange with a modest, even head. Aroma has tropical hops and an impressive malt bill. The latter element is crucial. You need a lot of malt to keep 115 IBUís from being crushing. It works remarkably well. Yes, this brew is resinous and crisp. However, you get far more than just bitterness. Grass, sticky nectar, tropical fruit - all in big portions. Finish is super dry with lingering sweetness. For an extra jolt of apocalyptic chaos, I paired On the Wings of Armageddon with Napalm Deathís "On the Brink of Extinction." Highly recommended.
magsinva (1105) - Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ Fire Works Pizza Leesburg - there is nothing I hate more than a bitter hop bomb. Fortunately, this is not one. Donít get me wrong, it does have some bitterness present, it is an imperial IPA after all, but is balances by the citrus, straw thing happening. Very nicely done!
ajtrupp (338) - Broomfield, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Semi dry finish after a not-as-sweet-as-it-first-starts beginning. Great hops. Iím glad I saved this from being crushed.