AxeMaster221 (343) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 9, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a little darker brown that I was expecting, with a creamy off-white head that left nice lacing. Hop floral aroma was pleasant, as was the taste. Nice citrusy bitterness with enough malts to give it symmetry. I found it fairly smooth and quite drinkable. Not as way over the top as some NW IPA’s, but should appeal to a broader market.
EyeAmBaldman (277) - Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours copper with a thick off white head that leaves nice lacing in the glass. Aroma is malt and grapefruit. Has medium carbonation the mouth with a bit of a bitter kick on the back end. Good grapefruit bitterness and a tad sweet and malty. This a nice IPA.
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
if it only had an over the top nose, as the brewery claims. Deschutes is my favorite place, so for them, this is a miss. i can name off about a dozen ipas of the top of my head that are more flavorful. not bad, just a touch boring. better on tap. 7/10-last batch the best i;ve had in a bottle. juicier. hoppier. fresher? definitely better, more like the tap."
miyauchi38 (281) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2014
3.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
milewide (1547) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lots of hops, but balanced with malt sweetness and body. Dark Amber color was viewful. Less hop bite than many MI brews.
ramboraffe (588) - SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Ölrepubliken. Hazy orange with white head. Smell is grapefruit hoppy. Taste is hoppy with pine, grapefruit, zest, flowers. Dry somewhat oily with high bitterness and low carbonation.
mjs (4646) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Keg at Pipes of Scotland, Uppsala, 20140924) The beer poured deep amber and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass, herbalness and creamy toffee. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were grass, fruitiness, creamy toffee, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A well done IPA.
legion242 (2233) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a medium russet, garnet with a thin head. Nice nose. Unbalanced in the mouth with very little malt.
dfearnley (1036) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft to IPA glass
Tropical fruit, grapefruit, flowers, biscuit, and pine. Thick translucent rddish amber, with a long lasting creamy and frothy light tan head. Pine, grapefruit, papaya, hops, and a bit of grain. This is classic Deschutes.
Salmoniform (836) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from bottle to glass. Amber hue with creamy white head that dissipated to a ring. Aroma is grapefruit, orange peel, pine, straw, caramel. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium light body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness followed by a strong hop bitterness that extends through the finish. Overall this is a really nice shelf IPA.
RRistow12 (269) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted from bottle. Pours a nice copper color with tan head. Good lacing. Aroma of floral notes, caramel and some toasted malt. Taste is pretty well balanced and sweeter than most IPAs. Caramel, toffee, brown auger malt backbone give it moderate sweetness with some pine and floral flavors giving it a clean consistent moderate bitterness. Above average IPA.
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