Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at The Flying Saucer in Little Rock. Pours a cloudy, orange colored body with a finger-width, creamy and frothy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is a bit muted, but has a nice caramel backing with a good amount of florals and a light grapefruit pine. A bit of an herbal note to the hops as well. Flavor is better. Nice herbal and floral grapefruit up front before a balancing, medium sweet, slightly bready caramel comes in. A few resins and a light pine note before this finishes dry and moderately bitter with a light grapefruit and caramel sweetness. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a solid DIPA. Nice citrus notes and moderately bitter with a pleasant herbal, floral, and light pine resin hopping. Well balanced and pretty enjoyable.
HonkeyBra (3060) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled at GABF 2011. Pours an amberish orang with a small white head. Aroma has a lot of citrus and floral notes. Unfortunately, the flavor is cardboard and mild hops. Kind of flabby on the tongue. Oxidized for sure. Hard to put even my total 1 oz. pour back. This is sad because the aroma hinted at great things for this beer. I will re-rated if I get a better sample of this beer. This was very cool to try, though.
Headbanger (2861) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle 12/9/13 (Crown Plaza-LIT)-Pours a copperish amber with a decent off white head. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of hops and malt. This medium to full bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty. Hides the ABV very well.
bytemesis (2424) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - thanks Mora2000 for state #49! Pours hazy amber with a small off-white head that dissipates quickly with good lacing. Aroma is caramel, pine. Flavor is the same, medium sweet and lightly bitter; piney hops and caramel malts dominate. Bitterness increases to the finish and becomes slightly metallic. Medium body, oily mouthfeel. Actually not bad, likely a bit old. Bottle was notched "07" but I am not sure which year, or if that was a bottled on or a best buy date.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
growler thanks to barZigKin. poured clear gold with a white head. aroma was pine, grapefruit, and pineapple. flavor was pine, citrus, grassy, and floral. body was light with medium carbonation. this is by far their best brew.
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 26, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The Dan Journal #442. Tasted 2/6/11. Growler from the Brewpub. Filtered with a dark golden hue. Off-white bubbled head. Aromas of mild grapefruit and olives. Medium bodied and off and oddly bitter. Sulfurous and mild. It gets better as it opens up and comes to room temperature. Bright grapefruity flavors. Decent yet mild. Drinkable yet tame.
ilovedarkbeer (2184) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler thanks to BarZigKin. Notes of apricots, grass, and pine resin. Watery mouthfeel. Kinda of what you see is what you get.
rumproasts (2038) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2012
1.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Tap. Golden with one finger head. Soapy and bitter. Light hops. I can’t believe someone recommended this to me. This is awful. Are all beers in AR complete shit?
baraciisch (1505) - USA - JAN 3, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear orange in color, aroma is minimal hops.... Flavor is more malty than hoppy, hard to call this a pale ale much less a DIPA... Mostly watery and sweet malts, minimal hops on the finish... Shockingly disappointing, but I am from the West Coast....
bleeng (1472) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Bulldog. Jackson MS. Light gold and clear. Nose is mild as its very cold. Taste is malty with some nice sweeter hops. Sticky and sweet. Goes down smooth. Nice. Points off for no aroma.