SudsMcDuff (7520) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
this is cool, a good tasting india pale. Better than i expected, Great amount of bitterness and flavour, orange-light rust color with healthy head and some lacing. a good brew
BrewDad (5274) - Olympia, Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was a good beer. It had a great flavor and a great overall hoppiness to the beer. It was not overwhelming. The color was great and I really liked the finish. I would drink this again for sure.
Fantomas23 (463) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2005
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Golden and hoppy (but of course). No head by the time it reached the table, so no telling if there was ever one to start with. Some caramel malt sweetness balanced perfectly well with the citrusy, floral hops. Yum!
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very fresh tasting...Bright lively grapefruit-like hops balance the caramel malt with its hints of toffee and dried fruits. Little bit of a citrus hopping as well. Wonderful beer.
chilehead (186) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - SEP 6, 2005
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Head is extremely thick and holds shape like beaten egg whites. Golden color with a light haze. Honey and butter on the mouth with a light floral non-bitter hopness. Delicioso.
BillyM (151) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 5, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Instantly gratifying. A superb floral aroma that invites the first sip, which stimulates the palate and asks for more. Definitely (as the commercial deScription indicates) a session beer. I wanted to give everyone a taste, but also didn’t want anyone else to know my secret. Hoppy and clean with a smoothness that doesn’t always follow such a distinct taste. Bitterness is borderline "skunky", but stays just enough south of that border to make it tasty, rather than offensive. Thoroughly enjoyable!
cazort (556) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2007 This is a good IPA. Tastes considerably better (more refined tasting) on tap than bottled. However, it lacks balance and complexity. Very prominent hops. The body is a bit too regular, almost thin, and there’s not much malt flavour. I think this one would benefit from more carbonation as well; it had a flat feel to it. Most of this beer is the hop aroma...planty and slightly fruity, biting. This beer attracts fruit flies more than others--two ended up in the mug the last time I had it.
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2010 This beer is very sweet, overloaded with crystal malts which leaves a very astringent ice tea note, and to top it off it isn’t even hoppy enough to be an Amber Ale. Terrible.
rtruck (4) - Michigan, USA - SEP 4, 2005 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
good beer good color aroma great not as good as the 90 min IPA but very drinkable
hiphops (286) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
good beer. light head short in duration. aroma and smell are great for an ipa i just wish both were stronger. light and hoppy. a great beer for consuming large amounts.