ipamonger (80) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a cloudy light amber with a pronounced fine beige head worthy of promo shots. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, bread. Good body, fine carbonation, a bit sticky, thick texture. The taste brings through the maple syrup only a bit, which may explain the stickiness/thickness. Dogfish always seem to get a great bitter and sweet balance going, and this is no different. good bitter finish. I want pancakes. Viva la ipa.
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml->SA. Cloudy gold with large white head. Aroma: hops, grapefruit, pone. Taste: smooth hops and citrus. Nice.
MrHangover (3999) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle thnx to Ed. Looking forward to this one. Pours a clear orange beer with a big white, pillowy head. Aroma is full of citric hops and malt influences. Grapefruit and pine and definitely picking up some maple syrup. Flavor is a great mix between hoppy bitterness and malt, syrupy sweetness. Easy drinkable, gets better when warning up. Awesome beer!
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyed at a @JaxBrewBitch bottle share at Brewer’s pizza in Jacksonville,FL... This one was the 2011 batch that had been cellared by @beerapostle. Nice and balanced, thought the aging mellowed the favors too much, I was expecting more. Would like to try a freshy.
Koskela (505) - Marysville, California, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Smell citrusy almost pine flavor up front then the maple blends in. May get a bit of yeast as well. Itb is a cloudy hef. Color and appearing beer. Not what i would think for an ipa. Surprizing medium body. I figured itd be full. Its citrusy at first but then sweet with a hint of maple. Not much maple thats good for them. They got a good balance. The beer is actually crisp. Theres a bitter aftertaste but its a good bitter. Im curious to tr
Y this ipa with out the maple in it as well. The carbonation was good as well. Overall worth a try.
hopscotch (10642) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle... Lightly-hazed amber ale with a large, fluffy, white head. Excellent retention. Dusty, grainy, musky aroma. Medium-bodied with lively carbonation. The flavor is acrid, earthy and medium bitter – components I don’t normally enjoy. However, a thoughtful hop bill and hopping schedule - along with a nice hint of maple wood - really sells me on this beer. Finishes mildly salty and modestly bitter with a whisper of sweet maple syrup. I’m gonna be drinking more of this.
benpickens (487) - Camarillo, California, USA - JAN 3, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a cloudy bronze with a massive white compact head that holds well; orange marmalade and molasses aromas; bitter oily palate. Great.
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mnurda (1245) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled sample. Straw in colour. A bit murky. Paler than I expected. More citrusy than expected. A great beer
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S_Side_Smitty (715) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2013
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours light orange with a super thick off-white head. Aroma is clean "sweet-smelling" mild pine. The malts rule in this beer. Taste is mellow peppery malts with a hoppy pine sneaking around in the background. The malts are verging on a chocolate flavor, but not quite. That sweet pine makes it’s presence known in the finish. Awesome, awesome, awesome!
BeerSensi (119) - California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from bottle into glass a amber color with big head. Aroma has malts up front with citrus and pine following. Taste of maple and citrus on the finish. Good Beer.