JFGrind (1776) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dominion calls this APA, ’Hop Mountain’. But there is not a moutain of hops in here. Adequate, plentiful, satisfying amount of hops. Malts are not obscured by the medium bitterness. Don’t get me wrong I liked this beer, more than I actually thought I would. I had a few clunkers from Coastal Brewing, but this one was a gem of a beer. Jut not a ’Hop Mountain’.
mansquito (2878) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ganked from my brother: Pours a pretty orange brown color with a nice off-white and long-lasting head. Aroma is not that powerful and I notice the caramel notes before anything else. However, the taste is very well-balanced. No reason to call this a hop mountain, but there is a sufficient amount of hoppy bitterness, but it is the malt backbone that makes this beer for me. Very good balance and very good body. Better than I expected this jawn to be.
tomer (1344) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 17, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, medium stable head, murky dark orange to brown colour, flowery aroma with notes of bread and tobbaco, fruity flavour, peach and orange, mellow herbal bitterness, long pleasant bitterness. Nice pale ale.
Beerman6686 (3539) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This poured a lighter amber color with an off white head. Aroma was decent citrus and bittering hops with light caramel too. Flavor was nicely bittter, not much hop flavor, with a balancing biscuty caramel malt backbone.
yespr (28627) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap. Pours hazy dark orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is hoppy and pinewood. Slight roasted malty and solid hoppy flavoured. Pinewood and slight grapefruity. Bitter and dry hoppy finish.
Fratto (2443) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Cavie. Orange pour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruity and citrus, a little caramel, and some faint florals. Taste is caramel, lots of orange, and bitter.
zvikar (2517) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 4, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Beer of the Month. Pours clear red to brown with a huge tan head, aroma of tangerine, malt and dark bread, flavor of malt, dough, grapefruit, pine and bitter finish, low sweetness, medium bodied, nice.
bhensonb (9828) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Vintage Cellar. Pours amber with a creamy beige head. Aroma is sweet malt covered by fruity and floral hop. Flavor is citrus and floral hop over mildly roasted malt. Seems well balanced. There’s a lot of hop, but the result isn’t extremely bitter. Good beer.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2012 (Draught and 12 oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear amber body with a small quickly diminishing off-white head. Aroma of caramel, grass, plastic, and florals. Flavor of caramel, citrus, minerals, grass, and light pine with dry, mildly bitter finish.
Cavie (3548) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear bright orange color with a foam ring of white head. Aroma is light and sweet. Not a lot of hops necessarily but has some sweet fruit. Flavor is slightly tart with some bitter hops that dry out the finish. Better than it smells.