thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - OCT 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours orange with a small white head and some lace. Subtle malt aroma. Sweet taste mild bitterness, fruity, caramel. light body sticky finish, not a typical double and far from a palate wrecker.
Nephilium (1516) - Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Caramel aroma, with pine and earthy notes. Pours a clear amber with a full white head. Caramel beginning, moves onto pine and earthy notes which fade into a lingering bitter finish. Slightly slick mouthfeel, with a full body. A very good IIPA, especially at the price.
jflopsu (841) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear rust orange. A sweet grapefruit and pine aroma. A fruity malt, citrus hops, and caramel taste. A sweet taste with little bitter hops.
katrinaez (618) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Super thick, hence serum. Sugary and hoppy at the same time. Fills the mouth and the taste stays. Tap
HoppyScallywag (128) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I'm impressed. A bitter, hoppy double ipa that still remains smooth. Don't think you'll get away with no burn on the palate though...after all, it is 9%
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Bulk_Carrier (2782) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUN 11, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a glossy/semi-hazy burnt orange color with a slim finger’s worth white foamy head that quickly dissipated leaving some clingy messy lacing.
The smell had some sweet apricot roaming over top of some light orange and lemon. Wet fresh grassy underneath rides a light caramel maltiness.
The taste took all of those previously mentioned flavors to combine and leave a dry fruity aftertaste and finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonated nicely as a DIPA, the bitterness is there to leave an adequate harshness.
Overall, I say this was a pretty good DIPA, nothing over the top, but it fits the style and I like the apricot in it.
cwill (25) - Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very drinkable 8.3% double IPA. Nothing special, but I would drink it again
radio_nowhere (1214) - Maryland, USA - JUN 7, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Old Town Pour House in Gaithersburg, MD served in a half-pint glass. Cloudy orange-copper amber color with off white head. Aroma notes of strong grapefruit/pine hops, some tropical notes and caramel malt sweetness. Taste adds more citrus hop fruitiness, resin and light spiciness. Medium-heavy body, low-moderate carbonation, dry, sticky with lingering sweet citrus/pine hop finish. Very hop strong bitter DIPA on draft, solid.
samsmith33 (607) - - MAY 29, 2015
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle to pilsner glaas.
Cloudy yellow-orange. Small head. Aroma is nondescript, touch of something a little fruity.
Taste is pine, ash.
Lutz2jm (198) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 22, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden pour with a white two finger head lots of lace. Mild hops for a double. Very drinkable and definitely do not taste the 9% alcohol. Good for a hot day to quench your ipa pallet.
pras (532) - Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2015
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Citrusy aroma, flavor much of the same. Not very well balanced as the alcohol really came through.