RateBeer
overall
94
67
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 96   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
No commercial description


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5973) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Sampled on draft at Hou Thou this beer poured a dark orange-toffee color with a medium sized fluffy yellow-white head that left good lacing. The aroma was sweet and tangy with notes of pine, pineapple and tobacco. The flavor was sweet and tart with fruit cocktail, pineapple, sour caramel, a hint of tobacco and a moderate bitterness. Long finish. Moderately full bodied. Solid.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2692) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Its a bit much. Big chewy IPA heavy on resinous piney hops assaulting your palate. The nose is enjoyable. It looks good in the glass but in the end, its just a big overdone bomb.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8855) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2016
My Bottom Line:
Hefty honeyed malts and simple resinous hops construct an almost Barley Wine-like tangent to Imperial IPA.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam surrounds the shiny amber.
-The mouthfeel is quite heavy for the style.
-Hops manage to build floral and orangey allusions at times.
-This is a clean brew, but the malts mostly share residual sugars and the hops mostly develop plain resins. Not the kind of flavour brightness I look for in the style.

Can.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6730) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Whole Foods - 12 oz can. Medium orange pour, slight haze, silky snow white head. Heavy spruce bent to the aroma, hint of pineapple fruitiness. Bold IPA flavor,strong citrus bitterness backbone, some trailing caramel sweetness, just a touch pineapple fruitiness to mix it up a but. Thickish, rich mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (3186) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2015
Pours hazy orange amber with fairly tall white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, floral notes, perfume, not as strong as the Category 4 but still dominating the nose. Taste is resinous, floral, bitter but with more caramel backbone and quite a bit of zest. Body is light to medium, smooth, with average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2388) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Moderate bitterness, mild pine resin notes, some citrus and citrus zest. Medium to full body with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kroney (252) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 6, 2015
BIF project 2. Appearance: beautiful hazy orange/gold, thin off-white head. Aroma: massive bread malt, caramel malt dominant. Maybe some floral/tropical fruit aromas trying to creep through. Taste: candied tangerine tries to come through but it’s quickly shoved to the side by the huge malt imbalance. Palate: good carbonation allows the palate to catch everything... Just too much malt characteristic. Good beer. Not great. Would drink again, but wouldn’t seek out out.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10498) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2015
12oz can. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Citrus, some tropical fruits, and caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2667) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Can from Total Wine, North Miami, Florida, USA. A hazy orange/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, grapefruit, pine aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, grapefruit, pine, slightly sweet with a slightly bitter end. An excellent DIPA from Florida.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (12142) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Draft - pours reddish amber white head - nose and taste of resin, malt and citrus - medium body


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50