wchesser (1342) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Medium fading head with no lacing. Amber. Nose is grapefruit pith and some orange zest. Bitter grapefruit hoppiness. Good, not great-needs some malt back, but this beer is about showcasing the single varietal hop and I think it does that well.
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Ventiís South. Solid India Pale Ale. Good hoppy citrus and pine balanced with medium sweetness. Bitter resiny finish that lingers. Tasty.
jkwood04 (4436) - Connecticut, USA - APR 13, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours ruby/amber with a fluffy, cream-colored head. Aroma of citrusy, light pine, and spicy hops, plus a good amount of caramel malts. Flavor about the same. Average texture. A pretty good IPA.
ben4321 (4449) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Location: 22 oz bottle from State Line, 4/10/12
Aroma: The nose is fairly hoppy, with a good amount of citrus and tropical fruit notes
Appearance: It pours a cloudy caramel color with a nice sized white head and good lacing
Flavor: Tastes light-mid sweet and fairly heavy bitter, similar to the nose plus a nice pine presence too
Palate: The body is medium, it has a creamy feel, some smoothness, and a rather dry finish as well
I was fairly impressed by this one. It is a nice IPA with a good hoppy presence to it. Those who like their IPAs to have a nice citrus and tropical fruit presence should enjoy this one for sure. I know I did.
italianjohn (2434) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2014 Pale golden orange pour, thin off white head and bands of sticky lacing ... aroma of passion fruit, mango, (tropical fruits), piney and resiny .... taste of mango, passion fruit, tropical fruity hop profile ... nice fresh citrusy, piney bitter resiny hops with caramel malts and a bitter dry hop on the back end that flows into the finish ... mouthfeel is oily, resiny ... nicely done fresh fruity flavors abv hidden well could drink this all day
stout_skier (3) - - APR 6, 2012 does not count
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very good look, lots of lace, copper color. Gray amount of head. Lots of citrus, tropical fruits and some pine. Flavor is much of the same with a solid malt backbone providing the sweetness to balance the hops. Michel itís a medium, with soft carbonation that gives the beer a nice feel. Very drinkable, a solid offering from elysian.
Steve_0 (3166) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a hazy amber, with an off white head. Smells of mango, grapefruit, citrus, and a hint of caramel. Taste is very simple, pretty smooth, with a medium bitter finish. Kind of watery mouthfeel, but very drinkable. Not bad.
tastybeer (1830) - Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Copper pour, beige head, some retention/little lace. Aroma of melon, citrus hops, caramel malt. Taste is quite bitter, melon/citrus hops, lightly catty, light toast, caramel malt. Palate is oily, average carbonation, bitter finish.
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - APR 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy copper pour with a one finger white head. Big juicy tropical fruit and melon in the nose with super clean low alpha bitterness. Medium body with a very quenching palate and fruity finish. I love this hop.
DocLock (8331) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Pours clear deep copper with 3-finger creamy off-white head and copious lace. Looks great. Nose is that great citric feety passion fruity Nelson Sauvin hop, some caramel malt. Tastes very resiny, bitter, and with the characteristic NS hop flavor, with caramel malt, and finishing resiny notes. A lot of late passion fruit.