cheap (4445) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2013
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
On tap at mad mex. From the start this stuff smells like mild volatile sweet perfume, The smell makes me think it is strong and it is. Comes across initially like a american wahnnah be barelywaine. A little rude and uncivilized I’d say. The color is somewhat hazy pale yellah. Strong. Somewhat cloying at times fer sure. Very little co2. A littel difficult during the session, does not hide alky well.
swoopjones (6709) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
growler from Let’s Pour. orange amber pour, sweet malty backbone, grapefruity, coconut, sweet tropical fruitiness. syrupy booziness. fuller mouthfeel. Nice
ACHops (902) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler from Super Deli Mart. Pours bright orange copper with medium off white head that laces well. Aroma is sugary coconut pale malt with aromatic fresh hop notes. Taste is sweet, syrupy rich caramel malt followed by big floral earthy grassy hops, finishes bitter. Quite boozy, easily seems bigger than 8.8%. Very interesting to see something new in the DIPA world... the nutty malt and floral hops are a really cool and unique combo. Never even heard of this beer before, hope Elysian makes more!
BeerandBlues2 (10546) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Max’s. Pours hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is coconut, citrus, and papaya, biscuit and straw malt. Flavor is moderate hops and heavy bitterness, supporting malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
rumproasts (3576) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Deep golden with small head. Really interesting piney and spicy hops. Is that sorachi ace? In any case, very delicious.
nimbleprop (5498) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
4oz sample at Max’s Hop Fest 2013. Pours a hazy, burnt orange with some creamy, white head. Nose is big and piney, grapefruit, malt, lemon. Flavor is all pine, cleaning solution, pine cones. Just tons of pine and spruce.
Terminus (3319) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at pizzeria paradiso dupont circle august 2013
Pours ligbtly hazy dark orange with a small soapy white head. Nose is wierd vanilla almost oaky tones lemon scented cleaner like mr clean but that is what tbe hop does. It creates crazy notes. Flavors are big vanilla lemon cleaner and lite piney bitterness. Finish is somewhat short lingering lemon and lite bitterness. I’m not a fan of this hop however the vanilla notes in tbis beer are interesting. Never had tbat before in a sa hopped beer.
mcberko (8544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the Alibi Room, pours a cloudy opaque orange with a small beige head. Aroma of tangerine, other tropical fruits, some resinous hops and caramel malt. Flavour is quite intense, full of zesty oranges, some citrus rind, tropical fruits, bitter piney and resinous hops, and a nourishing caramel malt backbone. Despite being very fruity and orangey, there is a high zesty and bitter dry component that makes this exceedingly drinkable. Really well-balanced, with loads of depth. Excellent IIPA.
Tmoney99 (11620) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured a hazy amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate herbs, citrus and malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid beer.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Elysian Fields. Cloudy amber with a small, long lasting head. Aroma of citrus, cut grass, caramel and yeast. Flavor is a bit on the sweet side but with a firm hop bitterness, very light alcohol. Medium body with a soft mouth feel. Not bad but a bit sweet.