bigrond (1356) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2012
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
Aroma and look of this beer are top notch. One of the best overall IPAs I’ve ever had. Wish i could get this near me, but no such luck.
nittanyjim (35) - - JUN 18, 2013
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Orange gold, thick foamy head. Clean FRESH floral hop nose. Sharp bitterness, mixes with flowers, ending on a solid bitter note...lingers well after the sip. Slightly chewy. What an IPA should be. Fantastic!
jbruner (1200) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to phatdog! Pours a clear golden orange from 050713 bottle, gushed a hint, lots of fluffy off-white head that dissipates to leave great lacing. Aroma is fresh resinous hops, grapefruit, mango, slight malt backbone. Taste is bittersweet from the hops, nice malty cereal middle and an insane lingering bitterness. Very nice IPA, not too boozy or nuts, great balance.
Jjg226 (31) - Staten Island, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Drink within 90 days of May 23, 2013. Served in Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a hazy amber with a white, creamy two-finger head that settles into a nice frothy cap. Nice lacing and legs. Rich smell of grapefruit rind and pine. Citrus pith strikes the palate first and finishes with a heaping dose of pine. Sweet malt backbone balances the bitterness nicely. Medium body with lively carbonation. A superbly crafted IPA that gives the west coast IPAs a run for their money!
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Chenry2 (2) - - JUN 16, 2013 does not count
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Delicious in every way. Very smooth and just dry enough. Could drink forever.
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pinkie (144) - New York, USA - JUN 16, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours bright like orange sunshine. Cloudy with an ample head that fell off amiably and slow. Good thick cap that never left, cascades of lace and great legs too. Nose is captivating and crisp with ripe fruits. Orange citrus, tangerine, tropical pineapple and a little lemon. With some light pine it smells juicy and dry at the same time. Floral. Malt is grainy and deeply sweet underneath and brings an icy quality that delights with a touch of sugar. Taste is positively vivid. Tropical fruits are ripe and juicy, a little tangy. The malt comes over the mid palate to delight with more bread than you were expecting. Hops are earthy and smooth. They announce themselves with a plucky bitter that takes you to a clean, dry finish. The aftertaste glows as much as the presentation. There’s some alcohol warmth for comfort after all that excitement.
The body is creamy and has a texture unlike any other IPA. It’s complex and full without heaviness. Not complex because it has too many things going on, but because each quality is deeply met and it has perfect balance. The fruits are succulent, the malt resounds. The hop perfume lasts and translates into the drink. The resin is light and the bitter is essential. Intense but not overdone. This IPA soars.
sloth (2251) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Juicy, fruity, pounding pine and rolling citrus, drying malts, floral fauna, chewy delights and crisp aleness,golden glow, boldly bittering, bracing, marvelous. Lunch time!
Iphonephan (1324) - Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From a 50 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a murky gold with a thick off white head. Fruity hop aroma. Flavors of pineapple, grapefruit and a hint of pine and salt. Really mellow and balanced. Mild and crisp hoppy finish.
AskForJenny (978) - Ontario, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
0.5 l - Aroma is top notch, the biggest thing I noticed was the effervescence om the tongue
Rupert_Rising (4) - West Rupert, Vermont, USA - JUN 14, 2013 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
this is a perfect beer for the ipa connoisseur. gentle floral nose with a citrus undertone. pours a deep golden, slightly cloudy color with a creamy off white head. citrus dominates the front of the palate with earthy pine bringing up the finish. i get giddy when i can have this beer. absolutely one of my all time favorites.
nicky (5) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2013 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Foamy, light orange color, nice balance hops, excellent finish, truly one of the best IPA’s you will ever try, a beer that is extremely hard to get, not if you live in Maine.