zimbo (595) - - FEB 1, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Orangy brown with some super rocky head.
Ever so spritzy yet strong and firm. Te long strong bitterness is pretty dry with bags of finesse and leaves a fine coat of lingering bitterness in the mouth. Just superb how the bitterness arrives as it hits the back of the mouth. Super sticky head is left just all over the place. Neither aggressive or effeminate. Just good God beautiful.
terefere (234) - Durham, USA - NOV 27, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours amber, hazy, sligthly tan frothy head, decent lacing. Faint aroma: hoppy/citrusy, some fruitiness, milk (?). Taste: bread & caramel, grapefruit, spruce, tropical fruits, spices. Very nice.
JHeath99 (1100) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy brownish amber with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma and taste of malts, a bit of spice, and some fruit.
humanekt (4) - - NOV 26, 2014 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I REALLY like this beer. One of my all-time favorite IPAs is Smuttynose (Finestkind), and Celebration is right up there, but with a darker, richer, spicier character. Hoppy with a perfectly delicious bitter finish, A great holiday season/winter IPA that could easily be enjoyed year-round.
floydslip (193) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice looking amber beer with a thick foamy off white head. Rather tepid nose of light citrus, candied orange peel, and hints of spice, but you have to really search for it. Thankfully, the flavor is more pronounced with a resinous hop bite up front followed by light caramel malt that finishes with some nutmeg and cinnamon. Pretty good beer.
MadRobin (2035) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from 12 oz. bottle.
Clear orange with a 3-finger off-white head and excellent lacing.
Aroma of tropical fruit, pineapple, citrus and hay.
Taste of pine, citrus, tropical fruit, pineapple and floral hops.
Full/medium body and medium/low carbonization.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
GreatDane1632 (511) - North Dakota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rated based on notes taken 2011 and 2013 -- This is a nice spicy beer with some bright hop flavors.
CanCrusher (666) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - NOV 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 0,355L. Foggy orange colour with large off-white, frothy head. Aroma of sweet tropical fruits - pineapple, tangerine, orange, peach and honey. Taste starts moderate bitter with a lot of grapefruit and orange. Finish is heavy bitter. Medium body, dry texture and soft carbonation.
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wonderful beer for Christmas. Lots of malts and hops that have given this beer and complex mix that comes across so smooth and tasty.
delnoche (454) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - NOV 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12fl oz bottle poured into a Dogfish Head IPA glass. Deep amber with ample off white head. Aroma is fresh flowery hops. Lots of citrus in the flavor with strong hops on the back end. Lasting bitter finish. Yum.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
bookman10 (658) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear amber-gold, with medium head. Floral aroma, with pine and citrus--very fresh and biting. Flavor is very bitter-pine, some citrus, a good bit of underlying malt sweetness. Really nice IPA.