Juancho (239) - Georgia, USA - AUG 28, 2010
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught @ Taco Mac Alpharetta (Kimball and State Bridge)
Just awesome. Fabulous aroma of hops, resin, pine/spruce, and all things good. Pours amber and hazy with a tainted head that persists for a good 5 minutes. The beer gets better as it warms up feels oily, but not too oily just right, thick and satisfying. Hop bitternes deftly balanced by cereal like malt sugars. Can’t even feel the alcohol....
hophead1234 (19) - - APR 13, 2015
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Well balanced. Nice hoppiness. Not too bitter. Malt notes balance the hops well. Notes of honey in the finish really stick to the palate.
chucklemation (669) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle’s DOB is 4/2/2013. Pours a copper color with a white foam head. Aroma is booze, caramel, and some pine hops. Flavor is lots of caramel and resin, with earthy hops and some bitterness. The aging seems to make this more of a barley wine than an ipa.
fraternie (884) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deftly balanced between its layers of citrusy grapefruit, light caramel malt over a creamy body. Finishes with crisp, grassy hops and a touch of heat, but this is highly drinkable and refreshing for the abv.
eduardovl (1019) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 26, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
660ml served in a pint glass.
A: Pours a hazy orange color forming a medium soapy and molasses off white head with good retention and tons of lingering molasses lacings left in the glass. Looking closer, you can see tons of very thin particles suspended in the liquid.
S: Wonderful nose. Caramel, sweet malts and piny hops. Biscuity and fruity. Strong notes of grapefruit and orange zest. A bit boozy in the very end but definitely well hidden 9.5% ABV.
T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of caramel and crystal malts. Very piny hops profile. Great and very persistent hops bitterness. Again, great fruity notes: Grapefruit, orange and zest.
M: Heavy molasses body. Medium carbonation. Grapefruit, caramel and pine in the aftertaste.
O: Excellent drinkability. Masterpiece IIPA.
mikehanneman (59) - Iowa, USA - MAR 25, 2015
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
My son and I think this could be the best beer we have ever had. Worthy of a purchase.
dyetube (1257) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Choice Beverages. Pours a deep amber with a large off white head. The aromas are citrus, grapefruit, pine. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter with a medium body and good carbonation. Cheers!
Bebum (421) - - FEB 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Clear, mid amber,
Middle body, intense and complex flavor, well rounded and elegant mouthfeel, well placed alcohol heat, lingering palate.
Bittersweet tastes in great balance,
Hoppy, floral, malty.
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malkyore (263) - - FEB 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ok... I’m all for hops but yeah... It almost stings. It’s extremely bitter for how strong of a beer this is. Normally big beers like this end up a little more balanced but Idk, maybe this is southern tiers war on enamel... Or more likely there in cohoots with dentists because I think I just acid burned a hole in my tooth then got a cavity around the hole...
c1raider (55) - New York, USA - FEB 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Little on the sweeter side of IPAs, lemon citrus, hops, wet finish, mild carbonation, nice head but doesn’t hold long
Scola729 (34) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Strong start with a complex finish. Lots of stone fruits. Not one of my favorites from southern tier, but solid
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