unclemike (2528) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours light amber with a creamy light beige head. Aromas of fruit, resin and light caramel. Full bodied. Flavor is resin, fruit, light citrus, and a firm caramel backbone. In the end some grapefruit rind definitely is left.
thirdeye11 (5776) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle) cloudy and yeasty, deep gold and lasting creamy head. Nose of honey, pine, very yeasty, but funky. Taste of honey, light pine, bit of oily body, awesome.
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Serving: Draft. Hazy amber pour. Citrus and herbal hop nose. Great hoppy bitterness right out of the gate. Citrus with light tropicals and a nice malt backbone on the tongue. Lasting bitter finish. Well done.
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Reminds me of a palate wrecker but light on the hops. Cloudy orange color. Decent lacing. No head. Long lasting bitterness. Nice IPA with some malt backbone.
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quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pine and citrus aroma. Big pine taste with grapefruit bitterness lasts a long time.
bubbleflubber (2015) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours orange-amber into the glass, with a spotty eggshell head that reduces to trace lacing. Not sure which batch this is, but it’s on tap at Dirty Jack’s in Asheville as a guest rotation. The nose has tons of orange candies and grapefruit, floral notes and pine needles. Wonderfully balances citrus, malt and hop contingencies. In fact, in the mouth, it does a gorgeous job at integrating everything here. Grapefruit, just enough malt to keep a drier IIPA interesting, and a nice dry-hop lingering peppered finish, with just a touch of alcohol to close the pull. A little oily on the palate, this is substantial and a great brew. Reminiscent of a standard IPA more than a double, honestly. But it’s a great offering, so it really doesn’t matter.
DialSquare (3354) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Andersons in Sylvania. Orange pour with a frothy, sturdy inch or so off-white head. Aroma is soft grassy and herbal hops. Tastes are toasty malts, sweet caramel and pine hops - floral and juicy orange. On the maltier side. Well done.
RedSox2004 (1426) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy orange amber with a thick ceamy off white head, nice retention and terrific lace. Aromas of caramel and pine, with mint, citrus, and grass in the background. Flavors are similar, with emphasis on the caramel malt seetness and and resinous pine. Medium body and carbonation, slightly oily mouthfeel and a pleasant piney hops finish.
Ringnes (3) - Elk River, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2012 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a deep golden hue with a two inch head that holds the glass quite well. The taste is well balanced and provides a nice mix of hops and malt. This is easily quaffable and very refreshing. I believe batch #37 is the best one yet.
BVery (7891) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Gold/yellow pour, white head. Citrus and pine hops on the aroma and taste.