RateBeer
overall
30
6
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This West Coast style IPA, made with Centennial and Summit hops is sure to appeal to IPA lovers everywhere. This citrus IPA is sure to please the most discriminating drinker.


chronictonic's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chronictonic (473) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Copper pour thick creamy meringue head. Musty floral aroma. Thick creamy palate. Weird hop profile - summit ans centennial do not combine well. Very floral but the thick cream ale like body. Not a favorite.


2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ads135 (3290) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 25, 2015
Not a particularly good pale ale I picked up in Asheville in 2015. Stale aroma, mild and forgettable. Citrus aroma dissipates quickly.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (2518) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2015
This was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than about twenty seconds. Light lacing speckled the glass. The smell had a soft sweet slightly spiced piney hops overcoating a multitude of nose smacking sweet malts. The taste was mainly sweet between the malts and the hops displacing the bitterness from the quality. A light sweet malty aftertaste leads into a quick semi-dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation seemed pretty subdued for an AIPA. It doesn’t seem to have the bitterness I expected for an AIPA. Overall, to me, this one was just okay as an AIPA I was hoping for more bitterness. I might have again depending upon the situation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2691) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 7, 2015
On tap at Ward 8 Nice head, clear golden color. Citrus and pine on the nose. Somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Nice IPA from a brewery I just heard of today.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Voodoo (410) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours a very hazy gold with little head.....aroma of corn, smells skunk....not looking good so far. Taste is astringent soggy grain, slight bitterness, rough ending.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
cheap (4429) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2014
From a bottle has little ipa aroma, just dull hops for the most part on the nose. And yea, ditch the west coast thing. Call it west grove style if you want to use the word west in there. Looks like any other pale beer except it has a somewhat thin staying creamy head. Rather astringent from the start. Yes, that sharp piercing bitter thing really hits the back of the throat and annoyingly hangs there. If I didn’t know better, I would put this in the piercing pilsner style. Rude and difficult, tho it has that piercing bitter pilsner thing happening, its way over the top. Difficult? Did I say difficult? Same with finish, not impressed. Finish is simly long bitter sharp thing that is quite unattractive.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LinusStick (2944) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Meh....here’s a suggestion. East Coast brewers. Quit calling your IPAs "west coast style". Not one that I’ve had has been close to it. Aroma was skunk, dark grain and a hint of mud. Pour was a nice enough murky medium gold with a thin off white film for a head. Taste was typical run of the mill average IPA. Iced tea, roasted malt and an astringent lingering bitterness in the finish. Drinkable, but then again most beer is. Nice carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttoadee (835) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pale gold, disappearing white head. Nose is damp wood. Bitter. Middle is butterscotch and medium grain. Finish is bitter and unbalanced.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
joejames (289) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours hazy light orange/amber. Two finger head, tons of lacing and retention. Aroma of earthy hops and biscuit. Taste is not very balanced, too sweet for and IPA and strange metallic bitterness. Light bodied, highly carbonated, thin mouth feel. Finishes strange, lots of un fermented sugars, bread, grass, skunk. Not good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopdog (9570) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a golden color with a larger sized head. Stale hops, citrus, and toasted grains.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1939) - - AUG 19, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 12-17-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed orange-amber color with a huge thick off white head. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading to give a nice level of lacing. Smell – The aroma is somewhat light and is a mix of some tropical fruit, citrus hop, and some bready aromas. The tropical fruits are of a mango and tangerine nature with all the aromas mixed with a light pine aroma. Taste – The taste begins with a light caramel and citrus hop flavor. Mixed with these are some light bready flavors. Toward the middle a pine and herbal hop flavor come to the tongue drowning out the caramel and citrus. This pine hop flavor grows stronger more toward the end of the taste, leaving in the end a decent bitter herbal-pine hop flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer and carbonation are both on the average side. Not bad for the style as it is a good compromise of carbonation and thickness which suits well the hop and bready flavors of the brew. Overall – A pretty decent IPA. It leaves a rather nice bitter pine and herbal/grassy hop flavor to linger on the tongue.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50