Sathorael (153) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy amber with decent offwhite head. Diminishes quickly with spotty lacing. Aromas of grapefruit, pine, grass cuttings and subtle spice. Taste is big hoppy pine with, citrus zest, spice and mild bready sweetness. Finish is dry and slightly astringent. Evil Twin has not dissapointed with this DIPA.
mixmasterob (942) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 24, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Deep golden almost amber pour with a thick white head. Nice citrusy aroma with lots of caramel and sweet malt. Had a significant Summit character going on. Spicy with a slight garlicky flavor. Lots of caramel, candied hops. Slick and oily mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Nice lingering bitter finish. Couldn’t believe it was so big. Well done for sure.
VastActiv (3735) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0.33l at Gallows Bird, Espoo. Originally rated 25112011. Colour is hazy orange with small head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops and malts.
glennmastrange (2400) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Moderate roasted and caramel fo the malt, moderate grapefruit for the hops, light dough for the yeast, with date, pepper and solvent in the background. Head is average to large, frothy, white, with good lacing and good legs, and is mostly lasting. Color is slightly hazy yet sparkling with tiny bubbles, medium amber. Flavor starts faintly sweet and moderately acidic. then finishes moderately acidic and heavily bitter. Palate is medium, oily with a livel carbonation and is lightly alcoholic and tangy in the finish. This beer has those nice industrial strength aromas ans flavors found in most quality European DIPAs.
StPeteBeerMan (52) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy reddish orange. Aroma of caramel, toffee and orange. Very light astringent and boozy taste, grass, caramel and strong pine dominates. Fades to a modest resin and pleasant pine on the palate. Medium body and carbonation.
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice dark reddish brown pour. Lacy head.
Citrus aroma. Very nice.
Medium body, coating mouthfeel.
TheHOFF43 (1771) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by adnielsen. Pours a cloudy dark orange with some head. Herbal hops is all I’m getting. Not bad, surprised its 10%
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 Bottle in Minneapolis picked up in KC. Pours a hazy dark orange appearance with an off white head. Somewhat dull, herbal, a bit citrusy, a touch spicy hoppy aroma. Chewy bready, woody, leafy woody, caramel, toasted malty flavor that isn’t bad but a little dated.
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle into glass. Dark Amber pour with a frothy white head that retains well and laces. Aroma is spiced hops with malt and pine. Taste is sweet up front with a warm Boozy hop presence and a long bitter finish.
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
First beer tried in my new Spiegelau IPA glass. Sweet caramel and toffee, mild Twizzlers and brown sugar. Aromatic floral-fruity hops and tea with candied oranges. Hazy orange amber, dark with amber creamy lacing head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Alcohol warming. Starts and stays sweet with brown sugar and candi sugar, alcohol, and neutral fruity character. Floral hoppy character with oranges and apricots. Sweet finish with alcoholic warming. Medium bitter after with sugary tang.