IrishBoy (4112) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2014 Draft at Duckys Cayucos. Nose is citrus and piney resin. Clear darker orange with a medium lightly lacing beige head. Flavor is moderately bitter with a bit of resin and citrus. 6/26/2014 3.5
Draft at Duckys again. Maybe a fresher keg with more prominent citrus and pine. Nice malty caramel backbone.
Theydon_Bois (17239) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Figueroa Mountain BP in Santa Barbara, 01/05/14.
Clear golden amber with a moderate light beige covering.
Nose is bitter grapefruit, orange pith, light pine cone, toasty maltings, tangerine.
Taste comprises orange pith, floral hop tones, grassy, light grapefruit, faint pine.
Medium bodied, fine carbonationa, semi drying close with subtle hop bitterness.
Easy drinking DIPA, not at all boozey, prefer mine with a little more punch in the hoppage.
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the hotel in San Diego. From Whole Foods. Copper/golden beer with a rich lasting offwhite/yellowish head. Hoppy citrus aroma, pine, floral, mango, caramel, grassy hops, biscuits, some pine apples. Hoppy caramel flavor, biscuits, hay, citrus, floral, some pine. Finish brings hops, pine needles, caramel snd hay.
joeworrall (86) - USA - JAN 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
nice bouquet with floral hops and caramel malt aroma. slightly cloudy orange in the glass, with a thin head. The flavor is stone fruit and pretty sweet... A little bit of bitterness in the aftertaste.
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - JAN 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled on tap at city beer. A nice fully bodied hop ale. Quality brew with a crisp palate. Hop blend is crisp and lingers on the tongue.
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 21, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Clear copper with a creamy off-white head. Lots of hop. Resin, floral, ci9trus. Med body. Flavor is very hoppy. Citrus, resin and I think floral. It’s bitter as all get out. Oh, there’s some light roast caramel backbone. But if you don’t look for it, it may not stand up. This finishes NW dry and bitter, but not quite so harsh as many. Extremely nice!
Leighton (18735) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Downtown Johnny Brown’s - Dan Diego. Pours lightly hazy amber with a frothy white head. Lots of dusty pine in the nose, some dry caramel, toast, grass. Medium sweet flavour with plenty of dried pine, earth, dry and toasty bread. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous and warming to finish with more pine, dry bread, dry caramel. Lingering dusty pine. Standard big and piney DIPA.
Itzjerm (2320) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pretty boring dipa. Little aroma. Thin to no head. Not very bitter. Very middle of the road ipa bad dipa.
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sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - OCT 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
this pours a darker copper with a large light tan head. This beer is more malty then hoppy. It is sweet and malty with a light hops flavor. There is a light bitter after taste.
viyh (73) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A decent IPA, although a tiny bit too bitter for my taste. Nice, subtle aromas of tropical fruit and pine. My one criticism is that it was just slightly bitter enough that the aromas were impeded. Beautiful deep amber color, quite dark. An oily mouth-feel makes it feel substantial. Overall quite good, definitely on the strong side.