craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 24, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
sample from bottle on 11/16/11. golden pour with a small white head. floral / herbal hop nose with bread notes. medium body with an herbal bitterness, sweet caramel and bread notes. dry bitter finish.
5000 (6700) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle:   Bright straw, a little cloudy, moderate to large frothy off-white head, nice lacing.
Very soft hop aroma, smidgen of citrus.   A little muted on the tongue, in otherwords its very light on hop
flavor.   Has a bit of biscuitiness to it.   Somewhat reminds me of an English Pale.   Body and
mouthfeel are moderate.   Backside leaves a bit to be desired.   Finishes too quick, and falls off the
tongue very quickly.   I thought this one would be the opposite, but its not.   Decent little beer, if a
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden yellow, white cover. Aroma is spicy, piney hops, some crackery malt, but little malt character. Taste is the same, nice West Coast hop juice, light bodied.
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Colibris, SF. Another meh session brew from Firestone I’ve had in the past couple days. This was a fairly dark hued brew with a nice fluffy head and a nose of toasted malts and mild hops. Some more liveliness to taste, with bright fruits and a semi-bitter finish, but could easily pass for a modest amber rather than an APA.
notalush (5728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - clear pale golden - frothy, lasting lace - nose is earthy hops (pine, citrus rind) and crisp, crackery maltiness (quite pleasant, really) - flavor starts with a lightly prickly acidity - taste is crisp, clean, lean malts, moderately earthy, woody hops - a bit of zesty citrus - finish is spicy/peppery - straightforward, almost simple, but very balanced, tasty and refreshing.
neur0 (1102) - GERMANY - NOV 13, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Flasche) Es hat ein mitteldunkes Gelb, klarfiltriert mit weißer Schaumkrone. Aromatisch ist es sehr lipulin-citrus gewichtig. Im Geschmack gibt es eine breite Bittere die alles umgibt mit einer kurzen Spitze im Abgang. Retronasal gibt es ein starker hopfig-lipulin-citrusartiger Geschmack. Zusammengefasst ein sehr lecker und interessantes Bier.
jfb (5478) - Freising, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a clear deep golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of powdered sugar, lime and tangerine, with a hint of grass and a medium spiciness. flavour is mostly the same, with notes of honey, mango and pale malts and a light floral-hoppy bitter finish. light-bodied with average carbonation.
grimreaperguru (263) - santee, California, USA - NOV 8, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a light gold color with a short lived white head.The aroma is of floral pine hops.The flavor was a pine hop taste.Goes down clean with a light hop aftertaste.Overall a good beer.
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - OCT 13, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Deconstructed event during LA Beer Week, a pre-dinner beer. Nice and light. But with a certain English heaviness to it as well. Before I knew it, I had drained the glass.
adnielsen (10485) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Completely transparent, golden orange appearance with an off white head. Strong piney, grapefruit citrusy, bitter, resin hoppy aroma. Crisp, pale malty, grapefruit, piney hoppy, a bit sticky flavor. Slightly sticky, grapefruity aftertaste. Solid beer.