gendv138 (1041) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau tulip. Pours a nice clear golden orange with just over a finger of off-white head. Aromas of biscuit, toast, floral notes, resin. Tastes of toast, biscuit, resin, light citrus. Medium body with a semi-dry finish. Medium carbonation, semi-juicy mouthfeel.
Braudog (5591) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Dark golden with a frothy top. This is a big, chewy, viscous beer. The assault on the palate is contrived of an earthen yet acidic sting, but thereís almost a rubbery thing going on which must be an aspect of Amarillo that Iím not familiar with. Not my fave, but well made. (#5588, 7/25/2014)
brokensail (10641) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ BTís Southern BBQ. Amber pour with a white head. Sort of a caramel malt aroma up front, but good orange and grapefruit character to it as well. Mild pine and floral hops, too. Flavor is a touch on the sweet side for my tastes. Lots of orange zest and grapefruit peel. Moderate bitterness of pine and perhaps some grass. Sort of bready as well.
benpickens (400) - Camarillo, California, USA - JUL 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours wedding band gold with compact white head; biscuity honey aromas; off dry with oily bitter finish.
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jdb288 (480) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Part of an IPA tasting, full pour. Dead last of our group, but you be the judge. Clear orange with decent white head, disappeared quickly. Lots of earthiness in the nose. Fresh grass, straw. Taste is like swiping your tongue across those elements - earth, grass, straw. Bitter finish. Is this the amarillo hop? Very wheat-y to my palate. Maybe a bad bottle, or Iím not used to this hop.
pilgrimoutlaw (764) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle pours amber with two finger white head. Pine, resin, tropical fruit, biscuit. Very bitter and moderately sweet. Medium, creamy, sticky body.
DialSquare (2541) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
12oz bottle from the Andersons Market, Sylvania. Gold pour with foamy white head and loose sheets of lacing. Aroma is pungent funky tropical fruit, resiny, pine and some strange onion vibe. Tastes are grassy, juicy citrus, bready malt. Astringent, get a little alcohol. I kind of hope this was off, but think it may have been what they were going for. Not for me.
Elwood (3027) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a dark gold color with a small white head. The nose is has earthy hop notes. The flavor has a slight fruitiness with some earthy hops and a very nice blast of tangerine. Full bodied and smooth on the tongue. The ABV seems well hidden minus the slight warming feeling you get as it goes down. Highlights the namesake hop well.
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle, since I wonít spend another penny on Flying Dogs (all their beers are so weak) a friend bought this for me to try. OK, I was shocked. Flying Dog actually put some hops in a beer...wow! And, I have to admit, I liked this one. Good earthy hop flavor, strong alcohol taste.
Thisis12ptfont (828) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUN 4, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pronounced earthy notes on the nose followed by dankness, pines, peach, mango, pineapple and tangerine. Dark copper appearance with a lasting two-finger foam. Taste follows nose completely with strong earthy/muddy overtones. Harsh bitterness, pines and hop pellet leafy-ness in the for-front and the citrus notes hanging in the back. Tangerine, mango, tropical fruits and peach. Very boozy dry finish. Overall, really nice and unique IIPA. A+ rating.