swoopjones (4196) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Golden pour with hints of orange. Aromas of grapefruit, orange marmalade. Toffee notes, sweet caramel. Good bitterness maybe a tad too sweet. Decent, very drinkable at 10%+
TheJestersBeer (1661) - SWEDEN - APR 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear deep gold, with a white head.
Rich, hoppy aroma, honey, spruce, mango, apricot, caramel, herbs, blood grapefruit, marmalade.
Off-dry, medium to full bodied, high bitterness, balanced CO2.
Hoppy, spicy, herbal taste, spruce, grapefruit peel, apricot, sage, marmalade, caramel.
Alcohol is a bit too evident, otherwise really nice. (2013-04-19)
adeezhop (19) - port jeff sta, Alabama, USA - APR 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Put simply not a great representation of a dipa in my opinion, burnt flavor alcohol is evident. Coffee flavor is detected. Not terrible but not something I would look for in an imperial.
Khaggerty118 (56) - Olney, Maryland, USA - APR 25, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Really the description does this beer justice. You taste one strand of hop, and its harsh. Very citrusy and bitter. There’s a reason why cascade and centennial hops are used so often, its because they are easier and friendlier to the palate (imo). It pours a nice golden yellow. A bit boozy. The aroma is not nearly as nice as say dogfish head or stone’s ipas. Im just not a fan
Iphonephan (1193) - Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a 12 oz bottle shared at VIR. Pours a cloudy gold with an off white head. Melon and citrus aroma. Flavors more of the same. Smooth and lush mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Nice.
spacecube (333) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden brown pour, well carbonated, biscuity & caramel maltiness with piney & orange fruity hop bitterness. Well balanced and alcohol really well hidden. Nice indeed
RABinVA (679) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2013
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sigh, typical Flying Dog garbage juice. This is why I stick to their reserve series. Pours gold with a nice white head that leaves heavy lacing. Aroma is lightly citrus and grassy. Taste is....barely there. There’s a bit of juice, some pine. Mostly a muddled mess. Big surprise is there is no alcohol burn.
LKay (50) - Maryland, USA - APR 6, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very bold summer fruit and citrus flavor. Almost juicy with just enough earthy bitterness to balance
MadRobin (982) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap 10 oz. pour at Lost Dog Cafe in Merrifield, VA.
Hazy, orange amber with large yellow-cream colored head and excellent lacing.
Aroma of citrus (tangerine, orange, grapefruit and lemon), pineapple, guava and papaya.
Taste of apple, pine, orange, pepper and light caramel. Dry, bitter and fruity, but not malty.
Medium body and high carbonation.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
IPABevyGuy (16) - New York, USA - MAR 14, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2013 Golden color with a white head. Smells like oranges/citrus. Bitterness is medium. Flavorful citrus body, but I find the finish a bit dry. Definitely takes a few sips to adjust your palate, but overall great beer in my opinion.
BeerandBlues2 (7418) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is tangerine and white grapefruit hops with peach, apricot, and mango esters, light biscuit and cereal malt. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, light supporting malt with tropical fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium-full body and medium carbonation.