Theydon_Bois (14283) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Fat Heads, PDX, 09/11/14.
Lightly hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering.
Nose is big coffee grinds, citric peel, bitter orange, light smoke, melon, hops.
Taste comprises coffee beans, coffee cake, hop presence, light citric notes, orange pith, backdoor grapefruit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid stuff, top draw coffee IPA, this works for me!
mcberko (10551) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Fort George, pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma brings out mostly coffee and gentle piney hops. Flavour brings out a great mix of coffee and piney hops. For a style that is a bit hard to pull off due to the clashing flavours, this works really well.
Dogbrick (9998) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This brew is a clear dark golden color with a medium foamy off-white head that diminishes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, coffee and malt. Light to medium body with flavors of citrusy hops, subtle roasted coffee and toasted malt. The finish is roasty with a coffee and hops aftertaste. Pretty good overall.
Ferris (8929) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 23, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Really nice coffee notes and fruity citrus hops. Clearish gold with a white head. Nice coffee roast and some nice grapefruit. Disjointed but the best of both worlds.
slowrunner77 (7855) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Would have been a wish lister if I hadnít just added it. FtG is solid, and this newish beer sounded really cool. Found a single at Johnís Market. Aroma instantly hits the nose. Big nose of 80% coffee (so nice) and 20% hops. Hazy golden ale. Hard to tell if this is fresh and the hops are supposed to take a back seat, or if itís sat. No date. Either way, pretty damn good beer. Sessionable yet contemplative (love that kinda beer)...wonderful roasted coffee flavor as well with an underpining of cirus and earthy hops. If this were slightly more balanced it would have scored even higher
douglas88 (7582) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Belmont. A clear golden color (dark) with a medium white head. A sweet nose mostly of coffee. The flavor is similarly dominated by coffee, some light vanilla, fruity hops, orange bitterness. Dry. OK. Iím not the biggest coffee guy.
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can: † Coffee aroma, soft hop, a bit soil like. † Fairly good balance on the tongue, hoppy, a bit more citrusy but still a touch of soil, with a coffee background. † Body and mouthfeel are moderate. † Wished the hoppiness were a tad sweeter to counteract the coffee. † Decent otherwise.
Mora2000 (6097) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from 5000. Yellow pour with a white head. The aroma has some coffee notes with some orange citrus and pine notes thrown in. The flavor is more of the same. I get some bitter coffee notes as well as some chocolate, orange and pine. The hops really dominate but you can definitely get some coffee in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Nice beer.
BrewDad (5120) - Olympia, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden in color, clear with a thin head. Holy cow the flavor was off the hook awesome coffee flavors. This was a super IPA mixed with coffee. I am a fan.
boFNjackson (4192) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ 15th Ave. Hophouse... Poured cloudy golden/amber with a moderate head. Espresso beans on the nose. Nice mouthfeel, carbonation was just right and sort of drying towards the finish. Tasted of cold pressed coffee with some resinous hop bitterness. As it warmed malt sweetness came in for balance.