jackl (5368) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Three Notch’d Tasting. Amber pour with a small head. Very malty aroma. Fat and sweet. Bread, caramel. Candied fruit and marmalade .Taste is similar. Toasted grain, caramel. A bit of lemon and grassy bitterness on the finish breaks things up a bit. Full bodied, soft carb.
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Warm peach tan coloring, ok head. Strong citrusy nose with a bit of hair on it, ruffles the olfatory senses. There are small doses of skunky orange. Quite a strong brew. Orange and green bitterness dominate, but no real off-flavors. Tastes fairly high octane.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at a tasting, 10/6/14. Pours a hazy orange-amber with a thin frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of candied citrus, citrus, mild tropical hop notes, mild caramel malt. The taste is bitter tropical, resin hops, caramel malt. Medium bodied, moderate lingering bitterness.
GRM (3204) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown bottle, 22 ounces, from and with Ian Guénard (merci!); eye: caramel, hazy, tiny ring of beige head, good lacing; nose: malt, caramel, orange, Cointreau; mouth: malt, caramel, orange, Cointreau, astringency, dryness, semi-dry finale in malt with presence of Cointreau, full body, quite bitter, mildly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine
Bouteille brune, 22 onces, 9,9 %, de et avec Ian Guénard (merci!); œil : caramel, trouble, petit anneau de mousse beige, bonne dentelle; nez : malt, caramel, orange, Cointreau; bouche : malt, caramel, orange, Cointreau, astringence, sècheresse, finale semi-sèche en malt avec présence de Cointreau, corsée, pas mal amère, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : bien
pushkinwow (2190) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber via Ian. Dirty amber with dark tan head. Sweet caramel malt with lots of muted hops, grapefruit, moderate carbonation, moderate body, mild sweet followed by lots of bitterness and alcohol, long finish. Tasty but not sure if I would describe as a DIPA.
CampesinoTino (799) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Pours a cloudy dark orange and amber color capped by a generous layer of beige foam. Herbal hops, grapefruit rind, toasted malt and pine dominate the aroma. The flavor consists of hops resin, orange and pineapple with a bit of caramel malt and lemon around the edges. A little more malt-forward than most PNW style DIPA’s although it still packs a punch in the hops department.
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle:   Very sweet pithy start, piney, hoppy, moderate to full malt background.   Dark orange in color, a little dirty, frothy sandy head with spotty lacing.   Feels a little sweaty because of the strong sweet pithy bits.   Pretty strong pith and peel on the backside.   Moderate sweetness, fairly chewy.   Wished it were a bit more subtle, but this one is big on pith and peel, no so much on the orange bits or even the floral aspects.   Decent, but hard to finish an entire bomber.   Thankfully I had help!
Sarlacc83 (1161) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 19, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the venerable Horse Brass.
A: Cloudy orange with a thin white head.
N: Orange, pineapple, grapefruit, grassy, leafy, pine, pink peppercorn, marijuana.
T: Sweet natured with a hoppy bitterness.
M: Resinous with a heavy body.
O: Solid TIPA. Good hop presence. Sweetness is pulled into the pen. Better than their other beers.
maxwelldeux (4081) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose is definitely hoppy, but seems more earthy and grassy than anything else. Taste is slightly bitter, but has a residual sweetness on the finish. Also ends up being a bit earthy for me here, too. OK, but not great for me.
BuckeyeBoy (3158) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 16, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at bier thirty. Pours out a hazy golden topped with a long lasting sand head. Nose is caramel sweetness pine nice hoppy juice rich malt. Taste is as the nose with lots of malty sweetness thick rich hop resin and a nice finish