mkgrenwel (596) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange pour with a slight haze. Head is white and airy with some rather large bubbles. Aroma is big with pine, canned pineapple and some lemon. Flavor is orange and pineapple. Malt is thin and lacking. I know the goal is to have a hoppy beer with minimal malt, but I kinda miss the body to this one. Nice hop flavor, but comes off as bitter and watery to me. Certainly serves its purpose, but for my money the session IPA style is a bit superfluous. If I want something light I’ll drink a pale ale or something else that is able to be crisp and complete with low alcohol. If I want big hops I’m going to reach for a proper IPA in the 6-8% range.
ration (1998) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
280214. Bottle at home. Pours clear copper with a small head. Aroma citrus hops, floral notes. Fresh light palate. Very nice. Not Bad.
flyandrew661 (6) - USA - FEB 27, 2014 does not count
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Good flavoring... not over the top. A little bitter for a session yet not to much. Loved the balance and hops used
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - FEB 27, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Se tutti i giorni includessero la bevuta di una birra simile, la vita sarebbe decisamente più rinfrancante. Buona luppolatura che incide con un amaro delicato ma avvolgente e note erbacee e di pino, sostenute da una leggera sfumatura maltata. Buona davvero!
arondee (596) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear golden orange color with a small white head. Aroma is strong pine tree and citrus hops. The taste is piney hops, earthy hops and very light malt. The mouthfeel is thin and watery. Really good session ipa.
orange_3084 (127) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly hazy amber colour. Medium white head. Spicy floral aroma with grapefruit and peach notes. Soft caramel backing. Not particularly powerful, but wonderful complexity. Thinnish body with soft carbonation. The taste is fairly balanced, a modest bitterness is sufficiently supported by malt sweetness. Clean finish.
Beerhunter111 (9300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig fruchtig, Grapefruit. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig herb.
Sebilinz (726) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 25, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Golden body with nice white head. Wonderful fruit and pine aroma. Taste is malt. Aftetaste is medium hoppy. Great everyday beer.
ghendrix (131) - Cardiff, WALES - FEB 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours golden with a white head, good lacing. Aromas are floral, fruity apple and citrus, pine. Hops are well balanced, medium bitterness and light sweetness. Mouth is crisp and clean, finish is floral and gently bitter, body is light-medium and lively. Really decent session IPA, a nice change from the big heavy IPAs I seem to drink more often for some reason.
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma - Centennial hops and crystal malt
Appearance - body is yellow; liquid is clear with some nucleation; head is about 1 1/2" and white ~ head settles into a foam
Taste - is a light to medium hop; with a crystal cara malt body. Very pleasing well balanced.
Palate - body is light; texture is thin; the carbonation is average; the finish has a nice bitterness, but not crushing by any means. It’s medium in length. It truly is a session IPA
Founders never ceases to amaze, just another great brew!