AndyReynolds (767) - Wilder, Kentucky, USA - FEB 13, 2011
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Cincy Winter Beerfest. Aroma is floral hops and some carmalized malts. Notes of fresh cut grass, citrus, and some grapefruit come out. Palate is light and very refreshing. Flavor is a little bitter. This is a damn good example of a regular IPA.
VictorStr (767) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Väldigt fruktigt och mycket humlig i aromen. Lite tunn i kroppen och en oblanserad beska.
ThirstyBird (764) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a clear gold color with a small light tan head. The smell is a huge tropical fruit and citrus head - juicy stuff. Taste is tart citrus with a bit of tropical backing ending a bit dry with just a little bitterness. Light body with fairly active carbonation. I really like this beer.
574deadzone (762) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a fairly clear golden hue with a thinner eggshell head that settles to a ring and leaves a fair amount of soapy lace. Nose involves some dank pine resin, lighter citrus and tropical fruit notes. Taste is somewhat sweet, plenty bitter. Thinner bodied, light, crisp, with a refreshing and fairly lengthy bitter finish. Would be excellent in the dead of summer. It’s kind of like a half-strength Double Trouble, the hop profiles are so similar.
flying_pig (758) - SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
355ml bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.60):
Fresh hops, citrus, pine & mango with apricot notes too. A refreshing and very summery.
Medium amber with a small, bubbly white head that settles down & holds just a tiny bit smaller than the initial size.
Citrus & pine hops with some tropical fruits notes, mainly mango and apricot plus some pineapple too. There is some light grapefruit and plenty of bitterness too.
Light medium with a hoppy, bitter feel. The beer is quite smooth and goes down well in the heat with a crisp, dry finish.
Particularly good in the sun with a smooth and bitter taste that is loaded with citrus and backed up with some tropical fruits. A beer that goes down quite well and made for easy drinking, definitely worth a try.
KajII (755) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAY 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. The pour was a cloudy light copper amber with a small (1 finger or less) white fizzy head that quickly diminished down to a very thin film and small collar with a minuet amount of spotty lacing.
The aroma was right up front with a spruce hop, some grain malts and a strong bitter citrus note (lemon peel and orange peel).
The taste was bitter from the word go with a nice strong hoppiness developing slowly and a harsh citrus peel note towards the end. The flavor lasted an average time after the swallow with the strong hoppy taste left to linger for a while longer.
Mouthfeel was light in body and dry in texture with a nice mild carbonation.
Overall a very good IPA with a great hoppy finish along with low ABV, make this an awesome everyday brew...
k0mpsa (747) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from ales by mail. Deep golden-orange color, small white head. Fantastic hoppy and fruity aroma, lemon notes. Malty body on the back and different hops front. Dry hoppy end.
Gachupines (746) - USA - JUN 13, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Clear golden with a light white head. Aroma is light, just a whiff of hops. Flavor is nice and hoppy while staying light and not overly bitter. This is almost a light beer for hop heads. Really tasty and great for the season, probably one of the better session beers I’ve had.
elgiacomo (744) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottled May 5, 2012. Served at around 40F.
Pours lightly hazy yellow/gold with a one finger white head that recedes quickly to a small ring and wispy cap and leaves just a few spots of lacing behind.
Aroma is lemon and grapefruit citrus, floral, grassy hops, a touch of pineapple. some cracker-like malt. Good strength.
Flavor features lemony citrus, some grapefruit, floral and grassy, a little fruity, a bit of light malt, good bitterness on the finish. Minimal alcohol, finishes dry and crisp.
Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, a little oily and sticky, moderate carbonation.
Big thanks to one of my customers for bringing this by since we don’t get this one in Georgia. Does exactly what Founders set out to do...a nice sessionable IPA. Nothing crazy or extreme, just delivers a hop fix without too heavy of a body or too much alcohol. Great lawnmower beer with serious flavor.
mikkopen (743) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle. Slightly hazy amber colour, thin white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus and malt. The flavour is fruity, with grapefruit and malty notes, and a dryish bitter citrus-hoppy finish. Very good, especially considering the low abv.