burilom (14) - USA - DEC 10, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Amber color. Fruty and aromatic hop taste. Very pleasant beer to drink. It is so good balanced, you can’t fweel 7.2% ABV
orange_3084 (102) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fitting beer for my 100th rating. On draught at beer deluxe hawthorn. Pours clear amber to copper colour with medium white head. Lovely balanced but strong hop aroma of grapefruit, floral aromatics and a touch of pine. Thin slick body with crisp carbonation. Taste is bitter and hopy with a nice crystal malt backing. Finish is clean and crisp.
ramboraffe (452) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
355 ml can. Hazy amber with off white head. Smell is hoppy floral and pine with bitter citrus zest. Taste is bitter citrus, grapefruit, pine and floral hoppy with balancing malt sweetness that has dried fruit and dark fruit and bread. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Flaske 355ml fra Alko Muonio. Mørk aprikosfarget. Høyt luftig skum som daler sakte. Litt lacing. God aroma av frukt & tyggegummi. Smaken er aprikos & plommer. Blir litt (for) tørr & bitter etter hvert. KI=6
Bule (759) - California, USA - SEP 14, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Nice balance of hops and a little fruity.
stoutnick (534) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden pour. Aroma is malty hop resin. Taste is sessional resinous bitterness with a very well hidden abv. Lingering malty bitterness. Decent IPA but not a massive fan of the maltier varieties of the style.
TimE (3191) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Copper color. Big caramel malty nose with moderate hoppiness. Big caramel malt backbone with pine and citrus notes. Definetely a maltier IPA, but pretty decent take on the style.
RRistow12 (255) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasted from bottle. Pours a nice copper color with tan head. Good lacing. Aroma of floral notes, citrus and tropical hops, caramel sweetness. Taste is superbly balanced. Caramel, toffee, brown auger malt backbone give it mild to moderate sweetness with some pine, floral and maybe a hint of citrus hop flavors giving it a clean consistent moderate bitterness. Excellent IPA.
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bpar73 (472) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pour a deep, clear gold with a thin off-white head. floral hops and sweet malt in the aroma and taste. A nice properly bitter IPA.
Muggus69 (1199) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Beautiful copper gold body with a good inch of thick white head.
Nose offers good quantity of hop & malt; pine needle, biscuit, grapefruit, toasted nuts, woody spice, light caramel.
Full bodied, nice weight of malt to it, medium carbonation.
Palate kicks off with plenty of biscuity, toasty malt, add a generous dose of tropical fruits, orange & grapefruit, leafy, piney woody spice to the mix, and a firm bitterness on a resiny finish, and you’ve got one damn fine IPA.
UXO (212) - CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a pale amber with a short ivory head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, moderate lacing. Nose is bright grassy and floral hops, pineapple, grapefruit, bready caramel malt. Taste starts with light grassy hop, then sweet tropical fruit before the pine resin rounds it out. Medium body with moderate sustained carbonation with a sticky, lingering bitter resin finish.
Very pleasant, balanced IPA. Except for the lingering finish, where the bitter takes over (and I don’t mean that negatively), the malt sweetness integrates beautifully with the hop bitter, both in the nose and on the tongue. Neither are overwhelming, and this is hoppy without being a hop bomb. The moderately high ABV is also well-integrated, becoming apparent only most of the way through the pint, as a gentle warming. I’d consider this a highly sessionable ale.