ElGaucho (2141) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2013
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Can. Nice hoppy aroma. Outstanding session quality IPA that is smooth and drinkable with great balance, fruity hop flavor.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ Four Peaks Tempe. Pours a dark golden orange appearance with a white head. Spicy, light ganja, a bit resiny aroma. Toasted malty, spicy, piney hoppy flavor. Nice beer.
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
I absolutely love this beer, So be forewarned. Pours a clean golden hue, with bright citrus hop notes and some bread. Tastes like it smells, big citrus notes with some bready malt characteristics that edge into the flavor profile. Finishes nice with lingering hop flavors. Overall this one of the few local beers I keep on hand at all times. It is a superb beer and something to show off to out of towners.
Suttree (4866) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear gold, nice loose white head. Smells like citra hops, and toast. Flavor is earthy hops - my notes actually say tar, but in a good way. Sticky finish. Pretty good stuff...
umich03jm (1498) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from trade with a buddy in Arizona. Pours a clear golden orange color with a perfect head and lacing. Aroma is super musty and perfumy. Smells like wet grass, oil, and light citrus. Taste is just as intense as the aroma. Lots of musty wet grass, fresh hops, and oil. Light citrus in the finish. Fairly thick mouthfeel for an IPA. Seems like a really well made IPA but not my favorite version of the style. Reminds me a lot of Sierra Nevada Hoptimum but a little better.
Huhzubendah (2230) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The beer is light golden hued and and parent with a thick, foamy white head. Ample sticky lacing plastered onto the pint glass. The aroma offers pine sap, resin, dank hops. Hop forward with a sturdy malt backbone. Bread / biscuit character supports the pine hop aspect nicely. Well balanced. Sweetness seems to escalate. Lingering hop bitterness and pine. Medium bodied with ample carbonation. A solid beer.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Four Peaks. Clear amber with a spotty white head and lacing. Hoppy aroma of citrus, pine, light fruit and floral, some light caramel malt as well. Flavor is well balanced, firm hop bitterness and clean malt, no real alcohol taste. Medium body with active carbonation. Really solid IPA, nice fresh hop character with a clean fermentation.
mikedR (869) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 23, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Good IPA. Balanced and hoppy but not overly so. There's an interesting note on the flavor that I can't pinpoint but which makes the beer intriguing. As far as Phoenix IPAs go, though, I'd rate this a tick behind SanTan's HopShock.
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RobertDale (2846) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Scottsdale brewpub. Comes gold with a hint of orange. Has an average white head. Aroma of pine and citrus. Taste is grapefruit, lemons, malt, pine, and caramel. Nice IPA>
mrmartin (648) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden pour with medium quickly disappearing off white head. Mild grapefruit nose. Light body smooth mouthfeel. Vague citrusy notes, grapefruit, pineapple. Mild resiny finish with a light malty aftertaste. Totally a session