SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler thanks to Travita. Pours a hazy light amber with soapy white head. Aroma has light hops to it as well as some faint malt. Flavor of light malt, some fruit, a bit of hop flavor with a light bitter. Mouth feel is medium body with high carbonation. Overall, pretty good stuff!
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Growler, courtesy of travita) Pours a golden orange body with a moderate white head. Aroma of grass, earth, pineapple, mango, and some citrus. Flavor of grass, citrus, caramel, Belgian yeast, and florals with a dry, somewhat bitter finish.
thirdeye11 (5338) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught at brewpub) Pours very coudy yellow with creamy head. Nose of pineapple, Belgian yeast, and citrus. Taste of light grapefruit, oranges, with good bittersweet balance. Oily slick body and creamy carbonation. I don’t generally like IPAs but this is right up my alley.
ilovedarkbeer (2140) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler thanks to Travita. Pours an orange tinted golden color. Nose is lemon menthol coughdrops. Taste is nutty cinnamon coffee cake.
angrypirate06 (1374) - Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Growler thanks to travita. Clear orange pour with small white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, mango and earth. Flavor is bitter, caramel and clove.
mar (4468) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
tap at the brewpub. orange/yellow with a white head. fresh citrusy hops, great esters and a smooth yeasty underlying tone. very nice on the palate, smooth citrusy hop flavor and a smooth finish.
blutt59 (5877) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2010 Growlerfest, thanks to Travita, golden orange color with white foam, aroma of oranges and pineapple, flavors of smooth pineapple, mangos, wheats and a dry finish
Cavie (3549) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler courtesy of travita via mar and thirdeye11. Clear light orange color. Big bubbly head. Sweet hoppy aroma with spicy fruit. Taste is dry and slight hopped. Grain and sweet notes. Finishes easy and light with a feeling of dry hops.
Mora2000 (5141) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to travita for sharing this growler.
The beer pours a golden yellow/orange color with a white head. The aroma is malty with some orange and hay. The flavor is malt, toffee, citrus hops, wheat and some yeast. Really a fairly complex IPA flavor profile. Thin-medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
BMan1113VR (7694) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2012 Growler thanks to travita. Pours with a large, off-white head and a hazed golden body. Aroma of hops, guava, orange, dryness, hay and grain. Taste is grainy, tropical fruit hops, Belgian yeast, light wheat notes and banana esters. Light bubbles and dry. Good Belgian IPA.
Bottle. Pours with a clear golden body with a small white head. Aromas are earthy, resin, citrus, manure, grapefruit. Flavors are earthy, bad water, grapefruit, citrus zest. Lively bubbles and dry. Score would not improve (5/4/5/4/14).