VTHopHead (1505) - Barre, Vermont, USA - APR 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle - Pours a dark amber in color with a fairly big off-white head that stuck around and produced some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is hoppy... pine and floral. Flavor is classic West-coast IIPA... hoppy spiciness with a hint of citrus. Medium bitter finish... Good!
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rich, finely crafted DIPA. Recent bottle from 20 West. Thick golden appearance. Fruit in aroma and taste. Above average mouthfeel although somewhat palate erasing.
AWISLguy (1051) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber from Bottles and Cans. Pours an unclear orangey copper with an off-white head that just doesn’t quit. Nice spots and streaks of lace. Aroma has pine, citrus and caramel, with a brown sugar presence. Taste is of sweet caramel, oranges, other sweet fruits, heavy resin and sweet candied fruits. Progressively sweeter after a nice citrus/caramel balance early. Medium bodied and sticky. Some alcohol kicks in down through the glass. Continues to have a solid & tasty caramel presence. Finishes sweetly bittersweet with a bit of residue. Liked, didn’t love. Had a lot of nice parts but fell apart instead of coming together.
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle, golden orange pour, big bitterness, orange pith & zest. fuller mouthfeel. possibly a tad old & the hops still carried themselves. Nice
ericdevin (591) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at 16 Tons Cafe, Eugene. Pours a medium golden orange, slightly cloud, decent amount of off-white head. Aroma is citrus-forward, with some crisp pine notes. Light bitterness, medium body, could be a little livelier. Some lingering bitterness and a return of citrus/orange peel bitterness.
ShawnC (76) - - AUG 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light amber slightly cloudy. Interesting Sauvignon blanc and lime note with a touch of grass on the nose. Rich mouthfeel confirming wine flavor on the nose. Malts quite well balanced with a hint of toffee, hops actually rather mellow adding some spice and some earthy finish that lingers a bit. Good but not a hop bomb.
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rxeight (1047) - Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Decent ipa but nothing impressive. Pine and floral hops. Lots of hops on the back end. No lingering bitter.
bytemesis (2587) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours cloudy orange with a large off white head, creamy with great lacing. Aroma is citrus, pine resin, grapefruit. Flavor is the same, light sweet, medium bitter, a bit harsh. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Decent
Zymurgeist2 (876) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Harry’s Hofbrau. Overt, clean citrus hops and orange hop flavor. Hazy, beautiful sunset orange with full white head. Slight lacing. Dissipates to a ring. Flavor of juicy citrus mostly orange. Moderate bitterness lets the hop flavor shine. Slight soda cracker malt. Really elegant for a DIPA.
marcus (6018) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Pangaea, Sacramento. Pours light amber with a nice beige head and a floral citrus aroma. There is a smooth transition from malty to hop bitterness.