udflyerfan07 (173) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a nice amber color. Aroma of spruce, vanilla and herbs. Good full bodied beer. Nice bitterness with hops. Good beer.
sloth (2382) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Small tan head thats short lived, little lace. Hazy copper/orange color. Nose is lightly woody, lightly hoppy, citrus with a little earthyness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, lightly oily, lightly astringent. Medium sweet malt flavors, bit much on the crystal malts, tea notes, faint woodiness, and earthyness, little musty. Lightly sweet finish, malty. More bitterness would of helped. Fairly lame for a GD product. Bottle procured @statelineliquors.
Fungrim (52) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ SBWF 2010. Light copper colour. Almost no head. A very malty nose some some vanilla tones and wooden oak in the background. Light carbonation and light bitterness. Taste is more malt, more vanilla but also some fruity sweetness and some citrus. Medium to light body. Well balanced.
omhper (18765) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival. Hazy amber, no head. Doughy grapefruit aroma. Fairly sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Dough covered in perfume and tangerine. Medium bitterness. A rather restrained, more malty IPA.
thirdeye11 (5380) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(12oz bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clear rich orange with oily bubbles. Nose of oak, orange marmalade, delicious citrus fruits. Taste of grapefruit, very bitter, oak, citrus oils, oily body with a linger of wood.
vacantskies (208) - Spokane, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 oz. bottle. This beer is a clear amber color with a light layer of foam. The oak and vanilla is present in the aroma. The IPA flavors mix well with the oak aged flavors.
gyllenbock (3952) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at SBWF 2010.
Amber with a small head. Citrus, malt, caramel and grape. Also some notes of oak. Smooth and very drinkable.
riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice fruity nose, apricots, citrus, light wood - vanilla and fresh oak. Pours golden amber with a nice head and lace. Flavors of caramel, vanilla, citrus, lighter fruity notes as well. Oak adds a nice aspect to a solid base beer. A very enjoyable IPA with solid drinkability.
obguthr (3390) - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Orange peel aroma, with pineapple hints. Clear orange, medium yellow head, decent lacing. Mango and orange peel flavor. Grassy finish. Very well balanced, Citrus then earthy. Not a lot of oak came out in this one. Solid and very enjoyable.
Zeswaft (1336) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 2, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not a normal ipa aroma. a lot of vanilla in the nose. flavor is very earthy and grassy. some oak. a lingering bitterness. copper color with no head. interesting yet subtle twist on an ipa. Thanks for not going the black ipa