akoeninger (515) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 9, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2013 Amber colored, foamy white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, sweetness, mangos. Not too hoppy, honey balances aroma. Piney, tropical, citrus flavor up front, that gives way to a sweet, honey malt background. Pine and resin in flavor. It?s complex very very drinkable, and surprisingly balanced and sweet. A new favorite. Earthy, hoppy, sweet. Medium body, that how?s down smooth. Not harsh at all.
DialSquare (3099) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Growler from Daily Growler in Upper Arlington. Murky amber pour with an off-white head and frothy sheets of lacing. Aroma of tropcal fruit, touch of honey, spice. Tastes are bitter sweet, grapefruit citrus, honey, biscuit malt. Full oily palate with even grass and floral bitter finish. Very nice.
mambossa (45) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pour into snifter, amber with small head, very nice lacing though. Aroma of mango, earthy musk, topped with overpowering bursting, bright citrus/floral notes. Tastes piney with complex, shining citrus, minimal boozy flavor, not overly-resiny, delicate linger. Very unique IIPA!
hershiser2 (1286) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
What a treat it is to find a beer from my hometown brewery that Iíve never had hundreds of miles from home.
Bottle from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville.
Pours a pretty clear amber, an inch of beige head that laces nicely.
Sweet dark fruits, pine, citrus in the nose.
Thick almost syrupy flavors in the mouth. Dark fruits, soap, pine, citrus, and finishes with pepper.
GranvilleTim (1743) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Red -orange pour with a light beige head. Aroma is fruity hops. Taste- Wow! Sweet, fruity hops and honey. Alc. well hidden behind the malt and hops.
Vir4030 (550) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a light tan with a little head. Aroma is sweet and so is flavor. Nice too.
dagimp (769) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a cool orangey clear color. Lots of very sticky white head and lacing that just keeps hanging around. Citrusy dank aroma, mmmmm. Mouthfeel is moderate especially for this abv beer. Probably as light as it can be for a 9%+er but with slight stickiness. Taste is wow, just wow. NZ hops are what I taste first off. With lots of citrus, mango, papaya, all sorts of tropical fruit. A tiny tinge of alcohol flavor, but barely, and Iím sensitive to it. Mild alcohol warmth. Damn is this a good IIPA, and well needed by Great Lakes. Erie Monster is forgettable, Commodore Perry is crap... but this one is a winner Iíll buy every year!
aumentm (183) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very strong and distinct IPA that comes across well bodied with a good aftertaste. This is a hoppier version of a normal IPA.
Jrwhitney6 (341) - - OCT 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy orange/copper with slight head. Aroma is of citrus, sweetness. Taste of caramel, citrus - definitely some sweetness. Very smooth (alcohol hidden, not too much of a hoppy bite). Pretty good.
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jjgmd (1594) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
With Z, pours a deep rusty orange color with a small head. Nose is sweet passion fruit, aromatic and flavorful. Taste is bittersweet with deep citrus, with a predominance of passion fruit, with very small resin.... very smooth and a real palate pleaser. The alcohol very well hidden ! Finishes on bittersweet tropical notes with a moderately long finish. Quaff Score 9 / 10
zgaier (1526) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber orange with an off white head and sweet, hoppy, citrusy aroma. Taste is bittersweet, lots of hops, citrus, caramel and complex fruity flavors leading to a strong bitter finish. Delicious DIPA