matt7215 (2161) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bomber shared by jsprime. ornage with anoff white head. nice punchy hop nose. lots of hop flavour, the maltbodyissupportive but not to crystal sweet. very well done! second best ontario IPA ive had.
Ontbeertaster (2308) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at wvrst, pours a nice golden yellow, a decent head, aroma is very fruity and citrusy, flavour i get a lot of bitterness up fruity and it finishes with a nice citrusy/lemon. overall, a nice finish and a very nice offering
pootzboy (1578) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap many places, last at Imbibe KW - Has a citus aroma indicative of the hop, pours a hazed gols with a decent frothy white cap. Flavour is deep but not intense with cita hoop battling pale malt sweetness, long drying, bitter finish with a nice citrus bite at the end. A formitable challenger for Smash Bomb’s leadership in the citra-powered IPA genre.
JesseM (1147) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Imbibe. This one came as a great break for me as I had been drinking Stouts all night. Clear goldish-amber with a medium white head. The aroma is fantastic, just a huge punch to the face of Citra hops, so much citrus and pine character, peachy too. Flavour is even better, with a perfect balance between the adequate malt body and the ample hop aspects. I thought I actually wasn’t really a Citra hop fan but this beer totally changed that. Awesome peachy-lemony character that was difficult not to drink too quickly. Definitely a great offering from GLB.
solidfunk (3674) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2013 Smells citrusy and a little malty. Lots of citra hops. Tried this right after the beirgotter hopacalypse and I found that onea little better. Still, this is nice and fruity, has good orange pour and great lacing. Taste is bitter. Palate pretty good. On tap at volos.
Great head and lacing I forgot to mention last time I tried tried this. Nicer beer this time as well.
herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap. Hazy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma is big citrus and resin, grapefruit, pineapple, hard candy, sweet hint of caramel, and grass notes. Chewy, sticky and sweet. Long bitter hoppy finish. Really big citra hops in this. A little sugary and sticky in the finish, but balanced and booze is well hidden. A little syrupy in the aftertaste, but still a very damn good IPA.
neongolden (383) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2013 (On draught at Bryden’s, Toronto, June 2012) Pours a clear golden amber with a substantial white head that faded quickly but left lacing. Aroma of grapefruit zest, pit fruit, grass, a relatively light biscuity pale malt note. Flavour leads with citrus rind, slight juiciness, green grassy hops with very faint pine, caramel malt is very restrained. Limited sweetness, astringent early with dry and quite strongly bitter hops on the finish. Smooth, big hop character but still relatively delicate with the limited contribution from malt and lack of resiny notes. Medium-bodied, somewhat high on carbonation, but easy-drinking and very flavourful with good balance. A tasty thirst-quencher of an IPA.
HogTownHarry (6063) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2012 March 12, 2011 - Great Lakes Tap Take-over at Volo. Draught. Murky yellow-orange with a fairly large creamy off-white head and nice lacing. Aroma - ooooh, nice! - catnip, catty, pungent, maybe a bit of spruce - citra! 8+ ... Taste - follows, light grain, citrus, and pungent and robust - unlike the Johnny Simcoe, this one may be better tasting than smelling - not much alcohol either - nice balance, too. Solid body, astringent, decent carbonation, a fairly long dry pungent catty finish - yumm. More, please.
GuillaumeCL (343) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
750mL bottle from the brewery. Pours a hazy deep orange with lots of thick white head. Smell is distinctly citrus with a tiny bit of grass. Palate is good, with medium-light body and decently active carbonation. Taste is a bit of a let down, a bit overly bitter with a bit of an alcohol note in the aftertaste, though still a decent IPA.
Johnsense (763) - - MAY 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber pour with 2 fingers of puffy white head. Floral hop aroma, lighter grapefruit, pine, zesty. Bitter hops up front,Grapefruit, Pine, biscuity malt, Grassy, slight caramel. Bitter aftertaste. medium body. i’d have 6 in my fridge at any given time if it was possible - Very nice and a step up from their canned offerings.