SteveLikesBeer (72) - - JUL 21, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Made with Citra hops, this dark gold beer pours with a nice white head and has a lovely citrus hop aroma. The Citra hops are handled wonderfully and the beer is appropriately bitter and has a great finish.
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Pours Amber with a white head. Sweet trop fruit aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Sweet orange, lemon, pine, toast, passion fruit... Nice.
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portwood (169) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Smell: mega tropical fruit (mango, pineapple), citrus.
Taste: thick mouth feel, soft carbonation.
Finish: grapefruit, mouthwatering dryness, bit of pine resin.
thorongil2 (2357) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2016
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(tap) hazy orange golden colour with a small white head; aroma of tropical fruit, honey; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish; slightly oily palate; more flavorful and aromatic than some of competition’s imperial IPAs
tom10101 (5271) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 18, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
How: Can (473 ml) at home. Thanks to Geoff for this one! Canned August 20th 2015, so 2 weeks old.
>>> Another well-executed IPA from Great Lakes consisting in an heavy hoppy beer supported by a solid but discrete malt backbone.
- Slightly hazy golden-orange with a medium easy to revive off-white head and some lacing.
- There’s a burst of citrus and dank hops at first.
- Once it warms up a bit, there’s also resinous and floral hops that comes through.
- Pretty solid biscuity malt backbone that effectively take the back seat.
- Body is medium. Carbonation is moderate. Mouthfeel is oily. Finish is dry. There’s a lingering resinous aftertaste. Borderline sticky.
- Easy drinking because the malt backbone is appropriate for this kind of heavily hoppy beer.
Flavors: Citrusy hops, dank hops, resinous presence, floral notes, moderate spiciness, biscuity malts, mineral notes, herbal.
Kauge (1588) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at WVRST. Slightly hazy with a well-retaining and lacing head. Citric and pungent aroma. Tastes resiny bitter and citric, with those same pungent notes I really like. It seems to be very fresh. The aroma really opens up as it warms. Lovely.
Strangebrewer (1168) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle. Poured hazy medium amber with an off-white head. Big tart citrus aroma. Full bodied, average carbonation, mouthfeel is dry and acidic. Flavour starts off with some bready malt that is taken over by tonnes of citra hops notes of grapefruit, pine and apricot with a peppery sticky finish.
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a hazy golden orange with a medium sized long lasting creamy white head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, and lightly pale malt in the background. Flavour is citrus, tropical fruits, peach, apricot, passion fruit, grapefruit, lime, med-high bitterness, mild pale malts and a medium dry finish. We’ll done beer and I love a good beer using citra!
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Thanks to cfrancis for this one. Pours a partly hazy golden orange with a fluffy white head and soapy lace up the glass. Aroma if the signature Citra hop, tropical fruits, guava, mango and passionfruit with a delicate malt balance. Taste is mango, tropical fruits, guava and again with a delicate malt balance and bitterness. The bitterness on the finish borders astringent but never is. Alot of people use Citra but few use it this well! The best beer made by GLB!
Metalchopz (3074) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an almost clean golden-amber colour with a big warm cap, great retention and thick creamy lace. Beautiful fresh citrus zest aromas showing some grapefruit, orange and grass. Hints of caramel and cereal malts in the background. This base is slightly stronger in the mouth, blended by the citra hops giving a sharp dry finish, but then leading into a fresh grassy mild aftertaste. Seems like Belgian yeast get things together. This is a great well-balanced IPA with fresh citrusy hops that goes down smoothly. Would definitely have again.