ilovedarkbeer (2539) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a reddish amber color with a large foamy canvas colored head. Notes of tangerines, caramel, raw honey, and some flowers. Nice beer well balanced and easy drinking given the abv.
madelfonatree (226) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2015
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Look - Bright orange. Medium head. White. Light lacing. Others talk about sediment but my bottle was clear.
Smell - It has a little of a sour nose. Grapefruit. Malt. Unique compared to other DIPA.
Taste - Bitter. More malt than citrus .
Feel - Dry finish. Tingle on tongue. Medium. Medium carbonation throughout.
Overall - Much higher rating than I expected to give. Unique DIPA. Not a citrus bomb. I would say it is balanced but it adds a new dimension with the faint sour smell and taste.
kayres (661) - , Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear orange with a thin white head. Very sweet aroma. Cherries and vanilla. Medium bodied and syrupy smooth Carmel and butter. Slight sweetness more of an English barley wine than DIPA
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JPDIPSO (5133) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazed golden liquid with a moderate, foamy off-white head. Nice rings of lace. Mild orange and pine cleaner scents. Light hints of alcohol add to a more industrial aroma. A touch of grain in the background. Flavors are much more mellow than the aroma lets on. Light malt sweetness with a touch of toasted malt and marshmallows in the front. Light pine and white pepper in the middle. A nice balance. Malt reappears in the finish and linger along with a bit of alcohol heat. A bit “hot” in feel. A more traditional twist on a double IPA which I rather enjoy. 2/10
skmikeg (1472) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours bright orange with a one finger white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, sweet malts, tropical fruits, and light dankness. Taste is citrus, pine, tropical fruits, sweet malts, caramel, herbal hops, and some light booze. Has a medium-full body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and semi dry, moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty nice DIPA from a brewery that continues to surprise me.
Hollywood29 (2) - - NOV 25, 2014 does not count
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Yellow/golden appearance with white head. Moderate retention with low lacing. Low hop aroma that has a citrus base. A moderate DMS aroma and taste. Sweet flavor to cover alcohol that contributes to a medium body. Hop bitterness is mod/high in aftertaste. Overall a drinkable beer but not a go-to for an IIPA.
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
This monster comes out on fire with a hoppy kick to the face. Wonderful aroma of fresh hops and great taste. Very dark.
Zymurgeist2 (1427) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bottle to tulip glass. Solid hop aroma. Pours an amber-orange with white head. Flavor is slightly cloying, with overt cracker and bread loaf malt with restrained citrus.
probstblueribbon (3401) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle via Jeremy, cold in a standard glass. Strongly vegetable, pungent, a little resinous, slight eucalyptus, a little sweet malt. Medium body, relaxed carbonation. Sweet malt, vegetable, a little eucalyptus, a touch medicinal; quite sweet with a decent amount of bitterness and a long, medicinal, slightly spicy finish.
nothingbutIPAs (40) - Hillsborough, USA - OCT 5, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
from the aroma to the taste this is an incredibly syrupy tasting imperial IPA. Not a fan of this at all. nice orange color, but not hoppy at all. very disappointing IMO.