Sask89 (418) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at brewery (Hop Odyssey Symposium IPA). Pours amber in colour, clear with a thin off white head. Aroma is of grassy hops and slight citrus undertones; pine as well. Taste is not too sweet with a strong but not truly overpowering bitterness. Medium body, good carbonation, and a creamy mouth feel. Nice IPA overall.
One2remeber (150) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bright, clear, golden body. Soapy, white head.
Hop cake, dank, grassy.
Resiny, lighter malt body, yeast, hop cake flavor (dirty). Honey, flowers, vanilla, daisy, nature.
sailracer (413) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. I guess they brought this beer back since it is listed as 2008 and Retired. It pours a clear gold. Light carbonation, but the heavy hop load make this a sipping beer. Lots of grapefruit/citrus is the flavor. A medium bitterness, but not over the top. Unfortunately the aftertaste stayed on my tongue detracting from what was otherwise a very good IPA.
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Clear golden pour with a white head. Big grapefruit and pine aromas. Light dough, grass, orange, and maybe a hint of pineapple. Bitter flavor of grapefruit rind, pine, and grass. Light pineapple, some orange, and a touch of dough and bread.
Sammy (8942) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Cole’s. A very good IPA, grapefruit. Hoppy aroma, a drop of roasted malt in the aftertaste. A little palate erasing. Cloudy golden with some lace.
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pine and citrus aroma. Straw with foamy white head. Good bitterness with a full mouthfeel.
swoopjones (6214) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Blue Monk, labeled just symposium. Pale orange pour. Orange and grapefruit pith, piney hops. Very flavorful. Mediummouthfeel. Nice
egg (100) - USA - AUG 24, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Bierkraft 8/24/13. Pours an incredibly clear deep gold. Nice fluffy head that dissipates slowly. Aroma of hops, citrus. Taste is hop bitter. Not much else for balance. Taste is very fresh. Good west coast ipa but not amazing
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Itzjerm (1401) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very bitter hopped. Strong grapefruit rind. Simco aroma. Not very exciting. Thin lasting head. Not lots of flavor other than bitter.
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ACHops (761) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ The Dray. Pours pale golden orange with thin white head. Aroma is thin malt, bigger earthy grassy hops dominate. Taste is mild pale malt with a sizable load of hops on the back - big earthy, piney, grassy bitter notes. Lingering bitterness in the finish. They don’t short you on the hops here. Very tasty, but... I’d crank up the malt bill on this and make it a legit DIPA. Certianly have the hops for it, they just overwhelm the malt here.