bookman10 (682) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a cloudy, pale yellow, with little to no head. Aroma is very fruity, very tropical. Flavor has some citrus, some tropical fruit, a nice hint of sweetness. Alcohol content is well-hidden. Oily, resinous mouthfeel. Very good beer.
LKay (118) - Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2013
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Good appearance and aroma, but has a big sweet and then sour attitude. Very carbonated.
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had at Autumn Brew Review 2013, great pineapple citrus scents and taste, pleasant malty bitter finish.
rajendra82 (964) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
The beer had a clear body, golden amber color, and a one finger thick head. The carbonation looked gentle, and was comprised of some very fine bubbles. The smell of the beer was quite a bit milder than what I expected a Triple IPA to be. I could detect grapefruit and hay, and some pine. The taste was much hoppier than the smell, with a grapefruit laden, tongue tingling,hop bitterness. The alcohol was very well hidden, and the beer felt nowhere near 10% ABV. The body was medium dense, but much lighter than a typical beer of this strength, and the finish was herbal and long. This was a great find for a hophead like me.
obguthr (4167) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft: Orange peel and grass nose. Hazy amber, thin head, good lacing. Uncharacteristically perfumey for this brewer, rose petals, orange peel, daffodils. Pretty bitter, about as boozy as one would expect for 10+%. Much more floral than expected. Unrecognizable as a Green Flash beer, and I didnít like the hop bill in this one, but still good.
ACHops (799) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ Collins Pub. Pours dark amber orange with thin white head. Aroma is sugary sweet malt and big hop flavors - notes of citrus and pine. Taste is heavy, thick caramel malt with clearly big abv. Not nearly as sweet as expected though. Huge hops fuel a lingering bitter finish, with big earthy, dry, piney flavor. Hard to really discern this as a triple IPA, especially compared to Palate Wrecker. This seems to have a slightly bigger malt bill, a bit sweeter, with comparable hops. A really good imperial IPA, either way.
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma is fantastic and dank. Great pine, grapefruit and skunky bud. Pours beautiful and amber with a huge sticky head. Tastes just as good as it smells. Super sticky bitter with dank weed, pine resin, slight citrus zest and a malty booze back. Very intense. Damn good triple IPA.
johnnnniee (2515) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On Tap at the New England Tap house Grille.
Poured in front of me this beer fills the glass with a slightly hazy deep straw light golden color liquid with a smallish off white head that shows moderate retention. Huge hoppy aroma with a bitter green onion, pine resin, pithy citrus, and a touch of licorice. Malt, yeah maybe there is, but with the hops and alcohol I canít find any in the nose. the flavor has a light bready malt in there but its mostly obscured with pine resin licorice citrus and alcohol. Light to medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous mouthfeel. Nice double ipa but for me the alcohol was a bit too present, sometimes harsh, and distracted me from totally enjoying this beer.
GT2 (8819) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
651mL fresh bottle from La Bodega. Pours clear, deep orange copper. Large, yellow foam. Great retention and lace. Nose is softer than expected with a lot of butterscotch, toffee, brown sugar, sweet alcohol. Taste is juicy, thick butterscotch and toffee. Medium, dark warming alcohol. Much easier to drink than expected. Not really a chewy, dank hop bomb.
GTAEgeek (1318) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Taste from Leonís in Decatur. Clear gold color, with a big, creamy, beige head. The aroma is caramel, white bread, butterscotch, smooth resin, and strong floral notes. The flavor is very sweet, and surprisingly subdued bitterness, which lingers long through the aftertaste. Medium to heavy body, creamy, and lightly effervescent. Overall, this is an aggressively hopped, but well balanced, delicious beer. Highly recommended.