bhensonb (12579) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 2, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours clear and darkly ruddy with a creamy beige head. Nice resin aroma. Med + body. Flavor is resin moving through citrus to fruit. Supporting sweet malt. Finishes with a nice spicy rye flourish. Extremely enjoyable.
CanIHave4Beers (3575) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark red with a good head and nice lacing on the glass.
The aroma is floral with some fruity hops, lightly resiny and generally not overly aromatic, but nice... as it warms it kicks out a little bit more pine aroma.
The Flavor is pretty much like a double IPA, blindfolded I would be able to tell that this was a dark red beer. The bitterness level is moderate to high, but not unpleasant in any way, the hops are piney with a touch of citrus rind and some nice grapefruit. This isn’t overly boozy or sweet at all. Fairly low on malt character but what’s there is dry and almost dusty. Fishes nicely dry.
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Venti’s south. Sweet and malty with mild piney bitterness. Not much rye. Descent brew but not well balanced.
boozedude (2207) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at kegstand... hazy orange pour with hoppy citrus aroma..taste is similar...awesome
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a small off-white head. Aroma of herbs, grass, pine, and weed. Flavor of dank, herbs, grass, pine, rye, citrus, and some biscuit.
kidmartinek (3832) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Red ale with a dirty tan head. Stinky danky aroma. What is it with these new mosaic hops? The taste is very sweet and bitter and floral from all those danky hops. Some would say citrusy taste and piny finish. Some. A bad ass ale, I’m just not used ti that aroma, but its getting there.
maxwelldeux (4169) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught in a flight. Pours an amber color with some reddish tinges to it. Nose is pretty hop forward with some nice floral elements. Taste is bitter and smooth, with just a hint of the rye coming through. Very drinkable.
DrSilverworm (8685) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint on tap at Fries. Moderately spicy hop, some tropical fruity hop aroma. Some chocolate. Mostly clear dark red color. Minimal off-white head. Couple loose dots of lace. A bit maltier than I expected. A lot of sweet, dark fruit flavors to it. Moderate / stronger sweet taste, light spicy flavor, little bitter. Bigger body. Lighter carbonation. Much sweeter, maltier than expected, lots of caramel malt.
Reynolds314 (2880) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice lightly malted amber DIPA. Heavy citrus characteristics in a crisp and smooth finish. Really doesnt taste like 8.5% at all but quite good with the mosaic hops shining.
S_Side_Smitty (602) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours red-amber with a medium light tan head. Aroma is rye and hops. Taste is a beautiful blend of rye, pine, tangerine, and a little malt. Well balanced & smooth with a clean bitter finish.