railcat1 (693) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is a good example of an IPA with a nice citrus finish and a good blend of hops and floral flavors which left a crisp refreshing finish overall a nice touch to the style.CHEERS!
Ansset13 (127) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The pour is a nice cloudy copper with a small white head. The nose is grapefruit, pine and floral. The flavor has a nice simcoe kiss as well as other hop qualities, and an almost lemony aftertaste. A great and refreshing ale after a long day at the beach.
mjs (4933) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2012
(Re-rate, bottle, 0.355 l, at Kaisla, 20120701) The beer poured deep amber and quite clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass, resin and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were grass, resin, malts, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty, hoppy and bitter. A tasty US IPA.
(Bottle at Pikkulintu on 2008-05-31) Amber and cloudy. Small bubbly white head. Hops in nose. Full palate that it a bit dry. Some fizziness. Hops, salty liquorice, grass and grapefruit in taste. Rating: 8-3-8-3-15=3.7
twitcher (298) - framingham, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 2, 2008
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2008 bottle. Nice light copper color. Thick, pillowy head foams up quick and sticks around nicely. Aromas of loads of hops- a big grapefruit citrus blast on the nose. Sharp but not overdone bitterness, tons of hop flavor. Lemons, grapefruits, some piney resin flavors. Full and layered hop character. Some toasted bread malt in the background, but this one is all hops-forward. Superb C-hop, west coast style IPA.
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Average fast disappearing head. Cloudy amber colour. Floating small particles.A hoppy nose. Missing sweetness and softness of taste. Some grapefruit in the taste. Also some blackcurrent in the nose.
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Orange and amber in color with a frothy two-finger head that produced very nice lacing. The initial aroma was light citrus with some pine hops and plenty of pleasant floral hops. Thin malts. The flavor was some light malt overrun by pine and floral hops. Very little in terms of citrus. Super dry finish and a decent mouthfeel.
oh6gdx (21326) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 30, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Amber colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruity hops, alcohol, sweet malts and mild notes of grass. Flavour is big grassy and flowery hops along with some fruityness carrying it up. Attempt at going for a big IPA, but a bit unbalanced in my opinion.
LilBeerDoctor (3507) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy dark orange with a white head that leaves nice, thick lacing. Aroma of pine, floral, grapefruit and other citrus hops. Initial flavor of piney hops with a bitter finish. As the beer warms, sweet caramel malt comes out. Medium-heavy mouthfeel. Tasty beer and pretty easy to drink. Yum!
blklab2007 (2049) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 27, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle poured a caramel amber in color with a thick white frothy two finger head and great retention. there is a fair amount of sediment in the glass. aroma has juicy grapefruit, citrus peels, pine, and sweetness. mouth feel is medium. flavor hits with a hop wallop, citrus galore, and malt as an afterthought. finish is drying with resins and bitters. it’s got some good hop bite, really nice glass of hop juice.
tomthompson89 (1922) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 26, 2008
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wow that beer is fantastic!! had on tap at coles. color is amber orange, decent foam, nose is all juicy citrus, grapefruit hops even some Pine. Flavor is juicy, big thirst quencher so good.