sherm1016 (1271) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Half Acre. Pours a golden straw yellow with a big white head. Aroma is guava and citrus hops. Medium on the palate with medium carbonation. Flavor is strong guava with some citrus hops. Tastes pretty good, but smells better than it tastes. Glad to hear that this will be brewed again.
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to jrallen34 for sending this out my way.
Pours a britt orange with somewhat of a copper tint. The initial whiff is straight guava. Quite strange and pungent, but I like it. Earthy hops make their way in along with some citrus notes. The hops don’t come out in the flavor as much, whih is really dominated by the guava. Mouthfeel is nice and dry. Love the feel on these tropical fruit IPAs. Drinkability is not on the high side. 4-5 ounces would be enough for me.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 09-24-2010
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz bottle. Clear straw with orange tints and a fluffy white head. Nose is guava, pine, toffee and spearmint. Medium body, lively carb, finishing like fruit nectar. Taste is lime, lime zest, grapefruit and tart, puckery guava. I’m really liking these fruit IPAs.
markwise (5081) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to Hopshunter for the share. Pours clear yellow with a white head. Nose is caramel, malt, guava, fruitiness, and vague berries. Flavor is similar with a delightful, crisp finish. A nice, refreshing IPA that is mildly sessionable.
Ibrew2or3 (7910) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of HOPSHUNTER. Pours clear copper with white head. The aroma is big crazy guava meat, sweet guava juice and some citrus hops around the edges. The taste has firm hop spiciness and citrus that quickly get pummeled by loads of sweet and earthy/tropical guava goodness. It dries out some into the finish. If you want a robust guava brew then this one is for you.
holdenn (2101) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Half Acre Hop Leaf event. Clear yellow color with a white head. Nose of citrus dirty hops. Sweet malts bitter citrus flavors that aren’t real clean. Not too great though it was probably better fresh. 7/3/6/3/13
bu11zeye (12517) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2010
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a lightly hazy bright orange body with a medium off-white head that quickly diminishes. Aroma of guava, grain, mango, pineapple, spruce, and subtle notes of merlot. Flavor of guava, pine, caramel malt, and citrus with a dry finish.
jcwattsrugger (11854) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 23, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle @Jimmack Invitational thanks dmac–pours a disappearing white head and yellow color. Aroma is perfumy/lemon/mango. Taste is perfumy/lemon/mango hops with some bite, secondary light/medium malt.
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
lightly hazy copper, medium head, lacy. nose dominated by guava and citric hops, offset by some caramel maltiness. flavor of citric hops with a note of maltiness, but most memorable for the guava, which seemed a little dry to me. medium bodied, light bitter finish. an interesting enough experiment. sample provided by a flossmoor mug-clubber.
riversideAK (6010) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - OCT 17, 2010
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nose is full of guava, lots of fresh fruity flavors, a good deal of lemon and citrus pith as well as grapefruit. Pours hazy orange golden, decently lasting head and lace. Flavors if fresh guava fruit juice followed by strong lemon and grapefruit. Juicy, fresh and sweet followed by strong citrus with a medium strong bitterness. Refreshing, interesting, really damn good.