AndyReynolds (1035) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAY 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to GreggMartin. Very grassy/piney hops in the aroma. The wood kinda comes out in the flavor, which is more bitter than anything else. Gregg has too many hotdogs in his tumtum and gets nuts on his Sunday. Makes him feel like a big boy.
zizzybalubba (1570) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 mL bottle from Total Wine, Chesapeake, VA. Dark orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma that comes off almost as cedar (but given the name and description must be poplar) along with pine and grapefruit. Taste is very hop forward with bitter pine, tangerine, and grapefruit rind. Muted malts on the back end due to the high hop bitterness. Surprisingly drinkable. I liked this a lot.
mile (3321) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 22, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Golden, hazy, average to large and mostly lasting head. Moderate to full malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel with some tropical - light floral fruitiness, faint notes of wood, some grapefruit - light piney hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit/ piney hoppyness, faint alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, some caramel and light tropical fruitiness, faint notes of wood, grapefruit/piney hoppyness, faint alcohol. Caramel sweetish DIPA - could use more bitterness (and less caramel). Nice head though.
bytemesis (4135) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours crystal clear orange, large creamy beige head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, dankness. Flavor medium sweet, pine, grapefruit, fully bitter with a long lasting bitter finish. Medium body, oily mouthfeel. A bit hot overall, and honestly I did not get any direct overt impact of the wood.
alexsdad06 (6622) - Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at City Tap House DC. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have grapefruit citrus, herbal, light resiny hops with a big woody component, toasted bread, the wood smooths this out quite a bit, mild bitterness, soft finish.
DocLock (8341) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 from Wegman’s. Pours hazy copper with 3-finger, fluffy head. Looks great. Nose is piney hops, malt, tropical fruit,. Tastes piney, caramel malty, with notes of tangerine, pineapple, pepper. Smooth and complex finish.
baraciisch (2220) - California, USA - FEB 22, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark amber in color... Aroma of wood, citrus, grapefruit... Flavor is poplar wood, like tasting the wood department of Home Depot... The wood imparts a grapefruit like flavor to complement the earthy hops... Solid, cool beer
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
drfabulous (4542) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle thanks to Drake. Orange pour. This is tangerine and citrus. Slight oak. No way a hop bomb, but that does not seem the intent here. Subtle citrus flavors and mellow and creamy.
OldGrowth (2854) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, from brewery. good aroma, sweet. citrus, more grapefruit/lemon and pine and guessing the poplar, though it could be oxidation. just a tad hazed brownihs orange color, good head, faded to a ring, spotty lace. bitter sweet flavor. heavy body, thick creamy oily mouthfeel, bitter sweet, kind of drying finish. I’m not sure with the poplar or if this beer is old. aroma is not as good as aroma. leaves me wondering
AWISLguy (1622) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bomber from Drake, thanks Dan! Pours an unclear orange with a foamy off-orange head leaving cakey lace. Aroma has sweet fruits, oranges, some pine and some definite wood. Later down in the glass, some spices show through, there is a caramel note, and more of a tangerine presence shows. Taste is of sweet fruits, tangerines, caramel malts, some pine and dry wood. Quite fruity sweet. Medium bodied and dry with a touch of an alcohol presence. Finishes with a woody length, and nicely bittersweet. Solid tasty brew. Nice sweet fruity presence, a bit muted but solid, throughout, from the barrel, I’m guessing, opposed to more of an extreme hoppiness. Great flavor! 14.8