jredmond (5330) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared at Max’s. Pours a light orange amber body with white lacing. Aroma is stale hop - unfortunately this seems to be past its ’enjoy by’ date. Mouthfeel is light and carbonated with notes of oranges, grapefruit, spice, clean malt, light herbal character and soap. The hop profile is super muted at this point, but would definitely like to try again if fresh.
Drake (8538) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Beer Run, 8/23/14. Pours a hazy copper with a thin creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus, tropical, pine hops, caramel and mildly doughy malt. The taste is citrus, tropical hops and mild caramel. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness.
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle offered @ gmellison via trade. A bit hazy yellow orange appearance with an off white head. Bright grapefruit, tangerine citrusy aroma. Nice body. Pretty juicy. Lots of fruit. Slightly floral. Decent brew.
Dogbrick (8119) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a bright orange-gold color with a medium foamy eggshell white head that recedes gradually. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, hops and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of grapefruit, grassy hops and biscuit malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a lingering citrusy hops aftertaste. Above average overall.
johnnnniee (2306) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from oh hell I forget.
Pours a slightly hazy deep golden color with a huge bubbly frothy white head that shows great retention. Earthy resinous citrusy aromas dominate the nose with a light bready maltiness deep underneath. The flavor follows the aroma but the bitter pithy grapefruit is much more evident. Light mineral water with a moderate amount of bitterness from the peel as well as the hops. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Smells wonderful, tastes pretty good but the raw grapefruit flavors got to me a bit over time.
FROTHINGSLOSH (4919) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2014 Sampled on draft at Dad’s Pub this beer poured a dark orange-amber color with a medium sized foamy orange-tan head that lingered but left no lacing. The aroma was strong tangy lemon, grapefruit and perfume. The flavor was semi-sweet and tart with notes of lemon, grapefruit, pine, perfume and a faint caramel undertone. Medium length finish. Light to medium body. Solid.
ScipioA (299) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 25, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance is pretty standard pale ale, maybe a little bit more on the coppery side with a tan head and a little haze clouding things up. The aroma can roll with some of the nation’s best. Citrus of course, I’m not a huge fan of grapefruit (the fruit) but this smells amazing! Quite sweet in the mouth with more citrus and some toffee. Lingering bitterness, but seems like the kind you get from eating grapefruit rather than hops. Maybe it’s both? Good stuff from Harpoon, some of the best I’ve had from them.
MrSquash (45) - Florida, USA - JUL 25, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma smells like fresh cut grapefruit! Head is lacy white with medium retention. Taste is effervescent with a pleasing sour red grapefruit taste. Not much lingering bitterness. Awesome beer if you like grapefruit. It is a fresh fruit taste that is very different from the grapefruit taste Citra hops typically impart into a beer.
mansquito (3386) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
New beer distributors, new York 650 ml ($7): Pours orange with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, pine, resin, and a light malt backbone. Taste is very citrus. There is not only grapefruit, but also other fruits like some lemon. Well balanced, but still hop forward.
AdamJackson (2598) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 25, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark orange. Nose is dank with hints of leather and pee. Very resinous taste. Lots of dank woody tree fruit and tangerine. A bit too harsh.