Bulk_Carrier (2782) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - MAR 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reviewed from notes.
The appearance was a golden hazy orange colored body that leaves a one finger white foamy head settling to a lumpy bubbly film and leaves some nice lacing. No carbonation is seen rising.
The smell had a separated fruity/maltiness from the hops, both are there, but mostly distinct at different times.
The taste was way more combined between the flavors.
The palate was a bit sharp and about a medium, sessionable, uh maybe perhaps.
Overall, I actually thought this was going to be pretty good but sadly I had an old bottle that could have been the cause of being a mediocre beer.
rumproasts (4189) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. deep amber with small head. i wasn’t a fan of their standard ipa, but this is excellent. very nice hop flavors, especially the fruitiness.
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From 12oz bottle. Color is a rich, amber, opaque brown. A finger of off-white head. Aroma is big notes of meyer lemon and molasses, whiff of alcohol. Raisins. Flavor is orange rind, pine resin, plums and sherry. Sweet to start from from the warming malts, but a solid a bitter finish. Lots going on here, but kept in a very workable balance. Viscous, like dessert wine in feel.
koleminer20 (1056) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The pour is a clear coppery gold with a very thin, quickly dissipating, white head and a good amount of spotty lace. The aroma is surprisingly sweet. There is an undertone of hoppiness, but for the most part, it's quite sweet. I like the subtle honey character that's present. The flavor is surprisingly bitter. There is a good hoppiness and wonderful honey sweetness that comes in on the back end. I feel this would probably be better fresh. The mouth feel is lightly creamy, and slightly thin. The aftertaste is sweet, and dry, which is different than I'd expect for an IPA.
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psabotka (46) - - FEB 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours clear orange/gold with lots if carbonation. 2 fingers of head that dissipates quickly. Decent bitter hop and piney aroma and bite, balanced malt finish, not overly sweet. Better than I expected, as I'm not a big harpoon standard IPA fan
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ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Köszönet érte Armandonak!
Egészen tiszta, narancssárga színe van, habja piszkos fehér, paplanos, igen nagy, jó kötésű és igen kitartó. Illata igen erős, déli gyümölcsös, kicsit mézes, égetett cukros, malátás és gyantás. Íze is igen gyümölcsös, melaszos, pörkölt mézes, virágos, citrusos, édeskés, aztán átúszik egy igen komoly keserűbe, grapefruit héjas, szőlőmagos és fenyős. Elég testes, közepesen szénsavas és nem igazán érezni a sok alkoholt. Utóíze keserédes, gyümölcsös, a legvége igen keserű és száraz. Nem rossz, de elég kiegyensúlyozatlan, a közepe igen édes és hirtelen csap át keserűbe.
williamstome (1392) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great citrus hop aroma, flavor of orange, grapefruit and spices.
Very confused as to why this is not already on RB.
Earlier Rating: 10/4/2011 Total Score: 4
Nice looking beer. Clear orange with a nice white foamy head which leaves a good bit o’ lacing. Aroma is certainly hoppy; spruce and grass for sure. Flavor is sweet and hoppy; grapefruit and fruit, smooth with a crisp dry bitter finish.
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very balanced ipa. Copper amber colored poured from a tap. Nice mix of hops and sweet caramel taste. Awesome beer.
kevinator (1433) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pretty powerful double IPA. Strong piney and floral aroma, some malty sweetness. Copper color with a sizeable cream head. Average weight palate with strong carbonation. Hops bitterness up front, which lingered quite a bit. Malty backbone barely supports it. A little caramelized sweetness in the middle followed by more bitterness. A little bit of an alcohol bite as well. Good strong stuff.
Westmeister (2095) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. A gift from a friend. Best by is 1/14/14. However, I think this is a bit beyond its prime. Pours a clear amber orange with a decent off white creamy head. Smell is heavy sweet caramel malts, little citrus and touch earthy hops. Taste is big caramel sweetness, medium to heavy sweet for IIPA, pretty big bitterness, more citrus, touch pine. Not my style of ipa.