Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Haymarket. Clear golden/amber - white head. Hashish. Herbal. Fruity. High hoppy. High bitterness. Light boozy. Dry bitter finish. Classic 10% american IIPA.
brokensail (11550) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Haymarket. Amber to copper in color with an off-white head. Good hop aromas of pineapple, grapefruit, and orange. But, quite caramel forward and malty. Lots of pine as well. Tons of caramel, sugar, malt sweetness. Some pineapple sweetness, too. Grapefruit, tropical fruitiness from the hops, and a bit of pine bitterness. Good hop character, but too sweet.
rlgk (11454) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the brewpub in Chicago. Clear golden/copper beer with a nice offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, citrus, floral, pine, hay, some pine apples. Hoppy floral flavor, grapes, pine apples, floral, some biscuits. Hoppy fruity finish.
Tmoney99 (11071) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
GTMW. Poured a hazy amber color with a moderate frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Medium to heavy complex citrus hop and exotic fruit aroma with a malt tone. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate to long duration.
Lubiere (10452) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A golden copper ale with a thin white head. In aroma, smooth fruity caramel malt with good floral hops, catty and resinous. In mouth, sweet orange caramel malt, with fragrant hops, resinous and pungent, alcohol warmth. On tap at brewery.
Theydon_Bois (9927) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Haymarket pub and brewery, Chicago - 04/11/12.
Hazy mid amber with a thinnish off white head. Good lacing follows.
Pine forward nose, caramel malt, hops, mango, bitter grapefruit and orange pith.
Taste follows, big on the pine and bitter grapefruit.
Full bodied with fine carbonation leading to a bitter finish.
adnielsen (9460) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap @ Haymarket with TheAlum. Pours a bit hazy dark orange appearance with a cream colored head. Fairly sweet, light caramel, candy, orange, citrusy hoppy aroma. Carbonation is a bit dull. Peach, citrusy, vanilla, herbal, a touch spicy hoppy flavor. Fairly sweet.
Dogbrick (8660) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at the brewpub. Clear reddish-orange color with a medium foamy off-white head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of tropical fruit, hops and malt. Medium-bodied and somewhat chewy with flavors of mango, citrus, resiny hops and malt. The finish is fruity with a citrusy hops aftertaste. Pretty good all around.
3fourths (8228) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 2, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
draft. as expected after having the IPA just before: goopy, syrupy, chewy, resinous body, heavy resin, tea, sweet caramel syrup and orange oil flavor with lighter butane and solvent notes. high bitterness, strong sweetness, fatiguing alcohol.
crossovert (7887) - Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Citrusy, slightly spicy ipa, seems to eb a bit hot and sweet for my liking, also a very bi mouthfeel. Want more dryness.