KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUN 12, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2011 Bottle. The pour was a medium cloudy amber with a slight yellow hue and had a huge white frothy head that was mostly lasting and produced really nice lacing that stuck to the glass right till the end.
The aroma was right up front with a strong dose of flowery hops, a mild moldy yeast, and just a splash of grain malts with notes of citrus (grapefruit) and a touch of peach.
It tasted ever so lightly sweet and mildly bitter with hints of peach and citrus in the beginning then it became a tad more on the bitter side with a nice spice note and a very pronounced hoppy finish that was left hanging on the palate for a good long duration.
Mouthfeel was kind of light in body and it was nice and dry in texture with the carbonation being very lively.
Overall a refreshing and rather tasty IPA with the 3 timed hop flavor actually working very well on the taste buds giving you full appreciation of this brew.
Franckg (1121) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Canette sans date. Robe orangée légèrement trouble avec un mince voile de mousse qui disparaît rapidement. Arômes de malt caramélisé avec houblons orienté vers les fruits sucrés, tangerine et abricot surtout. Légère résine de pin, citron et touche d’alcool. En bouche, saveurs fruitées de tangerine, orange, abricot, ananas. Un malt légèrement caramélisé enveloppe le tout. Finale herbacée avec soupçon se citron et zeste d’orange. Un peu de sucre résiduel. Texture huileuse et corps mince à moyen.
klaing (278) - Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear iced tea color with minimal head. Biscuity malts, sweet blends nicely into pineapple, grapefruit, herbs, a little pine and a nice dry finish. Really good.
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skmikeg (1719) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours medium orange with a one finger white head with nice lacing. Aroma of citrus, pine, herbal hops, grassy hops, light bready malts, floral hops, and light sweet malts. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty tasty, well balanced IPA.
johnnnniee (3743) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 18, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the hotel bar with dinner, pre-gaming before the BNA Party last week. Mostly clear light golden color with a decent bubbly white head. Earthy citrus and pine hop aroma and flavor with a solid bready light caramel maltiness to counter. Decent but old school feeling ipa.
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a golden amber color with big fluffy head. Aromas of citrus, fruit, grass, and the best tropics. Flavors of tropical fruits and hops.
Aggiebob (713) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 25, 2016
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. It poured an orange gold color with a white head. The aroma was floral, citrus and malt with grapefruit, orange and caramel flavors. Very nice.
stephen57 (23) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bought at Kroger@SwiftCreek Midlothian,Va 4/15/16 Best by date:7/16/16 Another Maryland beer - Pine,Oranges,Grapefruit and mangoes? GREAT AROMA! Deep golden and tangerine color - not much bitterness! (website says only 45 IBU’S!) Good malt to hops balance. Extremely tasty and easy to drink but watch out it being 7.25% WOW! This beer is readily available in my area and will be a staple in my fridge from now on! Great job Heavy Seas!
drpimento (3082) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Real nice fresh hop aroma with some malt in there to balance. While flavor is good, there’s a slight clash between the different components and that’s even more evident in the finish.
commonshawn (1031) - Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle at birreria paradiso in dc. Light copper with medium white head. Citrus pine hop aroma. Resin hop with good citrus flavor. Like a west coast ipa. Very solid.
ACHops (1332) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle, served in a plastic cup. Pours clear dark orange golden, with thin creamy off-white head. Aroma is rich sweet lightly roasty caramel malt, light aromatic hops on the back. Taste is thick sweet caramel malt, creamy mouthfeel; hops are vegetal and linger bitter through the finish. Quite malt driven. Big, rich IPA; could use some more nuance and flavor from the hops.