fidelis83 (2137) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazy gold-amber pour with a tall, soapy, off white head, that fades to a thick skim in a reasonable time and holds, leaving some nice lacing. Aroma offers up lots of citrus and caramel, some pine, bready yeast and mineral notes. Flavor is sweet cereal, toast, biscuit and citrus up front, followed by pine, mineral notes and some Englishy, fruity yeast esters, pretty decent bitter grapefruit bute and acidic hoppiness to the finish. Medium body, with a creamy, but slick entry and oily feel from there, moderate, but sharp carbonation and a pretty boozy feel overall for a <7%ABV IPA. Not bad, but definitely boozier than it should be at it’s ABV%, the hop profile is nice, but it really has a lot of bitterness for the amount of flavor and aroma that it has.
tightslice (337) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 29, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Pours a light amber with a very frothy head. Aroma is hops, hop resins, earthenware, something chemical / moth ball-y. Taste is moderate bitterness with a bit of metallic / tinny taste. Wonder if I got an older bottle.
commonmac (612) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle purchased at Elevated on S. Mpls. Consumed in pint glass. Golden orange with minor off white, maybe tan head. Huge aroma of hops and pine. Leads into a hop forward IPA with some caramel malt balance. Slight pine and floral. Aftertaste is resiny and slightly bitter. Coats the mouth with an oily presence. Easy to drink and enjoyable although not as unique as expected.
pinkzambia (1618) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Semi-clear gold with a white head. Perfume hop aroma and flavor. Pretty good Schmaltz!
IndianaRed (2765) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 3, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by PinkZambia sligtly hazy golden with a thin white head. Different kind of hop flavor. Perfumery, a little soapy and floral. Papery malty notes at the end. Decent
PhillyBeer2112 (2611) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice enough IPA. Clean sweetish caramel malts but not too much, bright fresh citrus and floral hops, good balance, semi-dry at the finish, almost creamy mouthfeel.
gsmitty80 (1960) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice beer. Good copper color and fruitful head. Hop palate is not wrecking but enough to know what you have. Decent alcohol carries.
radio_nowhere (1050) - Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample at Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine fest, golden amber color with white head. Aroma notes of tropical fruity citrus/piney hops and caramel malt. Taste adds bitter grapefruit, resin, citrus zest, some dankness and herbal notes. Medium body, low-moderate carbonation, oily, dry with lingering grapefruity/pine hop bitterness. Wonderfully complex IPA.
Weevo (65) - Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy Amber with off-white head. Nose is bread and citrus. Slightly bitter, maybe some grapefruit to taste. Usually not much of a hophead, but I do like this one.
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BroadestTom (106) - - MAR 29, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma bread, citrus,
Appearance amber, clear, white foam,
Taste light sweetness, medium bitterness,
Palate medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter,
Overall I would suggest this beer to a friend
kevinsenn (1377) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Raisin and caramel aroma. Fruity, slightly sour, resin, caramel and raisin, only moderately bitter.