IrishBoy (3944) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAR 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber from BevMo Salinas. Nose is pine, grapefruit, and a hint of molasses and tobacco. Hazy copper with a medium, lightly lacing, light beige head. Flavor is bitter with a hint of pine.
alexanderj (3407) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JAN 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle; not expecting too much. Poured a dark amber color with not much head. Aroma was pungent and quite good. Grapefruit, citrus, caramel, earth and fruity yeast. Flavor was ok, not great. Earthy and citrus, but maybe lacking a little something special.
AlexanderJanku (110) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2011
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Medium white foam, medium yellow in color with orange’ish notes. smells of mango, tropical fruits, citrusy.
taste overwhelms the mouth with both bitterness and notes of tropical fruits. clear citrus and even grapefruit. fills out the mouth with bitterness in a pleasent way. long aftertaste of citrus and bitterness
Ibrew2or3 (7423) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber pours clear copper with off white head. The aroma offers up grapefruit, resiny bitter hops, a touch of acidity, sweeter malt notes, orange juice and orange peel. The taste is much the same with grapefruit, tangelo and orange like citrus hop notes mixing with lighter sweet malts flavors in the background. At times the hops get fairly bitter and the resininess helps to create a somewhat dry finish.
phaleslu (7419) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz. bottle from deftim13- thanks, Tim! Pours a somewhat cloudy amber-tinted orange with a small white film for a head. Explosive aroma of orange, tropical fruits, herbs, sweaty socks, sweet malts, and wet grass. Flavor of rain water, soggy cereal, citrus fruits, peaches, sweet malts, and an off-putting note that tastes like a wet dog smells. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a dry finish. The flavor isn’t necessarily bad, but presents a lot of odd notes that don’t match the aroma at all.
J_man (785) - Tustin, California, USA - AUG 7, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Spicy, vegetal and slightly musky aroma. Bright, clear light orange/copper with a puffy off-white head. Dank, vegetal bitterness with a bit of citrus pith and peach on the edges. Like the others in this series, a good malt backbone to support the single hop bitterness without getting in the way. Enjoyable IPA and another interesting study in a particular hop variety.
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle. Nice citrus aroma. Pours copper with a thick head and lots of lacing. Grapefruit and orange peel flavor. Malty. Dry finish with a short bitter finish. ABV well hidden. Ok, but many other ipa’s out there that are much better.
brewmaster99 (1) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2011 does not count
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, nice hoppy aroma and malty flavor, but not enough hop bite for me.
Sledutah (6013) - Utah, USA - JUN 23, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle from Bevmo
Appearance: Pours clear light amber color with a big off-white head and lots of sticky lacing
Aroma: Sweet fruit
Taste: Tropical fruit, sweet caramel and lightly bitter grapefruit
Very nice beer that showcases Citra hops
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - JUN 12, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a decent white head. Strong citrus aroma. Grapefruit presence with an overwhelming aroma of hops. Chewy. Citrusy and acidic with a nice shade of hops in the background. Alcohol is masked with a dry finish.