Cybercat (4162) - Georgia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Comes out of the growler - crud, it fizzes like nobodyís business, and when I finally get more beer than foam itís a lovely clear mahogany with a VERY thick and fluffy wheat head. Dang, you just look at the growler and it starts to fizz over. Strong and hoppy aroma has an apple overtone and notes of hay and citrus plus a hint of - cloves? Hoppy flavor is woody and scarcely bitter, quite fruity with equal parts apple and sour orange, subtly malty with a snip of cloves. Yes, that is cloves. Texture is thin and watery but has good fizz. A devil of a good IPA.
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium body with a good amount of carbonation. Malty, filling, with a fairly neutral flavor and finish.
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Looks exactly like the picture about 300 px up and to the left. Aroma is full of hops and malts - plenty of citrus in here. Taste is not as good as the aroma, kind of put off by the amount of malts in this one. It is a good beer, but I would rather drink Kashmir I believe.
Nate (3827) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
From bottle. Mild hop nose with light orange aroma, a bit spicy with a little rye. Dark amber clear with frothy-foamy white lacing head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts a little malty with carbonic bite and lots of hop bitterness. A bit musky with dry nutty bitter after and light oxidation.
jsquire (3794) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber color out of the bottle with a thin off white head. Orange hop nose with lots of grassy bitterness. Orange and pear flavors with burnt toast and roasted grain astringency, and a grassy hop finish. Long bitter finish with red grapefruit zest and more grass.
Braudog (6040) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 25, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottl.e Rusty red, still, and shiny. The thin head is nonetheless quite adhesive. This has a metallic, tangy aroma. Indeed, it drinks with a copper-tinged bitterness a bit, but otherwise is unfortunately not that much of a standout from your every-day macro lagers. (#5033, 5/25/2013)
BrettTaylor (649) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
In a flight of tasters at the brewery. A pretty amber + red color (not red enough to call red), moderate hop aroma, little to no head and low lacing. Maybe I donít really get the style, but the bitterness clashed with the malt and didnít really blend the two styles as much as just fighting on the taste buds.
beerme31 (571) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Aroma of fruit, toast, pine, and citrus fruit. Pours clear copper full tan head. Mildly sweet taste. Medium body, light sticky texture, ave carbonation, pretty heavy bitter lingering finish. Overall this was ok. A little more alcohol to be an IPA in my opinion, but definitely has the hop presence. Good for something different to try.
jkwood04 (4869) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours deep brown/copper with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of floral and lightly citrusy hops plus a little toasty and pale malts. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not the best IPA, but interesting.
nimbleprop (6160) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle pours a clear brick red with some creamy, lacing white head. Nose is nice and approachable, orange, grapefruit, lemon candy, malt, cracker, some hand soap. Flavor is solid too, bitter, soapy, pine, grapefruit pulp, orange zest, a little vegetal, some malt, cracker. Medium bodied, lightly sweet, lightly bitter finish.