yespr (32090) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From tap at the brewery. Pours almost clear golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity and slight peachy smooth hoppy. Dry. Smooth and lingering fruity hoppy with a touch of alcohol. Ultra clean and bitter fruity finish.
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at The Hickster London Bimble. Good hop. Smooth and utterly drinkable. Loved the hop.
Dedollewaitor (14109) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
Growler. Trade with Xerenthar. Thanks. Pours hazy orange with a creamy head and lacings. Nose is tropical fruity hops. Flavor is extremely fruity. Mango, pineapple, clementine and oranges. Holy ish. Fruit salad/Fruit Punch. Bitter and dry with hardly any alcohol showing. Intense and very tasty beer.
Leighton (11874) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the Hill Farmstead Harvest Festival VIP Event, Vermont. Pours cloudy orange-gold with a lively, white froth head. The beer is marked by its intense, juicy citrus, which seems to just keep going and going. It’s sweet, but not too sweet, and the high ABV doesn’t mar the beer at all; indeed, I suppose it allows for the depth and intensity of character in the beer. Full bodied with that creamy, luscious HF carbonation everyone loves. Lots of juicy grapefruit and orange linger, with pectin, some pale malts, mild piney bitterness. Glorious stuff.
argo0 (11645) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 15, 2011
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler, thanks Peregrinari. Large fluffy off-white head atop cloudy light amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, mango, some spicy. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some papaya/mango, pineapple, light alcohol. Medium-full body, some acidity, alcohol well-contained -- wouldn’t have guessed the ABV.
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 7, 2011
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: The pour is surprisingly clear, and is a nice golden amber color with a couple fingers of white head and sticky lacing all down the glass.
S: Intensely fruity on the nose. Excellent grapefruit, but perhaps even better tropical fruit aromas. Lots of pineapple and mango, perhaps some grass and certainly a little bit of pine. A mild sugar aroma provides some additional sweetness.
T: There is a touch of sweet malt flavor, but after that, it’s just a ton of fruity hops. Pineapple, mango, and peaches give the beer a really nice flavor and the grapefruit and pine notes provide the requisite bitterness.
M: Medium in body with a moderate level of carbonation. Not super bitter on the finish.
D: Damn good stuff, but the alcohol does catch up with you on this one. Deceptively easy to drink.
Lubiere (10461) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A hazed blonde DIPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, wonderful floral hops with light catty notes, orange pulp, smooth and wonderful. In mouth, loads of citrusy hops, over grassy malt, catty hops, superb.
Ratman197 (10216) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2011
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of biscuit, peach, tropical fruit, tangerine, pink grapefruit and a hint of pine. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, peach, tropical fruit, tangerine and light pine with a smooth dry moderatly bitter lingering fruity finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10074) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by a random guy at Max’s. Pours clear copper with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is citrus, grassy, floral hops, fruity tropical esters, light malt, faint alcohol, and a very dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.
hopscotch (9553) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Growler… This beer rocks!… Clear golden ale with a small, fat-bubbled, white head. Flimsy retention. The nose offers a plethora of hop greatness – pine, pineapple, orange peel, peach and white pepper. Medium-bodied and oily with tingly carbonation. This beer is dripping with fresh lupulin flavor, but is amazingly balanced. The high alcohol content is not remotely evident. Finishes bittersweet and continues to provide fantastic hop flavor for an extensively long time after each sip… including the final one… that I am somewhat sad to take. This world class growler of bliss was shipped to me by one of my favorite Canadians; Glouglouburp!