authenticmead (69) - West Coast, Oregon, USA - JAN 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at mainbrew.com. Holy Wowzers this beer has hops! Finishes very dry for a 10% abv beer. Nice lemony hops throughout. Very drinkable despite being so very bitter. Not sweet at all. Would like to see a bit more malt character but I'm being picky. This is an awesome imperial ipa as one would expect from hop valley!
douglas88 (8148) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2014 On tap at Belmont Station. Pours a clear golden hue with a large white head. A huge tropical fruit nose, lemons especially. The flavor showcases fruity hops, low bitterness, caramel, orange peel, a bit of melon in this, maybe papaya, very sweet and drinkable. Quite nice.
Re-rate: had as Mouth Raper as well. Same score.
On tap at Beermongers. Pours a clear yellow/copper color with a medium white head. A nice fruity nose, some citrus and orange peel. The flavor has hop resin, oranges, some zesty lemons and grapefruit, pretty balanced overall though. Drinks like a Pale Ale.