anders37 (16595) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ Hops & Pie, Denver, CO. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty piney hoppy bitter grapefruit finish. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy bitter finish.
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
13th February 2010
Hazy amber beer. Softish palate, a little dry. Light carbonation. Rich grapefruit marmalade. Aniseed - licorice spice and subtle sweet peach and fresh orange. Finishes dry but then has a bitter spicy aftertaste. Very drinkable DIPA.
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 28, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(22oz, bottled 11/30/2009, #134/156, courtesy of AmEricanbrew) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of grass, fresh grain, pine, dried cow manure, apricot, grapefruit, and pineapple. Flavor of pineapple, citrus, mango, earth, and grass with a bitter finish.
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2011
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
on tap-pours a thin off white head and gold color. Aroma is resin/grapefruit, some light malt. Taste is resin/grapefruit drying hops with some bite, some light/medium malt.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2010
Name: The Matriarch
Date: December 12, 2009
Source: Tasting, ORF
Appearance: hazy orange, wispy off white head
Aroma: sweet pine and tangerine aroma
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, lots of balancing bitterness, long bitter finish
Name: The Matriarch
Date: March 11, 2010
hot peppery alcohol coming through that just adds an extra spicyness,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Score: *** /4
brokensail (10841) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Hops & Pie. Hazed golden pour with a white head. Sweet caramel and tropical fruit notes. Pine, pineapple, and grapefruit. A hint of chalk, too. Flavor is sweet pineapple and citrus up front. Lots of pine, some grapefruit, bitter and chalky finish.
Tmoney99 (10590) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear copper color with an average off-white frothy head that was mostly lasting with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bitter flavor with a medium to heavy smooth biitersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid drinkable beer.
Ratman197 (9720) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of bread, earthiness, grapefruit, peach and light melon. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine and light orange zest with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.
daknole (9058) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 28, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks boltz! Gold pour. White head. Juicy resinous and spicy hop aroma. Some nice tropical fruit aroma too. Pine and spicy hop flavor. Nice soapy bitterness.
adnielsen (9032) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Hops and Pies. Pours a hazy golden orange appearance with a white head. Bright herbal, grapefruity, grassy hoppy aroma. Fairly bitter, chalky dry, grassy, citrusy flavor. Not bad.