madvike (3119) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - Pours light amber with a thin white head. Nose is stinky dank hops--cat piss and onions. Taste is fairly dry malt, a bit of honey, and really dank hops. Finishes sharp and oniony, with some boozy warmth. Fairly thin in the mouth with medium carbonation. Good, but after the initial blast of hops it’s a bit sharp.
TheEpeeist (3580) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
22 oz bottle. Clear yellow brown with a lacy white head. Nose is watermelon, caramel, mango, pineapple and weed; so yummy. Oily, resiny medium to full body with a tingle. Taste is initially sweet with bubblegum and cantaloupe then quite bitter with pine, earthy grapefruit and juniper. A big buddha beast.
hopheadj (7) - upland, California, USA - MAR 7, 2013 does not count
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Floral to the max, an exceptional triple ipa the smell will make u drool. An one 22 oz simtra will til even the toughest of drinkers
elihapa (1533) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2/11/13 notes: bomber, $10.99. Pours perfectly clear, small white head with orange body. Aroma is hugely tropical, guava, pineapple, orange, mango. Body is surprisingly thin, low carbonation. Flavor is strong tropical citrus hops, bit of honeyed sweetness, then big boozy warmth. Flavor lands amazingly lightly in front, but rides booze to a mouth coating finish. A fraction metallic with sticky hop bitterness in aftertaste. Its hard for me not to like an IPA this aromatic - be it double or “triple” – and this is no exception. I do think this beer doesn’t show quite the elegance of a Pliny or Citra, nor the balanced assault of Knuckle Sandwhich. But its something I’d grab for over many others.
Daytonbeer (694) - Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours gold in color with white head and some lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, citrus, and alcohol. Taste is extremely hoppy, but with enough sugar and carmel malts to make it enjoyable...very enjoyable.
bu11zeye (12343) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of pineapple, citrus, earth, mango, and grass. Flavor of citrus, caramel, grass, pine, and tangerine with a dry, bitter finish.
zathrus13 (1739) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours orange.amber, with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, pine, oranges, sugar, and alcohol. Flavor oranges, grapefruit, pine, alcohol, and malt. Ends dry and slightly bitter.
birdmachine (226) - San Jose / San Luis Obispo, California, USA - FEB 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled 2/11, 22oz. Poured into a Hair of the Dog tulip. Pours deep dark orange/amber color with medium white head. First pour was incredibly clear, while the second glass was a little on the cloudy side. Aroma is a burst of pineapple and pine, and lovely orange citrus. The flavor of the beer starts of with clean citrus hops totally balanced by the 10% ABV. Some pineapple and mango flavors. Finish is dry, but not overwhelmingly - still lots of fruity and bitter hop flavors that go all the way down the tongue with slight alcohol heat. Lingering tastes of bitter grapefruit that is somewhat astringent. The head dies down by the next few sips but leaves great lacing on the sides. Towards the end of the glass the hop aroma is still there but the tastes starts leaving too much bitter flavor on the palate. Overall a great contender in the TIPA realm along side Drake’s Black Label.
GordonJr01 (2) - Coleville, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wonderfully huge IPA. Lucky to live so close to these guys and get a bottle that's only about a week old.
Aroma is no where near as strong as the flavor of this one. Lots of citrus, a bit of pine, and all balanced with a clean malt backbone. Extremely drinkable for 11+%, but very dry in the finish. Looking forward to more of this in the future.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jkwood04 (4869) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle in a snifter. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of citrusy, grapefruit, and floral hops, plus some caramel malts. Flavor so hoppy. Smooth texture. A great beer.