wchesser (1163) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pine and floral hops. Sweet malt with hoppy finish. Deep cold and thin pillowy persistent head. Solid west coast style hop bomb.
Dogbrick (8113) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at GABF 10/13/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. Slightly hazy orange-amber color with a medium ivory white head and strings of lacing. Citrus, hops and malt in the nose. Medium-bodied with a citrusy hops character and notes of herbs and bready malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. Above average overall.
Steve_0 (2651) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour from a tallboy at GABF ’12. Appearance is golden orange with a big white head and good lacing. Big weed, pine, resin, light straw, and citrus in the aroma. Taste follows the aroma with dank notes of weed, ganja, pine, biscuit, and straw with a medium bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Pretty good, but is really lacking a solid malt backbone, and I think it would realy benefit from some added caramel notes. Still pretty tasty stuff.
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
canned, from trukpro in trade, bright orange color with creamy foam, another nice IPA from these guys, good citrus aroma with a bit of caramel malt, flavor is quite smooth, malty pines, some sticky citrus, nice beer
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Gift from BC4M. Thanks! Citrusy herbal hop aromas. Citrusy hop flavors showing tangerine and lemon zest. Finishes clean and dry. Overall a very tasty IPA.
Steasy66 (882) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler pour at Dan’s. Straw colored, small head. Aroma is floral, tropical, and sweet. Somewhat hoppy flavor, very easy drinking. This was a bit flat, but from a growler I can’t complain. Nice beer.
pineypower (2509) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - AUG 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
16oz can from Trukpro, thanks Dude! Pours out a very attractive amber/copper color with a decent white head. Aroma at first is vegetal and somewhat off putting, then as it warms it becomes very nice; notes of fruity citrus hops, light melon, citrus and light floral sweetness. Taste is of a nice fruity citrus hop note with light tropical fruit, melon, floral notes, sweet but not overly so in the background with a dry, bitter finish. Pretty solid.
dmac (4004) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
16oz tal boy shared by Pineypower, thanks Dean. Poured a dark hazy amber/orange body with a foamy piss bubble head. Aroma wasn’t that great when it was cold but as it warmed it defientely got better. Notes of cat piss, soapy dish water, earth, caramel and some citrusy hops with warmth. Flavor is better then the aroma and also improves with warming, fruity overall with notes of pineapple, apricot, tangerine, orange marmalade, toast crusts, rapefruit rind. The body is dry and full with stronger carbonation, finishes dry and bitter. Good beer but warm this bitch up.
Beerman6686 (4324) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This poured a darker yellow to orange color with a white head. Aroma was nice grapefruit and tropical fruit, some dankness to with light caramel notes. Flavor was a little candy sweetness, with a nice amount of floral and tropical notes. Good but not great.
OldMrCrow (1823) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Cowgirls’ in Santa Fe
I didn’t know about this one before trying it, making the experience all the better for its unexpectedness. Brilliant IPA, tangerine peel augmented with dank deliciousness. The alcohol is apparent in the mouthfeel, but in a fully-bodied way rather than a hot one. Delicious, delicious beer and a total stunner to come of Albuquerque without any advance expectatoins.