oh6gdx (21751) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (thanks Stoutlover72). Hazy nutbrown colour, huge beige fluffy head. Aroma is yeast, American hops and lots of fruit. Flavour is nutty, hoppy and toffeeish. Finish and aftertaste is sweetish malts and hops with nuts in background. Pleasant!
Boutip (5025) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Poured a clear orangey color ale with a medium foamy head with average retention and lacing. Aroma of metallic hops with some caramel malt. Taste is a mix between sweet malt with some metallic hops and a bitter finish. Body is about average. Overall, this is an OK IPA but far from being great and lacking balance between malt and hops.
unclemattie (4328) - Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
dark orange in color. golden khaki colored foamy thin head.Hopped up aroma. of citrus, grapefruit. Tasted a slight bitter malt. Kinda cereal, then BAM! The bitterness finishes off strong.
drainey (234) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours with a slightly cloudy orange body with almost no head. Aroma is hoppy and slightly sweet, with orange, grapefruit and hops. Flavor is a bit sweet at the outset, followed by a decent hop bite. Finish is rather mild.
warrior (213) - Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Excellent hop aroma with some mild malt coming through. A nice clear copper colored beer with a light tan head. Very good hop flavor with a good biscut light toasted type malt flavor to balance. I like the malt balance as it isnít so much crystal as it is like toasted malts grains that you wouldíve toasted in the oven. A very good take on the IPA and I like the almost normal alcohol content, I can drink a 6 pack and not be too wasted!!!
asteele8 (322) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange hue with a nice white head on top. Aroma is hops, pine, citrus with a malt in the background. Flavor is not really there. Not getting much of anything really. For the aroma to be pretty hoppy there isnít really much hops in the taste. I am not very impressed with this beer.
doubleipa (224) - Georgia, USA - SEP 13, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A moderate hops aroma and only a slight pine and citrus present. 1/2" frothy head, off-white. Amber color. Nothing spectacular with respect to taste of mouthfeel. Nothing really stood out with beer. A decent IPA that could be a good session beer.
chimpscampee (566) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 11, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Inbetween IPA and APA. Touch above average. 43 different hops and 65 various malts hodgepodge they claim creates slightly unique, bland, earthy bitterness.
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2008 Bomber. Slightly hazy amber/orange with a frothy white head. Aroma of citrus and piney hops, some floral as well, with a trace of soapiness. Flavor of caramel malt, grapefruit hops with some woodiness. Hoppy bitter finish, but not overpowering. Medium palate. 12 oz version seems more subdued and streamlined.
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 3, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Perfect amber in color. Slightly hazy. Filmy white long-lasting head. Mild pine scent. Nice IPA aftertaste - a pleasant hoppiness. Not overly mild or bitter - well balanced.