marcus (8001) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 10, 2007
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
THis hazy orange ale poured with a decent off-white head. There is a nice blend of malt and hops, resulting in a pleasant balanced flavor that is initially slightly sweet, then a slightly bitter. There are noticeable citrus and pine characteristics. Overall, a pretty good quaff.
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JAN 9, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle. Orangein color. Citrus aroma. Kinda watery for a DIPA. More like an IPA Taste of cascade hops. Not very impressed.
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2007
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours a dark orange with a one finger off white, light tan head. a little cloudy as well. aroma is orange peel hops with a little sweet malt. flavor is orange peel hops with a little sweet malt and an oily feel in the mouth. medium body with descent lacing. little bread aroma as it warms and also in the flavor. kind of an in between of an ipa and 2ipa, but definetly good, not the best i have had of course, but definetly for hop heads like myself. theres a little carbonation and has a little spicey bite at the end.
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sampled from the Mad Indian collection, cheers bro. Pours with an orange copperish beautiful color, with a large off white head. Aroma of hops, pine, and sweet malts. The flavor is well blended, sweet, bitter, citrus, and slight trace of caramel. Decent body, alcohol is masked well. Good brew.
EithCubes (5307) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Worthy Bomber. Super, strong citrus and hops nose, sweet and orangey. Clear orange pour with a foamy beige head. Sticky and bitter, loads of hops and piney resin. Lots of citrus with a touch of biscuit. Fullish mf, dry and resinous hoppy aftertaste, warms long into the night. Nice!
ghawener (1542) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - DEC 23, 2006
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to Ramenen. Bottle: True IPA but a bit one dimensional, alcohol level well hidden. Nice specimen but not best in its class.
Ramenen (466) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - DEC 23, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tried it after Goose Island Double IPA. Felt a bit flat, and too bitter at the end. Lacked more flavors, you could only taste the hops.
MadIndian (2663) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Shared with Stegosaurus. Orange/copper pour with nice white head. Hop and pine aromoa instantly punch you in the face. The first milli second of taste is strong over bearing hops but it instantly mellows out to a more enjoyable balance. Body was a little thin but I enjoyed this brew alot.
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 20, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copper body, off-white head, PNW hop nose. Well-balanced IPA. Why does the brewer think this is some how "maximal"; it is hardly exceptional in its gravity, IBUs or ABV! Nice beer, though.
NosirIwont (2187) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. So, it almost 8.am and I just finished writing my 5th semester project, which is to be handed in at 1.pm today, after an all-night effort. What better way to celebrate for a hophead like myself than with my very first double IPA?! Pours a hazy orange-amber with a nice, but diminishing off-white/yellowish head. Some lacing. Soft hoppy and malty aroma. Notes of rye. Flavour is bitter hoppy and malty. A bit candy-like. Licorice bitterness in the finish. Nice body. This was nice, but I had hoped for more – especially bitterness-wise. 20-12-06.