Ratman197 (13438) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber poured a clear amber with a large lasting ivory head. Aromas of light carmel, pine, some grassiness and some light citrus notes. Palate was light to medium bodied and slightly resiny. Flavors of herbs, pine, light carmel and grapefruit rind with a dry lingering bitter finish.
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2007 (1/9/07, bottle) Crystal clear amber body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit/pine, some peach. Medium body, some resin. Exact same rating as before, without remembering how I’d rated it. (7/3/8/3/15)
(Noogfest2, bottle) Crystal clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, pine caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, tobacco. Quite bitter. Medium-full body, some acidity. (7/3/8/3/15)
HenrikSoegaard (13286) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Creamt off-white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty heavy hoppy aroma. Nice balanced. Powerfull bitter hoppy flavor. Long complex finish. Creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Red copper ale with a thick light moka head, lacing. Nice herbal c-hops in aroma, with good chunky malt in mouth, welll balanced with floral hops, very grapefruity, and a good dose of candy sugar. Rich bodied, with hops and malt covering the mouth. Bottle from Party Source, Syracuse, August 2006.
Christian (12957) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 6, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of caramel and candy with grass and grapefruit hops. Sweet sugary flavour with a harsh hop bitter finish.
Ferris (12936) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft - Orange and some grain. Clear orange with little white head. Orange, caramel and and little spice with a touch of bitterness. A little syrupy and odd.
bu11zeye (12757) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught, Hollingshead’s) Pours a deep clear amber body with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, and pine. Flavor of mild hops, caramel malt, and herbs. Alcohol well hidden for nearly 10% abv.
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2007
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2010 22oz bottle -pours a foamy light tan head and deep amber color. Aroma is northwest hops-citrus/resiny/pine, syrup, medium malt. Taste is tingly on the tongue, northwest hops-citrus/resiny/pine, syrup, medium malt, pick up of alcohol at the end. Good effervescence, could be an American Strong Ale, but best I2PA I think I’ve had.
100430-just had this in the 12oz pkg, not as impressive as 2+ yrs ago, but still pretty tasty. Leaving the score alone, just adding this comment.
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is cookie and toast malt, spicy and earthy hops, apple and pear esters with peppery alcohol. Flavor is malt forward with fruity esters, sweet malt, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 5, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Clear copper with an off-white head. Aroma of piney and resinous hops, a bit stale, some caramel and cookies. Sweet flavor of chewy malt, caramel, cookies, some fruitiness, a bit of licorice, and piney hops, slightly stale, with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.