hopbag (136) - - MAY 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark red orange color. Dark pine and citrus aroma. Big rye bite, resinous pine, honey, biscuit. Pretty malty for an IPA, as it has more rye bite than hop bite, but the resin and aroma are there. Touch of sweetness balanced by the very dry rye.
obxdude10 (2107) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
I knew from the first smell of this beer that it wasn’t gonna quite agree with me. Thankfully I only picked up a four-pack of it. If you’re into the more malty, sweeter and bready double IPAs, then this guy is for you. But if you’re like me that appreciates the full-on hop assault, then this one doesn’t quite fit. Sneaky Pete pours a dark amber color with a modest tan head. The head leaves some nice, sticky lacing around the inside of the glass. As mentioned, the nose is sweet and malty, with some hints of grassy and floral hops. The body is really full and sweet, with lots of caramel and bready malts. There is quite a bit of hops in this beer, but they’re overpowered and shoved off to the side.
Beerenberger (1563) - Fischer, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma of tropical fruit and pine with hints of resin. A cloudy copper pour with a white ring and minimal lacing. The palate is fruity, with notes of biscuit malts and a strong hoppy bitter finish. Alcohol is well hidden.Medium body and crisp carbonation. Overall, another enjoyable IPA.
CJArgus (2) - - MAR 25, 2014 does not count
3.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma is subdued sweet hops. Appearance in off-putfing murky brown but the very nice lingering carbonation makes up for it. Palate is rich. Taste is very complex with many different flavors to draw out.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber b0died with a tall beige head, this left rings 0f lace that measured the size 0f each swig fr0m the glass. The ar0ma was a pungent zest f0ll0wed by s0me citrus juices. It tasted quite malty, n0t very bitter in the middle but finished strnger and had an hit 0f alc0h0l. Just 0kay.
madmitch76 (17487) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
30th January 2014
Cloudy deep amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is softish and semi dry with good fine carbonation. Sweet creamy malt with a toffee streak. Spicy and sweet piney hops. Whisper of red berry fruits. Light spicy finish. Quite a tasty beer but somewhat disjointed.
scotchzombie (411) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an opaque prune juice brown-orange with a foamy yellow-white head that quickly settles to a rim and coat. Some wet lacing. Aroma is quite interesting - citrus, floral hops, pepper and quite a bit o honey. Taste evinces great balance in the mouth of this imbiber. Caramel malt bedrock with a diversity of hoppy goodness with moderate bitterness that amps a bit with warming. Flavors of caramel candi, citrus and honey. Finish is dry and balanced sweet and bitter. Moderate carbonation. This beer is a dangerously drinkable IIPA.
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Handypaul (313) - - FEB 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a decent off white frothy head that lingers long and leaves excellent lacing. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, sweet floral and citrus hoppiness. Taste is heavy sweet, light bitter. Average carbonation, flavors of honey, citrus, something funky like a basement filled with stale bubblegum, raisins, medium body, slick texture and a long sticky finish with overtones of grapefruit and honey.
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice pour medium head, beer is color of honey. Grape fruit and malt are the main aromas with other orangey citrus mixed in. Starts off with the IPA taste and ends with just the ale flavor, sweet and bitter. Nice!
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle on 07/09/2011 from Once Upon a Vine North. Mostly clear golden copper body with a medium frothy off-white head. Sweet citrus and resiny hop aroma. Sweet citrus and resiny hop flavor with a pale malt background. Medium full body with moderate carbonation.