JohnGalt1 (530) - , Idaho, USA - NOV 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Picked this up last night at Brewforia Meridian... Paid too much. Poured tonight into my HotD goblet with an off white head atop a slightly hazy orange brew.
Nose shows big citrus but a very pronounced maltiness that really mutes the hops.
Flavor mirrors the nose.. IMO, this is really not very good... pithy citrus hoppiness and a thick malt profile that doesn’t jive with the brew.
Body seems a bit thick... but I am thinking this could be an old bottle from Brewforia, wouldn’t surprise me.
ARH (481) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap poured into a sampler glass. Tropical, citrus orange, and toast with marmalade aromas are noted. The pour is a clear, effervescent, oily gold color topped by a soft, medium ring of dense white head with a filmy, floating island. Lots of lace is left on the glass. The taste is a medium sweet and medium / medium light bitter blend. The smooth, light bodied beer is accompanied by a light, fuzzy carbonation. Tropical fruits start the mouthfeel and bitter rinds finish it. Bread crust comes forth in the aftertaste with a slightly burnt and slightly waxy characeter, as well as hints of citrus.
poisoneddwarf (1727) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle, bottled about two and a half months ago--hopefully still good. Aroma is perfumy, floral, light grapefruit. Pours hazy orange with a medium off-white head with good retention; laces a little. Taste is thankfully better than the aroma let on; it’s average IPA territory, though, bittersweet with a light tang. I think I need a fresher bottle.
jeremytoni (3002) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From the tap poured a straw color with a fair amount of head. Light hoppy flavor with a quick finish.
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Trade with Hannont! Thanks a lot. Pours dark golden with a small creamy head and lacings. Peach and pine. Fresh hops with a biscuity like malt. Its dry, bitter and crispy! Really tasty!
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"bigger floral aroma and bigger citrus flavor than expected. this was a pleasant surprise, a nice fragrant and flavorful ipa that was very obviously fresh. well balanced but leaning towards the hops. good enough to want more from this brewer."
Dr.Drei (25) - New York, USA - SEP 30, 2014
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle acquired in a trade with a friend in the Northwest. Consumed at home and poured into a goblet. It pours a little hazy copper with a nice head. The aroma is a mild citrus with hints of resin and tropical fruit. The taste is quite balanced with the main properties of the hops evidently coming from late in the boil and dry-hopping. The finish is clean. Great beer. I wish we could get this out here on the East Coast.
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Haggen’s Grocery, Burlington, marked 8-13-14 (less than one month old?)
Cloudy copper to light amber color with generous compact head. Nice aroma, mild, hoppy, a bit animal. Lean malt and caramel flavor, with very moderate residual sweetness; strong hopping, very resiny, citrusy, zesty; a bit caramellish in the final.
Fresh and excellent, almost a Double IPA.
jmm635 (881) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured light amber with a thick white head. Aroma of pine resin. Well balanced flavor with a bitter finish. Very solid IPA.
hopwine (357) - Bend, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Apricot, nectarine, resiny/grapefruit rind bitterness, unripe mango, honey/crackery malt base. Nice balance of fruity hops, malt sweetness, and bitterness.
mikedevilsfan (156) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
this is a damn good IPA. Immediate stone fruits and citrus taste. Balanced and deep. The only thing this could use is a better bouquet, but otherwise a top west coast IPA!!