arnold931 (553) - Iowa, USA - JUL 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hoppy and dry IPA. Pours deep orange with nice head. Some alcohol burn is the taste.
thooper41 (548) - BELGIUM - MAR 12, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle: Appearance is a slightly dark brown with a fair mount of off white head. Aroma is hoppy, but a cold is hindering the rest of my smell. Taste is very hoppy, but lacks the resin taste that I like from IIPAs. Still a great brew though.
gringo332 (543) - Richardson, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy deep orange with a small white head. Aroma is strong citrus and sweet caramel.Taste is overall sweet, almost cloying, medium bodied, bordering to watery. Could wish for some more hop bitterness here. Light bitter/sweet finish, harsh.
Padron4KM (537) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - SEP 26, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 oz bomber, no freshness date. ABV on my sample is listed @ 9.4%
Hazy orange, thin head, no retention, not much in the way of lace.
Aroma is scorched caramel, earthy hops, some citrus.
Flavor is sweet caramel up front with a grapefruit pith finish.
Alcohol is a bit hot going down.
Balanced for the most part, does get a little sticky as it warms, and the hops get a little muddled, but it’s not bad.
Bartzilla (534) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 6, 2006
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Hamilton’s. Delicious. Didn’t make the Left Coast connection immediately, but that doesn’t matter at all. This is a fine DIPA that openly hopped out upon hittng the mouth and like silk going down. The kind of stuff that defines the SD beer scene.
johnadam2002 (529) - Hainesport, New Jersey, USA - JAN 15, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured amber with an off white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Solid hop flavor with some citrus hints. Finished rather dry. Not bad.
bblack99 (526) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Not too shabby, considering its age! 22oz bomber from a summertime trip to Colorado, wasted away for half a year in the back of my fridge, always passed over for the fresher seasonals, huge stouts, etc. Record high February temps made me crack out this old girl, and she’s served me well as rating #401.
Pours a clear honey orange with a big (2-finger) white head that laces like a champ. Aroma is powerful citrus, ranging from pineapple and orange to lemon and grapefruit. Flavor is a bit flat, overly sweet to start, and overly dry at the finish, but it could just be a result of my mishandling.
edwardbass (518) - Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma lost on me thanks to my sinuses. Taste is a mix of citrusy, then slightly piney hops with malt and alcohol sweetness sharing the taste about 50/50 with the hops. Very drinkable, so the ABV will sneak up on you. Good DIPA, a bit malty sweet for my taste.
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - MAR 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasted at the Epic Beer Festival in San Diego. This one stood out for me. Pours an orange color with fluffy white head. Nose is pone, resin, hops, cirtus. Taste is quite citrusy and pine, with minimal hop bitterness. Overall very good.
AWMiller (512) - Mansfield, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I am absolutely loving these brews from left coast!! this DIPA is another home run in my book!