doboy (416) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyed at tasting at the Castle of the Mad Drbayern, along with his Igor, Celticbrew, our beer Pimp Brian, and Uncle Steve. Poured a dark yellow, with a minimal head. I found the aroma citrusy and fruity and light. The flavor was nice and hoppy with a heavy floral overtone. Mouthfeel was good.
realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - MAR 13, 2007
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap Oggis Orange. Poured a deep copper/red color with a small off white head. Aroma was loaded with all kinds of hops and a big amount of sweet malt. It said that it was 9.2%abv and it tasted every bit of that. Strong hop bitterness and flavor that destroy your palet. Finish was all alcohol. Still good, but I remember it being alot better about 2 years ago.
sirpsycho (393) - Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a fairly clear amber, nice, fluffy off-white head. Aroma promised hops, grass and a slight touch of citrus. Flavor is a more subdued version of the aroma, hops are dominant, maybe a touch of caramel hidden in there. Dry and bitter on the finish. Sorry Skourtis !
robgibbens (393) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - NOV 2, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Color is a nice deep amber, foam is solid and rocky. The aims is at first hop resin, then caramel. There are citrus and pine notes. Flavor is hoppy and strong on the caramel. It is almost syrupy. Finish is nice and clean. Yummy sipping beer.
natejgood (390) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - DEC 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very clear medium gold color wit ha nice white head. There appears to be very little carbonation in this beer. Aroma of hops, flowers and sweet malts. This beer has a strong bitter hop flavor, but also has a very distinct roasty flavor. This is a bit of a more complex flavor than you get in many double IPAs. This beer feels more carbonated in the mouth than it looks in the glass.
dunkpigen (379) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy orange with a big white head. Aroma of apricot, sweet apple, orange and strawberry. Flavour is very hoppy with apricot, pepper, orange and strawberry and grapefruit. Nice mouthfeel with a lot going on without getting messy.
grunx (367) - - APR 1, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Equilibri perfecte entre dolçor i amargor. Espuma i color atractiu. Molt aromàtica. Cervesa altament recomanable pels fanàtics del llúpol.
beer-yum (358) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 Superb hoppy beer. Was excellent from the tap and went down like a treat. The only drawback is its strength - it’s too strong to have too many!
uhclem (355) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 19, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice clear amber pour with a decent head. Nose was mild for a IIPA, mostly light citrus and grass. The alcohol came barreling through at the first (and subsequent) sips. Medium hops bitterness, which was a bit of a disappointment after reading the blurb - I expected more. Normally, the less malt I taste, the better, but the malt overtones worked here. Dialing back on the alcohol (or at least hiding it better) would be an improvement. The finish was complex, but did not last long. Serve with a hearty steak or spicy Asian dishes.
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - MAR 27, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(on-tap at Cato’s) pint is a very pretty, clear amber with a thin white head that holds well and leaves good lace.
very full nose is a combination of sticky-sweet maltiness and citrus-zest hops. smells a bit like a bigfoot.
tastes a bit like a bigfoot, too. lots of sweet sweet malt flavor shoved up against a lot of tart, citric hoppiness, and a big IBU finish.
this beer kind of fell apart for me. I felt like I was drinking a much bigger, heavier beer. (is that 8% right?). kind of like the anti-Pliny the Elder, which is a biggish beer that drinks smaller than it is.