ben4321 (5259) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Location: 22 oz bottle from Central Market, 9/18/13
Aroma: The nose is full of orange juice, grapefruit, hops, and some caramel/toffee
Appearance: A total and complete gusher: pours a hazy orange color with a frothy white head
Flavor: This one tastes hoppy and a little sweet, it is juicy and citrusy as well
Palate: Lighter body, with a clean/crispness, a long, dry finish, and way too much carbonation
Unfortunately this was such an absurd gusher that I lost a good 25% of the beer. What a waste! Anyway, this one is pretty good, but that carbonation does hurt the drinkability. As a fruity/juicy IPA though, I enjoyed it.
GJF (1448) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - SEP 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Lovely. Amber pour with a dense white head. Body is incredibly rich and creamy. Starts out sweetish with grapefruit and hay, nice malt backbone. Ends up very dry and moderately bitter.
Rsmadd (3) - Laguna beach, California, USA - AUG 27, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This copper ipa has great hop characteristics without compromising the sweet malty flavors. Goes down real smooth unlike the ultra dry hopped ipa's out there.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
blipp (7631) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours orange with an off white head. Light fruity hops, lightly sweet toffee malts, and some flowery hops in a lingering medium bitter finish. Jesus, this is like some run-of-the-mill amber ale. Is the bottle out of date? No clue, because it’s not dated. I’d say pass on this one unless you’re positive it’s very fresh.
ChiGuy68 (477) - Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted from a 12oz. bottle. It poured amber with a frothy off-white head. Malt and hop aroma. Bitter hop taste with a nice bitter finish.
pablo951 (559) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had it out of a bottle. Pours a hazy copper hue with a creamy head and an uneven lace. Aroma is a mixture of pine and hops and the taste is of malt with a hop kicker.
DCLawyer (2313) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle->SA. Light copper with huge frothy offwhite head. A: pine hops with a caramel malt back. T: bittersweet pine hops. Good.
drpimento (2773) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 2, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Most excedingly excellent IPA! Poured at a good temperature with a large, cream colored, foamy, head that settled after a bit, and good lacing. Color is a clear medium amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is more pine resin than citrus, fresh, caramel malt, and alluring. Flavor’s like nose, of a strength like a traditional American IPA, good balance between main characteristics, fairly dry. Body/carbonation are perfect for style. Finish is predominantly hop bitter followed by malt, long, and very drinkable. Very well done.
backdaft (284) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a clear golden/orange color. Thin white head, good lacing. Aroma is mild citrus and piney floral hops. Taste is on par... bitter, dry, and resinous with just a touch of sweet malt for balance. Nice IPA, but in all honesty; nothing really stood out to catch my attention.
onceblind (6381) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
At Epic Beer Fest 2013. Clear golden with a thin persistent white head. Nose is pleasantly hoppy with earthy dankness, floral resin, and a bit of grapefruit zest. Flavor is bitter and hoppy flavorful, with leafy and resinous flavors taking the start, followed by bittersweet caramel and pale malt tones, finishes floral and resinous.