brokensail (9202) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazed orange pour with a white head. Opens up with a nice tropical fruit aroma of pineapple and mango. Some grapefruit, tangerine, and floral notes, too. Light grass, pine, and bread sweetness. The flavor is quite perfumey. Some mild pine bitterness, grapefruit peel, and a light tropical flavor. Fair amount of bread sweetness, a bit of biscuit, and some good tangerine.
OldMrCrow (1624) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Big Star.
Totally unassuming west-coast IPA, fairly light in color, nice pineapple and citrus aroma, strong but not in-your-face hop profile making for easy sipping. Chill and delicious.
swanmann (524) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear, bright and brassy in color with about an inch of eggshell color foam, which dissipated after about 2 minutes. Astringent aroma of pine and oranges and some caramel. Nice caramel flavor with bitter citrus rind and aspirin like bitterness. It’s a delicious IPA with just a touch more sweetness than, say, a Sierra Nevada.
steview (1011) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good, but not my type of IPA so it probably looks like I rated low. There are notes of salt and dough that overrun my palate, which I don’t... not like. But, I’d rather not have it when I drink my IPA. Also, honeydew sweetness? Good beer, but not my IPA.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Amber beer with a dark cream head. Grapefruti and light sweet malt aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor with light dark malts. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and pine linger with light dark malts.
Thinker (62) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gold with with head. Bitter aroma. Bitter tast with lots of hops and a little carmel.
StormCoat (104) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Picked up a bomber bottle at Bi-Rite market in San Diego, and poured it into my favorite tulip glass. Pours a fairly clear copper color, with a medium-sized, slightly soapy white head that leaves behind some scattered lacing. Aroma is citrusy, but very sweet and a little syrupy. Flavors are nice and fresh—hoppy, but really fruity, and with a nice sweet maltiness. A brief, juicy finish like tangy oranges. Nice mouthfeel: light enough to feel refreshing in the summer, but enough richness to feel substantial, too. Comes across feeling a little stronger than 6.8%! Overall, this is really nicely balanced and solid; bravo, Left Coast.
JPDurden24 (1384) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUN 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at the Hungry Monk. Copper pour with little to no head. Aroma is grassy and citrus with some light malt character. Taste has some mild bitterness with some nice grapefruit and hoppiness. Enjoyable.
That1Guy (1806) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
22oz bomber crushed with HeyZues. Dammit! Aroma of cardboard and skunk piss. Guess what it tasted like. Must try again fresher.
smaynard6000 (472) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 oz bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with monstrous white head. Aroma is a mixture of pine and citrus. Bitter flavor, mostly hoppy pine. Light to medium in body with smooth mouthfeel. Nice long bitter finish. I enjoyed this.