GJF (1230) - 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.
omega (681) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice little drinker this one. Pours clean with a copper liquid gold colour. On the palate a nice citrusy style with a sweetness that makes the medicine go down.
PorterPounder (5363) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tallahassee, Fl. - on tap at Proof. Dark copper pour, light but sticjy off white head. Aroma has that patented cat piss aroma that is oddly appealing. Juicy, succulent flavor with solid grapefruit citrus bitterness, some apricot fruitiness, light maple syrup maltiness to balance it out. Mouthfeel has a nice thickness to it. Very solid IPA.
dlbeer (696) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Copper pour with cream colored head. Smells of hops and sweet malts. Tastes of the same with a slight bitter finish.
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rbrazell (1586) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from CBX. Deep golden pour with a bubbly white head. Aroma is very similar to their double IPA with the grapefruit and bready caramel malt vibe going on. Flavor as well, but more crisper and clean. Although CBX got these bottles in recently it seems like the hoppy stuff might be a little dated or it's just me.
obguthr (3654) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Whole orange and lemon zest aroma, subtle grass and caramel. Hazy amber, thin head. Unmalted barley swiftly replaced with orange peel. Finishes with a more pronounced maltiness. Medium body. Milquetoast for an IPA, but good.
shrubber85 (7314) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Orange malt and grapefruit peel/pine aroma. Hazy golden yellow with small head. Sweet orange malt and very strong quinine, grapefruit peel and pine flavor. Intense hops but a bit rough.
zach8270 (3376) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle - 22 oz) Golden pour with a thin white head. Earthy and mildly bitter aroma with some very light citrus. Incredibly bitter flavor at the start. Bitter and astringent without the citrus that I was hoping for. Lingering and cloying bitterness on the finish.
Beergeek23322 (2161) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
5/1/2014. 12 oz. bottle. Amber color with a white head. Hoppy aromas with pine, citrus and tropical fruit. Fresh and hoppy flavors, bitter finish. Awesome.
tmongoose (1204) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle shared pours medium orange to copper color with fast moving white head. Aroma is lots of malt up front with a decent citrus hop aroma. The flavor is more malty than what I would prefer but it’s not offensive. Decent hop flavor with mild to medium bitterness. Overall pretty good but not great.
foyle (224) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2014 Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass.
Appearance: a thick, fluffy off-white head slowly falls with plenty of lacing remaining. Color is a hazy copper with some streaming carbonation.
Aroma: tangerine, pine, floral, citrus rind, a bit of caramel and yeasty rolls.
Mouthfeel: medium bodied, oily and sticky with a drying finish and some lingering alcohol burn.
Flavor: echoes the aroma with the tangerine, pine and floral hops flavors melding with the sweet malt and just enough caramel to balance the tangy hops.
Overall: excellent and well done to the style.