TXBadger (1926) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a pale yellow color with white head. Aroma has citrus, flowery hops, and grassy pine; all follow onto the nose. Finishes with just a little malt character.
Drjohnrock (549) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Twelve ounce bottle from Beer Of The (Every Other) Month Club, tasted on December 31, 2012. Hazy medium amber color, balanced citrus/hop/pine/malt aroma, somewhat watery initial mouthfeel followed by a burst of hops leading to a bittersweet finish--this beer would be better if the taste were as balanced as the aroma. Still, while this isnít the best IPA around, it isnít too shabby either.
paintedmaple (543) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had this after a pint of Daleís Pale and I have to say that this IPA stood way above the Daleís beer in flavor and aroma ( I realize that I am comparing an APA with an IPA, so sue me), but I liked the freshness and flavor of Lucky Bucket way better...thanks.
ajnepple (3443) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle purchased at the brewery, poured into a pint glass at home. Orange and clear appearance with a fluffy, lasting white head. Fresh hoppy aroma of pine, grass, citrus/tropical fruits, floral notes and light herbs. Similar flavor, medium hop bitterness, zesty and lightly spicy with light toasty malts. Medium body, crisp and dry with a lingering finish. Pretty solid IPA.
EHopper (620) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Some time back we had a number of visitors staying with us. For fun, they took turns going out and picking up varieties of beer. I kept notes about what we thought about each, but can not find them anywhere. I did find a bag of empties from that time period, so thought I would at least record those w/o commet and ratings from memory. This is one of those. (When I do find the notes it will be interesting to see how close I came)
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle from Libation Station. Pours a clear copper color with a medium sized fizzy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of resin, citrus, pine hops with some tart fruits and a moderate non-descript maltiness. The taste is citrus hops, stone fruits and caramel malts. Medium bodied.
BeerandBlues2 (10785) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 13, 2014
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at home. Pours crystal clear copper with a medium-large, frothy off-white to light beige head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy pine, citrus, and resin hops, fresh squeezed orange juice, cracker and honey malt, peach and apricot esters. Flavor is earthy, dirty malt, lightly stale hops, moderate bitterness, supporting fruity esters, and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
jbuskirk (624) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 1, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2014 One of my favorite Nebraskan IPAís. Itís dank, bitter, aromatic, and has an assertive grapefruit flavor. Basically itís a West Coast IPA from a Mid-American brewer. Overall, Iíd say this is a very classy effort. While Lucky Bucket isnít my favorite Nebraska brewer, itís proof that my home state can make a good hoppy ale.
freeofthoughts (684) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - DEC 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear yellow gold with lasting white foam. Great aroma of earthy pine and bright citrus a little soapy. Solid flavor, very well put together. Familiar one orange citrus pine with solid grains to back it. Nice fairly clean finish not quite dry with lingering earthy pine kick.
Steve_0 (3348) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle with Greg, courtesy of the Big Ragu. Pour is clear orange with a big white head and great lacing. Grapefruity, orange peel, bready, lightly grassy, doughy, and caramelly aroma. Taste is much the same - fruity, grapefruity, sweet caramel, bread, a touch of weed, and earthiness with a medium bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Decent IPA but the malt backbone is much too pronounced for my liking.