MarkSachon (667) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle from the Spring Fever sampler case. I think the low ratings are accurate here as a few things are missing here, most notably a real rye taste or the dryness you would have with rye. Magic Hat should have done better.
maxwelldeux (3959) - Everett, Washington, USA - FEB 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a moderate off-white head. Nose is a little hoppy with a lot of rye in it. Taste is slightly bitter, but overrun with the rye grains. Smooth finish and appealing taste.
BrewBoxer (2259) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep brown cloudy color. Rye, hops and grassy pine. Not as thick and and bold as I'd expect for the abv. One of the better iPa s from magic hat that I've had
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Studentofbrrs (98) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 3, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
had a powerful hoppy aroma with hint of spice. was very fruity in taste with a small bitter hop finish, easy to drink, not the best on the nose. pours a cloudy orange
SoberDave (169) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice sweet aroma. Pours a nice orange colour. Great rye flavour with a hint of roast cocoa beans.
Onslow (1225) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Cloudy orange / brown brew with this off white head. Mild aroma of citrus, floral, rye. Taste is mildly sweet at the very start with a sour / bitter finish. SOme resin, some hints of the rye, a little spice. Lingering bitter aftertaste. Not a standout but a fully competent and enjoyable IPA.
DocLock (8184) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours turbid pumpkin pie colored with 1-finger frothy off-white head. Nose is caramel and rye malts, hops, floral and perfumy. Tastes a bit spicy, perfumy, floral, peppery, with a poppy flavor, rye, hops, and a fairly smooth and rich finish.
devman171 (1122) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from neighbor Tom, nice rye flavor with some bitterness on the finish. Pretty weak for an IPA.
Jow (2360) - New York, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 2 at concert prior to switching over to G&T’s. nose is rye and malt. tastes like a malt bomb with also quite a bit of rye, some spicing and earth. kinda dirty after taste and maybe a hint of chocolate.
thegreenrooster (3371) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 30, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour is a cloudy copper with a large white head. Aroma is some spicy rye and not much else including hops. Flavor is a heavy malt with a little rye malt but along with the aroma there is very little hop presence. KInda a heavy malt bomb and where are the hops?