hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle acquired in trade with riversideAK (thanks!). Poured a medium and cloudy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of citrus, some pine, floral hops, and some toasted caramel. Tastes of citrus and some caramel.
joohefner (380) - Isla Vista, California, USA - JAN 3, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
browned amber with medium light head. fairly typical IPA, emphasizing floral grapefruit hops. slightly sweet and not too bitter. easy drinking and a good choice for anyone who doesnít like too bitter of a beer
Earlier Rating: 8/25/2007 Total Score: 2.9
clear orange-amber color with full medium tan head. strong floral hop aroma with a light spiciness. medium light body. very floral taste with medium bitterness, and caramel way in the back. seems a little out of balance with the finishing hops, doesnt let enough of the beer through
bgburdman9 (857) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma was citrusy and caramel malty with a slight spice to it. Flavor had a nice pungency to it. I thought this was a lot better than the ratings suggested. I would probably drink this if it was available to me.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2007
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2009
Name: India Pale Ale
Date: December 04, 2007
Appearance: clear copper, scant off white head
Aroma: sweet crystal malt aroma with light citrus hops
Flavor: sweet crystal malt flavor, floral and citrus offer good balance, a bit of a soapy character, lasting bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 7/20
Date: July 04, 2009
Appearance: clear copper, fine white head, bits of lace
Aroma: huge citrus hop aroma, nice crystal sweetness
Flavor: big hop flavor, lots of citrus, sweet crystal, well balanced bitterness stays out of the way of the hop flavor
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
IrishBoy (3856) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 9, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Brews in the Village; nose of citrus hops; hazy dark amber with a small beige head; flavor of hop bitterness with some lemons!
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 2, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle(6.5%) from Hi-Time Wine. Dark amber in color on the pour. Slightly sticky hop aromas. Fairly bitter brew. Not super hoppy. Fairly easy to drink.
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 26, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2008 Nice citrus aroma, mixed in with a little peach, but that might be butterscotch. Color is mostly an amber orange. Flavor is a nice hoppy mix of citrus and fruity malt. Nice bitter finish with a sweet ending. Definitley resiny. A nice IPA.
DenverLogan (811) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle and on tap in Mammoth Lakes for the Beer and Bluesapalooza fest last weekend. Iím drinking one now and it has a different label and is called Epic IPA. Amber orange, small lingering head. Straw and oily hop aroma, but not too strong. Relatively smooth and easy drinking IPA with slight hop oil resin, citrus, honey and soapy flavors, but nothing too strong or bad. All in all not a big rough IPA but flavorful.
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 27, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, courtesy of bu11zeye. The pour reveals a clear orange color with a thin white head. The aroma is appealing, the hops have a resinous, citrusy quality and some malt is also present. The flavor also has the citrusy, resinous hops and malt but it suffers from the lack of carbonation, it feels flat and thatís too bad since this IPA has a lot of potentieal.
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 8, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled: Nice, fruity, resinous, pineapple hop aroma; caramel maltiness and balancing fruity hop bittering balnace; round and clean; great IPA.