Andrus86 (142) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
CAN. Golden in colour with little head. Sweet on the nose with caramel butterscotch traits. Really sweet upfront with a sticky toffee like after taste, hides the alcohol very well.
Sourced Cape Cellars
dwyerpg (4769) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 2, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is a nice double IPA. Not really sweet at all. The hop character is more that of a regular IPA. Floral with bittering hops. Overall quite good. A little light in color.
Ibrew2or3 (7362) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bomber pours clear copper with a light tan head of foam. The aroma is thick with resiny hops coming from pine to grapefruit to a certain level of grassiness. As it warmed I started to pick up some floral hop notes. The taste is resiny hop richness nuanced by a modest malt sweetness. I get grapefruit, lime peel, grassy wet bitter hop leaves, a bit of dank earthy hoppiness and then it seems to get more resiny with robust levels of pine sap midway and into the finish. This is big bold rich and bitter with slivers of hop flavor here and there to keep it interesting. Dandy IIPA.
fiulijn (16144) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Pazzeria, Milan
Light amber color, clean and bright, with generous compact head. Powerful hoppy aroma, classic, with a mild animal side. Full bodied but lean, not thick, with moderate residual sweetness, pleasant and not cloying; dynamic caramel and toffee flavor, compounded by a fresh jam fruity character; the bitterness is well controlled, and overall this beer has a good balance. Highly drinkable.
mkel07 (4028) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Can from The Wine Emporium 100914. This is a a big ballsy beer. Takes a bit to get through, chewy but good.
Maris (1116) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 9, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
From a 355ml can on 9/3/2015. Pours a clearish deep golden with a small head. Has a pleasant nose featuring caramel, toffee and fruity hops. In the mouth, itís malt forward with more caramel and toffee, along with sweet orange and heaps of honey. The hops have both a dash of grapefruit and resin in them, but this ultimately presents as more a dessert beer than a hop monster. . That said, itís a damned nice dessert beer with definite barley wine notes. Has a thickish texture and soft carbonation. Hides the 9.7% very well. Quite under-rated on here in my humble opinion.
R4N5H (219) - SINGAPORE - MAY 16, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz can, poured into a tulip glass on 03/05/15. Hazy golden amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of citrus, hops and alcohol. Medium carbonation and a medium sized white head. Heavy hoppy bitter flavour with citrus, tropical fruits and sweet malt. Lovely.
Lothore (585) - California, USA - MAY 17, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a crystal clear deep orange hue a 2 finger, off white, frothy head that leaves tons of lacing on the way down. Smells of caramel, resiny pine, citrus. Caramel, key lime, lemon peel, hints of vanilla, long lingering bitterness. Medium bodied with ample carbonation. Really nice dipa, canít wait to try more from this brewery.
p1meatloaf (255) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - SEP 23, 2011
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
In taster at Urge gastropub in RB. Looks thick and golden. Nice off white head. Smells super with citrus and flowers. Tastes pretty light on the malts with lots of light and bright citrus hops that almost taste sour. Nice lacing and nice aftertaste. Overall 8 of 10.
J_man (780) - Tustin, California, USA - JAN 13, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Strong green grass and grapefruit aromas. Clear medium yellow body with a foamy white head. A bracing grapefruit and pine bitterness greets you first followed by a solid alcohol bite. Then a caramel sweetness and an almost buttery smoothness follow this as an excellent counterbalance. The resiny hops swirl around in your mouth after this in a most delicious way. Finishes bitter and sticky on the tongue with a sweet aftertaste. Solid DIPA.