Ibrew2or3 (6207) - 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.
BaroneBirra (198) - Gorizia, ITALY - NOV 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.65 bottle shared.
Pale clear copper with big creamy off white head.
Hoppy and floral aroma.
Taste characterized by soapy hops with intense bitterness in the final. Just some hints of the alcohol. Thin texture, average body.
kaser (1755) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange clear pour. Orange peel and bitter taste. Grapefruit notes. Pretty good
Blairgus (2188) - California, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
13 nov 2013, bottle. Dirty yellow, clear, some steady bubbles. Nose is pine hops, cereal malt, apricots, alcohol. Med body and moderately fizzy. Bitter pine hops, hints of bubble gum, lemon rind, mild alcohol, bitter finish. Pretty good.
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boozedude (1452) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from blackwells.. clear dark orange pour.. wjite head funky fruit caramel arona..taste us similst...good
oRos (827) - sacramento, California, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from capitol beer and taproom shared by whicheck. Pours copper with white head. Taste is slightly on the malt side with a good hop pine resin.
DougHnut70 (51) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured into a tulip from a bomber from Beer Revolution in Oakland (thanks Aaron!). Pours clear golden orange. Smells like citrus, pine, and caramel. Tastes like a typical but great DIPA - grapefruit, orange and sweet caramel while drinking with a strong pine, hoppy, bitter finish. Great DIPA, very bitter but also has a smooth taste. If you like DIPAs give this one a try - I loved it.
rayOfBeer (646) - El Cerrito, California, USA - OCT 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap: orange pour with a thin ring of white foam. Aroma is hoppy with a tropical citrus and pine. Flavor is mildly sticky sweet caramel, pine resin, and very light citrus. Decent flavor, but nothing stands out and it is lacking in carbonation. Easy drinking for a big beer.
TitoPuente (1) - California, USA - OCT 22, 2013 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Fantastic! No heat from a 10%’er. Lots of hops, I repeat, LOTS of hops.
volaticus (2) - - OCT 6, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
If you want a smoother hoppier beer this would be a good entry to the double IPAs. With an amber tint it delights the eye although the flavor is somewhat muted compared to others. Still very good.
DedicatedToFun (1540) - SoCal, California, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Good ipa in a bomber from whole foods, pretty strong, very hoppy, citrus, pines, yum.