beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted on tap at the 2nd Annual Drakes IPA Festival. This IPA pours a medium orange gold color. Small sized white foamy head. Aroma is fleetingly earthy and floral. A medium bodied India Pale Ale. The malts are fruity and sweet, with a touch of caramel. The hops are floral and earthy. Medium bitter IPA with a touch of orange peel. Smooth taste. Nice balance. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.