Braudog (5465) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, mine labeled from Rochester. Pretty pedestrian pour, but not flawed, either. Crystal clear amber brew, thin head. Virtually no aroma, and this drinks without much of a flavor profile at all. But itís not offending, either. Crisp, clean and drinkable. (#5262, 9/22/2013)
Strykzone (4405) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Twelve ounce bottle from Hayduke. We had it together via facebook chat. A nice off white head over a mostly clear copper hued beer. Decent carbonation is visible. A soft aroma has flowers and perhaps a bit of honey. The first sip was bitterness with a nice malt profile. There are hops but they donít provide a lot of flavor. Mid glass a sour after taste developed and it was not really pleasant. Unfortunately it was long lasting. A different choice of hops would help this beer. This is not a winner.
hayduke (3130) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Share tasting with Strykzone via Facebook Chat. Poured a clear amber with a lot of tiny bubbles and a lot of head. Decent lacing. Nose is stale floral hops. Medium in body with a decent clean mouthfeel. The flavor is bitter to start and overall malt forward. The finish is like the aroma being kind of like stale floral hops. Not an offensive beer, just not exciting either.
Blairgus (2363) - California, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
6 may 2013, bottle. Gold with pink twinge. Nose is pine and grapefruit rind hops. Thin body and moderately fizzy. Piney, grapefruit, resin hops. Faintly oily. Kind of mediocre.
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luttonm (2049) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 14, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at SBT. Slight, caramel orange. Juicier orange-citrus hops. soft scotch malts, metal, ístarburstí candy. maybe it is an out of date bottle, hops taste oxidized, or somesuch. Not great
bpreo (1377) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not the finest IPA ever, but you know what? It isnít the worst either. Very tolerable, and thatís saying a lot from me, a Stout fan who has been inoculated into an IPA society for the last 1.5 years.
Foxbush (1200) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz bottle The ale poured a light amber with a white head which dissiapated quickly. The aroma was muted at best. This not an impressive IPA. The taste was more of malt than hops. the IPA had a light body and average carbonation. The finish was not inspiring. This one needs more work.
Thisis12ptfont (748) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - MAR 15, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma brings light citrus, lemon and herby hops. Crimson/copper appearance with a huge three-finger foam. Pleasant caramel, honey, biscuit overtones. Light fruit and hops on the tail end. Overall, itís not too bad. Kind of a more malt based IPA. Iíd give this a C rating.
Christpuncher (664) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
An average ipa at best. Had this one at home and bought it at jewel. Very malty and not hoppy. Not sure why it is even considered an ipa
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PhatB420 (590) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz into a glass, pours a copper amber fire. Aroma is some hops, pine, malts, shoeshine, malts, and orange rind. Taste is dumbed down by the malts prevailing all over, but orange spice, grapefruit, melon and grass remains. Overall, an ok ipa, sampled in Vegas, but not exceptional or outstanding. Ok Ok Ok