phaleslu (7809) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz. bottle from a San Diego bottle shop that ships. I canít think of the name. Not Bine & Vine. Anyway, it pours a clear gold color with a white head that settles into a lasting film. Notes of pineapple, citrus, caramel, fading florals, and resin. The hops are down a bit, it seems, but I did this no favors in letting it sit in the fridge a few months (moving is stressful and things get forgotten). Medium-bodied, with a smooth, resinous mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. For not being super fresh, it holds up nicely.
AdiBeer (2273) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: exotic fruits, grapefruit, caramel. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, small, creamy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, caramel, ripe fruits, floral hops, bitters coming up, some grass, bitter finish. Overall: excellent IIPA, excellent aroma and palate. Pint at brewery, Anchorage.
conway (2098) - - JUL 4, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Dark gold with white head. Tea-like earthy hops. A little fruity sweetness. Full sticky mouthfeel. Ok.
glennmastrange (2459) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Moderate grain and bread for the malt, light to moderate orange for the hops, light soap for the yeast, with a hint of dried apricot. Head is small, frothy, translucent white, with some spotty lacing and goog laegs and is mostly diminishing. Color is murky medium amber. Flavor starts moderately sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is medium, slick, with a lively carbonation. A mostly tasty beer, but not exactly what I like in a DIPA.
skoisirius (1882) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Another damn good DIPA from the Last Coast, except this one has just a bit over what it should be on the price tag. Yum yum though!
Oakes (13601) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy tan, bright, oh my mandarin, calamansi, and that type with a dash of chewy malt, and the hops arenít super fresh.
fiulijn (16642) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Bottleworks, Seattle
Cloudy orange color with almost no head; viscous pour. The aroma is mild, there is some malt, caramel, sugars, not much hops though, and some cow barn too. Smooth and round mouthfeel; malt flavor, quite sweet, with some caramel and toffee; strong bitterness; the hop is quite resiny but not much fruity.
Good beer, not impressive, tastes old.
Bulk_Carrier (2864) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUN 22, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
I canít believe this only showed up in Juneau this week. Sigh, good job MS for selling out your home state.
This is gonna go real well, I can tell.
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a hazy pale orange to brown color with a thin half fingered white foamy head. The head dissipated within thirty seconds and barely left any lacing.
The aroma had a decent sweet caramel malt base lined with some super light citrus hops and thatís about all she called for.
The taste was bitter and sweet at different times. There was a super dry citrusy aftertaste that lead to a really dry finish.
On the palate, this was about a medium in body and it showed a semi-decent sessionability about it.
Overall, uhhh...palate scorching, hmmm...no way, did I get an old bottle? Perhaps, I know this beer is normally released in March and Iím having it in June. Sigh, nice try MS, way to sell out your home state. This is your second strike as you made me have to trade for that over rated Berserker. Show your face and make amends cause Iíll most likely never buy this swill again.
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Darker, amber gold. Average head. caramel, orange nose. Some pine. Taste has biscuit malts and citric hops. Grassy close. Warm on the palate.
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ Blind Tiger. This is a blurry peachy golden colored one with a small light lacing just off-white top. Smells really nice, kinda bready with malts, lots of some hoppy stingy stuff, aspices with a little bit of grass. Not to bad at all. It has a oily mouthfeel and a just below average carbonation level. Nice hoppy malty and almost stingy bitter flavors. Lots of flavors here! Caramel and hop juice. Somewhat drymouthing in the finish. Peachy also with a really balanced bitter and malty finish. Really good and refreshing! 18.06.2013