Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle from Total Wine Charlotte Park Town Village, opened 4/6/11. Pours a clear golden color with a medioum sized creamy offwhite head. Good head retention and lacing.
Aroma of bitter hops with some floral notes. The taste is leafy, bitter hops, some resiny notes and a citrus finish, along with some caramel malts. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
possumjc (149) - Charleston - Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - AUG 4, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy amber color with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of hops. The flavor is fairly sweet with a decent hops bitterness Easy to drink but not my favorite IPA.
decaturstevo (5743) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange pour with white head. Aroma of light citrus. Flavor is dry caramel malt with a light perfumy bitter. A bit thin with decent carbonation. A pretty decent drinker.
douglas88 (7961) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce bottle thanks to SpencerDB. Pours a clear orange color with a large white head. The aroma is sweet tea, oranges, herbal notes and biscuit. The flavor is a robust IPA: sweet earthy citrus and lingering bitterness in the finish, lots of biscuit and some marmalade. Nice.
scoobyluv (511) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
nice smell of piney hops. smooth taste. the hops were a bit subtle for my tastes but still a good taste. great after the perfect circle concert
jtd6628 (361) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2011
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good beer. This is a sweet caramel bitter IPA. Taste really balanced and drinks nicely.
anders37 (21693) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a pale copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hints of hops and grapefruit. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish with caramel hints.
drowland (7740) - Georgia, USA - JUL 6, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
6/8/11. 12oz bottle courtesy Tim and Rachel! Slightly unclear dark yellow pour with a small white head. Malty, citrus aroma with some honey and earthiness on top of pale malts. Malty flavor with some honey, bitter earthy hops and more. Not bad.
bth122 (1428) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Golden color. Aroma of malts balanced with some floral hops. Light sweetness with med-lite bitterness. Ave carbonation. Med body. This is a malty IPA, has a lot of flavors, caramel.
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Found this one bottled at Food Lion in Nads Head, North Carolina. A nice, sessionable pale ale overall.