anders37 (19478) - 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.
Travlr (16394) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 10, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy golden color, small white head, good lacing. Aroma of sour oranges. Taste is bitter pine and peaches. Interesting.
brokensail (13603) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 8, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A: The pour is a lightly hazed golden-amber color color with a tall off-white head.
S: Sort of a bland aroma. There is some grass, a light floral note, and minimal citrus peel notes. There is a fair amount of sweet malt and bread to it, and just a very light grapefruit. Strangely, a touch of celery.
T: Light pine is there first with the strange celery flavor following. A bit of citrus peel along with sweet malt and bread. A little bit of additional sweetness in the form of toffee. There is just a mild bitterness.
M: Medium in body body and carbonation.
O: Just a mediocre IPA. Not very good hop character to it.
bhensonb (12577) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Bruisin Ales. Pours orange amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruit/floral over mildly roasted caramel. Med body. Flavor is quite hoppy - but it’s fruit and floral, not harsh resin. Could be some citrus. It is full of hop. There’s some rough caramel in the backbone, but it’s all about the hop.
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, grapefruit, and grass. Flavor of caramel malt, earth, grapefruit, and pine with a dry, bitter finish.
argo0 (12286) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle, thanks wilkie. Small white head atop hazy light amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, bread/caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, bread/caramel, light lime. Light-medium body, light resin.
Tmoney99 (12036) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with very good lacing. Moderate balanced aroma. Medium body with a slick texture with soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Good brew.
jcwattsrugger (11586) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2010
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz bottle-pours gold with a rich offwhite head. Aroma is sweet pine/floral, some light malt. Taste is sweet pine/floral hop bite, 2nd light/medium malt. Semi-drying finish.
Lubiere (11228) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A turbid ale with a thicj frothy off white head. In aroma, a musty herbal hops with doughy notes and light tropical fruits. In mouth, a sweet doughy malt with tropical fruits, papaya, floral hops, orange pulp. Cask at Twin City Brewfest, August 13 2011.
jtclockwork (11028) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to Jcwattsrugger. Pours semi-clear copper gold. Nose of pineapple, caramel malts, citrus and light pinewood box. Taste is strong caramel malts with citrus, hops and a dry almost cedar wood finish. Mouth feel is a little on the thin side, but not bad. Decent over all IPA.