anders37 (14818) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a pale amber orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy bitter aroma. Fruity malty piney hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty very hoppy bitter piney finish.
bhensonb (9863) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 1, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at Rubicon for Sacramento Beer Week. Pours clear copper with a white head. Resin aroma. Med body. Flavor is bitter resin. And earthy. And maybe citrus. It’s somewhat evergreen (besides resin) but more earthy. Really bitter and hoppy. Nice in the mouth.
brokensail (9213) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear orange color with a white head. Some swee malt and hop aroma. A bit of orange, some mango, and a fair amount of peach. Caramel, some floral notes, and a light pine. The flavor is quite sweet, too. Peach, caramel, mango, and orange. A light tangerine note, some pine, and a good floral flavor. A bit sweet, but still enjoyable.
BeerandBlues2 (8556) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Naja’s. Pours clear amber with a small, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity, pine, and citrus hops with biscuit and cookie malt, fruity esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, underlying malt and fruity esters with a dry finish. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.
Ratman197 (8516) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Avery Strong Ale Fest poured a clear tarnished gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, grapefruit, orange zest, pine and light grassiness. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine and light skunk bud with a crisp dry bitter lingering pine finish.
BMan1113VR (7702) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Pours with a clear, deep orange hued body with a lasting off-white head with good lace and retention. Aromas are quite hoppy, light dry hop grassy notes, orange, tangerine, citrus, earthy, dank and resin. Mild caramel and alcohol sweetness notes (although sweetness is in check). Flavors are boozy, dank, resiny, citrus, grassy, light pine. Mild caramel. This beer is all about lupilin. Medium bubbles. A bit on the thicker side body wise, warming. Tasty.
3fourths (7534) - Boulder, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft at West End Tavern. heavily resinous pine sap and orange oil nose with touched of toffee and caramel malt. heavy astringency and sharply bitter, especially late. rough malt tastes of caramelized malt syrup and pine sap. body is thick and goopy. entirely too sweet and too bitter. "fuck everything, we’re doing five Xs!"
Dogbrick (6863) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at GABF 10/13/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. Pours a dark orange-amber color with a medium thin off-white head and small patches of lacing. Floral hops and citrus in the nose. Full-bodied with flavors of citrusy hops, grainy malt and pine. The finish is chewy with a lingering hops and grapefruit aftertaste. Good overall.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft. Rich amber beer with a dark cream head. Pine and grapefruit aroma with caramel. Caramel and pine flavor with grapefruit. Medium-plus bodied. Good bitterness. Pine and grapefruit lingers with caramel backing.
Ibrew2or3 (6210) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured up on tap at GABF 2012 with a clear gold body that supports a thin white head. The aroma is nice and spicy with some earthy dankness going on followed by a snippet or two of citrus like hoppiness. The taste is bold and rich and goes from robust levels of citrus to dankness to spiciness and back to earthy dank notes. This is delicious and yummy. This is the second batch and makes me wonder if this is an improvement over the first batch.