Vikingbrew (193) - Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden color with white head. Very bitter IPA with pine and citrus hops. Good. Definitely West coast style.
borre_m (1149) - NORWAY - MAY 20, 2016
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours cloudy golden. Aroma is hoppy, pine and grass. Taste is hoppy, lots of grass. Lacking balance.
Pyrmir (5247) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at Kalmar Ölfestival. Hazy golden with white head. Aroma is citrusy, pale malt, pine and slight caramel. Taste is similar, pine more present in the mouth. Moderately bitter finish .
SHIG (4380) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 24, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft: Poured a golden with white head. Aroma was light hops. Taste was malty and hops mix, pretty balanced.
stevoj (3589) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 9, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Boise Co-op. More earthy and dirty than the norm for West Coast IPAs. Musty, funky hops and malt. Lightly hazy golden pour with small creamy head. Gentle Fruit overtones, not overly bitter, great gateway IPA.
phaleslu (9017) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewery, served in a flight. Pours a clear bright gold with a small white head that leaves spots of lace in the glass. Notes of lemon citrus, grass, pale and sweet malts, tea, herbs, and grass. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, bright mouthfeel. This was the biggest standout of the bunch - a good West Coast IPA.
IrishBoy (4071) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 17, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nose is citrus, light pine, and a caramel backbone. Lightly hazy yellow orange with a medium heavy lacing off white head. Flavor is moderately bitter with some white pepperiness.
DSG (10579) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[2/1/16] Draught at Moylan’s Brewery in Novato. Golden. Citric hops aroma. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt, and moderately bitter citric hops. Medium-bodied.
VsXsV (3814) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Moylans. Clear deep golden liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, light grain, mango and light caramel. Taste is very light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of citrus, grain and tangerine. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. OK.
djd07 (8213) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with small frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is pine and citrus. Medium mouth, pine, resin finish, good.
mR_fr0g (8027) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the brewpub. Clear bright golden orange coloured pour with a fine white head. Aroma is decent orange rind, pine and orange rind, american c Hoo. Little biscuit on the nose as well. Flavour is composed of sticky hop, burnt pine and toast, lemon rind. Palate is grainy, moderate carbonation, sticky rein. Assertive slightly rough hop bitterness. Decent IPA.