lumberjack (178) - Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ brewpub...Light coppery color with 2 finger head, lacing. Aroma is strong earthy hops. Flavor is dominated by the hops, which impart a nice citrus taste. Some caramel notes are evident, but overall this one is on the bitter side. Clean finish. Good IPA.
superspak (4312) - Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 12/21/2015. Pours moderately hazy orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, apricot, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, apricot, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, apricot, pineapple, mango, lemon/orange rind, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero hop astringency after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness that increases through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately sticky/resinous, and fairly creamy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warmth lingering after the finish. Overall this is a nice American IPA. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.
Patrickctenchi (5724) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy, orange-amber with a small off-white head.
Caramel, orange aroma.
Taste is slightly floral bitter, caramel malt, orange malt.
Fairly average, but a nice, long bittering.
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2015
1.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
(bottle - 12 oz) Copper pour with a white head. Aroma is full of hops and some dry grass. Flavor is insanely bitter, almost to the point of undrinkable. Not good. [9/9/15]
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 21, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Purchased at GVL West Party Store in Allendale. Pours a yellowish orange with a thick off white head. Aroma is floral with some pine. Medium to lighter bodies. Nice beer.
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Not as terrible as everyone said a bit soapy lightly grassy. Avg palate. Bad after taste of soap... Yuck.
hotstuff (4783) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rated on 01-08-2012. This bottled IPA pours a very small creamy, smooth head that is fully lasting, gold transparent body, very fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is caramel malt, citrus, and orange pine hops. The flavor is grapefruit and orange pine hops and has a short dry finish. The mouthfeel is light carbonation and this beer is light-medium bodied. The hops are upfront as they should be for this beer style, but they are not in your face hops. This beer is easy drinking even for us non-hop heads.
koleminer20 (1863) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The pour is a clear copper color, maybe a touch lighter. With a two-finger slightly off white head and pretty nice lacing. The aroma is incredibly full of piney resin. There is a nice hoppiness and strong citrusy presence. Nothing too fantastic. The flavor is similar. There is a solid hoppiness coupled to a light bitterness before the resin flavor takes over. The mouth feel is decent, there is a medium creamy carbonation, and the aftertaste is bitter and dry, with a touch of resin. Not the best IPA out there.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to my neighbor. This beer is a nice hazy copper colored body with a thin but lasting creamy white head. Spotted lacing. The aroma and flavor are herbal, grassy, and fairly malty for an IPA. The palate is medium bodied and has a rather malty feel. A very drinkable beer, which is fortunate, as I have an entire six pack. A bit malty for an IPA, however.
BrownALEx (399) - Portland, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Damn good IPA. Pours clear with the small white head. Smells of citrus hops attack the nostrils. Tastes like a top flight IPA. I don’t understand the low ratings, must be the name. If this had a well-known name it would be one of the top Ipa’s. Palate is medium-bodied, totally carbonated. Like I said this is a great IPA, if you get your hands on it, must try, be fair.
dresden (1308) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear copper with a short white head. Aroma is caramel, faint pine and floral hops. Mild to bitterness, some hops..but not too much.