TravHimself (38) - mebane, North Carolina, USA - AUG 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I always like finding a new local brew to try out and I ran across this limited release ipa brewed in Greensboro so I decided to give it a go, poured from the bottle into a pint glass , this ipa pours a very hazy golden amber, lots of pineapple and citrus on the nose, taste has a nice sweet malt up front and finishes dry with a mildly bitter note of pine and citrus on the back end, very well balanced and not overpowering at all for the style a great session beer a good one to break the ice when getting into ipa’s ...not bad
obguthr (5088) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2015
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Strong bouquet of strawberry, mango, and rosehips. Sublime! Clear amber, thick billowy head, nice lacing. Honey and mango, with a leafy grass finish. Medium body, soft. Good level of bitterness, but it doesn’t mesh super well with the fruity flavors. If you like fruity IPAs, like I do, you’ll love this one! Belgian yeast? Freaking fantastic!
Derek881 (1216) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from the bottle into a pint glass to drink. The beer had a pretty hazy straw-amber color with a mild gold hue and a good-sized foamy white head that had fairly short retention to go with average cling and lacing. Its aroma featured scents of barley and grain along with some fruit and floral tones, a bit of yeast, and a sour effect. The taste was a good citrus and grainy bitter flavor with a mild sour grain effect too and some modest floral components. It was a fairly lively beer with good carbonation, a full and slightly watery body, and a somewhat dry character.
chinchill (3589) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Leaves excellent lacing.
Remarkable simulation of oranges and orange peel in both the flavor and aroma. Mild bitterness for style.
Medium body and carbonation.
O: a very fruity (citrus) and appealing IPA.
rosenbergh (9503) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle. (Chip’s Wine & Beer) Kill Devil Hills, NC.
Clear deep golden colour with a medium size foamy white head.
The aroma is strong pine, citrus, soap and resin hops, moderate bitterness and some maltiness. The flavour is very strong dark bitterness with some sweetness.
Maverick34 (2787) - New York, USA - OCT 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours golden from bottle. Big fluffy white head . Floral and citrus. Medium bodied. Not too bad
GTAEgeek (1665) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours light gold, with a medium, foamy, beige head. Bursting floral and citrus aroma, with some notes of pine, caramel, and some light cinnamon. Sweet and malty, with some significant bitterness. The aftertaste is long, bitter, and a little off. Light to medium body, sticky, and fairly astringent. Overall, this is mediocre IPA. Slightly off flavor, and unpleasant, metallic mouthfeel.
SpringsLicker (3319) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear gold with generous mostly white head. Leaves sticky webbing on the sides of the glass as it slips below.
The aroma is light flowery citrus hops.
The flavor is lightly bitter with a sweet malt support that says hello and then steps aside to let the hop bitterness close the show in a long bitter finish.
scotchzombie (483) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy straw amber with a massive foamy white head that laces like mad. Aroma is jammy lemon-orange-floral citrus. Taste is quick to the piney hops and then flows into some rich orange-grapefruit citrus. Backbone is semi-sweet and the aftertaste is bitter. Very atypical but enjoyable and drinkable AIPA. Wish this were a regular from Natty G - it's one of their best.
BucannonXC5 (1219) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Boulevard pint glass
From: Total Wine & More in Ballantyne (Charlotte), N.C.
Price: $6.99 for a 6-pack
Purchased: Sept. 9, 2014
Consumed: Sept. 9, 2014
Misc.: Born on date of July 2, 2014
Poured a yellow, golden, semi-clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of creamy white rocky head. Good uneven layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 4.11)
Smelled citrus hops, floral hops, wet Cascade hops, soap, pine, caramel, slight resin hops, some tropical hops, orange rind and mango. (Smell - 3.97)
Tasted similar to the nose. Caramel, tropical hops, mango, wet Cascade hops, resin hops, citrus hops, floral hops, soapy notes, bitter melon rind, orange zest, pine and lemon. Reminded me of a Manzanita IPA. (Taste - 4.07)
Medium body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, bitter finish. (Feel - 4.00)
Really liked this IPA, but the first one of the five I had was the best. Maybe overrated it a tad. (Overall - 4.06)
4.04 90 A-
terefere (322) - Durham, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours golden, nice creamy head. Aroma: malts, spruce, sweet fruits, citrus. Taste is malty, citrus, caramel, pine.