brewskis (123) - Saint John, Indiana, USA - OCT 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a nice sunset orange color with a finger white head. Dissipates slowly and leaves a soapy lacing. Smells of dank pine, some grass, grapefruit, pineapple, a little mango, lemon. Some sweetness from the malt. Taste starts with a nice dose of pineapple, grapefruit, and other fruits. Some bitterness. Very creamy mouthfeel from the start. Then get the carmel malt in the middle along with more astringent bitterness and citrus fruits. Finishes very bitter, but still get some sweetness and the creaminess of the beer somewhat relieves the bitterness. Not the most balanced, but this is meant to be a west coast style ipa. Pretty full body with no alcohol detection on the nose or the taste, but does go down somewhat warm. As it warms, it gets much better. Gets much more complex with more citrus fruit and pine flavors from the hops. Nicely done.
sturmthis (748) - Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft. Orange golden color with one finger head. Tropical fruit and slight pine aroma. Flavor is similar. Can get a taste of the alcohol. Pretty good.
hopscotch (9891) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler... Pours clear and amber with golden highlights and a small, creamy, white head. The aroma features a medley of tropical fruits and a note of orange blossom honey. Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and jazzy carbonation. The flavor is juicy, fruity and bright, with a moderate measure of hoppy bitterness and a lesser ration of honey and biscuit sweetness. The mouth-watering finish is fruity and a touch sweet. Bottle courtesy of ctipping and/or landhoney!
VertBaconStrips (2134) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Revo. Spicy, peach, pungent, sweet grapefruit, pine, chewy, tropics, just a massive avalanche of potent everything. Awesome. Just let it warm up!
reebtogi (4513) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz tulip glass on tap at Beer Revolution’s Edmonton location pours a golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is tropical fruits with some grapefruit and light grains. Taste is a grapefruit hop bitterness with a tropical fruit and caramel malty sweetness. Medium bodied with mild carbonation. Overall, a high quality DIPA that is well balanced and tasty and definitely worth tasting.
gyllenbock (5268) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Toronado SF. Golden with a small head. Really hoppy and fresh with tropical fruit, grapefruit and some light notes of caramel. The finish was nicely bitter and dry. A tasty one.
kbudd19 (804) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft from a fresh growler fill pretty stoked to have stumbled onto this today. Cloudy yellow colour with light white head. Aroma is loaded with tropical fruits, citrus, pine, and peaches. Taste is light bitterness, followed by sticky tropical fruit, pine, with a bitter fruity finish, full bodied, lots of carbonation. Outstanding IIPA, great balance and drinakbility.
paintedmaple (486) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Super indeed...fantastic aroma leads to a drink of earthy resinous pine forest. Also, a sticky candy like sweetness perfectly balances the hoppy bitterness. Finishes clean and leaves a lacing covering the glass top to bottom. Awesome.
Ernesto987 (4288) - Arizona, USA - JAN 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at fate, decent dipa, very strong malt flavors, sting hop flavors light on aroma but who knows how old the keg is, not bad
HIGHB4LL (773) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint form Trail Head Tavern. Appearance: finger of white head, straw color, clear., good lacing. Aroma: pine, caramel, floral. Palate: light sticky finish, boozy warming, average carbonation, medium body. Taste: sweet caramel into pine and floral hops, with a heavier bitter pine. Overall, lovely pine hops component, well balance, very nice beer. Very pleasant surprise from NB for this style. Very happy.
ajnepple (2901) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Backlog. On tap at Hops & Pie. Gold and clear appearance with a lacy white head. Resinous and piney hops in the aroma. Medium to heavy bitterness in the flavor. Pretty tasty, but I remember enjoying it more when it first came out.