Beaver (1363) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2013
0.9 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
12 oz bottle. Pours clear straw gold with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.
The aroma is a lot of plasticky onion with some dank peppery hops and a little sweet malt.
The flavor is a little sweet bready malt followed by a ton of vegetal plasticky green onion that has decent bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a bit watery.
Overall, I donít care for this at all. Itís a bunch of watery onioney / garlicky hops (summit?). Like a very poor manís Gubna. From reading other reviews, I wondered if I got a bad one, since all I get is onion and no fruity piney hops. But the 6 pack tasted the same - I dumped one of them. It tasted similar on draft too, just more subdued and watery.
LaViolette (111) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice flowery nose, a classic ipa, very smooth and pleasant to drink. Nothing surprising but very good indeed...
rarbring (1608) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Note: Bottle 330 ml at Horse & Hound. Reviewed 2015-01-24.
CJ_Pain (155) - Georgia, USA - JAN 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Easy smooth drinking IIPA from new Belgium. Very well balanced, thin in body, smooth. Aroma muted. Typical new Belgium brew where I taste traces of fat tire in every style they put out. Can always tell its a New Belgium product.
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Brandon1989 (335) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a clear golden color with a two finger white head. The aroma is hops and citrus. The taste is similar. Up front you get a hop oil flavor with a bitterness kick and some citrus throughout. On the back end you get some breadiness.
rederic (3094) - montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
650ml bottle, clean bright honey gold color, with a fluffy white head, leaving some laces on the side of the glass. Nice candied fruity peach, orange peel, honeyed pale, munich, toasted, bready malty nose, with a mild wet floral citrus, grassy, hop, orange marmalade, orange, lemon candyish lollipop, faint mint leaf accent, with a lemon pie crust, faint lemon jello, lemon cookie note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good warmth candied peach, orange, lemon peel, candyish lemon, orange lollipop, orange marmalade, honeyed pale, toasted, munich malt character, with some zesty, lemon, grapefruit rind, lemon pie crust, very nice flowery citrus, leafy, grassy hoppy, mint leaf flavours, leading towards a warming lemon marmalade, candied fruity lemon, grapefruit rind, honeyish pale, toasted maltiness, lingering citrus, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.
rproff78 (122) - - JAN 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pretty good imperial from New Belgium...well worth a try. High alcohol content doesn't affect the taste either
Idiosynkrasie (4244) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml bottle. Clear, orangey golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Citrusy and resinous hoppy aroma, lots of orange, orange zest, tangerine, dried peaches, a whiff of mint. Taste is bitter hoppy, citrusy, notes of orange, orange zest, tangerine, dried peach, caramel malty support, some resin, a remote touch of mint. Clean and crisp.
ericwill99 (70) - Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured out of a bottle, it's lighter in color than I expected. I would call this an "easy" DIPA - smooth and easy to drink. I really like the hops in this beer - a little bit bitter and a lot of bit fruity. I'll drink more.
Mainuh_man (250) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 Oz bottle. Clear pale yellow with a frothy white head leaving good lacing. Aromas are piney, resiny and herby hops. Flavor is less of piney hops up front, then a nice, cereal malt sweetness develops. Finishes with plenty of resiny hops, but stays well-balanced. Light body with a creamyish mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, really good balance on this beer with nice hop and malt character.
MadShaolin (32) - - JAN 3, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Beer clean pub glass, poured 3/4 full, down the middle. Billowy off white head, SRM of 15-20, has a sweet and resinous odor of peaches and fresh grasses. Tasted as it smelled with a touch of honey. Alcohol is well balanced, strong but not wrecking attenuation. Great beer to put in a 12 pack. Thumbs up NB
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