Aurelius (4178) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear gold, tall head. Nice APA aroma, pretty standard. An extra citrus zing to this one - lemon, grapefruit over sweet malting. Well-, but not overly-, hopped. Long west coast hop finish. Tap, Flying Saucer, KC.
beerdad (397) - Kansas, USA - MAR 13, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottled. pours golden, clear with a minimal off white head. aromas of toast, evergreen, pine and grapefruit rind. moderately bitter with a sour finish. its a medium body IPA with a load of floral hoppy flavor that has a long finish.
mkade8883 (250) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours golden orange with pristine clarity. Aroma of grapefruit and some pine. Flavors matches with a distinct residual sweetness throughout. Pretty solid beer, especially for the pricetag.
greenhorn1 (812) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAR 12, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a frothy head and lively carbonation. Lacing covers the inside of the glass. Big hoppy aroma with strong citrus notes. Somewhat earthy and grapefruit dominates the palate. Nice strong bitterness finish. This a great beer for any occasion, very easy to drink.
cstuartj (976) - Washington, USA - MAR 12, 2010
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very clear yellow in color with a large head. Nose is hops and earth. Taste is subtle at first, earthy clean, with a good amount of bitterness that builds over time.
Tmoney99 (10670) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with a large frothy white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy sour citrus and earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and lively carbonation. Medium to heavy bitter flavor with a heavy smooth bitter finish of moderate to long duration. A very good beer.
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - MAR 11, 2010
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pale gold pour with fizziness and white head. Aroma is some biscuity malt, citrus and herbal / floral hops. Flavor is grainy sweet, some light biscuit, and mild bitterness. The hops aren’t as good in the flavor as I expected them to be.
DalzAle (1984) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAR 11, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear golden yellow pour, little carbonation and very fruity and pine hop nose. Flavor was also a little fruity orange, but the hops seemed kind of muted and the aftertaste finished a little thin. Not a bad beer, just not my kind of IPA.
uhclem (363) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2010
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2013 Pours a clear lemon yellow with a significant head and decent lacing. Mild spruce/citrus nose belies the powerful hops punch on the first sip. Taste is heavily bitter, but the hops combination is superb as it washes over the tongue. Mouthfeel is creamy and opulent and the finish hangs in there, calling for that next swallow. A very nice IPA.
abbamouse (20) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Extremely floral/piney flavor. Intensely clear and light-bodied. This is one step away from drinking hops extract. it is far more aggressive than most other IPAs. Whether this is a good or bad thing depends on your mood, but the sheer freshness of the flavor is remarkable.