Lubiere (9731) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A hazed golden DIPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with catnip hops, resinous and smooth. In mouth, a nice citrusy catty hops with resinous character, alcohol warmth, doughy character, mentol, very nice.
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pale orange pour with a thick tight white head. The nose is awesome. Juicy citrus and lemon/grapefruit. A bright fruit citrus. Assertive hoppiness and a touch of pepper. Clean malt base with a load of expressive juicy citrusy hops. Delicious.
jercraigs (7456) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
2013-05-05. Hazy dark pastel orange nice creamy off white head and lace. 4+ Flavour has tons of nice orange citrus, orange peel. Moderate bitterness throughout, light alcohol in the finish. 8+ Pithy sweaty orange citrus and moderate alcohol. 7++ Average plus bodied palate modest carbonation. Alcohol grows slightly as you go. Wow!
Radek Kliber (6368) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 8, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Volo
Aroma citric, herbal with nettle. Malty backing. Late note of lime and alcohol.
Appearance medium white top with gold hazed base. Touch of amber.
Flavor and Palate : vegetal onion like front. Musky with hop backing. Beyond strange onion notes you will be greeted with heat of alcohol and citric hops. Could my sample be off?
blankboy (5948) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Volo. Pours a deep orange-amber with a small long-lasting frothy white head. Aroma is quite fruity, with lots of fruity hops, along with malt in the back and some alcohol. Flavour is also fruity and hoppy, a bit perfumy, and with some grain and alcohol. Moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good.
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[5341-20130505] Tap. Sweaty pine tree sap aroma. Murky, orange brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Bitter evergreen resin hops flavour has a long bitter finish. Medium-full body. Lovely bitter brew, very well-balanced. (8/4/8/4/16) 4.0
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)
solidfunk (3583) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Really lacks character. A little too modest would be my assessment. Pours clear orange without head or lacing. Smells lightly hoppy with some malt. Alcohol hidden very well, but this tastes more like a pale ale than an UPS, let alone double. Finishes a little sour. Very light palate for style. On cask at volos.
Eructoblaster (2948) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at BBB (Ottawa, ON). beautiful cloudy golden body with a thin white creamy head. Fresh hoppy aroma with malty, citrusy and some subtle piney hints. Alcohol is well hidden. Its sharp hoppy aroma carries malty, citrusy, herbal, and some yeasty notes. Ends with a long bitter finish. Very good stuff.
GRM (2913) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown bottle, 750 ml, via Karl Probst (Danke!), savoured on May 11 2013; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, no effervescence, nice tan head, nice lacing; nose: tangerine, resinous hops, pine, orange, light caramel; mouth: tangerine, resinous hops, pine astringency, orange, light caramel, dry finale in resinous hops with light presence of alcohol, medium-full body, good carbonation, quite bitter, lightly harsh texture; overall: nice surprise
Bouteille brune, 750 ml, via Karl Probst (Danke!), savourée le 11 mai 2013; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, voilée, pas d’effervescence, belle mousse fauve, bonne dentelle; nez : tangerine, houblon résineux, pin, orange, léger caramel; bouche : tangerine, houblon résineux, pin, astringence, orange, léger caramel, finale sèche en houblon résineux avec légère présence d’alcool, corps moyen-corsé, bonne carbonatation, pas mal amère, légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : belle surprise
Gorbalev (2906) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, thanks Colin! Huge citrus hops and grapefruit in pleasing aroma . Medium orange, fluffy white head . Lovely huge citrus taste . Alcohol present and punches you in the face . Huge hop bitterness . But if a house nickel taste , not a bad thing . Long hop burn linger . Is there a better double ipa made in Ontario? Not sure . This more than holds its own with the classics . Really nice job folks .