emacgee (3749) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - FEB 16, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark black with one finger of creamy tan head. Nose is nice and hoppy, resinous and citrusy with a mild chocolaty sweetness. Bitter chocolate in the flavor with a resinous hop character and citrus rind. Full bodied with a medium carbonation and medium bitterness.
TURDFERGUSON (3760) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - FEB 14, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from TJís shared by Ethan. Nose of light roast, cocoa, resinous hops. Not much flavor, very blah. Mouthfeel is creamy at first, but finishes chalky and bitter. Light astringency.
LilBeerDoctor (3231) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a small light tan head. Aroma of citrus, hop oils, and just a hint of roasted malt. Flavor is very citrusy and hoppy. The roastedness is quite light (you might miss it if you arenít looking for it). Quite a tasty black IPA/not-so-black IPA.
jcwattsrugger (10731) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap-pours a rich light brown head with dark ruby red color. Aroma is pine, roasty-dark malt. Taste is roasty dark malt-cocoa, then the resin/pine hops with some bite come through and remain through the finish.
smoorenc (1) - Lincolnton, North Carolina, USA - SEP 15, 2010 does not count
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is my new favorite beer. I went back twice to have it. Only thing I would suggest is to serve it colder. It is served almost warm and by time you finish it the beer is room temp. Great hops!
freekyp (1452) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours deep black with ruby highlights. Aroma shows tones of resiny pine. Sticky. Flavor shows bitter espresso and baker chocolate along with sharp piney hops. Hop forward and aggressively bitter.