altonbrownd (5453) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Mussel Bar, Bethesda. Nice golden body with slight white head. Nose is hoppy, fruity and sweet. Taste is similar of hops, fruits, some honey and citrus. Bitter in the finish.
FROTHINGSLOSH (6620) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled on draft this beer poured a murky golden apricot color with a small foamy white head that left decent lacing. The aroma was pine, citrus and bit of tropical fruit and honey. The flavor was bitter and dryish with notes of cardboard, pine, citrus and a touch of tropical fruit. Long finish. Moderately full bodied. Ok.
Travlr (21169) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 6, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Meridian Pint where it’s listed as a DIPA. Hazy golden yellow color, thick white head. Aroma of mixed citrus. Taste is lightly bitter citrus. Unnecessarily strong.
OsuStu (212) - - FEB 24, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz draft in snifter. Pours a burnt orange hue with a quickly dissipating white head. Aroma of citrus, honey, oranges and lemon peel. Medium body, sticky. Astringent, leaning to bitter. Sweet citrus and pine.
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft, MD Craft Brewers Festival. Crystal clear amber body with small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, pineapple, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, pineapple, grapefruit. Medium-full body, some resin.
sonnycheeba (4955) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours mostly clear amber with average, fizzy white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is caramel and cereal malts, floral hops,funk, figs, dates, and light pine. Flavor is sweet malt forward with subtle floral hops and some supporting light fruit esters; sweet finish. Light body,low carbonation, medium carbonation.
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rich orange color with no head. Smells like mango and oranges. Citrusy hops. Taste is sweet with floral fruity hops. Lots of lemon. The finish is bitter and very dry. Extremely soft mouthfeel. Like eating a... blanket?
csaso (2068) - Missouri, USA - DEC 29, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask - fair size foamy head, dark amber color, big citrus hop aroma and flavor, especially orange
kassner (1536) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
had this at RFD. Listed there as a Double IPA not a pale ale but alcohol at 8% so I think it is the same. Certainly cam across as close to a double IPA with plenty of hops all around.
nimbleprop (7345) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled on cask at Max’s. Pours a hazy, burnt gold with a little clumping, white head. Nose is sweet, honey, pears, a little grapefruit, lightly earthy. Flavor is sweet, honey, strong perfume, floral sweetness, some lemon, a little grapefruit. Full bodied, sticky, bitter finish.