argo0 (11638) - 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 (3746) - 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 (1463) - 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 (1374) - 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 (5202) - 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.