geeklimit (180) - USA - AUG 24, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear dark amber with average carbonation and a lacy head. Aroma is strong in malt but not especially heavy. Balanced taste with a touch of sour in the middle and back. Slightly sticky mouthfeel with a slightly bitter aftertaste.
cincidude87 (2) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2014 does not count
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I normally don’t like hoppy beers but this one has a great aroma and very strong hit of grapefuit. Delicious!
Atjeff (16) - - AUG 23, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz can. Great amber appearance. Smooth taste. Wonderful west coast pale ale. This beer epitomizes smooth but full, pale ale taste.
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Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can at home. Pours amber, taste is lots of sweet toffee and bitter hops, pine.
ametras (403) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz can. Amber pour with frothy off-white head. Slight haze, beautiful lacing. Flavors are bready malts, lemon, grapefruit, apricot, biscuit, caramel, pine resin and grass. Light to medium body, moderate to high carbonation, oily texture.
kdm1984 (663) - Missouri, USA - AUG 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Special-ordered this legend. Bottled less than a month ago, so very fresh - yay! Appearance: finger length head stays around a long time and leaves plenty of splotchy rings of lacing. Aroma: Earthy, citrus, and floral hops all at once. Malty also. Flavor: reminds me a lot of Tallgrass 8-Bit (and perhaps not coincidentally, both are canned). Malty, some earthy hops, a tad watery on the palate. Also a nice "slice" of tropical fruit. Hoppier than Tallgrass in the finish; bitterness lingers nicely. Overall, despite the bitterness, this is so light that it’s actually very easy to drink. This is definitely an APA; too mellow to be an IPA. Nicely balanced.
ESPh (72) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice caramel color and white head. Light, pleasant grassy aroma. Nice malt sweetness perfectly balanced with a grassy, apple, floral hop finish. Medium carbonation. Very tasty and easy to drink.
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jmgreenuk (4341) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the Pure Bar and Kitchen, Birmingham. Poured a hazy medium amber with a reddish hue and a frothy white head. The aroma is resin hop citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with a smooth woody resin hop citrus palate and a long nettle hop bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation. This beer really makes a statement. Tastes stronger than it is.
60minuteman (753) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of caramel, hop, malt, citrus. Appears clear and copper-like. Good balance of hop and fruit. No idea what ABV is on this but that may be a good thing.
VulpesVulpes (5) - - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Before this beer the only other PA allowed in my fridge was Sierra Nevada. Excellent hop character with great drinkability.