dalekliz (809) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft at the brewpub. Pours a deep black with a small tan head. Hoppy aroma, bitter and clean, with nice malt notes. Taste is creamy and bitter, of pine hops and roasted malt. Lingering creamy bitterness. Nice black IPA.
Tide (1283) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the brewery. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with chocolate, roasted malts, hops and pine. Bitter finish with roasted malts and hops. Very nice black IPA.
onceblind (3191) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the Lyons brewpub. Black with a thin, non lasting head. Nice smoky aroma of cocoa and coffee with a nice minty pine note. Flavor has some nice smokey peat notes, a dash of cocoa, orange rind, and pine, though not very bitter. Just kinda smokey, chocolaty and hoppy. Delightful.
gnoff (7030) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the brewery in Lyons, on October 9, 2012
Black color, tan head. Hoppy, bitter, roasted taste. Medium mouthfeel, high bitterness. Mineral and roasted finish. Sweet, hoppy, roasted scent.
BeerandBlues2 (8458) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours clear black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast, chocolate, and coffee malt with earthy, herbal and pine hops and raisin notes. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, bitter dark malt with fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
arminjewell (5148) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour on tap at Avery IPA fest, hazy brownish black pour with nice creamy tan head, aroma brought notes of nice resin, rye spice almost, hints of caramel, dark fruit, roast, hints of chocolate, orange peel, pretty nicely balanced. Taste is a mix of toffee, caramel, chocolate, coffee, hints of earthy pine, slight orange peel, rye comes through again, finishing bitter, roasted, and dry.
Ratman197 (8486) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Avery IPA Fest bpoured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of roastiness, grassiness, pine, charcoal and light grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finiush. Flavors of roastiness, charcoal, grapefgruit and light pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering roasty finish.
Steve_0 (1926) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Inaugural Boulder IPA Fest. Pitch black appearance with a brown head and great lacing. Roast, cocoa, coffee, and light grapefruit in the aroma. Taste is dark chocolate, espresso, roasted malt, grapefruit, and grass with a lightly bitter finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Nice!
adnielsen (7578) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ the Inaugural Boulder IPA Fest. Pours a black appearance with a brown head. Burnt, charred, piney, somewhat spicy hoppy aroma. Burnt, chocolate, floral, light orange citrusy, roasty aroma.