Doofgoblin (475) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - MAR 18, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Forgettable. It’s not bad; it’s just has nothing that stands out. It’s a really safe ipa. The aroma is somewhat citrusy and faintly grassy (would have liked a little more kick here). Taste is cirtus and some grapefruit notes with a sufficient malt deliver (would have liked something to shine a little here). Finish is not lighter on the bitter side with a mild hop element. I just was hoping that at 7.1% it would shine it some area, but I’m just not seeing it. Overall, not bad and pretty good while you’re drinking it; however, the forgettable quality lingers...kind of like the movie The Negotiator.
joeneugs (5269) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle purchased at Trader Joe’s, best by 7/25/15. It pours a nice gold color with an off white head. The aroma is piney, floral with some hints of fruit, toffee and bread. The flavor reminds me of an old school IPA with lots of floral bitterness and other sweeter grapefruit and pine notes. There is thankfully, just a little caramel malt and is pretty light in terms of body and moughfeel. The bitterness gets a little asprin-like in the finish. Otherwise, not too bad.
Quick3Beers (749) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 21, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an amber from a bottle. Aroma is a good piney hoppiness, flavor follows suit. A perfectly fine IPA.
Iznogud (1926) - CROATIA - FEB 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Iona, Brooklyn. Pours clear orange with small white head. Peachy and hoppy aroma. Fruity flavor with bit of caramel and hoppy biiter finish.
Mkeen90 (2) - Kelseyville, California, USA - JAN 17, 2015 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is by far a top IPA under the organic label of USDA and i really enjoyed it.
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spartakbarnsley (67) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - JAN 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle in restaurant, NYC. Really nice American IPA. The usual citrus and pine notes in the aroma. Mouth feel quite thin and bubbly but in a pleasant and refreshing way. Very long and bitter finish. Very enjoyable warmer before getting back on the frozen streets of New York in January.
petergaynor (137) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 2, 2015
2.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
330ml bottle, pours a light copper colour with a hint of white head. On the nose grassy passionfruit hops. Taste is bitter piney hops.
Inoven (82) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Met mijn neef een flesje gedeeld. Licht oranje, licht schuimend, mild bitter licht geurend. Lekker te drinken.
Benzai (12187) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by my uncle Ino. Hazy light orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, hops, a hint of sweetish tropical fruits, lightly fruit hops, average bitterness. Decent bitter finish. Decent body, average to medium carbonation. Ok IPA.
freretoc (1479) - Besançon, FRANCE - NOV 30, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bue en bouteille de 35cl, couleur blonde, belle mousse et belle effervescence, magnifique nez houblonné sur le fruit de la passuin et les agrumes, en bouche explosion de saveur, toujours sur le houblon, agrumes, pamplemousse, citron et fin de bouche fruits jaunes, une tuerie !