WheatKing (1319) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smells great... superhopped Belgian yeast certainly clears the nostrils. Taste is citrus of course but that can mean so many things... here itís lemon not grapefruit. Esters. Not complex enough to be a great IPA but good enough for me to buy more.
GothGargoyle (1574) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 24, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Described as a Belgian IPA. Golden with a small pale head. Aroma is apricot, caramel, citrus, hint of fresh cut grass. Taste is orange marmalade, peach, pine. Reasonably thin on the palate with a crisp bitter hoppy finish. Hops dominate a little too much - there isnít much of a Belgian character to back it up. I can detect some subtle aspects of a Belgian Tripel but they are too low-key.
Boutip (5037) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Poured slight hazy beige with some orangey color notes with a large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of floral hops notes with some sweet malty notes. Taste is a bit sweeter then I had expected with some notes of dry hops with light citrus undertones. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Finish is quite dry and interesting though malt profile is a bit too sweet with not much complexity; Belgian yeast didnít real come through. Interesting though lacking some balance and not something I would drink on a regular basis.
paco (527) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - FEB 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Off orange color. Small head. Aroma of piney hops and the usual "belgian" yeast. Taste up front is very piney. The Belgian yeast flavor is the second thing I taste. I get some orange and some earthiness. Very dry with a decent bitter finish.
Oakes (13186) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Hazy tan. The aroma has a mix of perfume, Belgian yeast and herbal hops. Creamy head. Herbal, earthy, dry with appley notes. Relatively dry in the finish.
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Alibi Room. Golden. Even lacing. Skunk weed signals lovely nice hops! Soft yummy smooth palate. Off dry resinous. I like this type of beer generally although this one is a wee bit sweeter than I would like.
DuffMan (7577) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Mark. Hazy golden orange, finely bubbled white cap. Aroma is nice perfumey hops, lemongrass stands out, and whether itís in here or not, for some reason Iím getting coriander. Hoppy palate too, citrusy and and grassy, a little estery, dry crisp finish. This was really nicely done as a hoppy Belgian blonde.
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 25, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sour, spicy yeast aroma. Pours a slightly carbonated golden with nice head. Some astringence...dry slightly hoppy finish and some metallic notes. light body.
reebtogi (4583) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
650ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a generous white head that settles to some sporadic but thick lacing. Aroma is hops, hops and more hops. Taste is citrusy hop bitterness with some floral and grassy hops in there as well, with a little malty sweetness in the background. This is a really nice IIPA which screams to be tasted.
Cirrhosis (1249) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 7, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Love the label looks awesome!! looks like golden peach with a thin white skiff floating on top. lemony hop something, a funk, not to much spice, ginger ale. Aroma is not that bad but it aint no big whoop. Taste is pretty much the same but add in dusty furnace that just got turned on for the first time in winter. Bitter finish that lingers a long while. Peachy stuff and ya simple stuff. 8% who knew I sure couldnít tell it was there. I could drink this again but will eye????