jbruner (1982) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy copper from the bottle with dissipating off-white head and good lacing. Aroma is definitely hop forward, pine and earthy notes. Taste follows, hop funkiness, decently fresh. Bitter finish and no real hint of the booze. Solid beer.
BREWMUSKCLES (2154) - New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
big fruit punch aroma at first mellowed significantly in short order by malt in caramel and straw. caramel colored brew with some sweetness and grapefruit character of taste and initianlly aroma.
kwoeltje (2212) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - FEB 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(StLCoB tasting) copper with off white head. Rich hops aroma. Flavor is pine hops with decent malt backbone.
PhilJackson80 (253) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 28, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz Bomber. The beer pours to a dark copper color with a thick off white head. The aroma is very strong with floral, resin & alcohol scents to it. The taste is medium body with a slightly bitter finish. This is a very smooth DIPA. Overall it is a very good DIPA.
Westchesterco (789) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured from a bottle clear golden with slight head the aroma is of citrus the taste is citrus with a slight bitter flavor.
Iphonephan (2681) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy copper with an off white head. Fruity hop nose. Soft and smooth mouthfeel. Flavors pine and citrus with caramel undertones. Nice.
ABUSEDGOAT (2277) - California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber colored, moderate head, decent lace/retention. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, spicy hops, some caramel. Medium bodied, moderate bitterness.
KegOstertag (92) - - AUG 8, 2013
4.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Drank in tulip glass poured from bomber from alaska. Aroma - not much of an aroma clean scent. Not heavy on hop aroma. Appearance - beautiful glowing orangish red. Burnt rubber color. Taste - boom. Fantastic. So smooth and tasty with just enough bitterness. Loving it. Palate - nice bitter finish. Overall - very very enjoyable. One of my favorite DIPAs.
Dodgrblu (562) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
12 ounce pour at the brewery, extremely muddy pour, flavor hides the alcohol well.
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle shared by madbeerbaron. Thanks ben. Pours amber wit a half finger of off-white head. Aroma of citrus and grapefruir. Taste is on the sweet side. Big caramel kick in the face but ends with a decent citrus zip. Overall, pretty good. I would drink it again.
madvike (2582) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by madbeerbaron...thanks Ben! - Pours hazy amber with a thin white head. Nose is malty and sweet with a bit of dank, grassy hops. Thick and sweet flavor with a grassy, spicy hoppiness. Slick and thick in the mouth with medium carbonation.