BeerMeFitz (11) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Poured into a snifter.
This is one of the best new beers I have had In a very long time!
A- pours a dark caramel with a white head. Lots of lacing remain on the glass.
S- biscuit, caramel, pineapple, grapefruit on the nose
T- grapefruit and pineapple with caramel and toffee. Big citrus and pine bitterness at the finish.
M- medium body and carbonation. creamy and smooth.
O- Pipeworks made another amazing dipa. Amazing citrus flavors!
popery (1349) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 28, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to 316nuts. Pours a deep reddish amber. This almost looks like an imperial red ale. Itís somewhat cloudy. The head is medium to small and off-white. Bubbles fade to not much after a minute. The aroma has a lot of caramel malt with some solid citrus and tropical fruit hoppiness. Grapefruit, orange, pineapple, mango, white grape, peach, mint. Some spice. Doughy, caramely malt. Mild booze. A little bubblegum. Taste is sweet, but the caramel malt character is restrained. Medium to medium-high bitterness. Good hop flavor. More of the same mix of citrus, tropical and other fruit notes. The mixture of bitter and sweet gets in the way of the hop complexity a bit. It just gets a bit harsh in the finish. Some alcohol heat but itís mostly hidden. Normal carbonation. A bit heavy. Hop oily. Just a little cloying, at least for my taste. This doesnít fit my preferences in the style, but I can appreciate why others like it.
BoBoChamp (5355) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
65cl, as Pipeworks Citra, new exclusive American brew Anno 2012, thx alot to Hans for sharing!, complex bitter brew, fruity/bitter and slightly woody/spicy, balanced, cloudy, good head, very good brew
merc7186 (1958) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: Juicy Grapefruit, Citrus, Mildly Grassy
Appearance: Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Mild Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing
Taste: Citrus, Piney, Mild Onions
Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Drying
thornecb (4292) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours deep gold into a snifter. White head recedes to mottle surface. Tropical fruit aromas. Thick with dark caramel upfront turning to mango and papaya in the lasting finish.
deyholla (6486) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has lots of bitter citrus with grapefruit, sweet grains and a bit of onion. Flavor starts with bitter citrus, grapefruit and a hint of pine as well as a hint of onion in the finish.
Dr_Fellini (356) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear amber slightly copper color with a thin light tan head. Aroma is packed full of fleshy fruit, slightly floral, caramel sweetness. Flavor is a perfect mix of fleshy fruit sweetness, light bitterness. Light to medium in body, but very drinkable. Excellent beer.
italianjohn (2279) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Batch 393-394 so not even 3 weeks old .... Cloudy copper/amber pour with a thin off white soapy head and lots of sticky lacing .... aroma smacks you of mangos, pineapple, piney and grapefruity hops .... very juicy hop character as advertised ..... taste is rindy and of mango, pineapple, piney hops and grapefruit rinds ..... has a nice bitter bite to it without killing the juicy citra hop flavors ..... has some caramel malt on the backbone ..... abv hidden well ... this is definitely a loaded brew and def met my expectations .... finishes dry and bitter with a nice spicy hop bite that lingers for a while .... mouthfeel is a little oily
pcstuck (63) - Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured into snifter. Pours a nice amber with fluffy head. Aroma full of fruit and pine notes. Orange citrus on the taste followed with pine/grassy notes. Dry bitter finish that lingers.
tmoreau (2288) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared bomber, not sure of the cellaring time, poured to snifters showing a cloudy, orange color, with bubbly, white head foam that reduced expeditiously to a ring & film, and left some clingy spots & streaks of lacing. The nose was rind, ripe esters, a touch vegetal, with a hint of frost bitten ice cream. The taste was dank & catty, with citrus, orange, the persistent vegetal hint, lingering, rind-like bitterness, and some alcohol. Light to medium bodied, with soft carbonation. Hasnít been out that long, so this must have started to go south rather quickly.
mikedog77 (2) - Algonquin, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2014 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dank hops, creamy feel with a bittering citrus bomb of a finish... One of pipeworks finest liquids