Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
22 oz. bottle served in a Bellís tulip. Batch # 54.
A: Pours a clear amber color with a light yellow head forming on the pour. It recedes slowly to a thin film and ring that leaves soapy lace down the glass.
S: Big bursts of citrus. Orange flesh, lemon peel, and sticky grapefruit. Some sweet bread malts and a touch of bitter resin on the tail end. This smells ridiculously good.
T: More grapefruit in the taste than the smell. Orange and lemon peel with some alcohol bite to it. There is a definite warming, but the booze and warmth doesnít detract from the overall flavor profile. Some light bready malts with a little bitter green as well.
M: Medium bodied with a sticky and slightly oily mouthfeel, but it is surprising light on the finish with a high drinkability.
O: This is by far the best thing Pipeworks has pumped out. We all know hops are in their wheelhouse, but their use of the Citra hops really shined in this. Juicy, citrusy and pleasantly sweet. Iím sure I speaking for everyone thatís tried when I say this has to be bottled on a consistent base.
Serving type: bottle
Sledutah (5404) - Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle on the RBWG brew bus
Clear golden with a medium sized white head, lots of lacing. Aroma is fruity and grapefruit. Taste is fruity, citrus and grassy
DrSilverworm (7648) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Taste from a bottle on the RBWG bus. Mildly hazy golden orange color. Thin off-white head. Dots and bits of lace. Bigger body. Smooth, kind of slick, lighter carbonation. Slick texture. Grapefruit citrus, mild grassiness, some zest. Bigger caramel malt. Nice hoppy heat on the finish. Solid imp IPA, bit sweet though.
Christpuncher (1558) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice a citrus flavored with a strong hopp flavor and bite. Slightly bubblegummy flavored and aroma. Pours gold in color with a thin white head. Had out of a bomber at home
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baraciisch (2132) - California, USA - NOV 22, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Deep orange to red in color... Absolutely brimming with citrus and tropical fruit aroma, lots of mango, berry notes.... Flavor is more of the same, tropical fruits, citrus hops... Fairly dry and bitter too... Great IPA, ranks up there with the best
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jh773 (191) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium-dark orange with lots of carbonation, head is two fingers. Grassy citrus aroma, some toffee. Flavor is bright, juicy citrus tang with a good helping of hop bitterness. Lingering semisweet finish.
Terminus (3302) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - NOV 1, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to my uncles friend for the sample
pours bright orange hue with a soapy white head and good lacing. Nose is big hops huge citra huge tropical cheese and fantastic !!! Big citrus flavors huge grapefruit tropical and slight cheese. Long finish lots of hops and slight cheese. Bitterness is huge but not overly astringent. Great stuff!!!
Ratman197 (10436) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of straw, dank bud, grapefruit, grassiness, earthiness and a hint of lemon zest. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, dank bud, earthiness and light grapefruit with a smooth dry bitter lingering dank finish.
AWISLguy (1515) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 4, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From BInnyís in Buffalo Grove. Batch 503. Fresh! Pours a golden orange with a white head leaving streaky lacing. Aroma has fresh fruit, pineapples, heavy citrus, spicy pine and mangoes. There is luscious sweet fruits, pineapple, grapefruit, grapefruit rind, tangy pine and some chewy resin in the flavor. Very little evidence of any malt. Hot and peppery; perhaps too young. Medium bodied and sticky. Finishes fruity, and slightly more bitter than sweet in the end, on that bitter-sweet scale. A strongly hop-forward example, but - as I say when given an opportunity - who really needs malts anyway. 15.2 Possibly Pipeworks best IPA, but it owes it to the hop involved more than anything different done by the brewery.
Danyel (1193) - Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Backcountry in Boulder. Pours hazy orange with white head. Aroma is caramel, balanced for an IPA, pine. Taste is strong of pine, resinous, slightly thin. Alright.
Salmoniform (1135) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from tap to glass at Backcountry in Boulder. Hazy orange hue with white head that dissipated to a ring. Aroma is melon, papaya, honey, floral, slight grapefruit, ethanol. Mouthfeel is a bit lacking with a medium light body and soft carbonation. Taste is sweet followed by a nice hop bitterness and an ethanol finish. Overall this was a bit hot & watery.