brokensail (9159) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear golden orange pour with a white head. Strong pineapple and grapefruit aromas up front. A lot of floral and grassy notes, too. Some citric character, a bit of pine, and a light herbal quality. The flavor is lightly sweet and bready, but still plenty of grapefruit, floral, herbal, and pineapple hop notes. A mild bitterness, a bit of grass, and a hint of pine.
peteinSD (1178) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 28, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rap @ PP Carlsbad. Semi-hazy, light golden pour with a frothy white head. Aroma is pungent hops with pine, balanced bitterness, citrus, and juicy tropical fruit (melon, pineapple). Taste is more bitter than the aroma suggests with pine and a slightly burnt off flavor in the malt backbone. Clean mouthfeel. Smelled great but the taste was a bit too bitter and the malt backbone off.
JohnnyJ (3894) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at pizza port c’bad. Clear golden pour, fluffy white head. Nice fresh citra hop profile, sweet fruity hops, earthy, light tropical fruit, citrus, and dry cereal grain background. This beer is very dry and lets the hops shine. Very good.