SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUN 26, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at brewbies. Pink with a big head. Lots of sweet grapefruit and other citrus going on in the aroma. Just enough sweetness to accentuate the hop aromas, but not too much malt flavor. Big hoppy finish but modest bitterness overall. I like how this shows the absurdity of the black IPA trend and kicks ass at the same time.
TimE (3086) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 28, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
lots of blood oranges, moderate bitterness. Some rose pedals. A touch of caramel and crystal malt. Full bodied. Well balanced. Enjoyable.
bb (6715) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 22, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Reddish/pink beer with a pinkish head. Grapefruit and tropical fruit aroma. Caramel and summer fruit flavor with grapefruit. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Summer fruit and grapefruit lingers with light malt.
jeremytoni (2948) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the tap poured a pink color with a fair amount of head. Hoppy flavor with a lingering finish.
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 5, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled @ AZ Strong Beer Fest. Got to give this one props on appearance...vibrant pink body with a cotton candy head. Aroma is extremely bright and floral with sharp citrus pith, orange peel, and mouth-puckering grapefruit finding their way to the tongue. Hop presence is definitely stated loudly but there is a mild caramel sweetness toward the end of the sip. Great cause...great beer!
Snojerk321 (2975) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 4, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Pizza Port Carlsbad. Pours an off pink color with a frothy off white head. Lots of lemon and various citrus fruits in the nose. Light to medium bitter on the palate. Rad brew for a rad cause.
Sparky (2133) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 28, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the AZ Strong Beer Fest, February 2011. Pours pink with a thin pinkish white head. The nose is ripe citrus, malt and pine. The taste is rart grapefruit, ripe oranges, caramel and resin. Medium bodied. Nice IPA.
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - FEB 23, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at PP C-Bad. Shaker pint glass with a clear pink brew inside. Very cool and unique obviously. A bit of white head. The aromas were fresh and citrusy of lemon , lime, and grapefruit. Medium bodied. clean and lean flavors with tasty hop flavors and bitter pungency. The finish was on the drier side. Liked it alot !
brokensail (10527) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 23, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: This definitely is pink...a clear dark pink color with a finger of head that is lightly pink as well.
S: A nice big citrus nose on this one. Lots of grapefruit, tangerine, and orange zest. Plenty of pine and a mild tropical fruit aroma to it as well. I don’t really get much, if any, malt aroma to this.
T: The full citrus character carries to the palate. A nice grapefruit bite to the beer as well as plenty of orange. Pine hops provide bitterness and there is a really resinous quality to it. Just a touch of bread/malt flavor.
M: The body is medium with a moderate to high level of carbonation.
D: I was really impressed by this. A much better fit for Pizza Port than the "Brewbies Pink Ale" they did previously.
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 21, 2011
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured at the AZSBF! Pink pour? YEP! Tons of grapefruit peel, grassy notes, resin. Flavor is nice and bitter with just enough malt to balance it out. Great beer for an even greater cause!