jb (2965) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smells like freshly cut grapefruit, wow, a pit of maltiness too. Clear and amber with a fine layer of head that remains. Very nicely balance with hops and malt in check throughout. A bit dry for an IIPA, but nice.
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pretty well made double IPA, fairly balanced, plenty of bitterness, bit of crystal, toast, balanced fruit and pine, a bit chalky though.
joebudzjoe (672) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A clear ruby body with minimal head. This is a sweet caramel double ipa with a dry grassy and piney hop note. Medium bodied with a slight soap aftertaste. Remnants of the high abv well after the sip. Good but unspectacular.
bpreo (2539) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I typically complain about IPA, but an Imperial IPA is a bit of an exception. This one packs a punch. Like John Cougar said, "It hurts so good".
JPDurden24 (1673) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark orangish amber..Piney and grapefruit with a little sweetness in aroma. The flavor is caramel malts, citrus, tartness, and a little bitterness in the finish. Overall, a decent imperial IPA.
bleeng (1668) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle thanks to Jimmy. Pours dark amber with a small white head. Nice citrus nose but a bit mild. Flavors of citrus and bitter hops. Some decent malt profile for balance. Bitterness on the end. Alcohol is present but not over the top. Decent IIPA.
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAY 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Great typical NW citrus bomb. Nice malt background. I do like my double ipa’s to be super bitter, which this is lacking. However, the dry hop gives it a nice aroma. Good ipa (not iipa).
GandGKevin (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet citrus aromas. Also sweet citrus flavors. Overall a very good imperial IPA.
TURDFERGUSON (4050) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Orange amber with a small white head. Nose is floral and resinous, citrus. Not bursting with complexity, but simple, fresh, and relatively (and surprisingly clean). Flavor is more grapefruit, a bit hefty and flabby, sharp bitterness. A step in the right direction for Pyramid.
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 5, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 ounce bomber pour, medium thick head, cloudy orange color. Piney hops, and orange zest. Nice bitterness.