cwsample (163) - Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a cask at GingerMan Ft. Worth. I don't smell much of anything. I don't know if it's the smoke in here or what, but it's weak; can't smell anything. It tastes super sweet. I immediately think apple cider. Not what I would consider a "traditional" IPA.
Ratman197 (10212) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness and woody hops. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel and earthiness with a smooth dry lightly bitter lingering earthy finish.
Cybercat (3503) - Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Comes out of the tap a clear, appetizing amber, not much head but that is from the pour. Aroma is more malty than hoppy, not too strong but inviting. Flavor, happily, exceeds wheat the aroma promises, hoppy and woody with a fruity and malty undertone. Sweetness balances the evergreen bitterness. Mouthfeel is firm, rough and fizzy, leaving a lively, hoppy finish.
thebrymanosu (38) - - JUL 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Definitely not the west coast IPA I was in the mood for, but very clean malty sweetness with apparent hop character.
ozarkspops (368) - - JUN 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark copper pour with thick khaki head. Lots of thick lacing. Very malt aroma for ipa. Lots of caramel and bready/toasty Munich malt aroma. Mild yeast aroma. Earthy and grapefruit aroma. Well balanced flavor. Definitely more of a European ipa style but a little more bitter and hop forward. Lots of caramel. Earthy hops. Pretty dry finish. Mild yeast flavors.
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pablo951 (463) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had it out of a bottle, poured a nice frothy head and a strong hop taste with a good bitter finish!
eddymatt (2) - - MAR 23, 2013 does not count
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
In my top 10, would buy again! Good, strong hoppy bite, nothing like I’ve ever tasted before. Next up in the custom 6 pack is Stash.
drsordr (1237) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2013
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Large bubble carbonation. Nose of wet hop but not strong. Teases with mild fruit up front, followed by prolonged bitter. I’m a hop head, but this is just bitter. As it warms, a little more malt to balance.
jschmiedekamp (8) - McHenry, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2012 does not count
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
What looked like a very good looking ale, turned out to be a hard swallow.
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AndresTM (322) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Floral, spicy hops and grain in the aroma. The taste is similar, with muted (for an IPA) hops and a good malt backbone. Dry finish of chewed-out peppermint gum. Goes down easy.