pinkie (470) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 8, 2013 Thanks to Douglas88 for the beautiful bottle from Utah. Pours a hazy yellow with an orange tint. Fat pillowy head of foam that fell to some sticky pretty lace. Some effervescence coming up from the bottom. This beer was majestic in the glass. Nose is orange citrus, mango, woodsy pine and grass. Fat. sweet, sugary malt backbone. Smells refreshing. Hops go a little earthy as it warms and the malt sweetness deepens. Taste is pure poise. Mild caramel and sweet, hops are bright and perfumey, resiny against the grainy malt. Slightly metallic and a touch of booze but I like a touch of booze in a DIPA. Dry and creamy with lingering essential bitter. This DIPA pitted a vast malt depth against a dry hoppy exuberance and came out straight forward and generous. Drank easy, happy and the malt was positively vital. Utah seems to like malt as much as I do.
FalconsFever (40) - Smyrna, Georgia, USA - MAR 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very hoppy and strong. First tried at East Atlanta Beer Festival in May 2012. It was the sleeper of the festival and a must try for IPA lovers.
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Ed5388 (2515) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle thanks to Dallas! Pours clear and golden. Excellent aromas of citrus, pine, and pineapple. Taste is bitter and citrusy. Also slight wine like/nail polish characteristic that was a little off putting at first, but went down smoother the more I drank it. Not the best ipa but not the worst.
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This tasty double IPA has a bright, light cloudy orange color and a bright white head. The nose is fresh and almost citrusy, clean, and bready. It’s Very bright in the nose, and flavor is bright as well. It’s bready, but thin-bodied, and finishes not at all bitter for the hop presence. It finishes thin and almost dry, giving up a little of its alcohol presence. Good, and different!
normffl (1) - - FEB 12, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I am not a big IPA fan, but found this one to be pretty tasty. The color was a redish gold and looked very appealing in the glass.
Travlr (15617) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy golden color, large fluffy white head with good retention. Aroma of pineapple and citrus. Taste is bitter tropical fruit, coconut. Nice.
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - JAN 13, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
slightly hazy light copper pour with little head - aromas of malt, grapefruit, and pine - flavors are very even with malt and hops fighting each other the whole time - finishes with a lingering citrus/malt. Very good.
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
32oz growler, kegged Nov 24, 2012. Served at around 45F.
Pours lightly hazy amber with a one finger white head that quickly recedes to a wispy cap and leaves some spotty lacing behind.
Aroma is orange, tangerine citrus, some apricot, decent amount of caramel malt. Good, but not great strength.
Flavor is orange citrus, light apricot, fair bit of caramel malt, mild sweetness in the middle, moderate to good bitterness, mild alcohol.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, oily, bit sticky, good carbonation.
OK Double IPA. More caramel malt than I care for in the style, though.
garmonbozia (429) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Red Rock Brew pub in Red Stone in Park City. Great beer. Color was an orangish color. Taste was very smooth with great hop balance with malt. I thought this beer was very well balanced. Not too bitter and not too sweet either like some dipas I have had. This had a great head retention. Nice sticky lacing on glass. I could have drank this all night
PorterPounder (6138) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 4, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Savannah, Ga. - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - 500 ml bottle. Murky dark golden pour, sticky white head - nice lacing. Spruce aroma with some nectarine fruity accents. Full bodied flavor with the requisite grapefruit bitterness. some maple syrup sweetness, a touch of yeast. Mouthfeel nice and sticky. Overall solid.