PhillyCraft (3393) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. 22oz. Pours a deep, sunset haze orange with a rich, creamy, two finger head. Aroma of raisins, plums, figs, lemon zest, slight dry hops, over ripe apple, and sweet malt. Medium bodied with a smooth, woody, slightly boozy palate. Nice spice on the tongue. Huge, slow finish. Tons of warming through the chest. Awesome oak aged double IPA.
Nickls (1881) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 9, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at 420. Huge two fingers of lightly tan head; sticky lacing and good retention on a lightly amber coppery color that’s clear. Aroma is full of grapefruit hoppiness, lots of wood and berries. Highly hoppy taste with berries, fruit, and some pine featured. The woodiness is a defining feature, and really enjoyable. Medium body, dry finish. Really damn good (this is a rate on a fresh sample, and can’t say any of the above for one that I tried that was not as fresh).
dylan88 (223) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
37,5 cl bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity hoppy passionfruit aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy flavor with some hints of wood. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter finish with some hints of vanilla and wood in the aftertaste.
mar (4940) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured a deep amber with a cream head. fresh fruity hops, light stickiness, and light citrus. smooth on the palate, big hops, sticky wood, and fruits for the flavors.
blutt59 (6028) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, orange amber color with creamy foam, aroma and flavor are sweeter fruit, more caramel and wood than the base beer
Fratto (2649) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from bu11zeye. Orange pour with a small white head. Aroma is cherry, almost smoke, wood, and light citrus. Taste is fruity, tart, a little vanilla, and peat.
teorn88 (2485) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2010
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
375 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy copper color with an off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both pretty good. Aroma is caramel malt, and resiny hops. Taste is hops, wood, malt and some barnyard-style flavors. Body is medium, well carbonated. Drinkability is good, the alcohol is well hidden. Overall, don’t think it’s a classical DIPA, it is really a sui generis beer.
Cavie (3829) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy bu11zeye. Slightly hazy orange color with a fizzy white head. Aroma is fairly light. Some fruity notes with a tiny dry wood aroma. Flavor is dry with bitter flavors and woody.
dyetube (1183) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2010
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer pours a deep amber with a medium off white head. The aromas are wood, musk, yeast. The mouthfeel is watery and bitter with a medium body. Cheers!
bluejacket74 (1364) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
375 ml bottle. Served in a snifter, the beer pours a cloudy copper color with an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both pretty good. Aroma is caramel malt, toffee, wood (acasia), leather and earthy hops. I think the malty aromas are much stronger than the hoppy ones. However, the hops are more noticable in the taste. The brew tastes like earthy hops, wood, herbs, caramel malt and some tannins. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s a bit coating and is well carbonated. Drinkability is good, the alcohol is well hidden which helps makes this easy to drink. I think it’s a good overall brew. I should have bought the other Woodwork Series beers when I had the chance, maybe I’ll get lucky and come across them again one day.