Damico (2553) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours copper mostly clear with a decent beige head. The aroma brings a subtle citrus spritz. The body is quite juicy, big lemon hop flavors are nice with a pleasant malty backbone.
jeremytoni (2979) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a bottle poured a brown color with a small amount of head. Bitter hoppy flavor with a lingering finish.
BLADT (577) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From trap. Clean amber in glass. Great lacing. Grapefruit and pine aromas. No guessing that this dry hopped. Tastes fresh. This is hop assault on the package w. Other flavors might be present, but are buried deep. Grass, pine resin, and grapefruit hit you first. Everything tastes wet. I find myself smacking my lips after each sip. Well balanced.
kaser (2606) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft pour at Hunter and Tails. Spicy bitter cinnamon pine and hop aroma. Bitter and hopppy taste. Full flavor fruity and grapefruit. Love it
matthewjk (898) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I like strong ales, and I like Revolution’s version. More biscuit and bread than a IPA, yet it does have a considerable, dry-hop, presence. This is not "Arrogant Bastard," this is a different take. Sexual innuendo? Only improves this beer’s rep.
Daytonbeer (641) - Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours orange with white head and no lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and light fruit. Taste is the same with moderate bitterness. Very nice.
Ed5388 (2030) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle shared by JohnGonk. Pours a clear amber color with a finger of khaki head. Aroma of sweet citrus fruit, caramel malt, pineapple, and cat pee. Taste of caramel malt, pine, resin, rotted citrus, and toasted malt.
tricyclist (709) - Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great sample pour. Pours deep amber gold with white fluffed head. Head dissipates quickly. Nose has great notes of grapefruit and fresh green resin. Great flavor with mild malt backing as plenty of hops up front. Wouldn’t have minded more.
ARH (369) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2014 On draft @ brewpub, poured into Tulip glass. First impression is slightly peachy when smelled. Also a slight roasty and earthy tone to the aroma. Pours sparklingly clear amber-brown color with a hearty head, with small lace. Initially tastes of grapes, grapefruit, orange, and peaches. Has a bit of a caramel (or maybe honey) on the finish; caramel / honey is briefly intense, but dissolves quickly as the swallow. As the drink warms, it turns to a more apple flavor. It’s a very clean, crisp, fizzy mouth-feel. Leaves a very light, earthy coating to the mouth, but nothing like an IPA, nothing more than to be expected of an APA. A nice balance of sweet, bitter, and sour, without being too much of any one (although more sweet & bitter than sour). A bit more hop-kick than an American Pale, but not quite as hoppy as an IPA; reaches a happy medium somewhere in between.
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle dated Dec 05 2012, received Aug 2013. Getting to try this one a day after its 1 year birthday! Orangish straw, dark and thick, moderate frothy white head, so-so lacing. Powdery pixie stix nose, likely because of age, but also citrus peel and pith. Reminds me a lot of the one right before this (TV Party), albeit this one seems to have a bit more malt body. Seems to be a touch candied as well. Feels a bit more warming than TV Party. Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full. Finishes very citrusy. Given that its been a year (and a day), seems to have held up fairly well. The Pixie Stix aspect isn’t too strong on the tongue. Thanks Kevin!