machfive55 (347) - Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A pretty average IPA that tends more toward the bitter side, the malt does not balance all that well. There is a nice hop aroma and some fruity yeast notes come through as well. Very drinkable, and a good IPA but not a killer beer for this style.
Shitpantz (59) - Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Even with a careful pour, WAY too much head. Nice color, on the darker side of a regular IPA, nice floral hop aroma. Bold taste with a very hoppy finish, almost unbalanced - if you are looking for a strongly hopped beer, go for this, if you are looking for a balanced, somewhat restrained example..this is not the one.
DiarmaidBHK (2274) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours slightly orange with a thin white head. Not a lot of aroma. The taste is full of grapefruit but not much else. Finishes clean. I’ve had this beer like 40 times before. I’m kind of getting bored with this style.
bu11zeye (11111) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a lightly hazy orange body with a medium white head. Aroma of earth, grass, citrus, and caramel. Flavor of grass, earth, pine, caramel, and light grapefruit with a dry, moderately bitter finish.
MrBunn (2219) - Western, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. So this is the first beer I have ever poured that was all head. In disbelief, I stood back slightly and looked at the glass for any signs of an orangish liquid at the bottom... not a millimeter to be found! Aromas are OK, but pedestrian. A bit of funk (was this one infected?) with some grainy malts and light hops. Flavor was similar and it just tasted like and IPA that rode around in the back of the truck for the summer. Malt with a little bit of hops and a slightly skunky old edge to it. I’ll try this again, but I’m a little saddened that this isn’t the new Holy Grail of IPA’s.
Beerman6686 (3125) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This poured a lighter orange color with a beige head. Aroma mainly off grassy and lightly citrus hops, with caramel notes too. Flavor was malty and bitter but not with much hop flavor. Not too great.
kramer (3875) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber-copper body with a small fizzy off-white head. The nose is just lightly hoppy with a little crystal malt below. Doesn’t smell especially inviting, as far as an IPA goes, but there’s nothing wrong with it. The flavor is pretty lacking in the hops department, especially for being touted as "aggressively" hopped. There’s a little too much dark crystal malt in here for my tastes, leaving a little too much sweetness lingering on the finish. Not really up my alley as far as the style goes. Medium bodied, a little clingy, moderate fizzy carbonation. Not for me, but I’d like to try it again directly from the source though.
lamas (1201) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Barley’s and Hop’s, Bethel Park, PA on 02/11/12. Poured a hazy copper body with a smallish beige head. There was a subtle and slightly funky aroma of light caramel maltiness, a little grapefruit, some citrus rinds, lemon, butter, and wet cardboard. Went down thin to medium-bodied. First and foremost, this beer tasted like it was made with dirty river water. There was an undeniable funkiness all the way through. Some caramel and a light breadiness were both present upfront taste-wise. A little more buttered bread in the middle. The finish was kinda grassy and herbal with a touch of grapefruit and some sour lemon juice. This was just not good.
artmcd8 (641) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured on tap at a bar at Hidden Valley snow tubing. Ok IPA. Too bitter. Too thin.
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MarkSachon (332) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Had it from the bottle at a party. Noting here to rave about and I wish I could say more in praise of this one but I’d be forcing myself to do so. Just an average brew.