jcnielsen (1304) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Exira Beer Summit 2012. Thanks to bnielsen13 for the bottle. Pours a copper color with white head. Citrus, hops, bready aroma. Very hoppy/bitter, resiny flavor. Nice IPA.
adnielsen (7555) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Exira Beer Summit III. Thanks to bnielsen13 for sharing! Pours a clear dark orange appearance wi a nice, fluffy, off white head. Chewy toasty malty, light caramel, juicy grapefruity, a bit spicy bready aroma. Tangy, spicy, grapefruity, toasty, a bit resiny flavor with a slightly dry, bitter finish. A bit goopy. Maybe a touch dated bottle but not bad.
WisconsinBeer (695) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange color. Minimal head. Flavor is soft malts, slightly sweet. Finish is clean and hop forward, leaning towards herbal/grass. Light bodied. Decent example of the beer.
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - NOV 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Lee Discount Liquor, Las Vegas, 6.5% ABV
Beautiful copper color, small head. Mild aroma of toffee, light aroma of good hops. Good toffee flavor, balanced hop presence, both fruity (oranges) and resiny; strong bitterness.
Pleasant and solid.
nearbeer (3278) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Orange-amber with a small ring of cream. Nose is resin, citrus, caramel. Taste is caramel, resin, citrus with a bitter herb and cardboard finish. Light medium body is dry and has medium carbonation.
northropfrye (1707) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light copper yellow colour with foamy white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, bread. Taste is quite bitter, with a bready sweet backbone. Quite nice.
jandd1983 (1880) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 11, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. It poured a cloudy golden color with a white head. The aroma was of citrus hops. The taste was bitter grapefruit citrus hops with a bitter and dry finish. A good IPA.
Strykzone (4193) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at an esbls tasting. CleR ligjt golden brown with little head. A nice citrus caramel aroma is classic. First sip is dry and has a nice balance. This is softer than I prefer but is nice.ligjt fruit and mild malts.
bookman10 (536) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a light golden yellow with mid-sized head. Strong hop aroma and strong hop bite to the flavor (coupled with the usual citrus notes). Smooth finish. A nice example of the style, though nothing too special.
BeerandBlues2 (8442) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 9, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, fizzy white head with medium retention and light lacing. Aroma is fragrant floral, citrus, and pine hops with tropical fruity esters, cookie and biscuit malt. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, supporting malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.