OldGrowth (2930) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint at World of Beer Raleigh. Good aroma sweet. Fruity. Peach and Citrus. Clean brownish orange color. OK head and lace. Bittersweet flavor. Medium body. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Bitter sweet finish.nice. aroma best part for me. Nice fruit notes. Flavour less interesting. Fine ipa.
MacBoost (1534) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2014
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. Aromas of citrus fruit and dirt. Taste is bitter and semi sweet. Flavors of some unripened citrus fruit, caramel, cardboard, soap. This is nowhere near other all-mosaic hopped beers I’ve had. In fact, this whole "deconstructed" series is pretty much garbage. Scroll past this dumpster juice.
cheap (4616) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2014
1.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
From a bottle looks thick. Smells like IPA of course, but with volatile hydrocarbons. First taste is big rude happy bullshit. Viscous, mouth coating bitter pine tar nasty rude Nellie. There you have it.
Dal9000 (303) - Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark amber with a whitehead. Mild hoppy taste with a pineapple finish. In fact the sweet pineapple flavor stays with you as you breathe in. This is almost a dark shandy.
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CopterScott (203) - Kansas, USA - AUG 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
clear amber color with a thin off white head. aroma is grapefruit hops. Flavor is grapefruit, pineapple, and some caramel malt.
Darkmagus82 (2026) - - AUG 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from bottle into pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a nice amber color with a massive off-white amber tinged head. The head has fantastic retention and last a very long time, with it eventually fading leaving a wonderful level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The smell is quite heavy of a tropical fruity nature with lots of mango. tangerine and papaya there. Along with the tropical fruits comes some lighter bready and caramel smells as well as a little bit of a floral and pine aroma. Overall the aroma is quite pleasant and smooth.
Taste – The taste begins with a sweet caramel and bready flavor with a good deal of tangerine. Along with these flavors comes a little bit of a grapefruit hop upfront. As the flavor advances, more and amore breadiness comes to the tongue along with some other tropical fruit flavors of pineapple and mango. Other hop flavors of a floral and grassy nature also join the tongue, but with these remaining rather light. While the floral and grassy that join remain rather light, a pine hop taste which joins the taste at the end, actually gets somewhat stronger, and mixes with the sweeter and maltier flavors of the brew to leave a nice smoothly hopped, sweet, and malty flavor on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is above average in its thickness with a carbonation level that is average. The thicker body and average carbonation create a nice base for the mix of sweet and hop and create a rather easy drinking, malty, and sweet IPA.
Overall – Quite a tasty IPA. About as good as the original latitude 48 (maybe just a touch below the original), While I am kind of partial to mosaic hops and would highly recommend this brew, it may not be quite as balanced as the original, but even said it is very easy drinking and delicious overall.
sweetooth6669 (3) - - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
4.1 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep golden amber, with a small amount of head. Aroma is wonderful, fruity and a bit piney. Flavor is a bit fruity, balanced malt and bitterness. Medium light mouthfeel, balanced bitterness. Quite a delicious IPA.
BREWMUSKCLES (2397) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
tropical type fruit not at all over sweet and ripe. pine cone hop character the beer is balanced with broom straw in an ear wax kind of funk. moderate finis the beer is a clear winner.
mike5326 (1264) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, small white head. Apricot nose. Full body with medium apricot flavor with a medium finish.
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kidobutai (533) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Another good ipa from Sam Adams. The aroma is kind of classically grapefruit, but the taste is distinctive, sweeter, maybe tangerine.