bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, florals, and earth. Flavor of grass, caramel, earth, pine, and orange with a dry, bitter finish.
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop crystal clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, mango, orange, some grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, grapefruit, some bread/caramel. Medium body, light resin, quite drinkable despite the ABV.
bhensonb (10354) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours clear copper with a foamy beige head. Aroma is resin/citrus/earthy. Near full bodied. Flavor is a definitely sweet caramel backbone, but there’s a lot of earthy/resin hop to off set that. Don’t know what happened to the citrus. It’s really quite mouthsmacking. Finishes definitely bitter, but not absolutely dry. Really good ale.
brokensail (9940) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 15, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Amber pour with a white head. Sweet, caramel aroma. Some bread, toast, and fruit. Orange peel, grass, and a bit of weed. Some pine and a light lemon note. The flavor is pretty "meh" as well. Sweet bread and caramel malt. Some orange, lemon, and pine. Fairly grassy, lightly bitter, and somewhat astringent on the finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9094) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared by argo. Pours clear amber with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is citrus, floral, and herbal hops. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with sweet malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Ratman197 (9042) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, grapefruit, pine and light orange zest. Palate was medium boded and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, pine, earthiness and grapefruit zest with a crisp dry lingering bitter pine finish.
hopdog (8530) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Amber pour with an off white head. I smelled the floral hops as soon as I popped the cap. Toasted floral hops with citrus. Some earthy and caramel in the tastes too.
NielsenRatings (8275) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle in KC, shared by jcnielsen. Grazie! Pours a dark orange appearance with a tan head. Somewhat grapefruity citrusy, a bit spicy piney, light chemical, a bit toasty malty nose. Slight candy, orange fruity, lemon, somewhat spicy, toasted caramel malty flavor. Another from this LongShot series six pack that is a disappointment.
Drake (7945) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a large foamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of spicy, piney, earth and herbal hops with pale malts. The taste is herbal, floral hops with pale malts. Medium bodied, decent balance.
GT2 (7895) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUL 14, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
355mL thanks to womencantsail. Pours a clear deep red with thick yellow foam. Spotty lacing. Nose is extremely cheesy, lemon peel, just stale DIPA all around. Taste is dusty, nutty, lemon peel...metallic. Palate is astringent, nutty, harsh. Nothing I hate more than stale DIPA. Ick.