fidelis83 (2061) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - NOV 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear jgold with a 2 finger, creamy white head that has great retention and leaves nice lacing. Very strong aroma, lots of pineapple heavy tropical fruit, grass, citrus, some cat box, a little cereal and mineral notes. Flavor is sweet, cereal and toasty up front, giving way to lots of tropical fruit, more passionfruit than pineapple, bitter citrus, planty hops, some cat box (in a simcoe kind of way), mineral notes and a little planty garlic. light bready yeast and toasty malt. The finish is where it sort of falls apart, the garlic and simcoesque cat box notes seem to build up on the palate and make the finish less than stellar and leave a sort of salty garlic, citrus, pineapple aftertaste. Light to medium palate, creamy, slick feel and moderate, slightly sharp carbonaiton. Off dry finish. Good stuff, but the weird hoppy notes got to me after a while.
MadShaolin (50) - - FEB 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tons of pineapple and citrus hop aroma. Smells amazing. Lemon, pineapple and trop fruits. Nicely balanced with great bittering.
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shrubber85 (8206) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Earthy orange-pineapple and biscuit malt aroma. Hazy golden yellow with large white head. Earthy light lactic tangy orange-mango malt and moderately bitter grapefruit peel/pine flavor. Nice malt and hops combination - excellent.
CpyNPrnT (448) - Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma of lots of tropical fruits, taste is more tropical fruits, hoppy, some malt, very good!
daleharshman (950) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 12, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle purchased at Bread & Honey grocery store a couple blocks from my Manhattan hotel while on a business trip to NYC. Pours a very clear golden straw color with two fingers of fluffy white foam. AROMA of big tropical fruit right away; also melon, tangerine, dank, apricot, and herbal hops. FLAVOR of juicy but not overly sweet tropical fruit (guava, pineapple, creamy mango), bright citrus, sweet-ish grains, grassy hops, and some prickly spicy hops. Finishes with a nicely balanced bitterness and light sweetness. Galaxy hops are showing up a lot now, but I think this is the first all-Galaxy IPA that I have had. Very impressed and would like to see this make it to California! (325, 948)
miyauchi38 (471) - chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Baristas2Brewers (24) - - FEB 9, 2015
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Very musty ipa. Not a fan of the aroma or bitter and musty taste. Very dissapointed on this one.
Nsanders (616) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2015
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Scarecrow in STL. Gold with lots of fine carbonation and a thin white head. Big hop aroma, pineapple, little musty, honey and leaves. Tastes just like it smells, musty bitterness. Body is light with a fizzy feel.
heemer77 (5134) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. A rich amber colored body with a slightly yellowish tinted khaki head. A bright nose of herbal citrus. There is also some sweet white cake. This tastes like citrus glaze on a toasted coffee cake. Fairly sweet, especially on the back end of each drink. However, there is just enough bitterness to keep it interesting with each sip. A lively body helps to keep it fresh. There is also some woody, slightly piney note, especially after dropping in the yeast shot. Nicely done and unique.
pcshotsauce33 (52) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Strong musty hoppy attic aroma, thin white carbonated head, bitter aftertaste with citrus and pine. Not pulling the pineapple as advertised but definitely can separate the Tasmanian hops from many other IPAs Iíve sampled. A different take and style of an IPA and worth a try for a special release.
dliberto (215) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from the bottle into a snifter. Pours a hazy yellow/orange with a small white head. Aroma consists of pineapples, citrus, mango, pine, and biscuits. Great balanced flavor on the tongue that is mildly sweet but quickly turns to nice dryness on the finish. Medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation and a chewy mouth feel.