troopie (1985) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - SEP 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Pours orange with floral aroma. Hoppy citrusy flavour, full bodied but with a cold finish. Still fairly good.
riversideAK (5413) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big citra hop bubble gum nose, pale malt sweetness, a little crackery malt. Golden orange pour, nice head and lace. Flavors of citrus hops, nice and tropical bubblegum, crackery malt a little sweetness. Nice citra finish. Good shit manne! You could probably put citra hops in poop and I would like it.
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Schooner Exact Brewing Company--Hopvine India Pale Ale--2011 32 oz. Bottled Growler. 6.60% ABV. 60 IBUís. (3.75 / 5.0) Dense lacy lasting rocky white head. Clear bright rich thin dark gold color. Very attractive appealing appearance. Herbal floral citrus pine hop front. Crisp thin textured mild sweet juicy grassy hop resin infused crisp light caramel malt body. Earthy bitter clean hop spice puckery burpy rich hop end. Big hop finish. Slightly thin body. Nice taste. Nice aroma. A touch out of balance leaning toward bitter hops. Sampled 2/19/2011. Purchased for $10.25 including $5.50 Growler Deposit 2 PCC--Fremont, Seattle on 2/18/2011.
Nalu (216) - Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Schooner Exact Tasting Room. Clear amber pour, minimal white head, no lace. Grassy/kaya/flowery nose which is welcome in a PNW IPA. Very bitter middle with an underlying berry sweetness and grapefruit hop bitterness returning at the end. Medium-heavy body, medium carbonation, average mouth feel.