Zeswaft (1437) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Maybe I’m a little stuffed up but I can’t pull much off the nose. A little pine and caramel. Flavor takes a little while to adjust to. Super earthy, piney, almost nutty/peanut buttery hop flavor. Pretty stiff bready malts. Flavor is just deliciously balanced and hoppy without a bunch of bitterness. The mouthfeel is exquisite. Creamy and smooth. Highly recommended.
BrewDad (5090) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super hoppy aroma and flavor this was a very tasty IPA.
Ratman197 (10538) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber poured a hazy golden amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, pink grapefruit, earthiness, orange zest, tropical fruit and light peach. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit and pine with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.
MacDaddy (11) - - SEP 8, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer is hoppy...a bit more so than I normally prefer, but unlike some other high hop beers that I have drank, this one began to grow on me. My wife surprised me with a growler of it, and I wasn’t sure I would finish it...that is not going to be a problem.
BK7 (770) - Turner, Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bomber. Grapefruit and pine with light sweetness in the background. Resiny. Solid IPA bitterness. Finish was a bit off.
AmEricanbrew (6177) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 21, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear amber color with ivory head. Big skanky cat spray, ganja smoke, skunky hop aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Very nice spicy, herbal, earthy bitter hop flavors with a light fruit sweetness----very good IPA
boFNjackson (4185) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Saraveza... Poured pale, golden/orange with a thin, retaining head. Nose had dandy, strong citrus hop tones. Those same hop tones came through in the flavor. The citrus was the highlight here. Resinous earthy spices tones along with pine and vibrant yeast esters. Quite nice. Lots of hop flavor and well balanced without a whole lot of bitterness.
bhensonb (11912) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours light amber with a slight white head. Strong citrus aroma with a hint of caramel. Full bodied or nearly. Flavor is astringent citrus with a decent caramel backdrop. Maybe some resin. There is a mild hop burn that builds. It’s really not far from a DIPA, flavorwise. Very, very nice ale.
mcberko (8113) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Bailey’s, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of piney hops, and dry biscuity malts. Flavour brings out loads of piney hops and soapy notes. Very soft and hoppy on the palate. Solid stuff.
after4ever (6471) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at sb. Pours a cloudy dark orange with bright golden bronze edges. Dense creamy tan head that doesnt hang around forever. Loose stringy lace. Enormous sweet orange and orange rind nose, tangerines and grapefruits. Intensely fruity. Hop showcase. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty caramel mid palate with sparkling fruit notes all over. Balanced, harmonious, and distinctly powerful. Beautifully done.