dmschefke (570) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - MAY 9, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice amber orange with thin white head. Aroma of citrus hops ever so slight, but dulled compared to other non-floral hops. Flavor at first was extremely different for an IPA, but came back somewhat, but defniitely has it’s own character in the IPA world.
luttonm (2568) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle in Seattle. Juicy hop aroma, Hazed brown. Smoky-malt backbone, warm brown ale with clean sweet pine hops. Juicy body with bittering finish. Pretty standard but nice.
ElCapitan22 (163) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a gold/honey color with decent lacing and minimal head retention. Tastes slightly bitter and malty. Mild hops and a solid beer.
slowrunner77 (6163) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
i get more pine than citrus in this one, though both are present. i was a little alarmed at the low abv, but it turns out it doesn’t matter. the beer seems at least relatively fresh, and has quite a bit of flavor...pine, oak, quite malty too with some honey-esque sweetness. aroma tends a little malt heavy for an ipa imo, but it still works. a pleasant all around beer, well balanced."
mrhoppy (1287) - Santa Clara, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
well well well. Another that people don’t give it’s due. Well fuck all of you!!! Please forgive me for that. But a 77 rating pissed me off. This beer is a thing of beauty, a masterpiece! So rich and complex. A true sipper.
DrSilverworm (7223) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle, from Brennan’s in Madison. Picked up during my stay for GTMW. Lot # on bottle reads 8140602. Mostly hazy orange color. Pours with a finger of off-white / khaki head. Leaves good rows of lace. Medium plus body. Smooth, kind of creamy light carbonation. Light slick finish. Nice texture to it, and more full-bodied than expected for a lighter IPA. Good mild orange citrus hop aroma, light pine, resin and spice. Kind of a woodsy flavor profile to it, lightly herbal, which I dig. Light caramel malt. Moderate plus bitter taste, moderate sweet. Great, balanced lighter but full-flavored IPA. Nice complex unique direction they took with the flavor, and it works.
HippieFee (70) - - JUN 12, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle - A thick head, amber color. Hop flavor all around this one. While it does have a good strong hop flavor, I wouldn’t call it very strong. Not a beer I could drink a lot of but certainly a good change of pace. Got it in a large format bottle so it was perfect for sharing with my wife.
onceblind (4701) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear copper golden under a generous foamy off-cream head. Fruity nose with little grapefruit zest and clementine but with a earthy leafy resin and earthy biscuity caramel. The flavor is nutty sweet with a nougaty earthy caramel tone followed with a little earthy hop bitterness, a touch of bittersweet grapefruit zest and a light floral finish. Pretty lovely and malty sweet.
mcberko (7458) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at the Bitter Tasting Room, pours a cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma reveals notes herbal hops, some skunky notes, and grass. Flavour is a bit muffled, with notes of herbal, grassy notes, and light sweet malt. Pretty bland IPA with some slight off-notes. Not a very good IPA.
firefly765 (149) - - MAY 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2014 12 ounce bottle pours a Cloudy light orange copper color with a off-white head that dissipates quickly. Mild to moderate pop aroma of pine and citrus. A bit more malty then most IPAs a smooth hoppy bitterness from start to finish with a bit of a harsh bitter aftertaste. A nice full-bodied IPA
Beergeek23322 (2530) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
5/10/2014. 22 oz. bottle. nicely balanced IPA, not overly hoppy. Caramel, pine, citrus and hoppy flavors.