Metalchopz (3055) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From Trader Joe under the name KBC IPA. Pours a clear amber colour with a warm cap, decent retention and lacing. Aromas are very sweet with loads of caramel with a little hops. These are a little more present in the taste... at first, but then the caramel comes back. Luckily not as sweet as the nose, but still a little too rich to be a good IPA.
mR_fr0g (8893) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at home from trader joes. Mostly clear dark orange amber coloured pour with a sticky grey off white head. Aroma is toasted bread and caramel, dome orange rind and dirty pine hop. Some alcohol on the nose. Flavour is toasted Malts, dirty pine, orange, bark. Palate is semi sweet, medium bodied, highish carbonation. Meh.
r464 (2257) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hoppy aroma. Bitter hops with citrus zest, but a finish that trails off very early and becomes bland.
solidfunk (7352) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Some non flavorful hops in this. Bitter finish with some sourness. Not great but not horrible. Bottle in my buddy’s fridge.
DrunkSanta410 (812) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Caramel colored pour, little head. Aroma is caramel, malty, faint citrus and faint earthiness. Taste is malty, toast, caramel, faint pine and faint citrus. On the malty side. Medium body and carbonation. Below average, lacks hoppiness and bitterness is a bit rough.
GIJOE (1078) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 25, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Average IPA. Tastes identical to their pale ale with a touch more hop. Crisp, bitter...decent summer brew.
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gripweed57 (1346) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 ounce bottle. Labeled as KPC IPA from Trader Joe’s. Pours an Amber orange with a medium-sized rocky beige head. Faint citrus hop nose. Flavor upfront is tangy, toasted malt with a hint of pine and bitter citrus hops. Not very complex or interesting. Dry bitter finish.
DiarmaidBHK (4155) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 20, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Trader Joe’s Westport. Pours brown with a thin brown head. not a lot of joy on the nose. solid grapefruit on the tongue with some solid bitterness on the finish. Solid but not spectacular example of the style.
Sebilinz (1752) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 28, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Amber body with white head. Not very strong aroma of fruits and malts. Taste is a little bit stronger with malts some fruits and hints of pines. Aftertaste is nice balanced between bitterness and sweetness.
raymow (1395) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottled - nice amber color with a decent hop character (both in flavor and aroma). Not the best IPA but not all that bad either.