steelcitybrew (454) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
thanks to wnoble for the bottle. pours a orangish red with a small head, lots of lacing. aroma is Guava!, candy, grape, a touch of citrus. taste is floral hops, grapefruit, guava bitter on the backend lighter mouthfeel, clean finish, sticky overall beer that had much more potential
FROTHINGSLOSH (6484) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2016 Sampled on draft at 3R6P this beer poured a hazy bright golden color with a medium sized creamy white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was tart, piney and cactusy. The flavor was bitter, citric and piney with notes of cactus and pepper. Long finish. Medium body. Decent.
rdixon77 (2142) - Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice fruity IPA. Hazy copper. Guava and lemon in the aroma, more fruitiness in the taste. Nice piney bitterness in finish, good stuff.
jsporrer (526) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2016
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a clear golden amber with a thin white ring. Tart citrus aroma. Taste is mostly citrus rind. Fairly harsh and bitter. I couldn’t taste any Guava. Not refreshing or enjoyable.
Thechasm442 (661) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Cloudy apricot with an average white head and great lacing. Aroma is full of guava. Grapefruit, citrus, and some tropical notes as well. Flavor is loaded with citrus and guava. Mild tropical flavors and pine mix with a bit of mild bread like malts. Average mouthfeel and super refreshing.
superspak (4400) - Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/23/2016. Pours slightly hazy golden orange color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, peach, apricot, pineapple, papaya, guava, mango, light pepper/pine, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fantastic aromas with awesome balance and complexity of juicy citrus/tropical hops, guava nectar, and moderate bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tangerine, grapefruit, peach, apricot, pineapple, papaya, guava, mango, light pepper/pine, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine/herbal/citrus peel bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, peach, apricot, pineapple, papaya, guava, mango, pepper, pine, toasted bread, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical hops, guava nectar, and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero astringent hop flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness, lightly increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately sticky, and fairly creamy/grainy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an outstanding fruited IPA! All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical hops, guava nectar, and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the balanced bitterness. A highly enjoyable offering.
Dogbrick (11061) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Lock 27. The beer pours a cloudy copper-gold color with a medium thick foamy white head that diminishes gradually to a film. Stringy lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, hops and malt. Medium body with flavors of citrusy hops, guava and malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a citrusy hops aftertaste. Above average overall.
crossovert (10906) - Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
355ml bottle. The smell is great, nice guava scent. Flavor is boring, it dirnks well for a near 7%er but not a huge amount of ipa.
ryecatcher (1291) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Slightly hazy, orangey-gold pour, big foamy white head with exceptional retention and nice lace. Nose is big tropical fruity dankness, basement full of cats, white grape juice, melon, cakey malt. Mouth is loaded with guava -- if you ever been lucky to find em fresh in your local produce market, you’ll totally dig this... anyway, lots of fruit and chewing gum gives way to bready malt, grassy, grapefruit, bitterness underpinning the whole shebang. Solid.
hopdog (11021) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at TJ’s. Poured a slightly hazy golden color with an averaged sized head. Earthy, grassy, some citrus and some lighter dankiness.
AWISLguy (2326) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 13, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Champps in Brookfield. Golden copper pour. White head. Big guava nose with other tropical fruits. Light toffee. Taste is of sweet tropical fruit, toffee citrus. Lighter aside of medium bodied. The blend is well done. Solid carbonation. Little alcohol presence. Finishes very well blended between bitter and sweet. This is an excellent tropical ipa! 15