tectactoe (1481) - Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: cloudy, hazy amber & light copper with a soapy, foamy head; pretty nice lacing. Aroma is full of dense citrus & grapefruit rind, hop oils & pines, kind of dank with a strong undercurrent of Belgian yeast - bubblegum is heavy with mild peppermint & clove. Faint onion-y aroma, too. Taste begins with bitterness, but it's balanced nicely with a citrus & bubblegum sweetness. Light melon, tangerine & grapefruit profile with leafy, piney, & lightly herbal hops. Finish of Belgian yeast & fading hop oils. Slightly different but I really enjoyed this stuff.
BlowOffTube (438) - Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Seriously on of my top dipas. So damn good. Pours a clear orange with thin white head. Huge citrus aroma and pine cones. Taste is tangerine peel, citrus fruits, light pine. Nice mouth feel, low carbonation, medium body. Citrus bitterness and dry finish. Just a great beer.
bpar73 (418) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewpub. Light amber pour with a white head. All the in your face citrus hop bitterness you would expect from a double Belgian IPA. Well done, Joe.
TheBear11D (215) - Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2013
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
The Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster pours a light orange with a bubbly beige head that lasts a good while and leaves excellent lacing. The aroma is so overwhelmed with citrus, tangerine and floral hops that I cannot detect anything else. I would also like to point out that it is glorious. The flavor is also dominated by loads of hops. Overall this beer is amazing. If you are a fan of bitter hops then this is for you.
FJN (3) - , Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2013 does not count
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Nose of sweet citric and mild acidity. Quick foam reflex, but a smooth gentle pourer. Deep gold in color with white head. Thin but present lacing. Sweet flesh fruit and citrus flavors carry on wet hop and malt bodies. Lingering but wet finish. Pleasantly flat, sweet and mildly bitter. Very easy for the ABV.
Mittenator (1232) - Michigan, USA - OCT 15, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with a minimal head. Strong hops with clove in the background. Creamy, slightly sweet, with a bitter finish.
Corrinado711 (79) - - OCT 14, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap @ shorts. Pours transparent light amber . Thin, fine head with nice lacing. Aromas of pine, citrus, hops .medium Mouthfeel. Taste of citrus then pine then hops with real nice balance. Great ipa
DrSilverworm (6003) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4oz on tap at HopCat East Lansing during the Shorts tap takeover. Mostly clear orange color. Good thin slightly off-white head. Good spots and ropes of lace. Nice retention. Smooth, lighter carbonation, more dry finish, bigger body. Awesome big grapefruity citrusy aroma. Some biscuity malt. Only lighter belgian candy sugar, not bothersome. Nice moderate sweet, moderate bitter, light spice. Awesome, big, interesting belg IPA.
Silphium (3160) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Crunchy’s, East Lansing. Cloudy medium orange body, thin ring of off-white carbonation. The nose is a huge punch of resiny, sweet tangerine and passion fruit. Leafy body, bitter with tangerine, passion fruit, and citrus rind, nice blend of sugars and bitterness but not heavy or cloying. Oily, slick, and delicious.
vigor3 (3) - Michigan, USA - OCT 31, 2011 does not count
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Delicious and interesting. Pours a copper color with thin white head. Really good Double IPA with a belgian twist. Galaxy hops add a different flavor than a more common hop variety. Strong but easily enjoyed. Amazing fruity smell and taste. It really does remind me of passion fruit. Tasted on tap, 10/30/2011. So good I bought a growler to go!