brewskis (121) - Saint John, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2013 Pours an orange, amberish color with a two and a half finger off white head. Nice carbonation coming off the glass. Smells of grass, earthiness, some floral, a little grapefruit. Some dankness to it. Not an overpowering smell. Taste starts with the earthy qualities and grass, a little fruitiness. Then the hops are neutralized in the middle from the barley and malts. Get lots of breadiness. Like a popcorn flavor. Then finishes with the hops: get some pine, more grass and earthy qualities, some grapefruit and floral notes. Slightly bitter finish, but not as much as I thought it would be. Light medium mouthfeel, but has a nice creaminess to it and the carbonation does clean the palate after every sip which makes for a more refreshing beer. Shows off the wet hops pretty well, but I just think it is lacking something. Could be an older bottle. Not bad.
GMUcrew7 (576) - Mason, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light copper pour with a big off white head. Strong hop aroma, a lot of citrus (grapefruit) with some pine and malt. Similarly flavor, citrus hops and a malt finish. This is a good IPA but nothing special.
rbrazell (1314) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Proof. Clear copper pour with a nice frothy white head that laces. Nose is deep citrusy hops,s ome lighter pine and flowers with a nutty malt backbone. Piney entry blending into sweet caramel malt mid palate ending on a balanced sticky sweet and bitter note. Medium bodied and slightly dry. Pretty solid IPA.
BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 9, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A stellar American-style IPA. Citrusy, resinous, and slightly sweet. Big pillowy head of foam that sticks (literally) around forever. Great aroma and great flavor.
kdm1984 (566) - Missouri, USA - DEC 9, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Orange-gold appearance with HUUUGE head that really sticks around for quite awhile. Aroma is grapefruit with some spicy, crisp, toasty malt and a hint of floral goodness as well. Maybe even some popcorn as well. Quite the whiff! Wow! The fact that the head is so big lets me sniff this all the longer while I wait for it to die down and drink it. Flavor - unique and tasty! Some orange citrus, marmalade, pineapple, maybe some mango or some other interesting fruit, toasty malts, and hops in the finish. A tad watery in the palate, and aftertaste could linger just a little more, but Iím really nitpicking here - this is, quite simply, another very, very fine brew by Sierra Nevada.
Thisis12ptfont (711) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - DEC 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wet hops, barley, and subtle citrus on the nose. Deep crimson/copper in color with a large foam. Flavors of wet hops, citrus, spruce, and caramel. Fairly balanced with a subtle herb and oat combination on the finish. Overall, this is a pretty standard IPA, I was expecting a little better. . Iíd give it an B rating.
maxwelldeux (2720) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2012
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a moderate white head. Nose is somewhat hoppy with a hint of floral smells in there. Taste is nice and bitter, with just a hint of citrus on the finish. Quite good...
ozarkspops (289) - - DEC 6, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very clear copper pour. Lots of head (bottle may have been over carbonated) and a good bit of lacing. Bright grapefruit hop aroma, and a very fresh grapefruit/citrus flavor. Get only a hint of malt in the end.
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beerbaaron (698) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 2, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Citrus and grapefruit hop aroma. Deep orange, fluffy head and sticky lacing. medium body. mild bitterness. The flavor of the hops really stands out
MarinEvelyn (330) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
orange, grapefruit, pine taste with a medium bitter aftertaste. Pours a beautiful rich copper/amber color. Very flavorful. Scents of orange, pine, wheat.