jgb9348 (4493) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rich copper coloured body with a light amber glow, some orange coming through and a very nice, two centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of tons of fresh grapefruity and resinous hops, a lot of sugars, some apricots and a pungent malt note - very nice smelling - mouthwatering, even. Full-bodied; Strong hoppy flavour with sticky resinous notes, some good caramel malt flavours and a pleasant sweetness while showing some good aftertaste. Aftertaste is pleasant and well rounded with malt equally as strong as the resinous and slightly piney hops coupled with an apricot sweetness, some light honey and a touch of bitterness at the end. Overall, a nice Imperial IPA with some good flavours, a moderate complexity and a subtle sweetness at the end. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Belmont Station in Portland, Oregon on 27-September-2013 for US$6.99 sampled at home in Washington two days before leaving for Portland, again on 04-December-2013.
douglas88 (5573) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Belmont Station. Pours a clear dark copper color with a medium white head. A big sweet malty caramel nose with floral and fruity hops. Sweet, big caramel, oranges, candied fruit, almost no bitterness or heat. Good.
improvjock (317) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours a dark gold with white head. Floral and citrus hops as well as sweet malts in the aroma. Smooth malts and bitter hops in the taste. Delicious!
SpringsLicker (3046) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a brilliantly clear deep gold with a sticky, tall, white head.
Earthy hop aroma.
The flavor is smoothly bitter from start to finish. Medium body without being sticky sweet at all.
I’d like just a bit more hop flavor to improve on this one.
drpimento (2103) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very good although more of a regular IPA than double. Poured at a good temperature with a medium size, cream color, foamy, thick head that settled after a bit and a bit of lace. Color is a clear amber with plenty of bubble trails. Aroma is a nice blend of hop, caramel malt, citrus and a little resin. Flavor’s like nose with all of the characteristics enhanced and bolder. Very good balance between tang, bitter, and sweet. Body/carbonation are just right. Finish is like flavor except the resin gets stronger and turns a little bad. Still, I really like this beer and wish I could get more.
Freaky_tiki (403) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Breaking all the rules with this review: at the toronto beer fest a dozen drinks in. This is a great brew that cuts through the weaker pours earlier in the afternoon. Has fantastic slivers of hops that makes the flavour shimmer. Great sessionable fun.
hawanna (1904) - GERMANY - AUG 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very hoppy but not too bitter Double IPA. Full bodied but drinkable beer. Good aftertaste. Fresh.
mikedR (937) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Nice DIPA. Slightly thick mouthfeel. Pine is most prominent with a slight resiny undercurrent. Strongly bitter. Not much going on malt wise. Solid. B.
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KyotoLefty (5912) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Garage 39. Cloudy, deep amber-orange color with lace. Big, fruity nose, tropical, grass, rich hops. bitter hoppy flavor, very fruity, with orange, peach, mango, grass, peppery finish. Full body. Good beer.
maxwelldeux (3085) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 3, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear reddish amber color with a moderate frothy off-white head. Nose is quite hoppy, with some subtle grass and strong citrusy grapefruit notes. Taste is moderately bitter, yet stays fairly light. There is also just a hint of some sweetness to it.