travita (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. The look is clear, orange pumpkin pie colored, and has a lacy off white head. The smell is piney, hops, caramel, some grapefruit, and citrus. The taste is a decent crisp lingering bitterness, caramel, fruit, and hops.
rarbring (2177) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma: Smelling of mango, pine-apple and sweet oranges.
Appearance: A clouded amber colored beer. A low off-white head with small lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting of sweet toffee, tropical marmalade, apple seeds and peel, allspice.
Palate: Low carbonation, a soft and oily texture. A big body with a slight dry finish.
Overall: A good well balanced east coast AIPA.
Note: Can 470 ml a De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2012-12-08.
Christpuncher (2659) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Excellent American pale ale. Has a nice bite of hops and just enough fruit taste. Goes down smooth.
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ttoadee (1200) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber pour with orange highlights, thick off-white head. Plentiful hops in the nose, well mixed. Pleasantly bitter. Carmel malt and a variety of hops play well together through the middle. Nice sharp hop bite on the way out. Is this what the docks of Southampton smelled like awhile back? I hope so.
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of citrus and pine, comes off as a basic pale ale with some spicy yeasty notes. Medium amber, very lacy. Taste is citrus bitter, not knotty like the Resin, and sweet in equal parts malt and yeast. Very dry, medium body. Shared with family, well received all around.
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2012 16oz can, best by February 17, 2013. Served at around 40-45F.
Pours hazy copper with a two finger white head that leaves clumpy drippy webs of lacing.
Unique aroma features big pine, peach/apricot, mango, spice, banana, caramel and bread, estery, wheat like, interesting as it comes across as a wheat IPA or Belgian IPA, but I don’t think that’s what they were going for. Very good strength in the aroma.
Flavor follows suit, pine, apricot, spice, fruity, rather malty with a strong caramel backbone, bready, some alcohol, mild sweetness, decent bitterness.
Mouthfeel is medium-plus bodied, sticky, good carbonation.
Interesting IPA. Give it credit for being unique, although far from my favorite in the style.
geeklimit (281) - USA - NOV 23, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours an opaque amber-orange with a thin foam head that laces the glass completely. Light hop aroma of pine and citrus. Bitter citrus taste with moderate carbonation. Stale grapefruit aftertaste with a slight pine bite.
drowland (7803) - Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
11/20/12. On tap at Kickback’s. Clearish golden pour with a small tan head that cuts but laces plenty. Mild grapefruit in the aroma with earthy hops, minerals, and soapiness. Soapy hops, grapefruit, earthy green hops, minerals, and light pale malts and caramel. Definitely not a hop punch, but hey, that’s what they wanted, right?
jhamp9 (1567) - Corinth, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden orange pour with a nice white head. Great lacing. Caramel and citrus are prominent in the aroma with a hint of pine. Taste is more malt forward with some orange and grass. Bitterness comes through in the end. Very easy drinking.
msante79 (2224) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint can from Croxley’s. Pours lightly hazed amber with white head. Aromas of sweet malts, some pine, orange, and pungent hops. Flavors of orange, pine, sweet caramel malts, and moderate amount of hop bitterness. Hops and malt are lacking balance and ends kind of messy. Not bad, but not great either.