riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lots of grapefruit and floral notes on the nose. Very citrusy. Some light sweetness underneath. Golden amber pour, lots of lace and a decent creamy head. Citrus - grapefruit, a good deal of this. Some floral notes. Soft malts add balance, but this is a fantastic hoppy drinkable ipa. I could only imagine if this were right off tap. 1 month old growler, but still awesome.
Strykzone (5502) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ponce can from Hayduke. A hazed and coppery pour. A big off whote fluffy head takes its time to fade and sticky lacing remains. A nice and clasdic west coast IPA aroma with caramel, citrus and pine. A big biting bitterness kicks in early. It is somehow multi layered bitterness. A rich feel. The hops are citrus including grapefruit with pine. Yeast is kind of bready. My only knock on this beer is that the bitterness almost over powers the flavors. It is not a shrinking violet beer.
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JAN 21, 2003
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2004 Wow! This is a great IPA. FULL of hops. Aroma is all about hops. Pours a misty orange color with just the right amount of head. Lacing stayed on the glass all the way to the end. I had this from the tap at the brewery and from a growler I took home. Flavor is very well rounded in this beer. Full of hops like an IPA should with a sweet, somewhat fruity finish. Very refreshing on the palate, not too dry, but not too think. One of the best IPAs I've had, and it's at a local brewery!
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 5, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Light orange gold color. Medium head. Aroma is grapefruity and floral. A medium bodied IPA. Malts are fruity and sweet. Hops are grapefruity and floral. Nicely balanced. Very smooth taste despite the bitterness. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.
Beerman6686 (5281) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This poured a lighter orange color with a beige head. Aroma was of orange and peachy hops, with light pine to go with it, as well as some caramel malt. Flavor was much the same, fairly bitter, but decent amount of hop flavor too it. Think this one was a bit old and still pretty solid.
drfabulous (4713) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 once can thanks to summer 13 secret santa. Nice amber pour. Good aroma. Bitter and hoppy. Good malt build. Pine. Simply a well done IPA all in all.
obguthr (4537) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 30, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Can: Pineapple and pine needle nose. Clear amber, thick billowy yellow head, nice lace. Tangerine, pineapple, orange peel, a bit yeasty. Rosehips detected. Medium body, soft carbonation. Really nice flavor.
AirForceHops (4403) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. can courtesy of Lectvay. Forgotten about can from our trade that really holds up well. Hazy amber with plenty of foamy head. Aroma is pine, hints of citrus and dry straw.
The main base of the beer has a light graininess that leads into a dry bitter pine finish. The bitterness is long lasting with some mild grassy notes as well. Big West Coast like IPA with a Simcoe, Cascade and perhaps Summit variety hops. Very straight forward and classic flavor profile. Solid.
RobertDale (4199) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce can from BuckeyeBoy. Pours a golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus and pine. Taste is grapefruit, lemons, other tropical fruits, pine, florals, and malt. Very nice IPA.
joeneugs (4142) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz. can from Buckeyeboy. Thanks again! This one pours a rather dark golden orange with a stable off white head. The aroma is a good, standard piney, grapefruit, hints of caramel IPA. The flavor is the same. Good body, not too much caramel malt. Solid bitterness. Summer fruit, pine… strong finish. Nice one.