DuffMan (9253) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, - NOV 12, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
- on tap @ Farmhouse in Chicago. Every now and then a beer comes along that takes me by surprise and makes me happy. This is such a beer. Very new to the craft beer scene, I hadn’t even heard of them when I found this on tap at Farmhouse, and even the bartender couldn’t offer much info. Bright hazy orange, low creamy orange-tinted head. Luscious aroma of fresh tropical fruit (mango, guava, lychee, ruby grapefruit) with a touch of pine. Palate is juicy and literally bursting with fruity hop character. The malts are in perfect balance here, adding structure without stealing anything from the hops. Finish is long and very bitter. A refreshing, balanced, and highly drinkable hop bomb. Wow-- I cannot wait to try other offerings from these guys!
Scipio (817) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear copper with a thin white head that disappeared almost instantly. The aroma contains citrus hops, resin, pine, and caramel. The taste has a good balance of bitter and sweet without either one being extreme. Pine, apple, grapefruit, and orange, and caramel. The aftertaste is grapefruit and lingers with you. This is medium bodied, has a rather slick texture, is about average in carbonation. Not bad overall, though not very memorable.
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bomber shared with hakes and lamont, dark orange pour with thin white head, aroma of fruit, and hopps, taste is a caramel fruit hoppy pile of joy, very solid double !
mfhennig (276) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bomber into a shaker. Very dark copper color, huge, quickly fading off-white head. Aroma is citrus and pine. Taste is very fruity, bitterness is kept to a minimum. This is a medium bodied, creamy brew, softly carbonated, and goes down very smoothly.
This is the first packaged beer I’ve had from Solemn Oath after visiting their tap room. I liked this very much and will put it on my "have another" list.
AWISLguy (2400) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber from ck1, thanks bro!. Shared by all. Nicely balanced to the hoppy side. SO’s best?
BeardedMeat (8) - Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz Bomber. Smooth for an IPA, very slight bitterness but nothing substantial. Smooth flavor.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Thechasm442 (685) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber served in a tulip glass. I know the abv is listed at 7.7 but my bottle says 8.0. Interesting, maybe it changed. Anyway, on to it. The beer pours a fairly clear burnt amber orange with a thin white head that leaves little lacing. Aroma is dank pine, caramel, bread, and some tropical fruits. Taste is pine resin right up front. There are also citrus and tropical fruit flavors, as well as caramel. It lingers on your palate a bit and the alcohol is well hidden. Not a bad beer, just kind of underwhelming.
AirForceHops (5972) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
650 ml bottle, purchased at Binny’s Lincoln Park. Mostly clear Amber color with fizzy head. Aroma is light citrus, with abundant amount of pine needles and resin
Flavor is light mango and peach upfront, caramel sweetness through the center with a big strong lingering pine in the finish. Brewers decrepit io in the label is exactly what is delivered here.
Christpuncher (2697) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
very malty, piney and hoppy start. strong hopps and bitterness in the finish. smells super malty and piney. i do not taste any citrus in this one. pours orange in color with a thich tan head. had at home out of a bomber.
BVery (9412) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Bavarian Lodge. Clear very rich reddish orange pour with a soapy head. Good looking beer. Syrupy resin aroma with a hint of citrus. Slightly bitter on the finish. Good.
deyholla (9915) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to Sarah! Pours a near clear amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a bit of pine and resin with a good amount of sweet grains and a hint of caramel. Flavor is similar with resin up front and sweet grains backing as well as a touch of light fruit.