Prufrockstar (679) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at College Inn Pub. Aroma is heavy with malty sweetness (caramel, candy). Resin from the hops. Clear amber color, minimal head. The "malt backbone" here really asserts itself and actually dominates the taste for me. Hop bitterness is present on the finish, but is overpowered by the malty sweetness. Medium/full body, slick, with average carbonation. Overall: A little sweet for my taste, and a full pint feels like about 4oz too many for how much of this I want to drink in one sitting.
Theis (12756) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Thrash Zone, Yokohama. Clear red/amber - white head. Nice bitterness. High fruity. Red berrie notes. Resin. Amber malts. Knækbrød. Grape fruits. Nice.
SpringsLicker (3046) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear amber with a tall white head.
Juicy malt and citrus hop aroma.
The flavor is on the sweet side, typical of many IIPAs.
Howlader (422) - - MAR 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at the Underground in Edmonton. Very hoppy - nice flavour profile.
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beersighted (48) - - MAR 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big, syrupy, malty bitter double IPA. This dark amber, semi-cloudy hop explosion is thick and viscous. It has a thick, white head and consistent lacing. Tastes of light maple with pungent west coast hop profile.
Dr_Fellini (265) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - FEB 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear deep copper amber color with an off white head. Aroma is an exquisite fleshy tropical fruit hops with some caramel sweetness. Flavor is mildly bitter and has a strong fleshy fruit malty sweetness. Medium body with a syrupy mouthfeel. Quite tasty.
beersearcher (2295) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Upon popping the top, a blast of fragrant grapefruit hits the nose. Just a wonderful smell. That cannot last and what HN becomes is more of an Imperial IPA. Heavy on caramel and a piney bitterness. Quite heavy.
Frahmo (224) - Idaho, USA - JAN 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at sushi in mccall. Red amber pour with some off white head. Great floral citrus aroma. Nice hoppy flavor that was mild compared to the smell. Very good palate that was very smooth. Very drinkable and tasty.
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Legacy Liquor, Vancouver
Muddy light amber color with medium sized head. Hop aroma, intense, fruity; but also some cheese and yeast. Good body strength; round mouthfeel; the caramel flavor is moderately sweet, with a toffee accent; strong bitterness; the hops contribute with strong resins and some orangey fruitiness; also the flavor has a trace of cheesy yeast.
Good but rough, unclean; if refined, could be very good, because the good hops are there.
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2013
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
You know, you’d think with all the money put into this fancy ass bottle, they’d think to toss a date of some sort, hell a fucking code would be nice. Instead, there is a well designed, elegantly labeled bottle of androgyny aged ale.
Pours a coppered amber with a finger of light caramel foam that falls to a sheet of the same. Smells of resin, tropical fruits, pine and hints of sweet malts. I can’t tell you how fresh this is, but this is as close to the nose of Heady Topper as I can recall, with just a hint more sweetness. Outstanding nose. Fairly strong malt backbone with good aggressive hops. Wow, I’m really, really enjoying this beer. Medium on light syrup body with moderate carb and semi dry finish. To be honest, this is the best DIPA I’ve had this year. Absolutely exceeded and blew away my expectations. I will be purchasing many more of these.
Serving type: bottle
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle from Seattle. First beer of the trip, thanks to my brother. Dark rosy brown, thick and sits heavy. Rich cheesy funk and sweet hops, creamy body with minty alcohol, caramel malt. Very tasty, rich and full.