mcmisko (352) - New York, USA - JUL 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours amber with small white head. Smell is flowers and malts. Taste is malty with citrus dry hops. Pretty balanced, good flavors, but thin after tastes.
beastiefan2k (2412) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle - 8oz Jewbelation conical glass - Total Wine in Bellevue - ~$1.50
No date on bottle. Pours an amber honey color with a medium long lasting head. The thicker halo lacing never fully fades. Clear beer, appears completely filtered. The beer seems to be a an English IPA, the hops are not assertive, faintly fruity and lightly bitter. The rest is present and very British with fruity yeast tones, dusty malts, and a slightly sweet tea character. A sweetness and fruitiness ends the beer, not sugary but a definitely nice fruity yeast and sweet malt end. Its a nice change of pace for "IPA" and I enjoyed it. However, its probably not something I will return to.
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
pours clear bright golden with a nice off-white head offering some retention and some lacing too. caramel, toffee - sweetish malted base - brown sugar, bitter herbs, along some lightly earthy and peppery notes, hint of coconut and other woodsy/musty notes, minerals, clean english yeastiness perhaps. low carbonation, light body - oily, creamy and smooth, balanced citrusy-grassy-gently earthy finish. interesting minerality and englishy angles.
Block (1366) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This beer is mellow and smooth. Has a distinctly different finish from many other IPAs. A bit sweeter and kind of creamy.
Foxbush (1265) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz Bottle from Total Wine and More The IPA poured a clear amber with foamy white head and lacing. This is nice looking ale. This is mild tasting IPA. Not much on the nose and just no bitterness of a well hopped ale. It is easy to drink. The IPA has a medium body with average carbonation. Some toffee or malts come out at the finish but still rather tame.
BroSpud (1684) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy light amber with very little head. True to style of an english IPA. Not bad, not great.
BLADT (603) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle pour. Mostly clean gold in glass. Head on the small side. Nose are roasted caramel malts, citrus hops and some honey. A bit rich. Taste is mellow hops, medium malts. Sweet in the middle, especially on warming. Grassy finish. Decent stating power.
joshmcg000 (314) - Iowa, USA - JUN 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours slightly hazy copper with white head. Aroma is Toffee and caramel malt, slight bourbon. Very crisp smooth and drinkable. Nice caramel and toffee malt backbone. Pine bitter on the hop side. Pretty good english style IPA.
Tonkun (862) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Hazy golden pour. Fruits, floral. Sweet, bitter and floral finish. Easy to drink. Less bitter and lighter body than expected
fidelis83 (1932) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAY 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy copper to amber pour with a 1 finger creamy beige head that has good retention . Aroma is fruity, Fuggles-like hops, cereal, toast, apple skins, and light mineral notes. Flavor is big on toast and cereal up front leading to caramelized grains, pleasant fruity esters, citrus, apple, mineral notes and a nice clean, slightly fruity, slightly mineral finish. Light to medium body with an off dry entry, medium, blanketing carbonation and crisply dry, mineral water finish. Good stuff overall, not really my favorite sub-style of IPA, but it is a nicely refreshing, drinkable example.
Ed5388 (2061) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at Big Brew Beer Festival (Morristown). Poured a hazy golden color with a big foamy off white head. Aroma of rotted citrus and caramel malt. Taste of ripened lemons, grapefruit skins, and caramel malt.