HogTownHarry (5977) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Clear gold, 2cm frothy head. Smells like UnEarthly, less boozy - citrus bitterness and moderate alcohol, light sweet grain. Taste is more like an APA - grainy, somewhat boozy, light citrus zest and pine duff bitterness - nice, actually: simple. Light body, very lively, a bit dry and astringent - quick-finishing with a nice piney finish. Good stuff.
Boliv (1148) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a clear orange color with a small off-white head. Aromas are citrus and floral hops, with papaya and peach notes. Bitter pine and citrus flavor. Balanced nicely with sweet tropical fruit and caramel malts. Some alcohol is noticeable during a nice funky overripe fruit aftertaste. Smooth, with low carbonation and medium body. I liked it, nice for a hot day.
Chalsk (1005) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours an orange color with a very thin white foam head. Has an aroma of grapefruit and caramel. Has a big malt back. Has a similar taste to Gubna, minus the resiny hoppiness. Sweet and syrup like up front. A nice carbonated bitterness in the middle with a sweet clean finish. Has a subtle resinous character. Creamy on the back end and through the finish. Solid DIPA. The Unearthies and Gemini are better, however.
TheBeerGod (5007) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Amber pour with a tall, fluffy white head. Pleasant citrus and pine in the nose along with floral hops, caramel and sweet, chewy malt. Taste is resinous hops, grapefruit, pine needles, caramel, chewy malts, and orange peel. Body is medium-full with a moderate, creamy carbonation. Oily in spots as well with a lingering hop bitterness. Ends with more big floral and spicy hops, citrus oils, grapefruit juice and pine needles. Chewy malt backbone throughout and a sweet, chewy caramel taste as well. Rather nice. Had this been around 5 or 6% ABV, this would be a perfect session style IPA.
Tmoney99 (9984) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured clear golden color with an average fizzy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate earthy citrus hop aroma. Medium to full body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy smooth earthy bitter flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a very good beer.
craftycarl21 (2117) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden pour with a nice frothy white head. Aroma holds solid notes of grapefruit, lemon, earth, pine, and some herb, grass, and a touch of bark mulch as well. Flavor, unfortunately, is a bit more muddled, with the earthy mulch mixing with the grass, pine, and citrus. Flavors are less distinct. Palate is medium bodied, with a bit of sticky resin and not as dry a finish as I would have expected. Decent DIPA, but not outstanding by any stretch.
oteyj (2127) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Yellow-gold pour with a small white head. The aroma is citrus, grapefruit, pine, and herbal grass. Very powerful but not overly complex. The flavor is sweet caramel toast with definite notes of resin, pine, and grapefruit. Not too profound, but quite noticeable. The palate is medium bodied with a clean, sugary-resinous finish.
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 12, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Pours a transparent bright orange brass color with a spotty-lacing froth of white head. Aroma of pine and salty wet grass with some herbal notes and sweet pale maltiness. Starts with a fairly full, almost syrupy sweetness with some herbal grassy piny bittering hops and orange citrus flavor with a touch of black peppery toward the bittersweet finish. A decent IIPA, but I’d prefer a less earthy/grassy hop profile and something a little more crisp and grapefruity.
patrickfannon (1221) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 12 oz. Split with James and Tony. Pours a clear orange with a moderate, soft, white head. Aroma of pine, hops, soap, and traces of vanilla, oak, and malts. Fuller bodied with a tangy, somewhate bitter palate. Decent Imerial IPA, but I expected more from Southern Tier.
happy4hops (376) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice fresh tropical hopped(mangos,cat pee,citrus) with that sweet malt edge but all very reserved in the aroma, and in the taste as well. Like a "light imperial". Nice session strong ale. Nice price @ 9.99 for a 6 pack purchased @ Constant Friendship liqours in Abingdon,MD(best prices in Harford county) A good summer IPA with and ethanolic boost.