TonyDiUlio (650) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tasted this beer while on Beer Quest 2010 with the guys. This was beer number 79. Great brew from a great brewery. Pour was a medium gold with nice head and lacing. Aroma is "beautiful" <-- the words of Feng. Sweet hops and some pine. Flavor is grapefruit to start and ends a little bitter.
jredmond (5623) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at coles in buffalo, ny. Pours a bright golden body with slight haze. Aroma is sweet pine hops. The mouthfeel is aggressive but very balanced. The taste is beautiful hop, sweet start and bitter, dry finish.
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2010
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Took a special stop at coles in buffalo new york during BQ10. Pour is deep dark yellow. Aroma is loaded with pine. Taste is grapefruit, pine, slight madarin orange, loads of delicious bitterness. mouthfeel is asserive with the bright carbonation. Finish is long with tons of bitter tingling left behind. Totally awesome. This might be better than 90 minute..
AGAquino (662) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2009
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
on tap at Cole’s. Clear dark mahogany with slight head and nice lacing. Nice malty and hoppy aroma. Very nice balanced flavour, more hoppy than malt and fruit, but very balanced.
mabel (6539) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2009
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
[2120-20090502] Tap. Floral yeasty evergreen pinesap hops aroma. Slightly hazy, medium orange brown body with a medium-lasting creamy white head. Floral grassy hops flavour has lots of pine sap yeast. Medium body is bitter initially and finishes dry. Good.
(@ Coles; Buffalo, NY)
Gorbalev (2950) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler shared by blankboy, with him, Harry, Al, and Greg. Pure citus hop aroma - lemony fresh! Orange’ish our, white head. Nice taste, lots of hops, crisp. Well carbonated. Just an overall very enjoyable brew that is in between IPA/APA.
blankboy (6263) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 26, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Coles, Buffalo, NY. Pours a hazy golden-orange with an average size diminishing fizzy white head. Lovely aroma of citrusy and spicy hops along with tropical fruit and pale malt. Nice hoppy flavour, lots of spicy and citrus hops, along with a good malt background, some fruit and a long bitter finish. Medium bodied, well carbonated. Wow, this is fantastic stuff -- Mike, you need to get this stuff bottled so I can have some for home -- I love it!
garthicus (2724) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 25, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
With great thanks to Blankboy. Appearance: Straw yellow, slightly hazy, small white head. Aroma: Hops, pineapple, strawberry, cherry and grass. Flavour: Woah, bitter hop, pineapple, mango, lovely rose hip/floral notes with a nice long sweet finish.
HogTownHarry (6129) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught. At Coles, Buffalo NY. Hazy gold with an average fizzy white head. Lush, sharp citrus aroma, light pineapple malt backing, spicy and quite floral - really really appealing. Very perfume/floral/citrus hop flavour, with citrus zest, maybe a hint of coriander, sweet lightly fruity malt, only a bit of alcohol presence (dangerous, that!), mostly just incredibly crisp and balanced, not overly sweet at all. Light body, well carbonated, quick finish to the malt, and a long crisp lingering floral/citrus finish. I can’t fault this - I would make this a staple if it were on tap near me. Which it isn’t of course.
jercraigs (8059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 8, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2009-05-02. Golden orange body with a mdoest off-white head. (3+) Aroma is hoppy with grassy hops and muted pale malt underneath. Flavour is quite hoppy with lots of grassy hops and very light resin touches. Touch of alcohol and bitterness in the finish. Very hop dominant it has only minimal pale malt to support it, but the hop bitterness lingers pleasantly. (7+) Average plus palate has above average carbonation. Nice. It is a bit one dimensional but fortunately it is a pleasant hoppy dimension. On tap at Coles, Buffalo