hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
brewtopia 10/21/06, Resinous fresh hop aroma. Taste is fresh hops, some malt, good bitterness throughout the taste, decent IPA.
ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2006
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Standard IPA look with a copper/orange body and a white foamy head. The hop profile was very bland for an IPA with a musty basement attribute that was not pleasant. There was a "stale" feel to this all around.
phiconners (148) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Strong hops and malt flavor, more than most IPAs. Definitely a bold flavor, which I normally like, but I found that I enjoyed it a little less the more I drank. Not bad by any means, maybe not the best overall flavor for me though.
Cornfield (5465) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This started out nice, a clear amber body with a substantive off-white head. A sweet caramel aroma was capped by a healthy dose of the PNW, a solid grapefruit, zest of orange, and pine bitterness. The flavor begins with caramel and toffee, pursued by the hops, and then... Oddly a layer of dust invaded my drink, leaving a mustiness in the back of my mouth. Mis-handled bottle, perhaps? One to try again.
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cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - OCT 11, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz. bottle via trade with shadey - Pours a clear amber color with a good size off white head. A good looking beer. Lots of nice lacing. Has a nice citrus, pine hop aroma. Flavor is mostly hops, just like the aroma. Medium to full body. The only thing holding this beer back is the lack of malt balance. Still this is a very tasty beer. This would make a sweet session beer. Thanks Shane.
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thank you muchly, El_Borracho, for this sample... Aroma seems inviting, with strong promises of citrus, mainly orange zest, and pine resin. The pour was attractive and lured me in with itís deep amber color and rich rocky off-white head. The initial flavor was a pronounced sweet malt bottom, followed instantly by the PNW hopping....and the requisite citrus and pine assault. But a strange bitter mustiness crept in to crash the IPA party...followed by a slight dishwater soapiness which cast itís murky and moldy pall on the initial lupilin luxeriousness that I had such high hopes on longingly lingering upon so lovingly........
aracauna (3055) - Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear copper with a decent head. The aroma is caramel malt and syrupy pine hops. The flavor is balanced more than anything. Not spectacular, but not bad either.
Beerdedone (2603) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2006
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at the beer fest in Adamstown Pa. Pours orange with an off white head. Aroma of hops and citrus. The flavor is bitter, citrus, and spicey. Ok beer.
tommy8768 (120) - Litlle Compton, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 25, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Kind of a hazy orange color with a dense off white head. very fruity and hoppy aroma. Has a hoppy taste, also some orange and spice . Taste is kind of sweet with not much bitterness. A good IPA.
ross (2080) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 22, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Matt (drbayern) Thanks! Bottle pours out a brown color with a thick white head on it. Smell is grass and fresh hops. Taste is almost like the harvest ale, this one is very fresh. Like I went to the back yard and chowed down on the kentucky fescue. This must have been bottled a week ago. I love the fresh hop grass taste that this beer had in it. Very smooth and refreshing. A nice pleasing IPA.