DenisLD (87) - Montreal, Quebec, - MAR 12, 2011
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma - Without having anything too special about it, this beer smells like a typical, quality East-Coast American IPA. Pine, flowers, caramel, and a hint of citrus.
Appearance - The beer pours a clear golden/light copper body, with a frothy white head. The lacing is quite nice, and the head retention is very solid.
Taste - This is a very solid IPA! Starts out with a very impressive hop bite, full of floral and citrus notes. A moderate sweetness follows right after, bringing a pleasant caramel feel to your palate. The finish is slightly bready, bitter, yet sweet. Very proper IPA! After a while you may even taste a hint of vanilla (not sure what causes that, though)!
Palate - Light-to-medium bodied, with a slight syrupness to it.
Overall - This is a solid sessionable IPA. Goes down smoothly, with a good balance between drinkability, bitterness, and flavour.
Caytinator (990) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light amber color, light lacing, small head, good carbonation. Strong, good aroma. Quality brew, very bitter, quality hops--for the hopheads, goes well with salty foods.
kaser (3307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hoppy juicy flavor Delma 12 oz bottle at home. Clear orange. Hoppy and pleasant. Would do this guy again
radio_nowhere (937) - Maryland, USA - JAN 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle into tulip glass; amber-golden color, some sediment dust, with creamy off-white head. Aroma of pine/citrus hops, light floral note and bready malt sweetness. Taste adds notes of biscuit malt and woody spruce/tropical fruity hop bitterness. Medium-low body, low carbonation, dry, creamy with pine/fruity bitter finish. Solid east coast style IPA.
OKD10 (4) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2015 does not count
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nitro version on tap at Proof Brewing Co. 1/9/14. Welllll, since it is a nitro, I have to wait a solid 5 minutes just for the cup of foam to finish settling and reveal a full beer.... still waiting..... FINALLY!!! A: Deep golden orange, with a thick cream head that smothers the rim of the cup. S: Floral, citrus, herbs, fish, grass, typical IPA smell. T: Licked the foam, because I could, and it provided a thick film of metal flavor. Instant taste of sweet vanilla, metal -coin like- bitterness, wheat, continues to become more dry and bitter. Not overwhelming but no distinct flavor as well. Could be altered by the fact that I just ate Chipotle peanuts (oops). O: Iíve had better IPAs that contain a more definite flavor but this is still easy to drink. The nitro aspect makes it smoother than what an average IPA would offer.
Reimer96 (1385) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a lightly hazy golden orange with a small frothy white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, grapefruit, spruce tips and sweet caramel malts. Taste is pine, citrus hops, grapefruit and spruce. Complex flavor with a smooth bitterness that?s lightly astringent on the finish.
andrewturba (1116) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a hazy copper with a small white head and a touch of lace. Aroma is pine, resin, tropical fruits, citrus, lightly spicy and some malty notes. Flavour is resin, citrus, pine, medium to high sharp bitterness thatís kinda harsh but not bad and doesnít linger too much, mild alcohol, kinda grainy, and a nice dry finish. Pretty tasty.
coachd (173) - Missouri, USA - JAN 1, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Good hoppy/sweet aroma. Light colored with a huge white head that leaves a lot of lacing. Tastes great. Just enough hop bitterness, and that comes through at the very end of each taste. The palate is thick for the style - not watery, very well done.
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King_Alex_II (172) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 31, 2014
3.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very body dominated beer with bitterness and sweetness in the aftertaste. Nicely balanced and different from the hop dominated IPAs.
SinH4 (353) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Beautiful orange appearance with big white head. Aroma, first impression: So American. Pines and malt. Taste is sweet and juicy, more of the nice residual sweetness and bitterness. A nice benchmark East Coast IPA, not much space for critique here. But then again itís not too distinct.
dhatton (73) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep orangish copper. Floral and citrus aroma. Strong pine taste mellowed out with a solid malty backbone. Crisp and refreshing. Sessionable IPA.