Scola729 (34) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Strong start with a complex finish. Lots of stone fruits. Not one of my favorites from southern tier, but solid
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arnold931 (758) - Iowa, USA - JAN 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber with nice white head. Lots of lacing. Nose and taste are caramel and pine. Malt sweetness. Definitely east coast. No real bitterness in the aftertaste.
jflopsu (750) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a hazy rust orange with thick white head. Has a sweet citrus hop and pine aroma. Has a strong citrus hop, caramel, pine, and earthy malts. Has a sweet malt and bitter hop aftertaste.
skmikeg (1179) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a cloudy amber orange with a one finger off white head with decent lacing. Aroma is of pine, citrus, sweet malts, caramel, and some herbal hops. Taste is pine, citrus, herbal hops, sweet malts, caramel, pepper, and some rye. Has a medium body with a oily, semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi-moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty tasty, well balanced DIPA that lean east coast style.
phranq (24) - - DEC 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours partly tan cloudy. Minimal head. Smells of spice and citrus. Bitter muted alcohol taste. Lingers bitter on palate, weak finish. Ok IIPA, but wish it tasted better.
mp_lane (88) - Indiana, USA - DEC 7, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours clear light amber, with small persistent head. Aroma is herbal with mild citrus. Taste has a strong malt punch, warmth of alcohol, and good balance. Nice Imperial!
RyanK (243) - Rhode Island, USA - NOV 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle from mix 12. Pours a cloudy golden amber, with a small whie head. Smells of sweet resinous hops, with the sweetness being especially strong. Taste pretty much follows with a relatively bitter taste being beaten by the alcohol at the finish. Relatively light bodied with good carbonation, leaves quite a resinous taste in your mouth.
sturmthis (824) - Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft. Amber color with one finger head. Resiny and sweet malt taste. You can taste the alcohol slightly. A big beer and a good one
Aurelius (4576) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear, greenish tan, from the looks of things in a dark room. Muted, fresh, tangy aroma. Slightly savory up front, a little citrus gel, hoppy but not a bomb, some off starchy-veggie notes but not a major flaw. Tight carbonation, a generally crisp mouthfeel and finish. Pretzel tones at the end, amidst an overall hoppy-boozy thing. Ok, good, but just another 2xAIPA. On tap, Baby Proof, day before Thanksgiving.
BillRSimmons (4) - New York, USA - NOV 21, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I donít understand why itís an imperial India pale ale. I think it may be forging new ground. This rich, stately, tour de force is the one beer to have if youíre having only one - because itís intense and two will kick your butt.