IrishBoy (3618) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 1, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bomber from Country Club Liquors. Nose is a little pine and citrus but not really all that hoppy. Lightly hazy copper orange with a big cream head. Flavor is bitter and pine with a small bit of diacetyl. The buttery background flavor really detracts.
nearbeer (3048) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2012 22 oz. Clear orange-copper with a lasting topping of creamy foam. Aromas of earthy herbal resin, waxy citrus, caramel and musty grape. Taste is big herbals and resin, husky caramelized grain, toast, citrus and wood pith. Near-medium body is a little too frothy and is well dried by the rough-sawn lumber finish. The choppy finish, plus the large medicinal-herbal taint make this one come off as unpolished and boozy, even at only 7%. Nice potential, but really kind of a mess.
Suttree (4452) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brownish copper, huge white head. Smells sweet, like caramel and toffee, with some woody notes. Flavor is also pretty sweet, and woody hops. It hides itís ABV well, seems more like 5%. Will probably get again.
wnewberr (100) - Huntersville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz bomber. Good beer but notice some buttery off flavors and aromas (I think). Nice hop profile with a toastey finish. Wondering if this guy has a big brother...
Ibrew2or3 (5777) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bomber pours up copper with slight haze and quarter inch tan head. The modest aroma offers up some earthy and spicy hops with notes of pine hops and eucalyptus leaves in the background. The taste has bitter spicy and pine hop notes rimmed with a bit of rough booze and a dash of citrus like sweet hard candy. It seems to want to be a bold and rough IIPA but lacks the depth and richness to get there. Underneath all the resiny hops is a note of two of sweet dark fruity esters.
decaturstevo (4080) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange pour with white head. Medium citrus hops a touch like orange zest. Decent sweet malt start with a decent resiny bitter finish. Some light bread notes. Medium body with decent carbonation.
rangerred (662) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - MAY 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured into a pint glass from a 22oz bomber. No freshness date.
Pours a slightly hazy medium copper with a thick 1.5 finger head. Excellent head retention and lacing.
Iím not really picking up much of a smell at all. Some caramel and roasted malt along with a little bit of earthy hops.
The taste is really quite malty with a lot more malt than hops. Lots of caramel and toffee along with a bit of roast. The hops are definitely on the earthy side with a little bit of pine thrown in. Some bread makes another appearance towards the finish. Moderate bitterness along with a fairly full mouthfeel.
As an American IPA, this really doesnít cut it. However I do believe it is a fairly decent English IPA. The maltiness along with the downplayed, earthy hops are definitely English. Overall a tasty brew Iím glad I tried.
BroSpud (1359) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber. Pours medium amber with a tan head. Decent example of the IPA style though this one is heavier on the malt than on the hops. Still the hops do come through and this is a great beer for the price.
nick76 (4077) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
The aroma is nice with hops, butter, and caramel malt. The appearance is amber with a nice head. The taste is like the aroma but not very flavorful. The palate is average. Overall an average beer and not a private reserve.
Palidor19 (2727) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
its got a nice mellow flavor with a touch of herbal quality. despite the name, the hops donít have a strong "bite" to them, still its good for what it is.