neuromatt (858) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz bottle from Total Wine in Tucson, served in a stem glass. Pours clear amber with a moderate off-white head that remains and leaves lots of fine lace. The nose has big hoppy notes of citrus and resin, along with lemon, caramel and spicy rye. There is also a hint of tropical fruit in the background. The flavour is intensely bitter throughout, with resinous and citric hops. This is paired with caramel and biscuity malts. There is also a big spicy rye character and a lemony accent. The finish is long, dry and peppery with a bit of grain. On the palate, it is medium in body with a dry, acidic texture and average carbonation. Overall, this is a nice double IPA with lemon and rye accents. It is very well constructed, but the lemon gets a little tiresome after a while. 2012-12-30
drcboehm (38) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at the Lodge, Hilton Head Island. Great beer selection. Floral bouquet of an IPA. Tasty.
pilsnerrogge (2271) - FinspŚng, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a somewhat hazy amber. Thick head. Nose of hops, fruit, dough and fresh sawdust. Big bitterness with hints of apples and salty licorice. Long, bitter finish.
BuckLodgers (2) - Flanders, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice with typical Stone high hops... Citrus, floral, spruce notes... a definitely worthwhile change up
Nateburn (7) - - FEB 17, 2013 does not count
2.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Pours with a nice lemon aroma. Taste is Not is a little off. Poor balance between hops and adjuncts.
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Mittenator (453) - Michigan, USA - FEB 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I love lemon and IPAs. This unfortunately was just OK. Good upfront with a weird and yeasty aftertaste. Maybe Iím just not that into the hop varieties in this one.
johndoughty (3283) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Bronze with a small head. Unusual combination of citrus and hops. Medium body and easy to drink. Excellent.
nj_BierMaven (63) - Flemington, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Scents of lemon and vanilla, pours a cloudy light amber into a tulip glass. Malty lemon undertones too sharp when cold, but so much smoother as it warms in the glass. Resin, lemon and hops that balance the light bready malts, so much more pleasant as it warms, a unique brew that pairs well with light chicken or shrimp dishes. Not a personal favorite, but so glad I gave it a try, nice variation against so many ordinary brews.
pinkzambia (1294) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap: Without even reading the description before drinking, I kept noticing some hints of spices throughout! So, Iím cool. Semi-cloudy with a small head and large chunks of spotty lacing. Blue spruce aroma with mild licorice and the usual hoppy elements. Flavors of spices mixed with citrusy hops. Unique and tasty!
Frothmeister (385) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
1Pt 6 fl oz. bottle. Pours a slightly hazy light amber with an beige head with some colourful orange highlights. This beer smells awesome. Seriously, one of the best smelling IPAís Iíve had. LOTS of tropical fruit, lemon pie filling, caramel candies, with a grassy herbal note. As for taste, itís on the hoppier side of things, but itís well balanced. Sweet, with a soapy, resinous hop note, faint oregano, pepper corns, caramel, and lots of citrusy bitterness in the super long finish. Giant thumbs up.