gregwilsonstl (1389) - Missouri, USA - SEP 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark clear amber. White Lacing. Really really hoppy. Grapefruit rind. Bitterness lingers. Quite hot from alcohol.
TheCaptMatey (184) - Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2015
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured a slightly hazy amber to pale copper colour with a 1 inch white head. Aroma is hop forward with notes of caramel, floral grapefruit, citrus, and pine. Flavor is sweet bready notes with a tropical and pine bitterness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Bitterness is not overpowering and rather inviting with lingering flavors of herbs and pine on the tongue. Solid IPA. 2015 edition.
LilBeerDoctor (3525) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy deep orange red with a thick white head. Aroma of glorious sweaty hops, hop oils, pine, citrus, and caramel malts. Very rich aroma. Flavor of rich malts with a bitter hoppy bite, pine, sweaty and oily hops. Quite bitter and aggressively hopped. A true triple IPA, very decadent and heavy.
thedm (5135) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUL 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a head of foamy white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent and an excellent lacing. The deep aroma was hoppy. The sharp mouth feel was very tingly at the start and at the finish with a bitter hoppy aftertaste. The strong flavor contained notes of bitter semi-sweet vinous citrus caramel and hops. Delicious and one I would certainly like to have again.
hfmejias (1026) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 25, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber. Poured clear, orange, nice and big foamy off white head with good retention and spotty lacing. Aroma is super hoppy, lots of pine and citrus notes, some caramel and some biscuit. Taste is malty and sweet in the beginning but turns piney and resinous; hoppy and bitter, dry but oily finish. Very enjoyable, strong but quite drinkable.
ebone1988 (363) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Aroma is sweet hops, tropical fruit, pine, typical west coast. Appearance is golden amber, very off-white, close to light amber head. Taste is unbelievable, just like an Enjoy By but with more consistency. Tropical fruit, pine resin, a great representation of the style. Mouthfeel is just a little off, lighter than you’d expect but no booze to speak. Overall, my god this beer is good.
PhatB420 (730) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber into super giant glass. Pours a medium cherry laced Amber, thick, dark rose shades, mahogany hues. Head is attractive, ample, off white, and gourgeous. Solid lacing. Aroma of deep pines, fervent malts, hop punch to the nose all over, but doesn’t smell as pungent as a triple would deem, or does it? Taste of melon, hops, malts, hops, orange, hops, pine, malt, sweet grapefruit, grass, solil, malts, hops. Wow. Abv is there but in no way detectable from the enjoyment. Full bodied, heavy set brew for the coniseurs, yet could pass on the novice scale for a strong ale. Worth every penny.
demondeacon09 (52) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 23, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Light orange color with an off-white medium head that lingers. Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit, and fresh hops. Taste of citrus and pine with a hint of heat from the alcohol on the finish. Definitely a fan, although this one isn’t on par with the Enjoy By in my opinion.
Alphadelic (1922) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A dark orange ipa with a thick, foamy head. The nose is a combination of intense, thick and chewy malt and dry, herbal/resinous pine from the hop. Very slick in the mouth with a robust burn from the alcohol. Honestly it’s a little sticky for me because of the boatload of malt but it’s good. The hop is quite tough with a grapefruit astringency and a very herbal flavor in the finish.
SnarkyShark (1) - - JUL 20, 2015 does not count
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This year’s version is a real winner. Delicious, rich hop profiles dance on your tongue. A full, somewhat breaded spice malt bill smoothes it over, and the slight alcohol burn makes this one a fantastic brew.
Dorkenstein (116) - - JUL 20, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very sweet candied orange and caramel aromas. Some pine and lemon too. Taste is caramel with orange/lemon; and then peppery earthy hops ride with the caramel down the throat. Some alcohol warming in the chest too.