Imaena (2157) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUL 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. This is a nice biting IPA with lots of hoppy zip and a good grassy backbone.
burg326 (5202) - Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured am amber color from the tap with aromas of pine, resin, light floral hops and some bitterness. Flavors match the aromas with some light citrus thrown in, a solid IPA.
Ctplt777 (465) - - JUL 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Never heard of this brewery or beer but I’m a sucker for IPA’s so I grabbed it to try. Popped the top and got a bunch of pine, soft fruit and a nice sweetness. Taste is different, in a good way. There is a sweetness almost like molasses taste here and then a big punch of resinous hop bitterness. Super tasty stuff, one is not going to be enough. I’m pleasantly surprised by this.
CJ_Pain (221) - Georgia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2014 I prefer my IPA with a malt backbone and this one delivers. Takes some getting used to at first. Heavy on the malt, almost ESB like in the biscuity, bready side. Very well done. A unique IPA and one which I canâ€™t quite come close to a flavor comparison. Very well done!
jcr (2517) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can. Cloudy amber body. Fizzy white head, mostly lasting. Aroma of toasted grain, pine, resin. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium to full body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Big caramel malts in the taste. Thicker body than usual for an ipa.
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hoppy with a sticky mouthfeel. A nice balance of malt and hops. A little to rich to drink too many, but a nice IPA.
paintedmaple (655) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Happy to find this at the Publix grocery store in Tuscaloosa...big, oily, creamy, and with a monster head this slid down my throat with ease. Freaky monkey!
Erzengel (7271) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark golden in the glass. Fresh and very floral in the nose. The beer starts smooth, very floral and slightly sweet. The aftertaste is smooth, nicely floral hopped and not too sweet. Nicely bitter.
A great IPA! --> 13/12/12/12
AskForJenny (1061) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft - Luminous orange with decent head of yellowish foam. Palate is good but doesn’t have the strong backbone, but I think this is crafted well for Southern weather.
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz bottle, thanks to Mike L. for bringing me this 2 days ago. Canned on date is 06/27/13........ Poured into my DFH IPA glass. Sheeeeeit. Can foams over once it’s opened. Pouring into a glass yields a huge 3 inch head, that continues to slowly produce more head as it sits. Starts to worm up over the top of the glass after sitting for a minute. Mostly hazy amber orange color. Caramel malty, citrusy, lightly spicy aroma. Some metallic. Bigger sweet taste, kind of cloying, something musty and awful about the taste, a pretty medicinal bitterness. Gets not as bad as I go, though. Bigger body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Aroma and texture are not completely awful. Not as super malty and sweet as I’d expect a 9 month old IPA to be, but pretty malty still, and something else weird going on the taste. A pretty astringent bitterness.