Ataraxia (299) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazy orange-tinged gold color, frothy white head. Mild citrus and grapefruit, but dominated by hay and caramel as itís almost 5 months old. The malty sweetness is restrained despite the age. Smooth, a bit of hop oiliness, and a resinous bitter finish.
johnnymusky (99) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2014 another fantastic beer from surly....perfect hops and citrus combination...tons of flavor...nice slightly bitter finish.....the guys at surly can make a great beer!
That1Guy (1867) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can packaged in December. Yeah, itís a bit oxidized. Iíll rerate with a fresh one. Still holding up pretty well. Lots of linalool on the nose. with some sherry oxidation. As to be expected. Still a good hoppy flavor, but a bit of that trans 2 is coming through. Pretty nice.
backdaft (181) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Can courtesy of aetheon. Pours a clear golden color. Thin white head and minimal lacing. Aroma is quite resinous and piney with a good bit of citrus. Taste is bitter, resinous, grapefruit-like hops. Medium bodied and nicely carbonated. The finish has a nice dry lingering bitterness. Very very nice IPA!
umich03jm (1571) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 oz can thanks to Rightcross55. 12/31/13 canning date. Pours hazy gold with a huge rocky head that fades very slowly and leaves chunky lacing. Aromas are pine, wet grass, light citrus, and light tropical fruit. Taste is just dry, bitter hops. Pine, citrus, flowers and grass. Very light malty sweetness in the dry finish. Mouthfeel is a bit foamy too, itís a little over-carbonated. Not really my kind of IPA but still pretty solid.
drsordr (890) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can courtesy of alexsdad06, thanks. Pours avg gold. Nose pine, resin, hint of citrus and some dank hop. Taste bitter bite up front. Then large sweet Mid palate. Dank hop late. Long bitter finish. Fairly thick mouth feel.
berntholer (669) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
ivorywhite head that disappears quickly with some lacing. blonde clear colour.aroma slight sweet, passionfruit, bit cheesy, bit grassy. taste like aroma with long bitter finish. medium body and carbonation. can 50cl / bd 31-10-2013
decaturstevo (4664) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Yellow creamy white pour with white head and lace. Aroma is large citrus hops. Light semi sweet malt start with a nice citrus hop bitter finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. from a can I would give a nickel to try it on tap really fresh:)
chinchill (1364) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from can with a large bone-colored head over a clear amber body. Excellent lacing.
A surprisingly restrainted flavor follows a strong hoppy nose that has piney, herbal, weedy and grassy elements. The flavor is a bit metallic and dank.
Feel: Medium body and carbonation.
kaser (2093) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Loving surly back in Chicago. Poured from a can at sheffields. Clear orange with sticky white head. Fresh fruit basket smell. Light on the hops and bitterness but makes up for it with the citrus floral yumminess. Good