AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice light orange with an off white head that starts big and quickly dissipates leaving spotty lacing. Aromas are tropical fruit, citrus, bread, and a touch of grass. Flavors are nicely citrus and then a big hint of tropical (guava and maybe young mango), some malt hints dance around on the edges all topped off with a big dose of grassy/piney bitterness that flows into a long dry aftertaste. Palate is a tad thin on this and they head and carbonation are just a little wanting. Overall, a very nice and balanced WC IPA that I would rate right up with the big dogs. Itís not as balanced as my two favorite IPAs but darn close.
rubbishystuff (1979) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
At the Daily bar and grill. Pretty good fresh hop IPA. Fully hop flavor getting the balance right. Serving: tap
Dr_Fellini (770) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can to glass. Pours a mostly clear deep golden color with a frothy light tan head. Aroma has that aluminum can character, with a touch of citrus. Flavor is wonderfully fruity, fleshy fruit hops. Very drinkable. Quite tasty. Thanks Drew!
miyauchi38 (651) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
TattooJack (241) - Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange pour from the ice cold 4-pack of tall boy cans. I donít have a problem with taking the easy way out or being a one trick pony, my grand dad always said " stick with your strengths son". He also said "F what other people think". And then he said "The best dump you will ever take will be in someone elseís bathroom!" So Iíll just enjoy this beer and not focus too much on other peopleís opinionís, I urge you to do the same.
ccex (1037) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 oz, can pours a dark golden color with moderate to small white head and not much lacing. Aroma is not pungent, but has pine resin and floral hops. Taste is bitter with some malty sweetness in the middle, before a big bitter finish. Body is medium with only slight carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. Easily drinkable, and not terribly overrated. I think I would have enjoyed this more if I hadnít heard all the great expectations of Surly. My rating would be slightly higher if it had a different name or if the brewer was one unknown to me in a place like Nebraska or South Carolina.
MacBoost (1468) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2015
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Chugged in under 10 seconds. Grassy, hoppy, mediocre. When is this brewery going to pull their heads from their asses and come up with modern recipes. Garbage.
justsayswell (133) - Kansas, USA - MAY 6, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Orange/ gold pour. Nose is juicy hop, pine needles, peach. Light/ medium body. Lots of fruity hops initially, mostly peach/mango, followed by a hint of bread with honey. Finishes dry, prickly, and bitter. More hop-centric than furious, but not a hop monster either. Well made, fun, and delicious.
tastybeer (1841) - Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours dark gold, off-white head. Some retention/lace. Aroma of citrus, floral, resinous hop, caramel malt. Taste is bitter, floral/citrus hop, caramel malt. Palate is slick, bitter finish.
CpyNPrnT (478) - Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma of grapefruit, citrus, taste is lots of citrus, grapefruit, tropical hops, very dry on the palate, finishes short and crisp- taste at DLD 2015.
Vir4030 (560) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear yellow with a thinnish head. Sweet delicious aroma. Nice mouth feel and flavor. Hops are light a bit bitter and yummy. Aftertaste is bitter too quite an adventure.