beeranarchist (207) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Clear and yellow with thin white head. Aroma of hay, honey, grapefruit and quince tea. Very bitter, dry and has an average to high carbonation. The flavour is a bit more dominated by grapefruit and what I would call vegetable matter (in lack of better words).
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of ygtbsm. Golden with huge rocky head, decent lacing. Musty green hops, slightly vegetal, hints of biscuit and caramel. Flavor has a dry biscuit character, metallic hop character, heavy dose of bittering. Medium mouthfeel.
Eells (64) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very good on tap and in bottle. Also very expensive, but itís worth it for the aroma alone. Smooth great fresh beer!
juiceisloose (1050) - Windermere, Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 oz can courtesy StFun. This one pours a clear, dark orange color and topped by a small head of beige colored foam that settles quickly to a thin film. The foam leaves rings of lacing around the glass. The aroma is full of wet hops showing very green and dank with a hint of pine to go with a base of caramel and doughy bread malts. The hops werenít quite as potent as I would have thought, but I donít think this can is as fresh as possible. The flavors follow suit with the sweet bread and caramel malts up front followed by the green resinous pine and the dank, grassy hops that add good bitterness on the back end. The malt seems to be more forward, but perhaps because this can isnít as fresh. Medium bodied with ample carbonation with a slightly drying and bitter finish. Not bad, but I was certainly hoping for something a little more here. Iíd like to try this fresh.
illidurit (1948) - Sonora, California, USA - JAN 2, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can from December Santa Cruz tasting. Pours an orangey gold color with a thin off-white head. Aroma is herbal and tropical with lychee and a slight caramel malt influence. Flavor is pretty much pure hops. Malt is barely perceptible. Plenty of citrus and herbs to go with a solid - but not quite west-coast - bitterness
thirdeye11 (5338) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(16oz can thanks to Exiled) clear orange, film of fine white bubbles. Nose of dank weed, candied oranges, very fragrant, and some rhubarb. Taste of bitter orange peel, rhubarb, candied citrus fruits. Well carbonated with an oily body.
mcberko (4786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 29, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500mL can, sent from Glouglouburp, pours hazy copper with a white head. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus and caramel malt backing. Flavour is definitely hoppy, but not over the top, with citrus and floral notes - itís quite nicely balanced, with a hoppy, but not so bitter, aftertaste. Quite nice, if a tad underwhelming.
jonno (2013) - JAPAN - DEC 28, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Canít believe I didnít write notes for this one. Going by memory (oh oh). Quite a full beer. Probably hoppier than the Furious but doesnít quite have itís charm. Quite pungent, but never in WCIPA territory. Thanks Skyview for this!
hayduke (3073) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a nice trade by Strykzone, this poured clear gold with nice white head and good lacing. The nose is citrus and floral hops. Body is medium and mouthfeel clean and smooth. The flavor is very hoppy with pine added to the citrus and flowers. Long dry bitter finish. My kind of brew.
alexsdad06 (3805) - Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can from Santa himself. Pours a deep amber color with a medium plus sized foamy white head. The aroma is wet hops up front with emphasis on dank pine, citrus and floral. Mouthfeel is on the sticky side. The flavor is more hoppy goodness with the same ripe pine, citrus, and floral characteristics. The pale bready malts were secondary. The finish was earthy and dry. A very drinkable and enjoyable IPA.