uvajed (178) - Ravenna, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle from Akron area ACME FreshMarket. Pours coppery with a creamy, foamy head. Malt and hops dominate, both in taste and aroma, with a bit of pine, cereal and caramel flavors, and a hint of something floral I canít pick out. The hop bitterness is nice but not overwhelming. Very nice and well balanced.
Pailhead (6141) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap: The aroma consists of light-moderate citrus, grapefruit, pine, fruit, and a touch of caramel. Itís a transparent amber with a small white head that fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. There is some good amount of thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with light-moderate citrus and light fruit. There is a hint of caramel in the background. The finish has mild grapefruit and pine. Itís light-medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel.
Evolutionary (423) - Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Ty's house. Nose is hop but not too strong. Balanced and very clean. Weak citrus notes and full bodied for style. Decent but not amazing.
TheJester (2303) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Progressive Field. Pale bronze in colour with a nice white head. There are a variety of juicy citrus flavours from the hops, and a touch of resin as well. Interesting and very drinkable pale ale.
superspak (3960) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, light pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus hops and moderate pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon/orange peel, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and robustness of bright citrus/pine hops and moderate pale malt flavors; with a crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and resinous sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent American pale ale style. All around great complexity of bright citrus/pine hops and moderate pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted at the tasting room. Light golden amber with ample head. Aroma of light citrus (orange, lemon, grapefruit) and light grass and pine. Some cereal grains. Taste is similar with a fruity note mostly and slight pine. Crisp. Balanced. Medium carb.
DocJitsu (1483) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a mildly hazy copper color with a thick, bumpy, light tan head. Toasted malt is more prominent, albeit minimally, than the hop character on the nose. Relatively thick and soft yielding to astringency toward the finish. Nicely blending flavors.
Dal9000 (394) - Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Initial malty flavor -crisp. Finishes with a soft lingering citrus hoppy mild on the tip of the tongue.
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tonypreto (130) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Aroma was subtle, appearance was alright, head dissapated immediately. Taste was really great. Very hoppy and delicious.
shrubber85 (9607) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 16, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pine, orange peel and light caramel malt aroma. Amber with large off-white head. Sweet orange malt and moderately bitter pine/grapefruit peel flavor. Great hop profile - an excellent APA.
Stuu666 (8323) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craigís. Pours copper, nose is floral, taste is quite fruity and bitter.