mkgrenwel (580) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light golden orange color. Thin white head. Aroma faintly says apricot and. Orange. Flavor is juicy fruit including peach, orange, apricot, lemon. The yeast flavor is quite strange. This doesn’t make any sense, but it tastes like an absence of flavor. It has this cloudy hollowness to it, like fog obscuring your taste buds. Very weird. I love the hop flavors, although there could be more. Just a beer I don’t know what to make of. Pleasant but not fantastic.
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Capone’s. Pours hazy dark straw coppery with fizzy off-white head. Nose is yeasty funk, hopcitrus, Tastes saisony, with an upfront funky yeasty, white peppery flavor, mid-palate hopcitrus, and a dry, spicy, yeasty finish. This one is solid, and an excellent saison/IPA hybrid.
OldGrowth (2766) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, from Bottle Revolution. good aroma, sweet. some citrus, yeast, wood. orange citrus, little funky doughy yeast with spice, dry woody scent. pale golden orange color, good head and lace, lively carbonation. Sweet flavor. lighter body. creamy thin mouthfeel, sweet finish. good, maybe a better "white" ipa that i’ve had. good in both aroma and flavor. I like flavor liitle more than aroma.
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pint glass draft at Tryst Delray Beach. Cloudy light colored gold with one finger white head. Farmhouse aroma of fruits, hay, slight sour funk, and vanilla. Taste is similar with funk, fruit, slight Brett, and cereal. Spices on the finish. Little peppery heat also on the back end. Medium carb. Liked it!
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at GABF 2013, belgian aroma, taste is yeast and a little bit of spice.
TheBeerGod (5350) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Translucent golden amber with a tall, foamy white head. Aroma is woody with spice notes, herbal notes, lemon, yeast and fruit. Taste is woody with assertive yeast, toasted malt, spices, citrus notes, herbal hops, light earthiness and floral hops. Soft grassiness too. Body is medium with a moderate, lively carbonation feel. Lingering hop bitterness and a touch of warmth, which was surprising. More wood during the finish with toasted grains, soft malt, spice, floral hops, earthy notes, yeast and herbal hops.
Dorwart (2394) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great big bright white head of fine bubbles with excellent carbonation. Light and flowery aroma with some mint, juniper, lavendar, herbal hops and some yeast. Very interesting aroma the lies I have not experienced before. Color is a clear golden orange. Flavor is very floral like the aroma with pears, more lavendar, soft malts, a bit spicy pepper and honeysuckle. Very floral in many ways. Finish is again floral with a bit of lingering dryness. A very good but different take on the IPA.
rajendra82 (960) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale golden appearance was appreciated, and the head was a bit small for an IPA or a Saison, but was quite durable. The aroma was heavily on the Belgian side of the mix, and was full of hay, horse blanket, and other farmhouse funk. The taste had a nice bubble gum start, followed by a floral flourish, and an earthy finish. Touch of tartness in the aftertaste. Not quite as funky as a true Saison, but close. Unfortunately the IPA side of the equation felt neglected, as hops were far from aggressive. The medium thick feel was just right for an IPA or a Saison, and the alcohol was hidden under complexity. Nice brew, but I just kept wishing for more hops.
Ed5388 (2236) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bomber. Pours a hazy light orange color with a thin foamy off white head. Aroma of sweet citrus fruit, candied sugar, funk, and spices. Taste is fruity, with notes of cedar, grassy hops, spices, and citrus skins. Kind of odd. Wasn’t a huge fan of this one.
Cybercat (3516) - Georgia, USA - OCT 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy solar yellow with a very thick yellowish buff head. Hoppy aroma has strong notes of yeast and - must be that white peppercorn. Typical IPA flavor hosts firm citrus, woody, yeast and pepper. Very distinctive. Texture is none too thick, but quite lively and fizzy. Yes sirree, Mr. Krunkles has earned his PhD.