mpersinger (354) - , California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
All this from a cellophane-covered, refrigerated sampler in a wine glass (thanks joet for preserving me a sample, and next time I’ll jump in the car immediately). Tropical and leather hop aroma volatiles give way to green onion nose with malt core throughout. There’s a prominent saline/mineral flavor that is not coarse, nor present in mouthfeel, not much bitterness either- yet huge hop flavors: green onion and tropic....in a complex good way. Medium body, refreshing carbonation. Either really hard water, or it’s the mosaic. Not dry or sweet in finish, but lasting flavor. THis one is tight.
BBB63 (6200) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - NOV 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle and served in tulip: initially clean golden hue and 2nd pour was more much more hazy, very good lacing. Very juicy hop profile of pineapple, apricot, tangerine and dragon fruit with a touch of dank and herbs. Bready and slight caramel malt notes. A tad boozy but nothing extreme nor distracting. It is not as tasty as Sue but better than Hopsmack.
TheEpeeist (3414) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
22 oz bottle. Cloudy orange with white frosting. Nose is musk, almost fishy, melon, toffee and orange pith. Super resiny, medium to full body with fluffy carb. Taste is nectarine, pine, honey, lemon-lime, scallion and bitter orange. Oozing hop juice, dank and drippy. Crazy stuff; a cannabis screwdriver?
jredmond (5735) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle via trade shared at franks. Pours a bright hazy golden body with thick white lacing. Aroma is mango, fresh pine and a nice dank character. Mouthfeel is soft and mellow with the fresh and dank fruit upfront followed by a light malty compliment. Nice soft and funky imperial IPA.
kermis (5871) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared. Pours very hazy golden orange with small floaters and a small off white head. Aroma of massive tropical fruit juice, pineapple up front with kiwi, light citrus. Flavor is light to light moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Some pine and very resinous hops coming out in the palate and sticking to your tongue. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Superb!
deanso (5817) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Big thanks
Very thin white head. Very hazy golden pour. Aroma of tropical fruit. Lovely smooth bitterness. Awesome
PhillyCraft (3516) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2014 Bottle shared by James, pours murky golden brown. Notes are shampoo , simcoe, light caramel malt, and funk. Pretty solid. Tried again before birds panthers game fuck this is insane. Kiwi, pineapple and hop juice moved up .3
ChrisSc (290) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
22 oz bottle in tulip. Minneapolis.
Appearance: Orange, cloudy, no head.
Aroma: Pineapple, citrus, passion fruit. Really really nice.
Taste: Bitter, but not too much.
Palate: Medium body. Smooth texture. Long finish.
Overall: This is a great beer. The aroma alone is fantastic. The body was a little weaker than I would have liked.
thomashall (179) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Darkness day. Pours hazy golden. Strong hops and citrus. Taste really bitter. Great IPA just not my style.
gnoff (8005) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled at rlgk + Aniela tasting, USA comes to Göteborg 2014, on October 18, 2014.
Thanks to tkrjukoff!
Hazy to cloudy honey golden color, white head. Tropical fruits, hoppy, herbal, sweet, orange zest, fruity, fresh scent. Herbal, bitter, alcohol, hoppy, passion fruit taste. Medium mouthfeel, high bitterness. Hoppy, bitter aftertaste.
First Iowa beer, yay.
Cunningham (4996) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Hazy golden color with a fine white head. Lovely powerful grapefruit hoppy and tropical fruity aroma. Medium to full body. A bit oily. Mellow sweetness and a lovely bitterness. Powerful balanced grapefruit hoppy, toffee, flower power and tropical fruity flavor. Powerful and yet mellow double IPA. Dangerously well hidden alcohol. Recomedable!
[Bottle at rlgk plaza]
Double IPA #100