ctipping (1347) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 mL bottle. Originally reviewed 2/10/2014.
Clear orange body. Small white head. A little bit of surface wisping.
Smells very oniony. More than the last one, which I also thought was a bit oniony. Minimal cracker malt. Some light citrus.
Tastes of grapefruit. Some herbal notes. Kind of nondescript. Like a medley of hops. It does have a nice tropical fruit flavor going on, though. This one is significantly more bitter than the others.
Bitter. Medium body and carbonation.
It’s another well made beer, even if this hop varietal isn’t very exciting.
hopscotch (10609) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle... Pours hazy and yellow with a temporary, white head. This smells almost exactly like the “X Hops Series - Blue.” Medium to full-bodied and creamy with stinging carbonation. This is too sweet for an American pale ale; just like the “Blue” version, but this is even sweeter. A low degree of bitterness is merged with corn, cereal grains and honey on the backside. Bottle courtesy of ctipping!
Travlr (21437) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of iphonephan, thanks! Hazy yellow color, small white head. Aroma is fruity and light. Taste has lemon peel, tangerines, tropical fruit. Tasty.
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - APR 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Look is cloudy orange.Typical TG hop aroma. Orange/citrus flavor. Great beer.
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber pours pale with nice head. Aroma is mild floral and pine notes. Taste is very smooth And balanced with a dry finish. thanks chase
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not my favorite of the series, yet still good. Good fruit and citrus notes. Finish is long and bitter
radagast83 (7313) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle. Thanks to Iphonephan! March 2014 DC Tasting. Poured a clear yellow color with a small white head. Aroma was some light earth, malt, hops. Flavor was somewhat chewy malts, hops. Okay.
Iphonephan (6194) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a 22 oz bottle shared at the March 2014 DC RB gathering. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Weedy nose. Flavors of pine and grass. Fresh, crisp finish.
Westchesterco (1824) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a bottle at an rb tasting it is a clear golden color with a slight head the aroma is citrus nice taste of citrus which resinates on the palate.
thome50 (1285) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a nice orange golden with small head. Aroma is malty garbage with some slight citrus peel going on. Taste is again malt forward, to say the least, with a stale hop presence. Some black licorice and candy notes. Overall, this was possibly an old bottle.