Tmoney99 (9988) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured clear dark copper color with an average fizzy white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus floral hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bitter flavor with a moderate bitter finish of medium duration. Good brew.
hopscotch (8460) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle... Sparkling clear orange/amber ale with a mid-sized, frothy, off-white head. Good retention. The bouquet is a mélange of caramel, sugar cookie and citrusy hops. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and tickling carbonation. The flavor tilts toward the bitter side of balance, but not by much – cookie sweetness and acrid bitterness are the highlights. Finishes lightly bitter, tongue-numbing and dry.
daknole (8333) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
24 karat sparkling gold pour. White head. Flavor of weak hops, biscuity malt and not much else. Meh.
Dogbrick (7123) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Twenty Tap in Indianapolis. This brew pours a clear copper-orange color with a medium ivory white head that diminishes steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrusy hops and malt. Medium body with a moderately bitter hops character and flavors of grapefruit and caramel malt. The finish is is hoppy with a lingering citrus aftertaste. Above average IPA overall.
shrubber85 (6811) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange toffee and orange peel/pine aroma. Golden yellow color with small head. Sweet orange toffee malt and strongly bitter orange peel hops flavor. Very good.
phaleslu (5723) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had some of a friend’s draft pint at Scotty’s Brewhouse in downtown Indianapolis. Pours a clear orange-hued tea color with a small off-white head. Notes of citrus (orange and grapefruit), caramel malts, pine resin, and floral notes. Light-medium bodied, with medium-high carbonation and a bitter, citrusy mouthfeel. Good IPA.
thedm (4869) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 13, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This draft brew from a beer festival poured a small sized head of foam with a frothy top of fine to medium sized white colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent orange colored body and a poor lacing. The aroma was of citrus and hoppy. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of sweet and hops. An OK brew just nothing special.
DrSilverworm (4758) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle, shared by Jay. Mostly hazy darker brown color. Thin off-white head, nice spread of dotty lace. Medium-plus body. Lighter more crisp carbonation, dry finish. Nice balance of malts and hops. Good biscuity malt, light on the caramel which is cool. Citrus (orange-rind), some floral hops. Nice moderate bitter taste, light sweet. Solid IPA.
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from the East Side Big Red, Bloomington. Pretty deep orange pour, moderately cloudy, thin but creamy head. Nose was quite fragrant and floral, malt sweetness with pungent tropical fruit notes. Mouthfeel is a bit syrupy, notable slickness in the finish. Flavors are a bit one-dimensional: plenty of citrus, but only as a register of the overall sweet and pungent profile. Decent but nothing more than that.
cheap (3750) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2013
1.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
from a bottle. good strong aromatic olfactory. Looks viscous, slightly darker than pale ale. Taste is usal ipa terribly bitter stuff. Looks like it has more co2 than it really has. Have yet to be truly impressed by this style.