Zeeben (36) - Goffstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fruity but tons of bready malt on the nose. A nice thin line of head. A solid double slap to the face of hops. Highly carbonated. I like it, I think as it warms the tastes will improve. The alcohol pulls thru just a hare too much.
ClarkVV (4434) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 12, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Undated can drunk 9/6/15.
Amber-copper body is clear and topped by an off-white head that is dense yet small.
Melon, pine, grapefruit and very little in the way of lighter tropical fruits. Caramel and rich honey malts work against the heavy resin, while alcohol heat is notable immediately, especially so with warming.
Big, rich, bold, aggressive flavors show no nuance or elegance. Sharp alcohol and resinous hop flavors fight against sugary, dense malt sugars and the resulting mess is a win for no one. Sent this one to the drain after a few sips. No patience for these crass, aggressive, messy beers.
Desverger (4597) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap during RBESG2015, Day 2, Malmö, Sweden - pours amber with a white head. Aroma and taste is a mix ofsweet tropical fruits, prominent grapefruit and mandarin, with good malty backbone, caramel, toffee, pine needles, bitter finish.
FROMTHEBOTTLE (38) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle Pour is copper in color, Typical of a DIPA, head fades quickly but leaves good lacing behind. A burst of grapefruit greets you with accompanying hints of pine and orange. Just enough caramel to balance the hops. The slightly bitter finish is not a problem nor is the 9.5%abv, Both are balanced evenly. Overall a very good effort.
madchemist83 (189) - USA - SEP 2, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Wow. Aroma is tropical fruit, citrus, pine, dank, grass, pineapple. Copper with off white head with nice lacing. Taste mostly pine with some grapefruit peel but very smooth. Nice bitterness that’s balanced very well with malt backbone and alcohol. Very good ipa.
badpuppy69 (293) - orange, California, USA - AUG 31, 2015
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
From a can Pours a hazy copper color with huge head. Aroma is fruity grapefruit and tangerines and pine hops. Taste follows the aroma with a amazing mouth feel and malt backbone. This beer is very good! And it comes in a can ;)
samsmith33 (632) - - AUG 30, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle to glass. Aroma is hops, citrus, Orange, grass, hay. Deep Orange color, creamy white head. Taste is yum, smooth hops,sour Orange, lemon, smoke, ash, very nice. Feel is creamy with above average carbonation. Top of the line IPA.
Theydon_Bois (13509) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 11, 2015 Keg at the Bishops Arms Savoy, Malmo, Day 2 of RBESG ’15 21/08/15.
Lightly hazed orange amber with a decent off white covering.
Nose is caramel malt, light spice, orange pith, bitter tropicana, grapefruit.
Taste comprises caramel malt, bread dough, bitter orange, light white pepper, tangerine.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok but lower end for this style.
waolsen (1371) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - AUG 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. copper pour with thick, lasting frothy head. nice lacing. big aroma of piney hops. big body, resin, sugar and dry finish
BeerRenter76 (345) - Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance is a dark copper with half a finger of head. The head dissipates quickly but leaves some lacing behind on the glass. The nose is both piney and hoppy. The upfront flavor is a solid blend of malt and hops. The finish is not nearly as hoppy as top flight IPAs, but this still remains a solid effort. There is a touch of alcohol on the finish as well, but it is not too bad.
thegreenrooster (3601) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour is a dark red with a small white head. Aroma is caramel sweetness with citrus bitterness. Flavor is a decent hop but then that sweet caramel malt takes over. Finish is malt sweetness with a touch of bitterness. Another one of these double IPA’s where the malt far outpowers the hops. Probably better fresh but I’m rating the bottle I was given.