r464 (1655) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma of hops and grassiness. Light and crisp, full of hops. Citrus zest, a touch of malt, spice, and earthiness. A bit buttery in the finish. Some flavors remind me of an ESB.
keepersj12 (2444) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A nice IPA. Has a very malty sweet aroma up front followed by citrus and pine and a bit of fruit. The flavor starts with the sweetness up front but gives way to a very bitter finish. Nice long lasting after taste and a nice burn too.
TheBeerGod (4907) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Amber with a tall, frothy white head. Aroma is orange oils, citrus notes, caramel and spicy hops. Taste is big citrus, light pine, spicy hops, sweet malt, tropical fruit and caramel. More sweet than bitter, however. Body is medium with a creamy, bubbly carbonation. Finishes with pineapple upside-down cake, sweet malt, caramel, light pine, spicy hops and orange oils.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Amber beer with a dark cream head. Summer fruit and grapefruit aroma with light caramel. Grapefruit and pine flavor with summer fruit and malt. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and pine lingers with summer fruit and light earth.
smith4498 (2793) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a trade with Gription79. Pours clear burnt orange color with off white head. Atomas of grapefruit rind and caramel malts. Bitter grapefruit rind flavor with some sweet malts. Medium body with average carbonation. Thanks Dallas.
Keil (171) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Aroma is mildly soapy, some really nice piney notes with a faint citrus undertone. Nice, light amber color. Flavor is upfront slightly metallic, present bitterness. Nice piney finish. Bready malt background, hop forward. Solid IPA, at 7.3% I wouldn’t call it overly drinkable but the body is nice and light.
beerme31 (432) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a darker golden color, medium off-white head. Nice hoppy aroma, citrus, floral, herbs. A little fruity sweet taste to it. Nice flavor. Finishes easy, much more mild bitter finish then I expected. Medium-light body, thin texture, soft carbonation. Despite 7.3% abv no alcohol taste. Overall this is a good and enjoyable brew.
Westmeister (1299) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample from 12oz bottle. Pours a clear copper with off white head. Aroma of mild spicy hops, pine, orange, grapefruit with offsetting sweet malts. The taste is similar with a balancing finish. Very easy drinking as it was a bit light on the bitterness. More so than I typically like but the balance was there.
Phillies08Champs (620) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a case I got at Frank Smith’s. This case was a steal under 35 with tax. Pours a pale yellow to orange. nose is sweet with bubble gum and ctton candy. first sip is nice with a balance of pale malt that finishes with citrus to a spicy tingely mouth feel.
Nik925 (725) - California, USA - MAR 19, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A wipe array of odd flavors. The malt is metallic, the hops have been stretched way to far, and there is a really off soapy aftertaste. Does not look good in the glass, .1 point for solid lacing. Looks bad, promising for a second, then bad.