XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle near Munster, IN, bottle date 12/12. Hazy orange pour with white head. Aroma of citrus and pine, taste is caramel malt and very sweet diminished hops.
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ESBob (355) - Indiana, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber. Pours a deep amber orange, unfiltered. Ample frothy white biscuity head. Aroma is a combo of citrus, pine and grassy notes. Taste is grapefruit and other ripe citrus notes. Bitter finish. A pleasant Imperial IPA that hides the ABV well.
BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2013
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Note: my bottle is of indeterminate age.
Thanks to Brigadier for sending this one to me. Presents itself well, great color, bountiful foam. Aroma is subdued, very mild and indistinct west-coast American hops notes. Flavor is interesting - like the first few notes of a watermelon jolly rancher, minus the finish and the sweetness. It’s a fleeting chemical tropical fruit flavor followed by immediate piney bitterness. Mild malt profile into a relatively simple single-note hoppy finish with a little bit of a vegetal edge to it. Like the aftertaste of steamed asparagus. Not great, unfortunately.
JoshCone (2) - - MAY 9, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not too bad. Good aroma and appearance. Bitterness was pretty good but I’ve had better. Decent for the price paid at a bar, which was $2.75 per pint.
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at DLD 2013. It poured an orange color with a white head. The aroma was of resiny pine and grapefruit with a lightly toasted caramel background. The taste was of light caramel sweetness with lots of juicy piny hop flavor and good bitter balance before a drier, citrusy bittersweet finish. Very nice.
Iphonephan (3041) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On draft at Brothers in South Bend IN. Pours a hazy amber with a frothy white head. Feint hop aroma. Flavor much more intriguing with grapefruit and some sweet pineapple. Bitter finish.
AndyReynolds (861) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - APR 30, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
My phone died after I had calculated the total score. Luckily, the ratebeer app saved it. The aroma was a little off on this one. Maybe just too much malt or just too generic? Taste is good and bitter, somewhat making up for the aroma. Palate was off.
hayduke (3322) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle at Dark Lord Day in Munster, IN.\ Hazy gold color. White head. Nose of grapefruit. Medium plus body. Flavor is bitter and alcoholic. Somewhat lacks flavor.
NeoHippie2 (924) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 27, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber pour with a small white head. Overall, this beer wasn’t as complex as I would have liked. No presence of the floral or citrus hop notes I like so much. It’s well-balanced from a malt/hop standpoint but not interesting enough. Plenty of room for improvement here.
ICEatALAMO (911) - Troy, Michigan, USA - APR 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. The pour is pretty clear and bright orange. The aroma has faint hops and some sweetness. The taste is fairly mild for a iipa. Solid, not too bitter and a lot of flavor.
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