heemer77 (5075) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 29, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from a Schnucks. Deep orange amber colored brew with a dense light khaki head. Massive citrus nose with some notes of toast and peanuts. There is also a perfumed note with bits of almonds. The dominant flavor is up front citrus rinds. This has a nutty finish with hints of orange sweetness. The body is a little chewy, but any alcohol is really only detected in the aftertaste. Well balanced, yet in your face with the big boy hops. This one is a winner.
sharkbcr (90) - Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma is of delicate hops. Color is a hazy golden amber. Head is ample with good lacing. Taste is a smooth malty sweet well balanced by the hops. The finish is clean with a slight orange aftertaste. Very enjoyable.
BOSSbrewer (1227) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 5, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is a very good ipa from an up and coming brewer. Picked up in St. Louis at Randall's liquors.
bhensonb (10152) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 4, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
OT-M BIF bottle from sethdude. Pours hazy light amber with a slight beige head. Aroma is hoppy, but not burning the nose, tho clearly there’s a lot of hop. Full bodied. Flavor is a light caramel with enough hop to start a burn immediately. Lots of hop. Earthy. Floral. Resin. Not getting citrus. Lots of hop. Kind of complex. Pretty dry. Pretty hoppy. Bitter, but not killing NW so. I do think this might embalm tissues it comes in contact with. Killer brew.
kbosch74 (4) - USA - SEP 2, 2013 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Wow. I am so happy that this IIPA has found its way into my life. I feel like I have been on a quest for the ultimate IPA for many years. 90-minute Dogfish Head, Stone Ruination, etc. Great beers indeed.
I’m not saying this beer is better, I’m just saying its in the same league...and in the league you’re just splitting hairs anyway.
Proud to say that this gem of a beer is brewed right here in St Louis. Thing I’ll go pour another.
kdubb666 (2) - - AUG 26, 2013 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Great IIPA. Resinous, apricot, grapefruit, good malt back bone as balanced as an IIPA can be. Dangerously drinkable on a hot day, warming on a cool day.
Patrickctenchi (2879) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy honey-amber with a tall, light tan head.
Apricot aroma, sweet.
Taste is malty, creamy, aoricot and a little caramel.
Herbal, grassy bittering.
Well hidden ABV...
drsordr (829) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2013
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft hazy gold. Nose dank hop and vegeal, dirty gym sock and broccoli. Some bitter up front but huge sweet malt bomb for dipa. Slight vegetal like broccoli then sharp bitter finish. After it warms starts to taste better than smell. Some floral sweet up front but still funky finish. Perhaps bad sample at bar, but nowhere near other ratings.
TH28 (70) - - AUG 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance is copper with a thick white foam cap. Aroma is a little citrus and pine, with a hint of earthy/ herbal as well. Overall aroma is a bit subdued for the style. Taste is light caramel and toasted malt with hint of apricot that gives way to a smooth, intense bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium. Finish is fairly dry and balanced. Pretty solid beer but lacks the intensity of most beers in the DIPA style
tastybeer (1571) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Orange pour, white head, little retention/some lace. Aroma of grass/citrus, caramel. Taste is bitter, grassy/citrus hop, sweet caramel. Palate is soft, oily, bitter finish.