GrandpaSteve (10) - Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hop palette is Chinook bitter, and beautiful. Needs a little something to add aroma though. I wish I brought a growler to get filled.
jeff789 (1401) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear golden amber quite lively nicely paced tannish head... Lively, medium full bodied... Very fruity aroma, then a lightly fruity big pine flavor that has an aire of medicinalness...
blipp (5595) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Amber orange with an off white head. Juicy piney hops, very fresh, on a lightly sweet malt base. Very well balanced, with appropriate bitterness and tons of juicy hop flavors. Good stuff.
hopdog (8455) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Capone’s. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Floral hops, some citrus, earthy, and pine. Some fruitiness and caramel in the tastes as well.
zdk (1805) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
draft at Blind Tiger - one of the more quaffable double IPAs I’ve had. Sweet and packed with florals, pine cone hops. Sweet body, caramel and dry malts. Smooth bodied and well balanced. Finishes slightly dry.
Leafs93 (1582) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours burnt orange with a substantial white head. Aroma is grapefruit, toast and I also got a hint of tropical fruit...mango. Taste was bitter with a touch of sweetness. Medium bodied with s sticky texture. Alcohol was very well hidden, refreshing for a double.
pineypower (2359) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Capone’s. Pours out a clear golden color with a nice white head. Aroma is of mild citrus hops, light sweet malts and some pine. Taste is much more pronounced than the aroma, a nice punch of piney/citrusy grapefruit hop, light sweet malts, with a nice punch of bitterness on the finish with nice lingering grapefruit, alcohol rather well hidden.
swoopjones (5250) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
draft at Coles, Buffalo. somewhat flat/low carbonation orange gold pour. . Piney resiny hop aroma. Big piney flavor, sticky resiny hops, boozy, lets the chinook shine. Fuller mouthfeel, slightly astringent. powerful stuff
ReggieDunlap (2898) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear gold with a medium white head...good lacing and lively. Aroma has mango and orange...some grapefruit. Flavor has mild mango but is quickly dominated by piney notes...a bit medicinal. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is very bitter...grapefruit/pine...a bit medicinal.
jredmond (4886) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at blind tiger. Pours a slightly hazy amber body with nice off white lacing. Aroma is feint citrus, pine and onion. Mouthfeel is medium and almost creamy with notes of light citrus, sweet malt balance, onion and light resin. Very smooth finish. Light bitterness.