bytemesis (3020) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler thanks to Brian! Pours clear deep reddish brown with a medium brown head, creamy with good lacing. Aroma is malty caramel, pine, a bit of citrus. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Too malty for my personal taste.
Getbetter (815) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAY 30, 2014
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From a tap at Green Dragon in Pdx. The pour is a dark orange with a white head. The notes is candy sugar gummy oranges with a sticky texture medium to thick body. A unique IPA.
pdx77 (1257) - Oregon, USA - JUN 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at 3 Doors Down. Dark amber color. Citrus hop and caramel aroma. Sweet caramel and tropical hop flavor. Bright finish.
Theydon_Bois (7938) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Walking Man, Stevenson, 24/05/13.
Clear dark amber with a thin off white head which retains well.
Nose is hops, bitter orange, light pine, caramel notes.
Taste comprises a caramel malt backbone, hops, pine resin, bitter grapefruit, orange pith, light tropicals.
Full bodied with fine carbonation, good hop bite in the finish.
Decent enough DIPA.
dinkle50 (943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy orange pour with a two finger head. Good head retention and lots of lace. Aroma is sweet and full of burnt sugar and caramel. Slightly grassy. Full mouth. Taste is burnt orange & citrus. Long bitter finish.
ACHops (654) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ the brewpub in Stevenson. Pours dull golden amber with thick fluffy head. Aroma is earthy sweet grassy hops. Taste is syrupy sweet caramel malt, followed by big grapefruit bitterness. Lingers bitter on the finish. Hits all the right DIPA notes, a actually kind of mild for the style.
beernovice39 (3106) - Montana, USA - FEB 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Hazy orange pour with a small white head. Scent is citrus and caramel. Taste is caramel, citrus and pine.
zizzybalubba (1391) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Walking Man Brewing & Public House in Stevenson, WA. Dark orange pour with a creamy off-white head. Clean floral hop aroma with a touch of sweet malt. Well-balanced blend of assertive, bitter grapefruit and sweet malt. Some lingering bitterness on the tongue. Alcohol somewhat detected from the dryness. Very good overall.
BK7 (725) - Turner, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Venti’s South. Big malty caramel base with a mild dry hoppy bitterness throughout. Balance seems a bit off. Weaker than expected finish.
douglas88 (5834) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Henrys in Portland. A sweet hoppy nose. The flavor is caramel and sweet hops. A bit big and hot. Green, very malty. Lingering soapy bitterness.