nuplastikk (4671) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 3, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Orange-brown color, with a small, steady, patchy head. The aroma is quite nice and unique, not unlike the tropical fruit tones of Summit hops, but maybe a little more dryness and a berry edge. Relatively soft on the palate, this is a great IIPA. Reminds me a lot of a fresh/wet hop beer, a nice broad hop profile. Well balanced, really spot on for the style.
mgmike4 (30) - valencia, California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pint glass. Pleasantly surprised. A taste thatís sophisticated , yet wonderfully understated. Doesnít taste like a box of cracker jacks like a lot of IPAs out there. Strong floral and citrus notes integrated with a unique, bitterly smooth hop flavor. Reminds me very much (if i my say) like pliny the elder. Abv is very well masked.
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served from a bottle from OTM. The appearance is a golden orange with a small off white head. The aromas are a little sweeter hop profile, orange, I do pick up a little of the berry the description talks about. The flavors follow the hop profile of the nose, a little mild in intensity. Orange/tangerine, light cinnamon, pine. A mild but good DIPA.
JohnnyJ (4483) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle. Golden amber pour, thin off-white head. Grapefruit, juicy floral hops, sweetness, caramel, and light fruit. Lighter and very easy drinking for an IIPA.
mrhoppy (1285) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUL 31, 2010
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
The Hype is for real!! This one is great. This is a classic true double IPA. Tastes very fresh. Very floral and pungent. Soft on the palate. Aftertaste is awesome. Sweetness is right on. Incredible enticing aroma.
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 30, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap from papago 6/3/10.
bronze-y copper color with a soft off white head and a ton of lacing types.
aroma and flavor= holy grapefruit!... pith, meat and white grapefruit juice mixed with caramel and cream. the palate is a bit too sweet but it does have a nice bitter finish and lingering grapefruit aftertaste.... a bit one dimensional.
the light body is crisp and really easy to drink however. 6/3/5/4/13/3.1
omhper (19805) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Pour 24, Las Vegas, NV. Clear deep golden, small head. Intense grapefruit aroma. Mid sweet with medium-full body. Very hoppy - salt, resin and grapefruit. Solidly malty, a bit syrupy.Very bitter finish. Packed with flavour, but a bit rough.
jumpjet2k (314) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Orange and pretty clear in my glass with a small white head. Nose has tropical fruits (mango, pineapple), blueberries, a little grass. Flavor is fairly sweet as a whole, with a pleasant fruity hop profile and medium bitterness. Iíll agree with Widmer: the Nelson Sauvin hops are really nice. A pretty enjoyable DIPA, and very easy to just sit back and drink. Definitely the best Iíve had from Widmer to date.
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2010
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
draft. One of the best named beers ever; huge hop profile... up front. Lacks a lingering palate. STILL, so many fruits going on mango, pineapple, hints of spruce too... simple amazing hops. Extra points for stupid-easy drinkability. More alcohol needed, maybe.
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 16, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not a great beer at all, not terrible, I wouldnt buy it again. I was expecting substantially more. hops were boring, body was a bit heavy, no really DIPA bite.