Crispy34 (496) - Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
I have always liked Widmer because they make a great hefe. I think this beer is very interesting with the grapefruit peel factor. The apperance is weird because they have little flakes floating in it. The color is lighter than I expected. The smell is also a little off. Just not a great smelling ipa. The taste is pretty good. You can taste the grapefruit in it. It makes the bitter taste spike like a fresh grapefruit would. The palate is fizzy and light. Overall, this beer is decent and I would buy one at a bar fo sho.
cmonster (1000) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Pours near clear pale gold with a short head. Minimal retention and decent lace. Soft sweet aroma of oranges and light spice. Medium bitter, light sweet flavor. Medium-light body, thin-oily texture, and a grapefruity bitter-dry finish. Better than average IPA.
steelers (35) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 8, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2012 So it is warmer out today then the last time I rated this beer. Still enjoy it and will buy it again. Poured into a glass slighty cloudy, orange-yellow. First smell is grapefruit, pine and citrus. Tasting hops and grapefruit with some grassy notes and spiec. Very refreshing. Still loving it.
llcooldave (1188) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a slightly cloudy orange yellow with a nice fizzy head. Very soft nose of floral, pine and citrus. Gorgeous hops and bitter citrus flavor notes with grapefruit in the beginning followed by a muted toasty malt profile. Overall it’s fairly tasty. Compared to the more assertive West Coast IPAs, this is very soft and gentle. I like it, a solid effort...
TURDFERGUSON (4045) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a light hazy golden with a thin layer of white foam. Nose shows some grapefruit, fresh grass, light prickly sweetness. Flavor
Is similar, a tad boozy and disjointed, but much better overall than the others I have had in this series so far.
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
single from HEB, opted out of the sixer for grapefruit medicine reasons .. . deep gold .. low foam, light lacing .. . nice solid grapefruit bitterness .. . session-rific feel to it, i like this but the finish is quite weak but my mom really liked it .. . . Your meatloaf will be ready in eight seconds.
batneil (617) - - AUG 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A great tasting beer. Pale amber coloured. My only real criticism is that the carbonation doesn’t feel quite right.
jhamp9 (1667) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber pour with a thin white head. Strong pine and grapefruit aroma.Taste is grapefruit, pine, and a bit spicy. Just a bit thin but very drinkable.
nearbeer (4877) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint on tap at Marcellars. Gold-orange with a small head. Nose is citrus and resin with a touch of Honey-Nut Cheerios. Taste is the same, with a big finish of resin and some peppery citrus. Light-medium bodied, this easy drinker is fairly smooth with low carbonation and well dried on the finish.
Terminus (3566) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle-sampled at the Las Cruces tour De Beer festival July 2012-pours bright clear orange with a small soapy white head. nose is very citrus rind orange peal lemon, grapefruit-nice! lots of grapefruit rinds and juicy resin-love it! flavors are very juicy lots of grapefruit and pine. lots of resin and pine on the finish-a very much "eric style" ipa here. I think Widmer has really become a true contender in the mass-micro market. Another well done beer from this series.