drjay44 (3408) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2016
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
651 ml. bottle. Pours a medium, tiny bubbled, ivory head, with extensive layered lacing, over a clear, dark amber (SRM 12) body......nose is pine, resin, light floral honey notes, mild malts, balance to the hops........taste is mildly sweet with light floral notes, mild toasted malts, becoming sharply bitter on the finish......mouth fel, medium body, light alcohol, moderate astringency, high carbonation. This is a relatively simple IPA. The malt and hop backbones both need rework. It is not a bad beer, just uninteresting. BJCP 6/3/12/4/6
Marheb (4916) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 15, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(En fût chez Zeal Boulder): Base ambré biscuitée, caramélisée, surmontée d’un houblons agrumés et épicés. Sécheresse infinie.
Criz (348) - - APR 20, 2016
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Aromas are faint slight pine, faint juniper. Watery mouthfeel. Not much going on in this beer.
Ernest (7321) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2015
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing.
Body is medium amber.
Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly hoppy (resin), with notes of plastic bags, vegetables, medicine, hospital.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter, unclean.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic.
A profoundly dirty beer (that I hesitate to call an IPA).
DenverLogan (1098) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery last July. Pours a copper with moderate head and lace. Light aroma of straw hops. Significant carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of bitter root, straw hops, white grapefruit juice. Overall significant mouthfeel of bitter hops with minimal malt body or sweetness.
Listed as 6.4% and 65 IBUs.
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 8, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ Wild Woods. Golden pour with a white head. Sweet malt, bread, grass, and orange peel. Herbs. Lots of pine. Flavor of bitter pine and grass. Caramel, toast, and some dough. Decent sweetness. Lots of herbs. Kind of meh.
bubbleflubber (2159) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Wild Woods Brewing, this pours a golden copper into the glass, with a diminutive suds head that leaves light lacing. The nose is of muddy citrus, pine needles and some pale biscuity malt. The biscuit shows up in the flavor, alongside citrusy grapefruit, hints of caramel, and finishing with peel/zest notes and a lingering pine accent. The medium body and resinous mouthfeel are highly drinkable. An enjoyable IPA.
mfrato (110) - - JUL 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Nice amber color. Sweet start with slowly building but not overpowering hops. Good beer.
Ratman197 (13272) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Wild Woods poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of biscuit, pione, earthiness and light grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit with a smooth dry bitter lingering pine finish.
onceblind (7314) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear copper in color with a thin white head. Herbal and piney hop aroma that isn’t too off putting, with a light lavender honey sweetness underneath. Flavor is nice and crisp with a calm an relaxing hop bitterness...it’s bitter but not bitter in the way most IPAs are. Nice relaxing grassy and floral hop notes mix with lavender-honey from the nose as well as a quiet malty caramel tone. Some quiet hop resin throughout as well. This is an IPA you’d give your mom while you lounge on the front porch on a cool summers eve. And I love it for that.