liquidhedonism (121) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
22 oz bottle from Fred Meyer’s in Beaverton, OR. Crystal clear pour. Aroma is sweet, floral, piney, resinous, and a bit fruity, with hints of caramel and grass. Amazing! Perfect crisp mouthfeel with a gentle and balanced bitter bite in the finish. Perfectly sweet and bitter from start to finish. One of the best non-Imperial IPA on the market, IMO. Damn, these guys can brew.
julesjis (96) - Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from a 22oz bottle. This is a classic Northwest IPA. Has a piney-sweet aroma and a great ’in your face’ hop bite. This beer has a great balance to it and the sweet-bitter finish is just great!
malrubius (1816) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 2, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Joe’s. Clear gold with lasting head and lotsa lace. Citrus and floral aroma with a touch of soap and bread. Tropical fruit honey grainy mild sweetness with assertive grapefruit rind bitter dry finish with just a hint of sweetness. Medium light body. Not sure why the low ratings. Pretty excellent.
22415brewery (377) - redmond, Washington, USA - SEP 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
CAN. Pours a burnished golden with amber mid-tones, average head, good lacing. There’s a very complex hop aroma profile that borders between slightly medicinal, herbal, dank, yet also shows some berry, citrus, a little bit of minty woodiness, and peach-like stone fruit. There’s a golden malty aroma as well, just slightly doughy. It’s got a bright flavor, mid-palate malt sweetness, and smooth end-palate bittering. Finishes dry and leaves a malt-ester aftertaste more than that of the hops. Very good beer.
Whids (58) - - OCT 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice IPA. Big citrus and pine on the nose. Nice balance and by no means is this a Hop bomb of an IPA. Subtle, but creamy mouthfeel and nice bitterness in the finish.
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear yellow, finger fluffy white head
Smell huge grapefruit, sticky citrus, peach
Taste earthy sweet and fruity, hoppy but not everly bitter
Theis (13761) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Devil Craft. Clear golden - white head. White pepper. Citrus. Freshness. Light to medium malty. Some sweetness. Light flowery. Breadish. Grape fruits.
Oakes (12777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bitter, clean pale malts, bit biscuity, some floral fruity hops. Nice, different in taste and structure.
GoufCustom (858) - HONG KONG - JUL 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On-tap at Roundhouse Taproom in SoHo, Central.
Cloudy hazy golden honey colour with no yeast sediments; One and a quarter finger head and crumpety white foam which lasted for 3 minutes; Very sticky lacing and near zero carbonation; Nice sweet aroma of light Ale malt, with very strong lime, honey, floral, pineapple and very light pine; Close to light sweet taste of light Ale malt, with pineapple, refreshing citrus, light honey, pine, yeast, biscuits, bitter hops and sharp grass; Close to light body. Watery and light piney palate; Mouth feel is very refreshing with tropical fruit tastes abound, even for a light session ale. Solid bitter hops. Light and nice… Hoppiness is light floral and tropical fruit in nose. Light pine and refreshing grapefruit zest in taste. Bitterness is sharp, hoppy and strong for a lasting bitter finish;
hops for a lasting strong bitter finish; Fairly dry after taste. Fruity and quite bitter to mouth.
Comments: This one’s a nice session IPA with pineapple twist: very fruity with light and refreshing tropical fruits, very suitable for summer quaffing. Really nice!
Beese (2035) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle brought over by my Stateside buddy on his last UK visit. Poured a deep golden, with a thin white head and some lacing. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and melon. Bready malt flavour, with some tinned fruit and grapefruit hops. Finish was resin, peal and biscuity malt.