LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2014
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Ugh. Nasty beer. By the good ratings, I’m thinking I must have a bad bottle. Aroma and taste both had this terrible black licorice taste/smell. I couldn’t get past that and ended up dumping down the drain. The few sips I took seemed like I might be able to finish it and once the licorice flavor left it seemed like it might be an OK beer. Just couldn’t do it
zarbon89 (4) - roaring spring, USA - JUN 13, 2014 does not count
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This is an above average IPA. the aroma is near perfect The head of this beer is white and fluffy, it also lasts for a while as well. The floral hopes stand out the most to me during the mouthful and during the finish. Out of the bottle it had low amounts of CO2. The color is orange to a rust color. A good beer and would recommend giving it a try.
cazort (516) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2014
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
The commercial description made this beer out to be something really special, and it just wasn’t. I found it quite unremarkable. It’s a stronger-than-average IPA, but I find the strength comes mainly in the heaviness of the malt and the high alcohol content than in the hops or complexity. The hops have a slightly metallic character, leaving a metallic aftertaste. The aroma of this beer oddly suggests shredded dried coconut, uncannily so. Malt is very, very heavy. Ugh. I just didn’t like this one at all and I am very disappointed, I’d take any of Yards typical everyday beers over this one. I’d even drink a typical macro-brew over this one. About the only thing I liked was the pleasant hazy appearance...something is very attractive about how it looks. It just doesn’t taste good to me.
hershiser2 (1227) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2014
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
$2.30 Bottle, Wine Warehouse, CHO.
Slightly hazy golden-amber with a large white head. Smells of wet dog and citrus. Taste of orange peel, caramel, copper, and light coffee.
LetsGoState (585) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma is earthy hops. Taste is nicely balanced and very drinkable. Overall a solid, milder IPA.
Beerman6686 (4324) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This one poured a darker yellow with w white head. Aroma was of light citrus, grass and caramel. Flavor was grass and citrus, pale grain, a bit bland.
DiarmaidBHK (3393) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Shawan Liquors. Pours slightly orange with half an inch of foam. Big citrus on the nose. Lots of grapefruit on the tongue. Pretty big bitterness as well but nothing that lingers too, too long. Very nice!
redbarenej (10) - - NOV 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great citrus aroma and light amber coloring. Flavors of pine and grapefruit, but maybe missing a little malty balance for my liking. Very solid beer all in all.
closey22 (888) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy dark gold with thin rimming white head; aroma is slightly sweet with def spicy anise hop notes; flava is rich bitter hops with a spicy sweetness hints of licorice and molasses; feels medium to thick; finishes bitter hoppy nice floral spiciness.
BiddleBrau (938) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Slight hazy gold with dense white head. Nice orange floral hop aroma. Full body and not overly hoppy due to imperial. Another nice brew from Tom and team.