beastmaster (381) - Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle but drank from a mug. Unfortunate. Great beer. Aroma is citrus sweet. Fruity ipa, but stays true to hop heavy ipa style. Finishes nice drcboehm (104) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Draught/Growler. Took one taste to know this would be good. Enjoying the great floral and citrus flavor, grapefruit. Delicious. jibby (13) - California, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Copper color. Somewhat frothy head.
Aroma has strong grapefruit, pine, caramel. Some tropical fruit as well, like mango.
Bitter like grapefruit pith (white part).
Body is on the lighter side.
Finishes off-dry, fairly clean.
Very drinkable. MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
Draught at Blue Monk. Deep copper, with an off white foam. Huge notes of citrus and fresh pine fill the nose, and lead to a bready malt profile. Very bitter with bright acidity and amedium caramel sweetness. Very well balanced, long bitter finish, full bodied. Excellent effort. redtechnj (315) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Appearance-Clear deep golden a thick, white, long lasting head. Nice lacing.
Aroma- Big sweet scent, honey,pine,fruity
Flavor-Bitter hoppy bite, sweet malt,citrus,creamy
Dustinswitzer (1) - - MAR 27, 2013 does not count
Not available in Oregon and was happy to try. Sweet on the nose with a good amount of balancing citrus. Taste is fantastic and a little less hoppy than expected. Easily session worthy. Taking a sixer home.
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Bottle pours medium-dark yellow with white head. Aroma pine with slight citrus. Taste initial malt sweetness replaced by citrus and pine. Clean brief finish of citrus and pine. Full palate. Alcohol not evident.seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - APR 18, 2013
I am not a huge IPA guy but this is a tasty well made IPA.
Bomber poured into pint glasses. Pours a clear amber color with a nice white head and solid lacing through the glass. Smell is resin, pine, a bit of grapefruit, and slight alcohol. Taste is again with the resin, juicy grapefruit, and again with the alcohol. Slightly oily finish, but still enjoyable. Note: there were 2 enjoy by dates on the bottle, so this quite possibly could be older.
EDIT: had a second bottle with and enjoy by date of 07/11/13 and was much better. Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 30, 2013
Aroma of dank fruits and sweet fruity malt as well. Crisp looking orange color, not quite clear. It’s very bitter, yet has lingering sweet tropical fruit flavors all around. Heavier body, packs a wallop, but is well balanced and approachable for a heavy duty IPA. I’ve never eaten a sculpin, although it looks interesting. Ed5388 (3478) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2013
22oz bomber. Pours a bright gold/orange color with a frothy white head. Aroma has a strong hop presence of citrus, pine, and tropical fruits. Taste has lots of citrus, and pine. Slightly resinous up front, and lots of grapefruit bitterness follows in the finish.