willisread (3168) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - NOV 15, 2016
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from West Side. Pours a hazy late summerís gold color with almost no head. Lots of honey, orange zest and bready malt on the nose. Syrupy body with orange marmalade, honey and fresh-baked bread on the palate. Boozy, sweet and heavy with a strongly bitter (almost astringent) finish. Too much malt and not enough hop finesse to compete with the best in the new wave.
zoucrew102 (1726) - - NOV 7, 2016
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Bready malt aroma with notes of floral and pine resiny hops as well as a bit of earthiness. Pours cloudy copper colored with a large tan head that has good retention and some lacing. Starts with a little bit of bready malt before huge pine resiny hop flavors take over. Finishes very dry with bitter floral and earthy pine resiny hops dominating and coating the palate so the flavor stays with you past the end of the sip. Aggressive and quite bitter, but still quite good.
rosenbergh (11379) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. Bottled 07/26/16. (Bellís) Kalamazoo, MI.
Slightly cloudy golden color with a small white head.
Tangerine, citrus, pineapple, fruity hops, mild bitterness, fruity sweetness, cookies and malt in the aroma. Yummy!
The flavor is much darker hops, resin and fruits, strong bitterness and sweet caramel malt. Balanced.
onceblind (8933) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy copperish golden with a thin sticky white head. Big hoppy nose thatís earthy and grassy and floral and hugely pithy bitter. Big bitter and resiny dank flavor thatís pithy as hell, loaded with pine and floral resins, and a warm boozy but bitter earthy finish. Light pale malt throughout just to balance but begrudgingly so.
Gerbeer (3539) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy copper color with moderate head. Aromas of bready malts and floral pine. Flavors ares malt forward, bready and somewhat sweet, with a bit of bitter citrus and piney finish. Maybe somewhat old as bottled in 2015. But I donít mind a chewy malty DIPA. Very nice
Braudog (6582) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2016
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at County Grill. Hazy, yellow-orange. Overall, Iíd label this as woodsy and even a bit spongy. Itís exceptionally acidic, and aggressively bitter, indeed. (#6380, 10/26/2016)
Ktwse (4466) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours cloudy orange amber with low white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, light caramel. Taste is rich resin bitter with a mild grapefruit bitter finish. Light to medium bodied and smooth with soft carbonation.
ads135 (4466) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 18, 2016
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
A really nice DIPA. Tropical and pine, but mostly citrus. Grapefruity and sweet bread.
George999 (455) - Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle, the pour is clear golden and orange in cold with a medium off-white white head. The aroma is hoppy with fruit notes. The taste is smooth, sweet from the malts, and a quick hop backbone. There are notes of vanilla lightly roasted malts in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium with strong carbonation.
edgallow (4051) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 15, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle pours Amber with a white head. Aroma of pine citrus and caramel. Taste is citrus and sweet malts, with a little alcohol spice.