gmcase (115) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2007 Bottle and Tap. Again and Again. Hop bitterness that lingers long into the finish. It is very drinkable even though it ends on a slightly bitter note. That is what gives it distiction. It has a charm a lot of other IPA’s don’t have. Also doesn’t have the maltyness of say dogfish head ipa’s. Very distinctive IPA. My favorite everyday beer. If you crave the citrus American hops then this is for you. Also try Bell’s Expidition Stout and Hopslam if you can find it. rr....The label has really grown on me as time goes. scoobyluv (511) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2007
light hop smell with a nice smooth hop,citrusy flavor. i wouldn’t call it 99th percentile but it’s a pretty decent IPA. thanks to beerguy101 BleacherBum (177) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2007
Big piney lime aroma. Hops are very evident. Flavor is light, yet somehow packs in a lot of flavors. Pine, hops, lime and other citrus, sweet maltiness....but without big heavy bite. It’s still sticky, but not in an overbearing sense. Crisp dry finish. This is like diet IPA in that it is so much a session beer, despite it’s 7% (damn you Bells and your ability to mask alcohol). A staple as far as IPAs go. This is the real deal....still extremely enjoyable and stable as it warms up. This edges out the Titan from Great Divide, simply by beeing a smoother and lighter beer....oh and the obvious fact that the two hearted manages to slam you with so much hop flavor in the process. This stuff is simply incredible. shrubber85 (11390) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 7, 2007
Bottle. Lime, tangerine, and pine hops aroma. Hazy orange-amber with moderate head and nice lacing. Sligntly sweet tangerine flavor quickly followed by moderate pine hops. Strange finish - after swallowing get a watery slightly metallic taste with pine hops returning a few seconds later. Nice that its flavor isn’t the typical orange grapefruit. mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2007
One of "ye olde standbyes". Just a perfect IPA, full of subtle citrus aromas, quite possibly the greatest mouthfeel ever and that wonderful sweetish malty finish. Quite possibly the the only beer that maintains greatness on tap and in the bottle.
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2008 This is a damn good and flavorful IPA. Such an undistinguished and frankly unsavorable logo on the bottle, I had never thought of buying this one and giving ’er a go. I regret not doing so sooner. Delicious and full of flavors, yet not overpowering and light enough to make a session. This is a very good beer.lampeno420 (320) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - JUN 4, 2007
Mini-keg review on 01/27/08
Pours a cloudy mango amber into my imperial pint glass. Big fluffy head, with lots of sticky lacing. Aroma is great; soft piney hops (but strong and prevalent), cider, pineapple. Flavor is awesome of course. Hops galore, grapefruit, pineapple, crisp apples. Delicious. Very drinkable, soft and easy.
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2009 Rating and review fixed now that i have a better understanding on whats going on here. Good lord i love this beer. Pours a yellow orange haze of a beer, but i dont know if its possible to see it through the aroma. Its massive, and a fresh bottle of this will floor any hop-head. The taste is fresh citrus, grapefruit, and if the color green had a taste, i think it would be something like this. Wonderful. Works any time of year, dead of winter or summer refresher. krysztofar (344) - belleville, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2007
bottle aprox. 9 months old. They stoped selling bell’s in illinois in sept, (distributing issues) so i held on to this one for warm weather. pours a cloudy golden orange color, with a tall head that sinks rather quickly without leaving any lace. smells of grapefruit and citrusy hops and a little like grape candy. taste is crisp with intertwining notes of lemon zest and sweet malts. well crafted with a refreshing and harmonious balance that make this easy to enjoy. jameswolfe (160) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 3, 2007
Here’s an outstanding IPA. Hazy golden orange and an impressive hop aroma gives you a hint of its flavor long before you drink. I like to think when I drink this I am drinking nature itself. Medium bodied and bold bitterness last in your mouth long after you swallow. JorisPPattyn (9982) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2007
Orange, lightly copper tinted beer with a small white rim. Orange flavour, hops, but not exactly C-hops, but quite aromatic ones all the same. Dry taste, with classical cookie and hopcake, sultanas, keeping long in the flowery taste. Very carbonated for a USA beer, long lasting, bitterish flavours. Very restrained, and therefore excellent drinking ale.