kespecial (239) - - DEC 7, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear orange, white head, lacing. Nose is tropical fruit, citrus, pine. Taste is similar, hoppy, mango, grapefruit. Full bodied, clean finish, delivous. A pretty great West Coast IPA.
neepsntatties (1843) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 21, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Fog City Diner. Colour...cloudy, deep gold with a thick white head. Nose...big, heady, musty/musky hops with hints of pine forest floor. Palate...Massive, broad in the beam and robust, with heavy duty hops that lean towards dry bittering and spruce pitch. The entire palate is quite bitter and the finish is very long.
MattH (814) - California, USA - FEB 21, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at BeerCraft Rohnert Park, CA. Translucent gold pour. Aroma is citrus and tropical hops. Taste is highly bitter and so is the finish. Level of carbonation is high.
melush (3288) - SPAIN - SEP 19, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap / Tirador.
@ Mikkeller Bar San Francisco
A: Amber / Ambar.
T/S: Hops, fruity, citrusy, slightly resinous / Lupulo, afrutado, citrico, ligeramente resinoso.
TylerGreenDC (842) - - JUN 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Aroma of stone fruit, maybe guava. Nice lace. Flavors of trop-hop and a lot of apricot. Malts recede, with a whiff of caramel at the finish. Lovely.
bnoel09 (586) - Elk Grove, California, USA - MAY 30, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the tasting room. Light golden orange with a white head. Aroma is citrus and floral hops. Very fresh hop Aroma. Very light maltiness with plenty of hop character. Lighter body and thin mouthfeel with nice level of carbonation. Quite good.
bb (8884) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and light summer fruit aroma. Grapefruit and summer fruit flavor with light pine. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and summer fruit lingers with light pine.
after4ever (7713) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Thanks, c! Pours a hazy dark gold with a loose white head. Big tangy grassy cantaloupe nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Grassy, cantaloupey mid palate. Long tangy melon rind finish.
ineedbeer (1976) - Oakland, California, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Beer Rev.
Aroma is slightly malty with some cracker and biscuit character. Moderate hop notes of citrus and tropical fruit with a moderate stone fruit character. Balanced pine resin.
Pours a slightly cloudy, golden orange with a small, thick white head. Moderate lacing and medium light legs.
Flavor is similar with a medium light malt character and some light sweetness. Moderate hop character with medium strong bitterness. Some light alcohol notes. Moderate citrus notes with some orange and lighter tropical fruit notes.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Low astringency and medium low to low alcohol warmth.
Overall, a nice, balanced West Coast IPA with a decent hop character bit nothing special.
slowrunner77 (10739) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"Very nice showing from a relative unknown. Huge pine sap hop aroma with a hint of dank weedy hops and honey sweetness. So hoppy the abv is irrelevant. Nuce brew!"