potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2009
Bottled. Thin body. Deep clouded amber red, with ever thinning small off-white head. smells of floral notes and sweeter caramel maltiness. to malty and sweet of a flavor for an IPA. Tastes caramel and citrus but unpredictably light on bold hop flavor. DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 11/10/2007
Citrus hop aroma. Clear golden coloured with a pineapple fruit flavour. Some bitterness in a crisp and dry finish. Crafty07 (404) - Florence, Kentucky, USA - MAY 30, 2009
copper pour from a 12oz bottle, the last several reviewers describe it perfectly, miminal head, little lacing, hoppy aroma and malty body with a decent bitterness and medium cabronation. In other words, a good american pale ale. jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 30, 2009
(bottle). Pours a copper color. Small off white head. Grassy hop aroma. Grass/hop taste with slight bitterness. Smooth finish. Moderate carbonation. mrbirmingham (37) - Kansas, USA - APR 19, 2009
Aroma: Citrus floral aroma with matly notes.
Appearance: Deep copper (orange high lights), off white head, slight haze
Flavor: Balanced towards the hop (bitterness), strong malt back bone with hop flavoring
Mouth feel: Medium body, a tingling effervescence on the side of the tongue.
Overall Impression: Refreshing and hoppy with strong malt support system.
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2009 Pours sparkling amber with a moderate, white, pillowy head which leaves a very small layer and minimal lace. Nose is typical of poor APA’s with sweat, grass, faint cookie, and light citrus. Flavor is much of the same; sweat, wet grass, a little herbal, and faint pine with some sweet bread notes. Palate is lively, light to medium, and watery. Finishes quickly with wet grass and faint sweet breads. Bitterness is moderately light in this boring APA. Nothing too remarkable here. DuffMan (10276) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2008
Bottle. Pours a very hazy orange-tinted amber with a moderate dense yellow-tinted head. Very pleasing aromas of fresh lychees and subtle spice. Lovely balance of sweet alt and fruity aromatic hops (lychee, melon) with a finish that s quite quenching and surprisingly low on bitterness. A real treat! Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 26, 2008
This along with the Laughing Lab was easily the best brew that I had on my visit to Colorado Springs several years back. A very light and smooth session beer with not a ton of flavor to it, but just enough to get the job done. Solid effort by these guys. jcr (2692) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - AUG 28, 2008
Draft at brewery. Small, off-white head atop a medium amber body. The aroma has notes of cookie, grapefruit and resin. Some pine in the background. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. The finish turns moderately bitter. Medium body with a watery texture. Ample carbonation. OK. And just OK, yet easy to drink. Why not go for one of Bristol’s IPA’s instead of this?
lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2008
Pours a very light amber color. Smell is smooth and fruity and of mild hops. Taste is dusty, biscuity malt and hops are light and fruity. Some light yeast flavor is present too. Mild bitterness and a smooth, drinkable beer. Not bad.