mkel07 (5949) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2017 Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a clear amber with a thick, white head that settles into a long-lingering cap. Good lacing. Aroma of pine, tropical fruit, and fresh cut grass. Big, juicy hops hit the front of the tongue with lots of pineapple and mango. Finishes with a bitter hop kick. Sweet malt balances all this bitterness quite nicely. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. Overall, an extremely well crafted IPA. Great job Cigar City.
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Date: 19 July 2017
Purchased From: Bucket Boys
Container Type: Can
Appearance: Thick light tan head above a orange coloured beer
Aroma: Mango and citrus
Flavour: Intense hoppiness
Palate: Long strong finish, boozy
Comments: Great IPA with hops dominating all the way through maxime48 (3) - Laval, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2017 does not count
From a can, was dated a little bit (2 months or so). Very nice aroma, tropical flavours, nice malt balance but not too much. Could feel a bit of the alcohol, but otherwise best of selection of 7 Florida IPA’s I bought. rader58 (908) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUL 16, 2017
12 oz can. Pours clear copper color. Aroma of grass, spruce, apricot, hint of citrus. Flavor is piney, citrus, pineapple. Quite a well balanced IPA. ANZUShophunter (445) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 16, 2017
From can in IPA glass. Pours amber with two finger white head with stamina. Quite a balanced IPA with creamy mouthfeel from the malt and a bit of citrus peel in the finish that works well with hop bitterness. Ditto previous recent comments: glad to see CC in Oz. Maris (1513) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2017
From a 355ml can on 15/7/2017. Pour a slightly cloudy medium golden with a small head. The aroma is mainly fruity hops with some light zest. Flavour wise, there’s some caramel and biscuit malt, with sweet citrus and stone fruit following (orange and apricot). An intense lemon, grapefruit and kaffir lime leaf bitterness finishes things off, providing a wonderful and distinct balance to the fruity sweetness up front. Has a smooth, relatively thick palate, with moderate carbonation. This is my first Cigar City and I’m not disappointed. A lovely, hoppy top flight IPA.
davidezdonz (498) - Hong Kong, HONG KONG - JUL 14, 2017
A 12 fl oz can with a canned on date of 21st March 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass. It was a slightly hazy light copper orange colour with a two finger slightly off white head that had great retention and left lots of nice lacing. Aromas full of citrus grapefruit peel, orange rind and lemon with hints of tropical pineapple and pine. Tastes a nice sweet-ish malty caramel and biscuit backbone, followed by some nice citrus grapefruit and orange with a touch of pineapple and a mildly bitter finish. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall to be fair, perhaps this was hidden in my fridge a bit too long. It was however, still well balanced and enjoyable to drink. gafferpom (25) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2017
Big strong super IPA. All grapefruit and pine cones with intense but enjoyable bitterness. Glad to see this mob make it to Oz. Quality.
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W aromacie cytrus, żywica i lekki miodek (puszka prawie 3 miesiące od daty rozlewu). W smaku lepiej - tropiki, żywica, świetna, mocna grejpfrutowa goryczka.
Z chęcią napiłbym się świeższej wersji, ale umówmy się - to wciąż fantastyczne piwo. Dockurty (17) - Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2017
2017-07-03 great aroma. A good solid ipa with a strong hop punch but mild palate
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DATE: July 1, 2017... OCCASION: chilling with Jer after Spikes game with a Liqour Factory growler ($5 off--criminal!)... GLASSWARE: Hopshop 20 oz. pint... with a golden amber body that forms a triple-fingered head of white foam that craters slowly, its creamy body substantial and lasting... mango, grapefruit, the classic citric aromas associated with an IPA (lemon, orange peel, resin)... pepper and other spices suggest a round, full profile... smooth, textured sips whose body belies its 7.5% ABV... a comfortable finish lasts between sips... the resin and tropical fruits build a lively, engaging taste that is at home and encouraging of its next sip... bitterness is short-lived... more than six years after the party began, I finally experience CC’s JA’s greatness, a balancing act of malts and hops that delivers a nuanced, flavorful IPA...