freddytopper () - - JUL 20, 2017 durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 13, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Thanks to TURDFERGUSON for sharing this lovely can.So much hype to live up to... and... holy shit, this is good. Pours a hazy bright gold with a lovely foamy white head and great retention. Nose is hops, of course. Tropical fruits, grapefruit, pith, light resin, some minerally notes. Dry as can be, and also amazingly light for 8%. I’m in love.
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2017 Dank!! By far the best DIPA made in the world! ImperialScruggs () - - JUL 20, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2017 Best IPA I’ve ever had. Drank half in a glass and half in the can and it is best from the can. tekstr1der (490) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 14, 2017
Pours a beautiful cloudy golden with a dense pillow of white atop (4.25). Aroma is a remarkable balance of sweet malt and juicy hops, no bitterness or overly strong smells, mouth watering (4.5). Flavors are a different animal, with a mighty blast of hop dominating the sip from start to finish. Never harsh, and never too bitter, but always present. You can sense the malt in its backdrop just letting the Hops shine (4.75). Finishes ridiculously clean, not too dry, and just asking for another sip (4.75). Overall just fantastic stuff for my tastes (4.5). hershiser2 (3208) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Splitting a pint can with Skippy at his 40th birthday. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of grapefruit juice, sour orange juice. Oh nice flavor. Pine, orange peel, grapefruit peel, mixture of citrus juice. Very flavorful, very nice pine. Tasty! meccahh69lol (218) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Poured from a can into a glass for visual inspection, but mostly drank from the can to keep the hoppy essence intact (per the cans instructions). The aroma is a dense cavalcade of boisterous, pungent, dank hopitude with thick tropical fruitness reminiscent of Rihanna’s underwear (probably, and yes, the highest compliment). The appearance is super cloudy and hazy, beckoning you into the web of its charms like a siren from Homer. The taste is well a fricking perfectly balanced tightrope walk of resin, fruitiness, and just enough bitterness; it is IPA perfected. The first time I had this I thought it was the best IPA I’d ever had and I stand by that assertion. Good for a lazy Saturday night viewing of Adaptation on Crackle broken up by a long discursive conversation about vulnerability and self-doubt with your boooooooo boooooooo and being fed avocado toast.
jrodooo5 (1672) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JUN 29, 2017
Flavorful, crisp, drinkable, pretty, & aromatic. Attractive pale gold w/ a white head & good lacing. The aroma is robust w/ floral notes. The taste while containing an abundance of hops, is smooth & goes down quite easily. The hops are so tasty without any dryness. Balanced & overall delicious! Fantastic! russter (2) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2017 does not count
For me, the IPA by which all others are judged. Earthy, hoppy, not fruity - the best. Best in the can. CMUBEERMAN (440) - - JUN 19, 2017
Have had fresh and less fresh. Archetype of a style. High points but also one note compared to my faves of the style. MelvinKalksma (1536) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2017
Frudel (252) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 6, 2017
Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, orange, tropical fruit and hops.
Turbid/opaque yellow/golden beer with a slight off-white head
Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, orange and tropical fruit; ends slightly bitter and dry with hops.
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. This is especially true for its abv. Great fruity flavour with a lovely aroma. Great appearance and palate as well. Misses a bit of intensity however.
500ml can. Yellow liquid with a small white head. Nose is hoppy, fruity, grapefruit, exotic fruits, you can’t just stay there, you need to drink it, it is too inviting, can find some caramel malt as well. Taste is just as amazing as nose, once you take a sip you just can’t stop, abv isn’t even felt, you drink is like this is no tomorrow. A lovely IPA for sure.