fiulijn (21214) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Draught at Chuck’s Hop Shop, 85th st, Seattlemcberko (18925) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 25, 2013
Cloudy amber color with creamy head. The aroma is a bit pungent and animal. The mouthfeel is rather dry, and lean, but the hop animal character is evident.
Maybe too aggressive.
22 oz. bottle, pours a hazy orange with a one-finger width creamy white head. Aroma is very pungent, with loads of tropical fruits, intense citrus rinds, and wood. Flavour is very similar, with a very robust profile of citrus rind, citrus hops, lots of tropical fruitiness, and only a slight hint of the bourbon barrels. If you’re going to barrel age an IPA, this is how you do it - leave the hops in tact and just accentuate the flavours with the wood / oak / liquor. Most excellent stuff. Ferris (16487) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle - Jam and fruit rind, caramel and some orange. Hazy gold with a rich white head. Apricot, orange, woody notes and lots of sweetness. Light bitterness which is balance with the sweetness and a touch of booze burn in the finish. bhensonb (15743) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bomber from the late, perhaps lamented, LetsPour.com. Pours hazy orange gold with a slight white head. Aroma of treacle and citrus. Sort of a bakery aroma. Full bodied I’d say. Flavor is woody, fruity, citrus, woody, maybe bourbon. Yea, some bourbon. And the oak really come through in the finish. If this isn’t dank, it’s got to be close. Ton of hop. No trace of heat. Head bending flavorful ale. Woot. Other words of approbation. 77ships (11002) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2014
Thank you tderoeck! Tasting glass from 650 ml. bottle consumed @ “The Tasting formerly known as Mons RBBAG I (2014)”. Hazy orange, creamy white head. Very fruity, orange nose, light herbs, juicy grapefruit, vanilla. Taste is creamy orange, light peel, very fruity, biscuit, vanilla, lollipop, lots of sugar, biscuit, oak, sugar, light bitter in the back. Thick creamy body. It seems like I really like BA IPA’s. This is awesome.
marcus (10668) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 4, 2014
On tap at Fredfest 2014. Pours cloudy amber with a rich off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor with lots of toffee and a tasty bitter hop finish. Very dry. tderoeck (10195) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2014 25/X/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle from a trade @ The Autumn Gathering formerly known as RBBAG Mons (Gent) - BB: n/a, but pretty fresh, straight from the States! (2014-1266) Thanks to bigmanlavos for the trade!douglas88 (9620) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Clear orange beer, big irregular yellowish head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very fruity, grapefruit, pineapple, sweet, grassy, passion fruits. MF: ok carbon, full body. Taste: bitter, some orange peel, citrus, very resinous, piny notes. Aftertaste: citrus, fruity, pineapple, bit malty, grapefruit, bitter, sweet, some orange peel, caramel. Probably one of the best B.A. ipa’s I’ve ever had (even if that’s not really a lot).
Bomber from whole foods. Pours a clear copper color with a large white head. A fresh fruity hop nose. The flavor is excellent with fresh fruit with big oranges and lemon. Resinous with pine and medium bitterness. Really good iipa. bytemesis (9190) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle thanks to Douglas! Pours murky orange, large beige head, creamy and slow to dissipate with nice lacing. Aroma is orange, pine, oak. Flavor is fully sweet, medium bitter, caramel, oak, pine. Medium body. Huh. BuckeyeBoy (8455) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 16, 2014
On tap at bier thirty. Pours out a muddy golden topped with a small sand head. Nose is pine caramel malts oak barrel and citrus. Taste is as the nose with barrel citrus and a good bitterness and sweetness on the end.