mkel07 (5988) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2015
Can from Liquor Collection 040215. Great OPACthis one with plenty of floral hop aromas and that full resinous mouthfeel that comes with good IPA. Shame I only have one can. rejtable (2690) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
Pours orange with a massive foamy head that lasts forever, tons of lacing. Nose is fruity and dank. Flavours of grapefruit, lighter citrus, some pine, some light cereal. Taste mer bitter light sweet. Full body, sticky with lively carbonation and a lasting bitterness. Really nice.
Poolieo (46) - Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2015
I think it would be tough to find a west coast IPA that is better balanced. Great nose and smooth herbal finish.
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This was poured into a nonic pint glass.
The appearance was a nice looking hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute leaving some light lacing roaming all about.
The smell started off with a big burst of citrus hops running over light piney notes and then a slight floral setting balances within.
The taste copied the smell to have a nice bittersweet burst of hops to malts, nicely balanced. A light piney to citrus aftertaste leads into a refined sweet citrus finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Carbonation feels right for an AIPA - slightly back to allow the hops to take the lead on the bitterness and harshness on my tongue.
Overall, I say this was a pretty good AIPA that I would have again. chris2431 (241) - Oregon, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Draft. Dang....another solid IPA out of eastern Oregon. What’s the deal with good beer in eastern Oregon? .....must be science.
crackedmachine (481) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Pours quite clear golden with a large, pillowy white head. Aroma has a huge C-hop presence, basically like picking a cascade cone off the vine, opening it up, and inhaling. That comes through in the flavor as well, along with a bit of biscuit and a medium-bitter finish. Light and drinkable, but at 7% maybe deceptively so. Over the course of the bottle, the bitterness becomes a bit much. Very enjoyable, though. CampesinoTino (800) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Bomber. Pours a solid orange and gold color with an inch of beige foam. Strong floral citrus and pine resin in the aroma as well as some tropical fruit and orange peel around the edges. The taste leads off with potent resiny hops bitterness, grapefruit and tangerine notes. After that there’s some pine, citrus rind and a faintly sweet malt presence. Mouthfeel is smooth and adequately carbonated with a dry, intensely bitter finish. Pine cone juice at its finest. luttonm (6281) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Draft at The Yard in Seattle. Gorgeous smooth copper orange, creamy head. Perfumey pine nose, smooth big bitter citrus. Smooth like pliny, great citrus IPA. Wonderfully put together bhensonb (15234) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours slightly hazy amber with a beige head. Aroma is incredibly hoppy. Lots of sweet fruit and citrus. Maybe a little pine. Med + body. Flavor is earthy, fruity, citrus, pine. It’s sufficiently NW to really grab the tongue sides. Finishes earthy and bitter. Just excellent. Ratman197 (14848) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Bomber poured a hazy golden amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, orange zest, grapefruit, light skunkbud and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, lemon zest and lighty grapefruit with a smooth dry bitter lingering lemon zest finish.