bnoel09 (588) - Elk Grove, California, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Poured into a shaker glass. Amber color with a cream colored head. Aroma is caramel malt with some citrusy hops. Flavor starts with a bit of grainy sweetness and transitions into some earthy floral hops and some citrus notes. Medium bodied. Decent pale. halfonit (1412) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Pours a clear golden amber color with a little white head. Aroma is of hops, sweet malts, herbs, floral, earthiness, and some citrus. Flavor is similar. Solid floral hops really come through up front, with a little citrus balance and some earthiness. Well balanced. Heavier palate. Good stuff. JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Big lemon merangue looking head... lite gold/new penny copper with substantial hop haze. Thick lacing that lasts for the entire glass.
Smell is different than most APA’s ... there is alot of big citrus .. even some grapefruit rind... but mixed in, a hoppy spiciness that is quite unexpected, but not a bad thing in my mind. No real malt to exactly identify... maybe some toasty bready notes... but just barely balanced .... barely.
Citrus hops right out of the gate ... more citrus peel/pith... a little on the bitter side.... lingering bitterness.. finishes with a little lemon zest. Again, across the board, this is a hop delivery device; I think it could use a little more malt and body.
Lazerlobe (37) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Surprising amount of aroma. Not sure what they are hopping this with but pretty different from the last batch I had 5 years ago. Good balance, some sweetness but not as big as the name would suggest. Prefer to Mirror Pond Craftbrewhaha (80) - - OCT 1, 2015
I can see why this won Gold at GABF! Delicious Pale Ale with a phenomenal hop aroma, light body and ABV. Citrus in the nose, with some fruity yeast characters. Big fan and I could drink this all day!
fiveacestx (977) - Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle - hazy orange with a chunky soapy head. Has a sweet citrus aroma and an earthy dry hopped taste. Notes of grass as well. Medium Body. 1pintatatime (177) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Light amber color with moderate off-white head. Aroma is complex with fruit, flowers, and a bit of spice and hop, too. That complexity carries over to the flavor. Taste starts sweet with caramel and fruit but the hops come in quickly for a just bitter enough finish. Great example of an APA. Very drinkable. Sammy (13013) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2015
Competent pale ale, from recent WI trip. Went over quite nicely with lunch. Complex and very drinkable. rosskyle (800) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Served on tap. Red color with a white head. Hops and malt aroma. Medium heavy body. Malt with a little spice and hops.
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Notes from Denver trip: From HJM Liquors corner of 32nd and Umatilla. Light amber pour, decent off white head with decent lace. Nose is pithy pine. Bitter. Middle is nice amber malt, sweet hop flowers. Finish is balanced hop bitterness. Nice beer.