Moggman (235) - Columbus, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Bottle. Pours amber with white head. Aroma is grassy, citrus. Flavor is pine and grass, herbal, with good malt flavor underneath. Very good Pale Ale. coldmeat23 (232) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Light, golden amber color. Good one-finger white head. Good retention. Quite good lacing.
Very citrus dominated hops profile. Big grapefruit and orange zest, here. Great grassy presence. Smells fresh and new.
Pine and citrus bite dominate this one. Fresh, grassy flavor. Malt is hidden way down inside this one. Minimal sweetness on this one.
Crisp and clean mouthfeel. More waterey than I prefer, though.
Too hoppy for me to enjoy on a regular basis, but that’s just personal taste preference. It’s still an overall good hoppy brew.
soccer290 (225) - Highland Park, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2009
22 oz bottle. Getting near the end of the quest of rating beers I’ve had before. Pours a copper/golden color with a small off-white head that disappates quickly. Immediately you can smell the fresh hops from the pour, but also you can smell grassy aromas, some floralness, a bit of lime. What I would classify as a green aroma. Tastes very similar to the smell, with the fresh hops being very prevalent. Fairly smooth going down. A very nice beer, one of my favorite fresh hops, though as far as APA’s go, FFF’s Alpha King blows it out of the water. doubleipa (224) - Georgia, USA - DEC 15, 2005
Finally found this in Atlanta. I really the fresh hop beers, when I can get them. The aroma was only moderately hoppy with distinctive grass and citrus. Rocky, off-white head wit excellent lacing that lasted longer than I expected. Initial flavor was moderately bitter with a light, sweet, short finish. Carbonation was quite flat. This was a good, but not great beer. As far as "fresh hop" beers go, this is the best I’ve had for a while. ilikestuff (224) - Irving, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2007 Not sure when my bottle was from (no date), but there was so much sediment in the bottle that I had to leave a couple ounces to avoid getting it in my glass. The flavor was OK, not what I was expecting, but I think I got an old poorly strored bottle. Great Divide is one of my favorite, if not no.1 brewery, so I’m thinking it was the liqour stores fault.
mikalooch (224) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle. Pours orange/yellow with a nice creamy off white head. Aroma is quite nice, mostly hops and a touch of orange zest. Taste is a bit more mellow than the aroma, starts with strong floral hops, a touch of caramel and malt in the middle, fininshes dry and bitter with a touch of spice. Fairly thick for a pale ale, a bit of syrup is left behind. Damn good. djtimeless (222) - Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2009
Pours out clear copper with lots of creamy head. Taste is sweet and hoppy. Flavors of citrus, caramel, bread and pine. Crisp clean bitter finish. Great fresh hop ale. Good stuff! emeinz (220) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2011
This is an awesome fresh hop beer. This is the type if fresh hop beer other fresh hop beers wish they could be. Great golden/orange color with white lasting head. Wonderful citrusy aroma. Overall tasty beer. Nalu (217) - Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Tap @ Parkway. Clear copper pour with a white head leaving heavy lace. Smooth, medium, light-toast body and fairly balanced. Pleasant but not overpowering fresh hop aroma. Tad watery/lightweight in the finish. A bit down on the Fresh Hop list, but a solid APA. FlagstoneHill (215) - Erie, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2007
on tap at the falling rock tap house (denver)
Ap: 4 clear, orange w/ small off-white head.
Ar: 8 Hoppy - citusry.
Fl: 7 Hoppy bitterness up front. Malty, carmelly notes in the finish.
Pa: 3 Med Body, lt carbonation.
OA: 17Very nice hoppy beer.