neongolden (1649) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2012 JoeMcPhee (9427) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, - SEP 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy orange pour with a fast fading white head. Aroma is orange and tangerine with a straightforward hop component. A touch of juicy fruit character (tropical) with nothing too dominant one way or the other. Assertive, but still balanced bitterness. Starts to have a touch of resinousness as it warms up. No real pine character at all, which is somewhat unique. Bitterness really sneaks up on you here.
(Draught at Bryden’s, Toronto, Sept 23 2012) Poured a hazy orange colour with a thin, white, short-lived head. aroma dominated by grapefruit peel and a bit of juicyness, leafy hops, a little malt sweetness. Early palate again grapefruit peel, floral with a bit of resiny tartness, light but slightly sticky sweetness to the malt and a moderately bitter and balanced dry citric finish. Mouthfeel is medium, carbonation a little stronger than ideal IMO. Quite pine-free GL IPA, refreshing with a fruity crispness, would be a great patio brew. herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2012
On tap at bar hop 2012 TBW. Boom. Copper pour, delicate tan head. Loads of lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, pineapple, a little pine, caramel, mango and cherry. A little bready on the nose. Medium and sticky. Bitter citrus and a little fruity sweet. Full on bitter hoppy finish. A teeny but boozy, but all in all, really balanced and refreshing. Good original stuff! Lubiere (13915) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2012
A hazed golden amber IPA with a thin dark lacing off white head. In aroma, a nice caramel malt with floral and grassy hops, treacle, very nice. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with floral and resinous hops, white grapefruit pulp, alcohol, nice. On tap at Sessions 99, June 23, 2012. Spab (3846) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2012
On tap at the Burger Bar. Pours a hazy, slightly brownish orange with modest-sized white head. Aroma is big citric hops and fruity malt. Flavour is caramel, grapefruit and lemon. Nice bitterness in the finish. Average plus body. Quite nice.
garthicus (2929) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 20, 2011
Slightly cloudy, orange, small bright white head. Aroma: wow, nicely hopped, mango, fruity too. Flavour: Pineapple, mango, citrus, tangy, marmalade, nicely bitter, deliciously hopped. Lovely. manuchampions (1244) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2011
Sampled at Volo GLB tasting. Pours a solid amber with a decent enduring frothy off-white head. Aroma is full on citrus, fruity, with an evident malt back that works well in counter-point.. Taste is very bitter but the malt back is there to provide some balance. Finish is pleasingly bitter but bot overwhelming. Solid. Sammy (12210) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2011
Cask at volo. Great citrus aroma, orange colour. A tart taste that becomes astringent and prevents drinkability a few sips in. tomthompson89 (1982) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2010
at Lackeys. cloudy, citrus nose big up front, continues into the flavor, some malts but this is a lovely citrus and mango IPA could drink this all day. Well done Mike blankboy (7689) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2010
Cask at Volo. Pours a cloudy golden-orange with an average size long-lasting frothy off-white head. Aroma is citrusy and quite hoppy along with more fruit, some yeast and sweet malt in the back. Hoppy, citrusy flavour with a finish that is quite bitter. Average bodied. A great IPA, well done!