nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - MAY 20, 2008
on tap. Copper color. Min white head. Pine citrus nosy. Hops, hops, and more hops . Mild malt. Bitter finish. Classic IPA! hillfiiiiire (323) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Pours a hazy hold with a frothy white head that leaves huge amounts of lacing. The aroma is citrus and pine to the core. It’s so fresh and sweet though. Really enjoyable aroma. The flavor is a bit unbalanced though. There definitely aren’t enough malts to cover up a really long brutal bitter finish. With the exception of the overcompensation of hops in flavor, this beer is impeccable. Oscbert (1319) - Lincoln, California, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Sampled at West Coast Brew Fest ’08
~Pours a light golden colour with diminishing head.
~ Nice strong hoppy scent.
~Hoppy grassy flavor, mild sweetness.
~ i really enjoyed this brew mmmbeer (1429) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2008
12 oz.bottle in trade from stoutlover72. Into the shaker it went- poured slightly turbid dark orange, very nice white head - one finger to the end- slowly bubbled away, medium lacing. Low carbonation, aroma of earth, pine, and floral hops. HIts the mouth with a medium body, malt is very detectable throughout the swallow, hops come in the middle and last well past the swallow, finish has an enjoyable acidity to it. Very well balanced and very enjoyable. DocHop (278) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 17, 2008
Pours a beautiful honey amber with a tall, foamy, off-white head. Fantastic hop aroma, both a citrus and a very floral sweet pine. Nice flowery, honey malt flavor at first. Extremely smooth body, with a mild onset to the powerful hop finish. Not overly bitter, but by no means week.
sstackho (249) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2008
12oz bottle purchased from Bauer Wines in Boston. $14 for a 6-pack - damn hop shortage. Pours a clear medium gold. Divine strong hoppy aroma. Flavour is exactly what you’d expect - in a good way. Strong, warming, hoppy and bitter. More please, thank you, yum yum.
petermadsen (390) - Vesterbronxxx, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2008
A light amber beer with an aroma of... hops!
Quite intensely hopped making it hard to taste the malt as more than an underlying sweetness.
Not very wellbalanced, but still delicious. After all the talk about rising hop prices, this beer fell really luxurious! blipp (9684) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 14, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2009 Bottle. Pours orange with a lasting off white head. Hoppy aroma pine and lightly citric with a solid malt presence. Medium, soft body. Flavor is hop heavy up front, mostly piny, rounds out with some malt in the middle and has a long finish of bitter hops. Awesome. Jan Primus (160) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2008
A rich orange copper colour, inviting citrus and piney aroma...taste as good as it smells, well hopped but not over the top..some malt sweetness and body to create a well balanced IPA...thanks to my buddy Eric for this post golf range treat. BOLTZ7555 (3127) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Sampled on tap @ Yardhouse but can easily access a bottle. This one is aggressive, bitter, and unbalanced. I would consider myself a "hophead" but didn’t really enjoy this beer. All pine, little citrus, and little underlying sweetness to improve drinkability. Had one...then needed a drink.