daknole (11047) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Golden pour. Hoppy aroma, crackers, honey malt, caramel. Flavor has good citrus, honey, caramel, light yeasty note is pleasant. Sledutah (7518) - Utah, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Growler shared by someone at RBWG 2011, thanks crossovert (12874) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Appearance: Clear golden with a small white head and light lacing
Aroma: Malty, citrus and grapefruit
Taste: Caramel malts, biscuity and citrus
Nice dry and peasant IPA, citrus nose, medium bitterness. A very solid and easy drinking brew. Better than daisy cutte.r Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Sampled at 2011 RBWG. Pours clear gold with a thin white head. The nose is grassy hops, light cat pee and caramel malt. The taste is a bit of a let down with bitter hops and malt. Flat bodied. 3.4 tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - APR 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy orange/amber with an off-white head. Little retention/some lace. Aroma of biscuit, caramel, wood, a bit floral. Taste is bitter, biscuit/caramel malts, some citrus/floral hop. Palate is slick, bitter finish.
Frank (4188) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Cloudy orange. Medium white head. Big hops in the nose, loads of pine and herbs. Nice nose but the flavor is a little dry and grassy for my taste. Light and drinkable but not completely my style. DocLock (10683) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Draft at Blue Dog. Pours semi-hazy medium copper with white head. Nose is pale malt, hops, citrus. Tastes citric, with pale malt, some apricotty fruitiness, and finishing hops. Not nearly as much of a hop bomb as the daisy cutter, but a solid APA. brian60625 (746) - Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2013
4 ounce taster at the tap room. Abundant citrus, tropical, grapefruit aroma. Inviting, bright orange appearance with a lot of air movement inside. Taste is very mild in comparison to the big nostril load it initially delivered. Lemon, floral, Sunkist candy. Citra hop bitterness. A wee bit watery and light bodied, which isn’t a surprise in light of the low abv, but it drags down my overall impression because the aroma had me anticipating something more bountiful. My suggestion is that you have this one early in your batting order for the night, because you may not taste it at all after your tongue is exposed to more imposing elements. PhillyCraft (7215) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Tap at Bainbridge, pours hazy orange with light head, sporadic lacing. Aromas and flavor of wood, wet hops, not much citrus or dankness. Disappointed in this one especially with the hop recipe. corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Draft at Bainbridge Street Barrel House in Philadelphia, PA.
Pours a hazy dark golden amber color with tangerine edges and a two finger, frothy off-white head that very slowly settles into a lasting cap/ring. Really good retention with streaks and chunks of soapy lacing left behind.
There’s a stronger malt presence in the aroma than expected with lots of caramel sweetness, toffee, rye and biscuit along with subtle earthy and citrus hop notes. The nose is surprisingly lacking in hop character. Subtle floral and resinous pine presence but the malt notes overpower.
Full bodied and much more complex/hoppy than the aroma suggests. Dry bitterness up front with some resinous oils, pine needle and subtle citrus coutered by a strong malt backbone. Lots of carmael sweetness with toffee, rye, bread and biscuit. More dry bitterness in the finish. Not really like a pale ale at all. Decent hop flavor but not what I was expecting.