bytemesis (9240) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear orange, medium creamy white head, dissipates slowly, good lacing. Aroma is caramel, grain, pine. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter, honey, shrubs, lots of pine, bitter lingering metallic finish. Medium body. Meh. brokensail (16648) - Dublin, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle @ home. Thanks to Andy as part of Secret Krampus. Hazed dark orange pour with a white head. Smells sour, briney, and of green apples. Big time celery, lemon juice, and paper. What the h? Flavor is gross. Tons of green apple, celery, and olive skins. Brine, lemon juice, and tons of caramel malt. This is crap. drpimento (3762) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Definitely the best thing about this beer is its appearance. Nothing else, except the ABV reflects anything close to a traditional or even recognizable IPA. Almost no hops in the nose, very little in the taste, body is not bad except there’s some missing characteristics that the hops give to the mouth feel. And of course the finish sums all of this up. I can hardly imagine how a more forgettable beer could be made. BeerInHeaven (480) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 28, 2014
clear amber gold with an off white head. nice lacing. aroma is slight floral with subtle wet grass. taste is odd. bright slightly sweet with a little orange zest. bittersweet creeping nasal finish. tough to pinpoint. definite hop presence. Not bad. mmill527 (85) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2014
This is not an IPA. Let me be clear, this is not an IPA. I have no idea what it is but it is not an IPA. No reason to say anything more. Bought 6, and 5 and 2/3 went into the toilet.
Lemke10 (995) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2013
This pours a clear golden color with a slight foamy head with a slightly bitter aroma. The taste is smooth and has a very sour/bitter tone. There is a flavor that tastes like old sour water that distracts from the overall taste. This could definitely use some work and improvements. dwm1034 (785) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
From sampler rack at the Pig....nose and color / appearance were good....taste not so much. Taste was kind of metallic and very very bitter...but not in a good way. Not good. RespertFTW (520) - Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Draft at Chicago Hyatt regency. Doesn’t smell like much. Maybe a little hop. Taste is very mild and flat. Not very good. ryecatcher (1467) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color, white head, so-so retention, nose is pine, citrus with some malt. Mouth is fruity hops, malt and a sweetness that lingers, cloyingly so at the end. Average. charule (2298) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Midwest Brewers Fest. Poured slightly hazy orange with white head. Sweet honey aroma with lil hop. Unpleasant taste. Bitter and incorrect.