BeerBeforeH20 (129) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Pours a nice golden color with a thin white head and decent lacing. Aroma is reminiscent of an ipa but with a rye undertone and malt sweetness. Tatse is a great mix of bitter hops, sweet malts, and rye. Very well balanced. Great beer! wsmith24 (4) - Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2014 does not count
Great aroma pour from bottle. Notes citrus, great not overpowering hop bite asks you to drink more! Great pick up.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone orvalgold (49) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2014
yellow golden pictorial summer hay beautiful clarity, white head holds to the tulip glass, builds rings tat stick around to the sides of the glass,
low malt aroma, a subtle biscuit character, strong hop presence, fruitiness, piney, grapefruit rind, sweet orange, alcoholic aroma, a bit of an earthy, grassy note,
big fruit peel, clean bitterness, low malt presence, medium hop flavor, for the amount of alcohol in this beers its hiding its self well. a soft bitterness hangs around with a taste of sugary sweetness(honestly i think its a play from the hops)
semi dry, light medium body, the liquid glides over the taste buds, medium carbonation.
overall, a great beverage one i look forward to every year. it has a great fruity hop flavor and is not over the top with the hop bitterness, its like an American west coast light triple with chico yeast. Strife21 (338) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2016 Pours golden amber with a finger of thick white head. Smells of pine, hops, citrus and grapefruit. Taste bitter but super smooth. Huge pine needle taste, grapefruit and resinous hops. Medium body, light carbonation.
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Reviewed from notes.
The appearance is a light orange/yellow colored yet somewhat hazy body, foamy white head appears and dies to a film coating the top of the beer. Some nice rings are left sticking to the sides of the chalice.
The smell is an abundance of grapefruit up front backed up nicely by some light lime, lemon and pine. It comes across very strong as the beer sits on my coaster less than a foot away from my nose and I can still smell it. Some other hops are there but not as intrusive as the grapefruit ones. The malts are there slightly.
The taste is bitter and eventually gets slightly sweet as the beer warms. The grapefruit is tasted all the way down.
The palate is about a medium but doesn’t come across that sessionable with a sticky aftertaste, and gets slightly syrupy and the finish is dry, The ABV is hidden well.
Overall, this is probably the most forward grapefruit DIPA I’ve ever had, no worries, I liked it a lot and can’t wait to see this next year.
edgallow (4211) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 6, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of cereal, resin, citrus, and caramel. Taste is citrus pine and a Hint of the malt Hair6a11 (1481) - Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle; Pour is fairly clear, light golden, with a frothy, fine bubbled, two finger white head into this glass. It retains fairly well, with a ton of cobweb present. The nose is floral, piney, caramel, biscuits.... The flavor profile is clean initial ; it moves to bread, cereal, tropical sweetness presents itself with grapefruit notes and light grasses - Bittering notes are modest, with cracker crust and pine rounding things out. I found my tastebuds wanting more out of this one - a more robust version, basically. Paincane (170) - Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Clear golden well-carbonated body w/ white head & amazing lace. Tropical, grapefruit, floral nose. Light hop flavors finish dry & clean. revolution2718 (379) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Pours a somewhat hazy golden/orange with solid fluffy head. On the nose are floral hops, fresh oranges/orange juice, grapefruit, definitely fruity on the nose mellowing out the hops. Taste is very fruity, much orange juice, grapefruit, strong but balanced hop character, somewhat sweet, touch of resin, moderate carb. Quite literally bursting with flavor, extremely balanced. A top tier IPA. bulldogops (2495) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 4, 2014
Rating #947 - February 2nd, 2014 - #beerguychrisgeekbeer Week 5. Super Bowl Beer. Special order bottle from coop. Love beers with a haphazard story line, and mumble mumble, this beer speaks volumes about ’thrown together for the helluvit’. Pours a copper amber, and exudes hoppiness right from the get go, powerful citrusy, grapefruity, fruity hops on the nose. Medium heavy carbonation, medium alcohol warmth. ABV disguised by hop character, truly and boldly. Extremely balanced, pleasant sweetness, smooth bitterness. Lots of fruit, lots of rye and malt, lots of hop bitterness. So gewd. Doesn’t suck at all.