bytemesis (8970) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Tap. Pours clear golden, medium off white creamy head, great lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, light pine. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Growler from Fata, thanks Keith. Rating #7. Dark Amber pour with a light tan head. Nice aroma, pretty big citrus and a bit of pine. Flavor was similar, medium bitterness and very drinkable. Pretty good IPA that everyone enjoyed. (1887) italianjohn (3223) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2010
Amber copper pour lacing with off white head ... aroma of hops citrusy and light sweet malt ..... taste of sweet malts, a little bready and citrusy hops .... ends with a bitter hop finish that lingers a little .... its balanced well and good for an average ipa highibus (823) - Vail, Arizona, USA - DEC 19, 2008
a nice amber to copper color without much head. aroma of citrisy hops and also somwhat floral. medium body and I like that it has some maltiness but is not sweet. clean dry finish. Bockyhorsey (2627) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 6, 2007
Cbkschubert brought a growler of this beer to the Mesa Gathering. Malt on the nose but if you sniff like a puppy dog you will get a grapefruit aroma as well. Darker shade of copper body with thin head. Decent citrus grapefuit flavor and had more of a malt texture to it which I thout was odd. Medium body texture to body with smild bitterness. Little dry on the palate but a good refeshent as it was my first beer of the day preparing to host a beer tasteing.
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 2, 2006
On tap at Nimbus - They finally brewed an IPA again. The recipe is has changed a bit though. Uses Simcoe & Columbus and dry hopped with Amarillo (85 IBU). Pours a clear deep golden color with a nice head that lasts. Big citrus hop aroma and flavor. Not much malt back-up on this one. Has a lingering bitter aftertaste. It actually got better toward the bottom of the glass. Medium body. A good beer. scottyg (79) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2004
A good IPA with nice color, flavor, and aroma. It has a bitter finish, but not too overpowering. A little sweet for an IPA, making it refreshing after a hard day at work. FlacoAlto (4216) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2004
This IPA is a clear dark copper color with an off-white head that persistently keeps a thin layer floating atop the beer until the last sip. An intense fake fruity aroma wafts from my glass, a mixture of tropical fruit and perhaps some notes of Simple Green cleaner (more interesting than offensive though). The taste is hoppy, but with out a whole lot of bitterness. The fruitiness lingers in the taste with some barely perceptible diacetyl in the background that adds to the competing flavors. This is an IPA with a solid malty backbone (as is expected from Nimbus), with sweet caramelized malt notes that are accompanied by hints of lightly toasted biscuits. There is a solid bitterness in the finish, it is just muted a bit by the medium bodied fullness of this beer. The hop flavor is a combination of slightly citrusy, with a bit of tropical fruit, and a hint of pine. This beer is definitely on the sweet side, but it is a good foil for the hops.