KapitiCritique (379) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2015
nothing distinctive except compared to what the Chinese make it was a brief oasis. 5,000 years of civilisation (their estimates) and they know nothing of beer. This IPA was mildly hoppy, clean and held a nice nose even after the Chinese government and the freight forwarders did everything wrong--deliberately--to ruin it. Some beer gets through the gauntlet unscathed. light palate, mild aroma, clear appearance, medium taste, very rounded, a very nice drop--al things considered. marcogrind (107) - Milano, ITALY - OCT 17, 2014
Pale golden with big white foam. Light nose. Taste has some ripe fruits, wheat, grains, no bitterness. kermis (13665) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle shared at Mosto, Matera. Pours very hazy golden with an off white head. Aroma of tropical fruity hops, citrus, grapefruit, biscuity malt and orange peel. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation. mkel07 (6106) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique June 2013. Amber colour with a big head. Citrus and fresh floral aroma. Flavour is good with a long resinous aftertaste. RedSox2004 (1909) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Hazy yellow, tons of bubbles, with a one-finger foamy white head and ok lacing. Aromas of citrus hops with gentle pale malt and spices.
Flavors are similar, with the pale malt making a more substantial contribution, followed quickly by a moderate bitterness that pokes through, accompanied by a light spiciness. Light body, tons of carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a crisp finish.
Stuu666 (13614) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden yellow, nose is light citrus, taste is light fruit, fizzy. 911lin (23) - - JUL 12, 2014
I was told it is a wheat IPA. What is that? I asked myself. It is really weird to have an IPA appearing a whit haze body in the glass. Anyway, an interesting beer. Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Reviewed from notes.
This was poured into a pint glass and a mug and wasn’t much difference.
The appearance was basically a light hazy white to yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light lacing sticking finely to the glass.
The smell had some oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and tangerines woven in between some light spicy hops.
The taste was mainly sweet and still had a nice spicy connotation to it.
On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat sharp and crisp as I liked how it carried itself against my mouth and tongue.
Overall, I say this was what FX Matt/Saranac wanted to do and I think they did exactly what they wanted to do. I’d have this again. _BaR_ (22) - Padova, ITALY - JUL 2, 2014
Profumo fresco e fruttato, si distinguono nettamente tutte le caratteristiche del luppolo. Resta profumata anche in bocca e dissetante. I 6 gradi alcolici non di avvertono. Mark_Eck (1998) - - JUN 20, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color. Aroma is sweet citrus and floral. Taste starts sweet and finishes with a mild bitterness.