Iphonephan (7186) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2014 Leafs93 (2316) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours burnt orange with an off-white head. Aroma is floral, floral and more floral. Some earth and caramel came through as it warmed. Taste was sweet with a nice bitter kick. Medium bodied with an almost oily texture, very smooth. Very enjoyable, would be fantastic in the summer.
On draft at SpaceBar in Falls Church VA. Pours a clear gold with a thick off white head. Fruity nose with peach notes. Flavors of tropical fruits and pine. Short, bitter finish. merc7186 (3142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Great Lacing
S: Grainy, Mild Citrus, Mild Floral
T: Bittering Hops, Grainy, Mildly Yeasty
M: Great Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Bitter
Overall, just another average SoL sixpoint IPA, nothing worth chasing. User37895 (3042) - - MAY 10, 2013
Just brew a friggin good pale ale and leave all this gimmicky stuff alone. Yet another ho hum to weak example of a pale ale. Pour was on draft, orange type color, weak head and lacing. Aroma was som citrus, phenolic notes. Flavor underwhelmed, floral, citrus, spices, bread/grains. Herbal and musty. Snore. mar (5436) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2013
Gold with a white head. Nose is bitter,light spice, floral, and fruits. Easy on the palate, bitter hops, followed by gummy hops, and a spiced finish. Mrthekidd (62) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2013
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ben4321 (6665) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Location: Draft at RnH, 3/26/13
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Aroma: The nose has floral hops, grapefruit, citrus rind, and some grainy notes
Appearance: This one has a hazy yellow pour, with a white head, and lots of sticky lace
Flavor: The taste is light sweet first and then it gets slightly more bitter later on
Palate: The body is medium, it is a hint sticky, with a dry, almost abrupt finish to it
This one is actually pretty solid. It isn’t an absolute standout of an IPA, nor it is a hop bomb, but I was happy to try it. I’ll have to be on the lookout for more of beers from this series.
On tap at Craft and Growler. Orange-gold color with a white head. Smells like a basic IPA with some orange and pine notes, as well as a little bit of pepper. This is a bit of a weird one in the flavor department. I get some orange citrus as well as some ginger and a bit of pepper. There is also some pine and a little bit of ash. All of this doesn’t really go too well together in my opinion. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. obguthr (6585) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Grapefruit peel nose. Cloudy orange, medium yellow head. Lemon zest ashy hints. Sudsy mouthfeel. boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Draft at 2 stones pub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head and solid lacing. The aroma Is floral, light citrus. The taste is lightly bitter and very soft. Good hoppy flavor. Very nice. Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2013
In short: A smooth floral and slightly spicy blond IPA.
How: Tap at Three Penny Taproom, Montpelier VT.
The look: Cloudy pale blond body topped by a small persistent white head.
In long: Nose is smoothly hoppy with soft floral notes, a bit dank, some watermelons. Taste offers a discreet pale malt body with almost no sweetness flavors. I think this shy malt backbone is appropriate for the smooth character of the hop profile. Far from intense, hopping is mostly floral, a bit grassy and with light spicy notes. Round bitterness of low-medium intensity. This is a relatively smooth IPA, tasty but never aggressive, a highly sessionnable beer but not one for the hopheads and bitterness lover. And I think it is pretty racist that pub owners force me to pay for my beer just because I’m not from the middle-eastern and with a bomb strapped to my body, racist I tell you.