szinck1 (25) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 25, 2013jsquire (4424) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2017
From the bottle. Copper color, slight haze, off white head and minimal lacing. Light pine grass hop aroma with floral & citrus scents. Sweeter initial taste than anticipated, but moves to bitter side immediately with burnt piney hop resin, leaves, leather and some grass. Lingering bitterness is just okay.
Golden color out of the can with a quickly disappearing white head. Nose of candied citrus and hop resin. Strong sweet marmalade, stone fruit and tropical fruit hop flavors with a big resin finish. Caramel sweetness and a well hidden abv. Big hoppy IIPA. thorongil2 (2998) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2017
(Tap) clear, bright orange colour with a small beige head; aroma of orange, dankness; dry, intense flavour with a long, strong bitter finish AirForceHops (7140) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Purchased a 4 pack of 16 oz. cans from Leary’s. Canning date on the bottom reads: 6/21/2016. Color shows a turbid orange with yeast chunks settling to the bottom. The aroma presents citrus, grapefruit, caramel malt, and yeast. SHIG (4956) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 17, 2016
The flavor presents strong bitterness, citrus hops, some pine hops, weak orange peel, and caramel malt. The mouthfeel is soft-moderate carbonation and has a medium-full bodied. Overall, a very decent IPA.
Bottle: Poured a hazy orange with white head. Aroma is floral and soapy. Taste is Brett peppery some hops. Duchammer (186) - Eagle river, Alaska, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Can poured hazy orange with a white head. Aroma had a pineapple funk grapefruit light floral and earthy notes. Taste was grapefruit pineapple wet hop earthy finishing dry! Great beer!
rjplumer (1075) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Pine and resin aroma. Hazy brown body with a off-white inch thick head which laces the glass handsomely. Bold rich bitterness is balanced with slight sweetened malt. Smooth with a nice warming sensation on the palate. Rich smooth finish. Drinkable and enjoyable. corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Pours a very hazy and very dark golden orange with a frothy two finger white head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Nice retention with streaks of soapy lacing left behind. A little dark for the style but otherwise looks pretty good.
Slightly earthy, tropical fruit hops aroma with a grainy, sweet caramel malt backbone. Grassy with resinous oils and pine needle character along with hints of grapefruit, blood orange and pineapple. Smells decent but the malt character is strong than I prefer with lots of caramel, toffee, leather and biscuit.
On the fuller end of medium bodied with a huge sweet malt presence that almost completely overpowers all of the hop flavor. Dry and bitter up front with some earthy pine needle and sticky hop oils but this is nearly cancelled out by the strong malt flavors. Slightly leathery with a lot of caramel sweetness along with hints of toffee, rye, biscuit, hazelnut and dark fruit. There’s some subtle boozy heat/sweetness in the finish but overall the ABV is well masked. Overall, this beer is way too malty for the style and doesn’t even taste like an IPA in my opinion. Feels more like a weak barleywine than anything else. jimhilt (2609) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Pours a two-finger cream head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Hazy pale amber color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Nose is light grapefruit and pine hops, flavor is caramel and grapefruit hops, light bitter aftertaste. $2.99 for a 12oz bottle from Julio’s Liquors Westborough, Ma. kevinsenn (2182) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle. Bright citrus aroma. Honey malt taste with orange hops and a moderately butter finish. Enjoyable. kayres (883) - , Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Hazy orange with a thick white head. Grassy aroma and a bit of citrus. A bit grainy and well balanced. Pretty malty for style
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