jstraw (1967) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Draft at Jerry’s / Orange with good, foamy, white head, fair lacing / Bright nose of fresh-squeezed oj, cream, pine, resin / Medium to full body, lush, sweet but with excellent balance and hop bite, bitter finish / Flavors of orange peel, grapefruit, pine, caramel, cream / Just great, with spectacular body. EvanFriend (632) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2013
if you’ve ever had your hands sticky with pine sap and smelled them, that’s the exact same aroma. Taste is also pin-heavy, but with some citrus and tropical fruit thrown in as well. Another amazing IPA from Stone. Bule (2255) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a pale golden color. Strong hop flavors that start out really mellow. Bitter aftertaste that lingers. Very unique hop flavor.
dwmiller16 (112) - Delaware, USA - AUG 18, 2013
22oz bottle. Pours pale gold in color. Buttery hop aroma. Very unique hop aroma, spicy and bitter. Well done.
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Not much more to say on this one, one smooth double IPA. Buttery, velvety texture and taste. Malt comes through, not covered by, but in concert with the hops. Very well done indeed.
tobias (208) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2013
22 oz bottle: pour is an almost clear bright golden color. Tight white foam. Hoppy aromas comprised of citrus, herbs, resin, and pine dominate. Hints of bread and cereal. Favor is intense hoppiness up front with a malty backbone to balance the bitterness. Herbal, floral, citrusy flavors explode forward with toasty malt flavors playing the support role. Clean flavors. As someone who prefers American hops, i am a fan of this beer. Well balanced and easy drinking. Crash_the_dog (181) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Beautiful blonde color with creamy head. Nice lacing and a gentle hoppy aroma. Balanced full flavor without being overwhelming. Really amazing beer.
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Draft at World of beer Raleigh. Pours orange with an inch of white foam. Leaves a bit of lacing in the glass. Has a kind of fruity sweetness on the nose. The taste is pure tropical fruit with a hint of maltiness. Finishes clean. One of the more drinkable DIPA’s I’ve had so far. obguthr (6656) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Powerful lilly and marigold aroma, with rosehip accents. Hazy amber, thin head. Drinks as divinely as it smells, marigold and lemongrass. Finishes with whole grapefruit. Intense and well balanced. Medium bodied and easily drinkable for 9.5 ABV. Very special. kidmartinek (5007) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Golden bier with lots of bubbles and a lasting, white head. Aroma is a little bit of earth and straw. Its very crisp on the palate and has a decidedly bitter taste with a little hoppy sweetness near the finish. Fresh and refreshinly unique.