delnoche (516) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - MAR 31, 2017
1pt 6fl oz bottle poured into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint. Copper with a ton of offwhite head. Nose is floral hops. Flavor starts fruity (berries of some sort?) and then danks out into full hops mode. Bold brew. Daddy likes.
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Bomber pours a hazy dark amber color with medium sized frothy beige head. Aroma has pine, roasted nuts, biscuit, brown sugar, and hardly any berries. Taste is almost sweet at first with bready malts dominant. I had to concentrate to discern any raspberry/blackberry juice briefly in the middle before a long dry and somewhat dank finish erased that flavor. Body is medium to full with slight carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. Only the finish (and the label) led me to believe this was an IIPA - I would have guessed a Scotch Ale. This is one of the few times Iíve been disappointed in a brew by Stone. They didnít really give me an IPA, but I wonít kill them for delivering one not quite as advertised. Travlr (24292) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 27, 2017
Draft at Brawley. Clear amber brown color. Aroma of caramel and burnt pine. Taste is sweet burnt caramel resiny finish. Gerbeer (3697) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2017
On tap. Pours a dark mahogany with moderate head. Aromas and flavors of pine and copper, sugary dark fruit, and bitter citrus. Over rated. GenDV138 (7201) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2017
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear dark amber with beige head. Aromas of citrus, floral notes, malt, biscuit. Tastes of malt, citrus, bitter notes, candied fruit, biscut and toasty notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Bitter. Like the stout, I donít get the berries.
LinusStick (3447) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2017
Yuck. I hate fruited IPAs and I ordered this not knowing thatís what it was. Aroma was ok. Stale smelling hops and roasted malt. Pour was a dark clear burnt red with a thin off white film for a head. Taste was nice and bitter at first with the hops bordering on hot but that stupid berry flavor just muddled everything. Hint of sweetness in the finish that didnít go well with the nice bitterness. Good carbonation kassner (1655) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2017
brown cloudy with nice head and lacing. Fragrant but I canít sense any berries. the taste however is exception quite nice and full mouth.ally bittered by the berry seed. robforbes (2237) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Pours a hazy mahogany with a medium size light tan head and great lacing.
Smell is of malt, some citrus, hops, and some fruit.
Taste is of hops, berries, malt, touch of citrus, and bark. onceblind (9418) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Dark hazy amberish color with a thin ivory cap. Brisk leafy resinous hop aroma right up front with a touch of rye and slight bready toast and gentle amberish toast malt. Brisk amber malt and bright leafy resinous and gentle piney bitterness flavor with a bitter earthy resinous hop body. Brisk and complex and hoppy but also with a amberish and slightly roasty undertone. nickd717 (4644) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 24, 2017
Bottle. Hazy amber with a small white head. Caramel, grapefruit, raspberry, pine hop aroma. Flavor is medium sweet, nicely bitter, fruity, touch of tartness even. Medium bodied with average carbonation, somewhat crisp. Pretty nice.