Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 14, 2012
Pours a clear orangish amber with a nice off white hat that leaves sticky lace. Aroma is a nice burst of grassy & piney notes with some sweet malts. Taste is a lot of pine & grass with some resin, biscuit and grapefruit. Extremely well balanced for an 8% dipa. andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours an amber colour with a slight orange tinge. Big white head that dissipates but leaves a healthy ring and lace covering the entire glass. Aroma is mostly pine, some grassiness, some citrus, and some sweet malts. Flavours are pine, grapefruit, grassy, earthy, dry finish. So well balanced the 8.2 abv is hardly noticeable. JesseM (1158) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2012 650mL bomber from the lickbhoe. Pours a semi-hazed bronzish gold with a small beige cap. Aroma is more or less perfect, that awesome west coast hop amazingness on top of and surrounding some delightful toffee biscuity malts. Some serious resin going on here too. Flavour hits with the hops all the way through, juicy grapefruit featuring prominently (pause for drool...), with the same delicious malt body backing it up. Finishes prickly with some booze, but actually it’s pretty drinkable, especially considering I’m having this at near-room temp. Aftertaste is dry and puckering from the hop-effect. Feels thick and slightly oily, but with moderate carbonation to prevent it from getting cloying and gross. Almost creamy, as everything blends and flows so well. Seamless. DAMN this is good, I need not exaggerate or spout some sort of written orgasm, but this stuff is IMHO one of the best things the LCBO has ever done for hop heads in the Soviet Republic of Ontario. THANK YOU. theGarethLewis (17) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
This is one of my all time favourites. Strong and skunky on the nose. I just opened one I had been saving since around May 2011... it had developed sediment, but was still as good as the first few bottles I had last year. RumRunner101 (918) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 6, 2012
Pours deep orange with a small white head. Aroma is pine, weed, citrus, and caramel. Full-bodied, silky mouth feel with big hop flavour. Finish is beautifully bitter with a slight alcohol presence and a touch of orange peel. The hops aren’t too overwhelming - some of the American style DIPAs I’ve had are too much and hard to finish, but that definitely wasn’t the case with this one. It still has big hop presence, but was balanced enough to make it extremely enjoyable. Wonderful!
AWS9 (730) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle. Solid grassy/deciduous tree hop aroma. Heavy hop taste that covers the extra alcohol surprisingly well. Love the hop hit on this one. Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2009
from 650ml bottle. Hops, hops, hops. Five kinds of hops. This is a very strong tasting beer. great floral aroma. pours deep red. The flavor is very bitter, it changes constantly as you drink it, all of the hops just keep assaulting your taste buds. What an IPA! paco (576) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 5, 2010
Bottle. Aromas of sweet and sticky caramel. Lots of caramel hops and some piney notes. First sip is a blast of great hop bitterness followed by fresh malts to balance this masterpiece. Great IIPA, I hope they make it often. Bendrixian (1514) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 1, 2011
pours with alot of carbonation and leaves alot of lace. is red/amber in colour.Amazing aroma! hoppy pine cones with a malted backdrop. it is quite leafy and resinous as well. the palate is as expected, wonderfully hoppy, some malted mid palate notes and finishes super hoppy. an amazing brew!. RyanE (145) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2013
Amber with orange tinges. Aromas of pine, hops, some fruit. Bitter, but well balanced. I liked the full body and lingering finish. Great beer.