bb (8915) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 7, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Big summer fruti aroma with grapefruit. Summer fruit and pine resin flavor with grapefruit. Medium bodied. Nice bitterness. Summer fruit and pine resin lingers with grapefruit and light earth.
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 10, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours with a slightly hazed golden-orange hued body with a small white head. Aromas are huge: floral and dank hops, tropical and over ripe fruit. Hops! Light pine, a hint of caramel and some esters. Flavors of mango, pineapple, tropical fruits, dank, pomelo, and tangerine. Medium bitterness with lingering flavors. Quite dry with very light malt presence. Medium bodied, lively carbonation. A bit warming. Well done!
joeneugs (6216) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 7, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub. It pours bright orange with a disappearing off white head. The aroma is a bit sweeter than I expected with peach and tropical fruit being the first to hit me and lighter notes of weed. The flavor is similar with bright tropical fruity notes and a dry, grassy bitter finish. Not as dank as I thought it would be; in fact IIMAX is WAY danker, but this is still a fine IPA. Very beautiful mouthfeel and it goes down very easy at 7.4%.