hotstuff (5258) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Backlog rating on 10-27-2012 (Bottle) This beer’s appearance is a small head that mostly diminishes, transparent body and no visible carbonation. The aroma is citrus, floral hops and caramel malt. The flavor is citrus hops, lightly bitter and caramel malt. The mouthfeel is smooth and this IPA is medium bodied. This beer is very quaffable, not overly hoppy tasting and does have a lingering hoppy aftertaste. This beer is worth trying. wlajwl (7065) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Aroma is citrus, very light pine and tropical fruit/peel. The flavor is citrus, fruit, hop resin/fruit peel, light toffee and a tart/bitter finish. Carlisle (795) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Solid, all-around IPA. Dry, bitter finish with some maltiness.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Itzjerm (3114) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Thin on tongue. Bitterness prominent chalky with thin head. Nice ruby red color. Not paltry very pine in flavor nice standard ipa. ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2014
The beer itself is mediocre, but I really dig the label art. I think it’s the color scheme. Dark golden caramel in color with a slightly citrusy caramel nose, it has a nice barley aroma that’s sweet, but still a little grainy. There’s some bitter resin on the front of the palate, and a very bitter finish for such light body. Still, some chewy maltiness helps balance things out just a little.
Chudwick (3367) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - JUN 12, 2014
12os bottle into Le Bubba Gump - nose is citrus and malty. Sip is a butter bomb. Mildly bitter. Downhill from first sip. Still can’t get over that Japanese ref. I am now rooting for Croatia behind a few other teams. CpyNPrnT (640) - Indiana, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Aroma of citrus, taste is citrus, caramel sweetness, some alcohol, hops. Overall a decent IPA. Dry finish was not present. b3shine (9143) - Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks good; a transparent orange with eggshell head. Smells solid; juicy hops with a well-balanced pale malt backbone. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Enjoyable. J_man (1022) - Tustin, California, USA - FEB 12, 2014
12 oz. single from Big Red Liquors in Carmel, Indiana. Nice looking murky orange/lemon color with a wispy white head. Some green, catty hop aroma but a surprisingly strong fresh bread smell too. Those hops hit fast and hard with a dry, grassiness followed by a juicy citrus and pith. Then that bready flavor comes through along with a good balancing caramel/honey sweetness that’s just enough to not take away from the delicious hops. Finishes nice and light with a lasting bitter bite. Next time I’m back visiting Indy, I’m gonna look these guys up! This is one damned good IPA! ben4321 (6735) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Location: 12 oz bottle from Andy, 1/19/14
Aroma: The nose is citrus and pine hops, some caramel as well, leans sweet
Appearance: It pours a bright copper-red color with a frothy beige head and plenty of lace
Flavor: It is mid-sweet and mid-bitter up-front, the sweetness fades into a more bitter finish
Palate: This one is medium bodied, leaning light, has a nice mouthfeel, and a long, dry finish
Thanks Andy! I like this one. It starts as a balanced IPA in the front palate, but it turns much more bitter through the finish, which makes for an enjoyable flavor throughout.