blankboy (7689) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle [12oz]. Pours a slightly hazy dark gold with an average size diminishing frothy off-white head. Aroma of bready malt, light vegetal notes, grassy hops and earthy notes. Flavour of malt, vegetal notes, light grassy hops, some fruit and a dry, average bitter finish -- slightly watery and mediocre. Average bodied. Disappointing, I didn’t much care for this. Ibrew2or3 (8614) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 11, 2013
12oz bottle courtesy of markwise pours with a slightly hazy copper body that supports a short lived near white head. The aroma offers up diluted orange juice and sweet muted orange hard candy as well as a cotton candy sensation. The taste is similar with thin diluted citrus notes that begins with a dash of malt sweetness and move into bitter grapefruit and under ripe orange to midway. Into the finish it dries some due to the hops getting into a bit of a resiny realm. Pretty nice IPA. jamestulloch (4114) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2013
Aroma: Orange, rubbed hop, pot puri, caramel and pine needles.
ansalon (3846) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
Appearance: Murky amber body with a small off-white head. Lively carbonation. Light lacing.
Taste: Grapefruit, dried apricot, caramel and toffee. Lightly spiced, dry finish. Quite yeasty too.
Palate: Medium body with an oily texture. Fizzy carbonation.
Overall: A complex, malty IPA with nice grapefruit and apricot hints.
Pours a murky medium amber. Nose is peach, apricot, resin, palm sugar, grapefruit, grass. Taste is overripe peach, hay, bread, caramel.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Ktwse (4891) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2013
Pours murky amber with low off-white head. Aroma of fruit (mango, peaches), caramel malt, resin. Taste is hoppy bitter with subtle sweetness about midway through. Lingering bitter finish. Body is light and oily with average carbonation.
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strongpieman (1651) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle. Clear light amber color, tall head. Powerful hop aroma and complex hop taste , blend. Palate is just s little thin. ganache (5905) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle. Nose of orange and paper, pungent, a little catty, clearly Simcoe, Cascade with only medium grapefruit. Gradient orange-golden with a rocky, dense beige head. Taste is bone dry and smashing with (lightly rubbery) strong bitterness. Not aggressive, keeps the astringency to a minimum and the carbonation manageable in the middle latitudes. Lightish/watery body, calls back fruit juice, lightly tropical but without leaving the claustrophobia behind. I like it. glennmastrange (2871) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2013
Bottle. Light to moderate roasted grain for the malt, herbs and pine for the hops, light soap for the yeast with paper and sour milk in the background. head is small, frothy, white with a spot or two of lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is slightly hazy medium amber. Flavor starts lightly to moderately acidic, then the long finish is lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is light to medium, watery with a lively carbonation. A little off in aroma, a little flat in flavor, but it’s drinkable and fairly enjoyable. _angst_ (4802) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2013
355 ml bottle bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours very hazy reddish golden with a rather small frothy offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small sticky trace on the glass. smell is fruity and tiny herbal with bread, dried apricots, grapefruit juice, grass, orange peal, pine needles, red berries, crackers, wood, lemon grass and lemon balm. Taste is bitter, herbal and tiny fruity with bread, crackers, pine needles, resinous wood, lemon balm, sage, dried apricots, gooseberries, passionfruit, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, orange zest, grass and black tea. Mouthfeel is crisp, astringent, tiny watery and light bodied. Finish is bitter and herbal with dried apricots, grapefruit rinds, crackers, bread, lemon balm, dill, gooseberries, orange zest and lemon zest. Refreshing and pretty tasty… gunnfryd (14895) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, pine, citrus. Flavour is fruit, malt, pine, grapefruit, citrus . Bitter finish. Nice beer.