The smell was of intense tropical fruit! Also pine needles and a bit floral. There was a nice combination of sweet fruits and flowery freshness.
The taste was reflective of the aroma. The big pineapple sweetness was tamed by the astringent (in a good way) lingering bitterness. The 9.5% alcohol was nearly masked by the intense juicy and fruit zest flavors. Finishes long and semi-dry. I would recommend this one to any hop head.
The mouthfeel was slick at first which gave way to the zippy carbonation. Medium to full bodied. This is probably the best Sun King beer I’ve had (and they are all pretty good).