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RATINGS: 3407   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Pale Ale style well suited for Hemingway-esque trips to the Upper Peninsula. American malts and enormous hop additions give this beer a crisp finish and incredible floral hop aroma.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TPaliga (212) - Munster, Indiana, USA - MAY 10, 2006
Pours hazy gold with thin quicy disipating head. Excellent floral hop aroma. Smell slightly sweet. Taste is bitter hops. Slightly warm crisp finish. Excellent IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
direwolf600 (37) - Philadlephia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2006
Very tasty beer. Some hop, more on the sharp side, but not overwhelming. Very pleasant scent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2006
Bottle at Coles. I’ve been craving a nice IPA lately and once I saw this on the bottle list at Coles I knew this wouldn’t dissapoint. Poured a hazy amber body with a medium creamy head. Great floral, big hoppy aroma. Great, well balanced hops and malts. Some cherry flavors. I really wish this was available in NY, awesome beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 6, 2006
This is a wonderful beer that can be consumed all year ’round. I love the crisp floral hopsy taste. Strong notes of chamomile (?). Tastey and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 5, 2006
Pours reddish-yellow with off-white head. Strong citrus malt aroma, with a well developed hoppy flavor.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cewldre (268) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2007 Bottle. Poured a nice red-yellow type color. Decent amount of head, but it did disappear in a semi-quick manner. Flavor and smell were citrusy. This was hoppy and good.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 4, 2006
Very good. This beer could pass for any west coast IPA. Pours a nice bronz-ish color. The smell is amazing.. Very floral, hoppy. This is a damn good IPA.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stoutlvr (52) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2006
Usually, I go for the darker orange, cloudy IPA’s. This one has a lighter color, but is brewed by Bells, so what the hell, huh!?! Good citrus/nutty flavor, but leaves me wanting for some reason....

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bfeldmann (1049) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - APR 28, 2006
Solid. Poured an orange color with a nice fluffy head and solid lacing. Aroma was pine and citrus Flavor was bitter, pine hops and citrus. Hops were done well though not overbearing. Mouthfeel was a little heavy"

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oycpff (93) - USA - APR 27, 2006
On tap at richos - Pours a hazy copper with a creamy ivory head. Lots of draping lace down the side of the glass. Smells of cirtusy hops and light fruity malt. Taste is dominated by intense floral and citrusy hops. There’s some light pale malt crispness in there but this brew is all about the hops. And while the beer may be unbalanced the hops flavors are nicely balanced with each other. Bitter and sweet citrus intertwined. Long lingering bitter aftertaste and crisp. Taste leaves you craving more. Good stuff.


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