Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 3598   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2558) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2005
Pours a yellowish copper gold color with a fading white head. Smells like a pine forrest mixed in with flowers. Tastes like your classic west coast IPA. Citrusy,very hoppy with that pine needle bite to it. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lamas (1536) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 25, 2005
Bottle. Batch ID #7025. Packaged on: August 23, 2005. A hazy, pale orange pour with a thin off-white head. One of the more floral aromas I’ve ever smelled. Like fresh-cut flowers! Lots of citrusy hops, pine needles, sap and scented soaps. Solidly medium-bodied. The taste is also quite floral with a good balance of citrusy hops and malts. Almost herbal. Finish is a bit short with no real lingering bitterness. Unique taste. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redmosquito (172) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - SEP 24, 2005
The legend...at least in the midwest. Copper amber in color with a nice yeasty haze and everlasting white head. A floral hop aroma hits the nose in waves, followed by a light citrus hop and nice toasted malt background. Flavor is a solid balance of caramel malt, toasted malt, floral hops & bitterness, and fruity yeast. Nice smooth mouthfeel, not cloying but nicely sweet and lingering. A solid IPA deserving of it’s reputation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbrost (2) - Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2005 does not count
Had this on tap for the first time recently and really enjoyed it with a feta pizza. The strong hops flavor is outstanding and it complemented the cheese perfectly.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - SEP 20, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2005 Pours dark amber with big creamy white head, mostly lasting. Nice lacing. Big aroma, pine and grapefruit. Smells very fresh. Flavor is grapefruit, orange peel, caramel malts, with a piney, earthy dry finish. Dances on the tongue for a wonderful mouthfeel. Fantastic texture, medium body, smooth and creamy. Very easy drinking, tough to put this one down. Outstanding IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hezron (614) - Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 18, 2005
12oz bottle. Grapefruit hop aroma, very fresh. You can almost smell a "grean" leafy plant. Some light caramel also. Varies bottle to bottle within this six pack. Very nice amber-orange color with an inch tall off-white head. Nice malty flavor with brilliant grapefruit bitterness and a slight metallic note. Again, varies bottle by bottle. One bottle tasted like it still had hops floating in it, the one I’m currently rating is a bit more subdude. Medium body with an oily palate and a slightly dry finish. I really liked this beer, but it wasn’t consistent. All bottles were from batch 7010.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2005
Pours a light and cloudy amber body. Aromas are citrus, cotton candy, pine needles, malt, and some floral hints. Taste is bitter sweet, candy, pine, with some vegetal flavours to accompany. Pretty damn good IPA if you ask me. Thanks Diana!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahughey (65) - Franklin, Indiana, USA - SEP 15, 2005
Good India. Incredibly citrusy, slightly piney aroma. Fairly pale, with assertive bitterness and hop flavor. Solid malt base stays out of the way of the lupulin. Good beer, great brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
agl108 (1022) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2008 12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head. Centennial hops dominate the aroma with that distinct citrus nose. Malts and hops compliment each other nicely. A very solid beer and worth its lofty rating.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RedHaze (371) - Where the hell am I?, Nebraska, USA - SEP 13, 2005
Pours a light orange/golden color with a solid two finger head that sticks around for a while, with quite a bit of lacing. Has a really nice pine, citrus, floral hop smell to it. Taste is initially piney, foloowed by slightly bitter hops, and finishes with a nice sweet malt that keeps the hops from overwhelming. Really nice IPA that I wish I had more of.

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