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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chupa LaHomebrew (12) - Gahanna, Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2004
This is one damn fine IPA, the centennial hops just jump right out at you. Quite a bit of yeast on the nose, I wonder if bottle was okay? Fruity, citrusy, even a discernable mango note. nice clean finish in the mouthfeel, some of the hop monsters leave you begging for saliva.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarsparky (12) - Flint, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2007
Thick, off-white head, golden color. Aroma is citrus, mostly of lemon and/or grapefruit. Extremely hoppy with a bitter aftertaste. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
muujer (12) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Bottle. IPAs are not my favorite style, but this is one hell of a beer. Pours a light amber with a nice creamy head. Aroma is definitely pine. Taste of citrus and wonderful hop bitterness. Full bodied and well balanced. Bells really knows what they are doing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlinyTheMiddle (12) - Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Always a treat. Itís golden orange color is very close to what I consider perfect for an IPA. Itís got that undoubtable sweet citrus smell of Centennial. And man, what a well-balanced beer. From start to finish, itís never overwhelming in any direction. Just smooth and clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
InTheHopper99 (11) - USA - OCT 9, 2002
The hops flavor of this IPA has an explosive crescendo that turns into a gentle landing with little to no unpleasant aftertaste. I think a better name might be Two Fisted Ale. Other than the gentle aftertaste this beer packs a straight punch of flavor. However, that name wouldnít attract as many customers. I have to give the aroma much lower than everyone else. I tried nearly two six packs before writing this (not all at once!) I just donít get the aroma everyone talks about. This is a first rate IPA and Iíll keep testing it until I do. One last point, Kalamazoo should consider labeling this as an IPA. I only bought it because of the name and the wonderful label.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mc5 (11) - USA - MAR 28, 2004
Not a hop head so this was much better than I had expected. Hoppy but not over the top, beautiful color, aroma but the flavor! Citrus, malt, crisp... a wonderful beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
smartbrewing (11) - Amelia, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2007
Overall, one of the best IPAs that Iíve ever tasted...super citrusy hoppy aroma leads into an hoppy taste and hoppy finish. Summation: If you like a hoppy beer with a good balanced flavor, then this beer IS for YOU!!! Clean beer through and through. My favorite Bellís beer...try a bottle, you wonít regret it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Michmike (11) - USA - SEP 3, 2007
Medium head quickly disappears..almost no lace. Not a lot of mystery to this one...loaded with hops. This beer presents a floral taste accompanied by bitterness thoughout. Strong lemon flavor. Beers that offer the combination of bitterness and high alcohol levels score well here - this one will rank high.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
killtuba (11) - Burke, Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2008
In my top five - and I love IPAs. This beer manages a unique flavor while staying true to the style. Great color, deep amber with a hint of orange, slight citrus taste and great hops flavor through the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MFootball (11) - USA - MAY 16, 2008
Very much reminds me of Bellís Hopslam with a little less kick to it. Floral hoppy aroma, with a nice smooth finish. This is very well balanced and a very enjoyable beer. I will be buying it again.

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