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RATINGS: 3337   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ksaker (4) - Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2003 does not count
Complex flavors. Very tasty. This one has made it into my top 5 all time favs. Still have not identified all the different flavors in this beer. Also need to try it as my first beer...

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neillio (4) - evansville, Indiana, USA - NOV 1, 2005 does not count
i love this beer. i drink it as much as posible. when fresh this beer packs enough hops to be an IPA. nice and bitter. great for anytime of the day or year.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jarlaxle (4) - Skokie, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2006 does not count
Cloudy gold appearance with nice, fluffy, duvel-esque head. Nice smell for an IPA, although a little too sweet for my taste. Taste is also good for the style although not nearly as "biting" as I expected this beer to be. Least favorite aspect of this brew was the fact that there is no real lasting bitterness hanging around after sipping, it just kind of goes dull after a second or two. I understand this could be a plus for some, especially if you drink it like a session beer, but I like my IPAs to attack the palate a little more. Overall, this is a very good beer but did not live up to the hype I’ve been reading recently. Good IPA but not one of the best.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
altivoid (4) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2006 does not count
This is a perfect iteration of an IPA. Finish is smooth. Hops are abundant and aromatic. An ideal brew for almost any occaision.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreenwoodAP (4) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2006 does not count
A great session IPA. Not overwhelming but distinctive. I was a little put-off at first by the thin gold color, but the flavor is full with a satisfying feel to the mouth.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jjjallen (4) - USA - APR 28, 2007 does not count
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2007 I like this brew. It has a very nice hoppy taste without being overly bitter. It has a great all round finish. Competes well with Dog Fish Head 90 minute IPA. Well worth the price.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcoffey (4) - greenwood, Indiana, USA - AUG 27, 2010 does not count
one of my favorites. loads of hops but not so much that a new IPA drinker couldn’t enjoy. would definetly recommend this to anybody

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
janhfje (4) - Skien, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2010 does not count
Finally a good beer on tap at "The Elephant and Castle", The Avenue Hotel, Chicago. Quite light in colour, a beautiful hoparoma. Wonderful taste, maybe a little too much resin in the aftertaste. But this is a beer I could drink all night, except that the alcohol kicked in after beer #2. Very easy-drinking.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pauldeeds99 (3) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 7, 2001 does not count

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hooligan2399 (3) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2001 does not count
this beer absolutly rocks. Smells like a handfull of freshly picked hops. well balanced and crisp, with a deliscious dry finish


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