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RATINGS: 3601   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   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
crossovert (10906) - Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2011
I havenít had this in a while, it was the first IPA I really loved. It is nice and citrusy with a medium to low bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2009
Date: May 28, 2000
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip
Appearance: hazy yellow, frothy white head
Aroma: strong citrus hop aroma
Flavor: lots of tongue scraping hop flavor on top of slightly sweet malt base, light lingering bitter finish

Date: April 30, 2005
Mode: draft
Source: rich oís new albany IN
Score: 3.4
Appearance: dark yellow with slight chill haze, thin white head and nice lace
Aroma: light sweet malty aroma with plenty of hops
Flavor: good solid hop flavor, touch of sweetness to balance, long bitter finish, nice touch of citrus in the aroma and flavor to add a bit extra complexity

Date: April 28, 2006
Source: brewpub
same as it ever was

Date: April 23, 2009
Mode: draft
Source: rich oís new albany IN
Score: 4.1
Appearance: hazy orange, fine beige head, heavy lace
Aroma: the definitive huge sweet grapefruit aroma, fruity orange, lots of crystal sweetness balanced by citrus goodness
Body: big creamy body
Flavor: sweet fruity orange flavor like when you first break open an orange and dive in face first, light balancing bitterness keeps the sweetness in control without detracting from the fruity goodness
Overall: it just doesnít get any better than this

Date: December 09, 2009
Mode: cask
Source: taco mac alpharetta
Aroma: sweet citrus aroma, touch of grapefruit
Flavor: big grapefruit flavor, nice bitter grapefruit rind, sweet orange
Overall: milder on cask making it all that much more drinkable

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10829) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 4, 2008
Yeah this is a top notch IPA...Bells does it AGAIN. Beer pours a slightly cloudy golden/orange color with a medium white head. Aromas are hops, pine, and more hops! Flavor is delicious. Hoppy, faint hints on honey, light malt notes, perfect carbonation. Best IPA I have ever had I do believe.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (10789) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2004
crisp and lemony citrus. Grapefruit Bitter sipping with fruity salt, and bitter aftertaste with high but effective complementary hops. Lots of initial and remaining foam. Light texture. Floral aroma. Alcohol punch

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10775) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Hotel Room, Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, grape, floral and hint of pine. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long fruity, slightly dry and bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (10741) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2016
Canned. Hazy golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus, hops, fruit, grapefruit, pine and bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10532) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2002
The aroma is of hop blossoms, FTD flowers, fir trees and freshly ground black pepper. Hazy, deep golden hue with a large, rocky white head. Mostly, but not fully diminishing with great lacing. The flavor is that of bitter juniper berries and pine/fir with just a suggestion of the heavy malt and high gravity alcohol. Full-bodied with soft carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. Long, citrisy, bone-dry finish with a woodsy, gin-laden whisper at the far end. Very nice IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adnielsen (10427) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2010
UPDATED: APR 26, 2014 Bottle @ home, courtesy of bushmat1. Thanks Matt! Glowing, light orange appearance with a white head. Orange/grapefruit citrusy, lightly piney hoppy nose thatís almost like an orange creamsicle. Mildly bitter, moderate orange and grapefruit citrusy hoppy, floral, moderately, sweet pale malty flavor. Sweet, citrus hoppy aftertaste. Excellent!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10247) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 7, 2007
Bottle. Lime, tangerine, and pine hops aroma. Hazy orange-amber with moderate head and nice lacing. Sligntly sweet tangerine flavor quickly followed by moderate pine hops. Strange finish - after swallowing get a watery slightly metallic taste with pine hops returning a few seconds later. Nice that its flavor isnít the typical orange grapefruit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maria (10215) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2007
Thank you Yngwie for sharing this great beer! It has been on my wish-list, and Iím not disappointed! Itís warm orange with a nice head and a fruity, hoppy aroma with loads of citrus, tangerine being dominant. The flavour is nice, harmonic and delicious with lots of fruit/citrus, again tangerine is the most dominant. It also has nice caramel notes that balances the bitterness nicely. Itís very charming and harmonic - yummi!!!! 2444


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