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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
soyorganic (297) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2008
Citus hoppy aroma and color is a cloudy copper. Initially I didn’t think there was enough hops. The more I drank, the hops became more noticeable. They leave a nice lingering aftertaste. But for IPAs I feel like the hops should smack you in the face while still being balanced. The beer was balanced but without the smack in the face.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willyum (3) - Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2008 does not count
lots of hops with citrus flavor and copper color texture... aroma is strong

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
abcfan (811) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2008
Thanks emacgee. Pretty good brew. Great floral hop aroma. Pours a nice yellow amber color with fluffy off-white head. Taste isn’t nearly as hoppy as aroma, but it has a nice malt balance to it. Finish is very bitter and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (5003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2008
bottle thanks to kosko20. nice light amber color with a white head that dissipates into floaties. very easy on the palate on the palate with a very smooth hop flavor that is quite nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steinface (77) - Hatfield, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2008
Had out of the bottle. Creamy head that sticks around. Quite honestly the best IPA I’ve had yet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurst (338) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2008
Sweet citrus notes: lemon, orange, grapefruit. Some sugar cookie, toast, and flowers. Body is fairly full for an IPA. End is dry, with light alcohol aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmyers8807 (176) - Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2009 Poured from bottle into glass. Small white head with pine or floral aroma. First impression was dry, with a pine taste. There was citrus taste but not as much hops as expected. Overall good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichMicro4x (4) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 12, 2009 does not count
Not a bad IPA at all. A little harsh at first, but once you’ve got one in you the next go down easy. If you enjoy this try Stone IPA or Founders Centennial IPA. Both are much better than 2<3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilherps (248) - Carbondale, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2009
Very floral aroma, with some citrus. Nicely bitter, however lacking in body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tessic (919) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2009
This ale poured a clear yellow colour with a creamy, off white head. To the nose there are scents of bread, grain, dough, hopps, juniper, spruce and butter??? First taste is smooth as silk with a nice creamy mouthfeel. By the smell I figured a hopp-heads dream but not so. Flavours of hopps, citrus, grass and butter. Finish is slightly bitter with hopps lingering through the palate.

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