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RATINGS: 3468   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.

cblado's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cblado (298) - Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2011 12 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy, murky amber. Significant off-white head, sticks with it. Aroma is a fruity, very floral hop aroma. Smells a bit like banana or pineapple. Wow. Flavor is also dominated by intense fruit and hops. A bit of a pine note to it, which isnít unpleasant at all. Very crisp. One of the best IPAís Iíve had. - 2/18/08 Itís been a long time, old friend. Just had a Two-Hearted Ale, special delivery. Wow again. What an amazing beer. -12/10/11

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (4664) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 27, 2016
270116. Bells Brewery is fast becoming one of my favourite breweries and if they keep producing beers like this then it will quickly jump to the top of the list. There is a lot of butterscotch and fresh cut flowers in the aroma of this beer and in the mouth it is smooth and malty with butterscotch and caramel coming through. Awesome beer that I bought from Beer Cartel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bulldogops (1671) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2016
Rating #1587 - 22.03.2015 - On tap at the Commons ale house in Santa Monica, it figures that live closer to this brewery and they have distribution in Cali. Pours a rich golden amber, small white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is orange zest, tangerine. On the palate, similar tropical flavours, mild resin, mild pine needle. Medium bodied and extraordinarily balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkbcr (148) - Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Amber color with a minimal white head. Aroma is hoppy and slightly malty. Taste is nicely balance with the hops coming through just enough to say this is not your average IPA. Well done!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jyalpert (13) - - JAN 21, 2016
Too much bittering hop for me. Nice classic piney aroma with good malt, nice color. But the taste is just too bitter to be a great IPA. This is like an OG style IPA that gained prominence 5-10 years ago. Now things have moved toward more fruit, more pungent aroma, new types of hops. I think it turns out I just never liked this style of IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blueshockey24 (175) - Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2016
16oz can. Pours Golden hazy orange with off-white head. Aroma is sweet floral and citrus. Taste is sweet malty floral happiness with a citrus hoppy finish. Very balanced and delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OrthoDoc (80) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Classic daily go to. Seems to be better in cans. Tastes better slightly warmed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ADfan (737) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 4, 2016
The beer has a copper/amber color with a medium head. Aroma has a lot of fruit like mangos and some pears. Taste has a lot of fruit for an IPA. There is a tropical taste up front followed with some malts and a mild bitterness. Great balance and beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
parkerj (49) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 4, 2016
I think I broke my palate for IPAs. A "well balanced" IPA comes across as overly-malty to me. I like the aroma a little more than the taste. Still a nice beer, just not what Iím looking for in an IPA right now.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
oskart (53) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Amber to copper in color with a good light tan head. Intense mandarin/peach aroma. Wonderful lacing in glass. Good carbonation and light mouthfeel. Strong citrus flavor with slight bitterness. More of a refreshing IPA without the drying bitterness of most IPAs. Lasting finish balanced of sweet and bitter. On a personal note I really enjoy this beer on its own or with a meal. Slightly higher ABV, but not overpowering alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (1380) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Hazy Amber foamy Lacy beige head; aroma is wonderful flowery hop spice; flava is hoppy grainy with floral notes; feels medium moderate fizz; finishes dry bitter hoppy

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