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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Historically a stronger, hoppier beer - made that way to withstand the journey by sea from England to India. Medium bodied, bitter, aromatic and unfiltered.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1145) - Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Standard IPa. Highlights the hop bite. Pretty balanced here, but unexciting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10073) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Draft. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with fair lacing. Moderate sour citrus hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Good brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3394) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2012
tap at the Gaylord location - Pours copper-gold with an off-white head. There’s a mild citrus hop aroma. The flavor has strong bitterness backed by a good medium bodied malt profile. The expected long bitter finish is there too. It’s fairly good. It doesn’t stand out for IPAs, but it’s works alright.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1386) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2011
Have bought growlers of this because it was so fresh. Decent IPA with hops in both aroma and taste. Medium body and head. Amber color.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sthlm (1224) - Iowa, USA - JUL 31, 2010
[On-tap at Big Buck] Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma is grassiness mixed with grapefruit and light malt. Not great right away, and the malt clashes a little, but it did improve over time. Taste is light citrus, perfumey, floral notes, and then very malt heavy. Medium-thick mouthfeel with a long finish. A malt heavy IPA that was decent, but maybe a little different than what I was looking for at the time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slayer02348 (103) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2010
Pretty dark color for an IPA, hoppy nose/aroma as expected. Decently hoppy flavored, a bit of malt present. Probably my favorite beer that I have tried at Big Buck.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nephilium (1259) - Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2007
(From a 5 Liter mini-keg brought back from Michigan for me) Nice pine hop aroma, pours a cloudy brown/amber, with a big fluffy white head. Wow... great hop character, with just enough malts to balance it out. Nice long pine hop finish, a bit of thickness to the mouthfeel. I wish I could get this around me on a regular basis.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2007
On tap at brewery. Aroma is floral, grassy, citrus hopps. Murky apple cider in appearance. Starts sweet and finishes bitter. Med/full bodied. Good aroma but just something a little off on the palate and flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (589) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Draft at the Brewery in Gaylord, MI. Amber color, clear, small head with medium lacing. Nice woodsy aroma. Hoppy with grassy flavor. Good IPA. Overall excellent beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
popephred (249) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Poured from tap in Grapevine, TX. Pour produced a beer with a cloudy amber body and a small off white head which quickly diminished. This IPA was fragrant with floral and pine notes, which accompanied the bittersweetness as I tasted it. Though hoppy (as it should be,) there was minimal aftertatste with a hint of alcohol. This was a medium-bodied brew that was strong and smooth, a good IPA.


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