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Frankenmuth Batch 69 American India Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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A medium light bodied beer with an intense hop aroma and flavor. This beer will wake up your senses to fine American hops and discover the tastes of citrus, flowers and pine.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Campy877 (153) - Michigan, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Draft. Very floral bouquet that smells like a typical IPA. Taste is a more muted IPA but very flavorful with pine and citrus. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (344) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden pour with a thin tan head. Citrus and floral hops in the aroma and taste. Nice sessionable IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2586) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
tap. Amber with small head. Mild malt body with moderate hops. Somewhat dull and boring. Below average IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (1167) - Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2014 Bottle: Yeast clouded amber & slightly sunburst body, topped with a big head that’s somewhere between off-white & eggshell in color. Aroma has some toasted biscuit, faint citric peel, white pepper, ashy hops, & a hint of light caramel malt. Taste is similar with a hop combo that is slightly citric (grapefruit pith & orange peel) with a finish more English-like (earthy, spicy, peppery, floral-ish). Strong malty base, more toasty than anything, slight hints of Munich with finishing kiss of sweetness. Herbal hop, sharp aftertaste. A decent IPA from Frankenmuth, really cuts through the senses. I’d like to know what hops were used for this.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chessman (3) - - JAN 5, 2014 does not count
well i continue my 6pk sample to research the ipa universe i now seek to live in and to get the becks sapphire taste out of my mouth. i was very impressed with the ,well everything about this ipa. i know i’m rating this higher than most but-gotta tell ’em as i taste ’em. beautiful aroma and just must match up with my taste buds perfectly.to each their own. cheers! lee

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
MeisterD99 (26) - Lansing, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Draft pint. Orange amber color. Small, thin head. Slightly cloudy. Hey look... this is not an awesome IPA. But it is a solid, drinkable ale. More carmel and pine than most American IPAs. Enough citrus to keep it interesting. Would have no qualms grabbing another one if I saw it on tap.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ontbeertaster (2269) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle, medium brown pour, a light head, taste was fairly grassy and a good german yeast character. grainy as well. very similar to an alt beer. nice offering

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
njager246 (314) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Floral and citrus aroma .. similar taste... a bit of a lighter ipa, but not bad overall.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fakebeersnob (108) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Lighter IPA. Has a bit of a citrus taste. Pine too. It is drinkable, but the palate/aftertaste knocks it down a bit. It has this sticky pine resin that just lasts. It was not pleasant. I got this at the bar where it was either this or Busch Light. I would pick this over most mass-produced domestics, but not over most IPAs or moderately good micros.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1544) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Clear light copper with a light head cover and a few spots of lace. Taste is clean caramel malt that adds carbonation and mild bittering through the palate, turning again to malt in the finish. Well beyond, bittering settles in for the final lingering taste. Pretty good brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Hazy, golden-amber pour with a 1-inch off-white, creamy head. Early release of carbonation. Sweet malt and hops in the nose. Grainy and grassy nose. Belgian lace forms. Lingering bitterness on the palate after initial citrus, followed by some metallic notes. Medium-light body. ABV is not noticeable.


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