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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This red ale, brewed with Liliko’l and Michigan cherries is ruby red in color, tart and refershing in flavor. Working with Ron is something I’ve wanted to do since I had my first Jolly Pumpkin Beer. Years later its a reality. Being involved on this project was an honor and a privilege. Mahalo to my MBC crew and to you, fans of craft beer. Aloha, John Walsh.
Yes, Michigan and Hawai’i are connected. It should be obvious to you know, as you hold this beer, and read this label. John and I designed this beer with two noble fruits from two noble states. Michigan & Hawaii. Cherries & Lilko’i. Starting to see the connection? I feel it. So does John. 4391 miles may separate our breweries, but not our thirst for the exquisite. Hipa! - Ron Jeffries


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (5345) - ITALY - FEB 20, 2014
unclear amber orange medium head fruit citrus orange peel tangerine cherry tamarind good dryness littke dusty low hoppy note nutty woody tart

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (669) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
Couleur marron brumeux, comme l’eau du marais! L’arôme des fruits. Le goût est du fruit tropical avec plein de cerise aigre et du levure. C’est pas sucré, plutôt sec.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (2033) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 18, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 22.09.2012, tap @ Mikkeller Bar:
Nøytral lett fruktig lukt med preg av malt, humle, tørka frukt, karamell, soya, buljong, gras. Lett frisk og syrlig smak med preg av malt, humle, gras, sitrusskal, høy, raude bær, syregras. Middels bitterhet som set litt. Grei.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Peter_L (713) - SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
Burk från Ölbutikken. Grumlig mörkt bärnstensfärgad vätska med lågt skum. Tydliga dofter av honung, bröd, röda bär och humle. Återhållen sötma och med en ren beska. Lite sträv munkänsla.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (4493) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Thin, white frothy head with a very cloudy brownish red body. Nose of lychee and sour cherry. Flavours of tobacco, cherry and cantiloupe. Not terribly agreeable. (Can) Purchased at Metro Liquors University Heights.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RumRunner101 (766) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Cloudy apple juice like pour. Aroma is tart fruit, melon, apple, graham cracker. Flavour has underlying biscuity malts with decent tartness. Not picking up much cherry, but the passion fruit comes through along with tart apple skin like flavours. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WheatKing (1290) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
Can. Sombrero Banana beer to Canadians (no Hawaiian in my blood). Pours hazy amber with light rubeh tones, off-white head. Nose is nondescript berry, phenol, bread. Flavour is berry, malt, tartness blends well with bitterness. Quite fresh, not syrupy, a good fruit beer, I’m pleased to say.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FoolishMortal (990) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Slightly murky dark red-orange color, voluminous off-white head that dissipates quickly. Light musky and tart fruit aromatics. Acetic fruit flavors up front, with hints of cherry skin and a lingering but muted passionfruit. Ruddy finish with some grassy vegetal components and unripe fruit. Mouthfeel is on the light side, somewhat drying.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pinball (10770) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2014
can from ølbutikken dkk 28. hazy brown, no head, but a fizz in the beginning. fruity and boozy aroma, almost as if the alc. pct. is a little too high compared to the fruity aroma. Flavor is alclohol and some berries, some licorice like spices, not really very well tasting, kinda fruity bitter. Not my kind of beer at all.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kraddel (2992) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2014
Drank from the can Fruity , hoppy smell Taste is fruit , bit hops , very light and thin . Wattery , Bit sugar Passionfruit in the back . A bit Very thin and weak .


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