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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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In 1842, the first hop farms appeared in Sauk County. The heart of the hops boom was in Kilbourn City (now Wisconsin Dells).This medium-bodied amber ale has a pleasant hoppy flavor & aroma. Locally grown hops are harvested from Brownie Zinke’s Hop Farm & are used to create this one-of-a-kind ale.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 20, 2011
On tap at Moosejaw brewpub. Hazed amber with a creamy tan head. Aroma of citrus, caramel and grapefruit. Taste is hoppy with a floral and citrus mix, lots of grapefruit and mild to medium bitterness on the back end. Decent IPA.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bonk0076 (99) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2011
Aroma is of faint hops with slight caramel notes. Pours a cloudy brown color with a freakishly unnatural almost greenish color. Citrus and pine notes with a waterery finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (4299) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 6, 2010
Draft at Moosejaw. Hazy orange-brown color. Thin, steady soapy head. Mellow malty aroma with a hint of orange hops. Mellow APA, lots of earthy hop tones. Well balanced, rather sessionable. Soapy caramel finish. OK, par stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scubatrip (596) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - AUG 24, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, pours a clear red, nice white foamy head. Not much in the nose. Taste is thick and malty, with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. Very smooth with a lightly bitter aftertaste. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7101) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 13, 2010
On tap at Moosejaw. Poured clear lighter amber with a dense, creamy off-white head. The aroma was on the sweet side, with caramel, honey, and lesser fruits present.. nice pine and grassy accents. The flavor found enjoyable juicy pine resin and earthy bitterness over soft caramel and a touch of honey.. tasty stuff! Medium-bodied and a tad sharp from the bitterness on the palate.. just an OK flow.. solid brew overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jarow (237) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 27, 2010
On tap. Pours a clear medium amber. Nose is sweet, caramel malts and an earthy piney hop aroma in the background. Taste is along the same lines. Medium-body, caramel and toffee malts, a nice amount of hoppy bitterness growing towards the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsf23mr (217) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2010
Brewery located in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Clean, easy to drink. Would drink again.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (3666) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Light color (yellow). Citrus nose, pine flavor. A bit too sharp for me, and not a lot of backbone. On tap at brewpub.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
triguy84 (235) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Pours a clear copper with a thin white head. Hints of hop aroma, american hops. The hop flavor jumps out, very nice. Hint of malt flavor. Medium body, wonderful hop finish. Wow, excellent beer for the hop lover.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SHANER4 (471) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 30, 2009
On tap at Moose Jaw in WD - Dark amber pour with medium white head. Great lacing on glass as I drank. Aroma - floral hops and caramel malt. Really decent aroma from this brew. Flavor - Alot of caramel malt with very nice balance of hops. I really don’t consider this beer an IPA but taste is excellent. Palate - creamy mouthfeel and medium bodied. Finish is clean with slight hop bite and no aftertaste. Overall - WOW!!! I really liked this beer, easy to drink with great fresh taste. First beer from Moosejaw but plan on trying more.


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