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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 176   ABV: 5.85%
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Michigan grown hops are the story in this seasonal harvest ale. Hopivore is wet-hopped with hops added to the brew just hours after harvest, creating rare, fresh flavors.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (3437) - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2010
Barley malt aroma. Clear dark copper, headless. Malt and dried leaves. Alcohol is noticeable. Drinks like an amber, perhaps a pale ale, but a little too dark. I hardly would call it an IPA as it lacks much of a hop presence, save for a subtle green leafiness in the finish. Decent beer though

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (589) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark ambe. Medium sized off white head. Nice lacing. Very understated aroma. Flavor is mild pine and caramel, but also very understated. Nice bitter aftertaste. Based on the name I was expecting something much hoppier. I wouldn’t have guessed this was even an IPA. Much more like a Pale Ale. However even with the unusual classification I have to admit that this beer was extremely drinkable. Everything is balanced very nicely. Could drink quite a few of these.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubbleflubber (1712) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Beautiful amber pour (deep hue), with a 1-finger retentive eggshell head that leaves spotty lace. The nose is of wet hops, some slightly dank basement, a hint of minerals and light malt. Flavors are not overwhelming, but not without substance either. Some light pepper and biscuit flour, with citrus, rind, peel and zest, light dankness, some minerals and copper in there, finishing with a lemon and spruce bitter. The body is on the lighter side, without a large mouthfeel and decently carbonated palate. Certainly doesn’t make a huge impression for the genre, but stands on its own and makes for a very nice offering.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Thanks to SS for this! Clear copper pour airy off white and drippy lace. Aroma is grainy with hints of pine. Flavor follows suite . Dry finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle. Copper with a short, thick beige head. Aroma is spicy hops, grains, sweet malt and caramel. Taste is big caramel and spicy hops, wet hops, sweet malt, hops resins and light fruit notes. Body is medium with a slick, oily feel and soft, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more caramel, spicy and oily hops, sweet malt, earthy notes and dried fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Clear, caramel colored with a long-lasting creamy white head that dresses the glass. Spicey and piney hops in the aroma and caramel malt in the nose. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel, and a lasting finish. Flavor balanced more toward the malt, but clear spicey hop flavor, and a grassy and lightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coolfunnj (310) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2010
grassy resiny and floral hops hit the nose along with a corny macro like scent..good looking a clear iced tea like color sea-foamish head with lacing..tasty with bitter hops giving a tangy quality slight citrus flavor too smooth maltiness way in the back light carbonation bitter dry aftertaste a bit one dimensional but not as bad if you like hoppy beers

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Clear copper with a thin rocky tan topper, fading quickly and leaving streaks of lace. Aroma is hoppy but not overpowering. Pine and citrus are backed up by biscuitty and bready malt. Taste is a tad vegetal with floral hops and some pine and some malt in the background. Falls short of mad hatter in almost every phase. Some sweetness comes through along the way but I just can’t escape the vegetal character. I’m a fan of New Holland, but they swung and missed a bit on this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 16, 2010
12oz bottle. Small beige head atop crystal clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, some grapefruit/orange. Taste is medium sweet, pine, some grapefruit. Light-medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 16, 2010
bright fresh citrus hop aroma for a few seconds,dissipates fast to a balanced orangy tangy malty aroma flavor is at first a bitter creamsicle, this fades into a hop bitter grainey flavor,nice enough not good enough for a 4pack premium price


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