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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5532) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puggy211 (712) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coolfunnj (323) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12033) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bretupdegraff (242) - Fishers, Indiana, USA - DEC 8, 2010
Had this from bottle- not an impressive looking beer, but looks can be decieving. If Michigan grown hops are the story, it had a bad ending. Had this after a two hearted and in comparison there was no contest!~ It was not terrible, but I was not impressed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5474) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Reddish copper, rocky beige head. Very earthy, piney aroma. Pine and spruce dominates the flavor, as well. Some graham cracker and caramel in the background. Oddly watery mouthfeel, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2010
12oz bottle. Poured a deeper and clear amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of citrus, floral, and lighter caramel. Tastes of citrus, caramel, toasty, and earthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
skoll (420) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Poured copper color from 12oz. Bottle. Had medium off white sudsy head. Aroma - earthy somewhat light citrus scent and not much else. Flavor - earthy malt taste along with fairly nice citrus hop bite. Palate - medium bodied . Finish is mild with little aftertaste. I expected more hop flavor from this but it is wet hopped ale.

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