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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 176   ABV: 5.85%
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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (2540) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Draft - pours pale amber with white head and great lacing. Nose is pine, paint thinner and resin. Grapefruit. Light with an unpleasant aftertaste. Not that hoppy for 55 IBUs. Weak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (17708) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Draft. Cloudy deep amber color, medium white head. Aroma of damp and earthy hops. Taste is bitter and watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBear11D (364) - Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2013
The Hopivore pours a deep amber orange with a tan head that fizzles out somewhat quickly but leaves fair lacing. The aroma is caramel, molasses and floral hops. The flavor is caramel and molasses up front but the floral hops quickly take over and leave a bitter flavor well into the aftertaste. I love a good IPA but the bitterness is a bit much in the aftertaste. Overall this is a decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
arusscher (2) - Holland, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2013 does not count
Bold bitterness upfront without lingering flavor. Bready. It’s ok but not worth $10/4-pk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cmj4979 (8) - - NOV 18, 2013 does not count
Smells good, looks nice, be the taste is lacking. Some kind of weird caramel stale hop taste. Almost smells on the verge of a scotch, but is just not very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpongeRuiner (1008) - Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Smells like dank cheap weed. Seems like it has potential to be a nice IPA then just doesn’t make it. Pretty much what I expected from the brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HisBoyElroy (107) - Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Meh. This was a very blah beer. Not much going on at all. Could do without trying this one again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
bottle. amber with small head. mild malt body. hops are grassy and piney. pretty average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color with white head. Fresh cut grass, resiny, bitter aromas. Grassy, earthy, bitter, light caramel flavors. Meh, alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
strattonspeaks (113) - Springfield, Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Dark and dreamy amber pour with thin beige head. Great to look at. Nose is dank hop and evergreen copse. Mouthful of grass and sweet resin up front, followed by a dry and bitter kicker. Was hoping for stickier, more profound hop notes. Some lingering malt sweetness. Full bodied and smooth. Has some potential, just not quite on the money.

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