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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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The epitome of Hand Crafted, Michigan Awesome Hatter celebrates community, collaboration & local agriculture. Centennial hops from the Leelanu Peninsula provide bright citrusy counterpoint to the delicious and earthy malt notes from Michigan grown and malted 2-row barley.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (154) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bomber from a friend. Thanks Shawn! pours a slightly murky copper with a very frothy off-white head. nice bubbly lacing. Aroma is floral and pine. Taste bright and hoppy. Hint of citrus, lemon or grapefruit. Long finish. Nice nasal linger. Solid IPA.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4090) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle: Hazy copper with a thick, off-white head. Floral orange aroma.....spice. Taste is orange-peel, berry, a little bready malt. Earthy, slightly spiced bitter. Works well with the chill in the air.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (994) - Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Amber, off white head, nice lacing, and creamy, head retention. Floral, biscuit, citrus, and mild grapefruit. Medium bodied, biscuit, lemony. Decent balance, lingering hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
outlawskies (447) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says that she was not impressed the hops were overwhelming at first but then it was floor. She gives a 1.0 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7182) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bomber. Poured light-medium orange with a short off-white head. The aroma picked up juicy orange meat and caramel malts topped by fresh grassy and citrus accents.. I really enjoyed it. The flavor found sweet oranges, pale malts, and a little caramel at the core, with more bitter orange zest and dry grassy notes around.. finished dry and a touch spicy. Medium-bodied with filling carbonation on the palate.. dry.. a little muddled, but it was a tasty, easy-drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5089) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bomber. Nose is heavy on the hops, strong pine with floral accents, clear Centennial, floating citrus and caramel, earthy touch of dough and spice. Pours deep amber-brown with tons of slow-moving carbonation and a large, rocky tan head. Medium-full body with some booze showing, caramel and light tongue-numbing astringency, mildly sweet and drying out, earth and wood, lesser citrus. Fresh, crisp, very clean, and everything in good balance; intended to be hop-forward but doesn’t get far ahead of a strong malt spine. Thankfully not overdone on the Centennial, but rather a way found to match the dark malt character. Kudos! One of the most enjoyable I’ve had from NH in some time, and great for this sudden fall weather.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackflag321 (507) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Shared bomber. More malt than hops on the palate. Mildly bitter finish. I bought it for use of Michigan ingredients and was not disappointed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6971) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bomber. Rich orange pour with a white head. Lots of earthy malts in this beer. Quite hoppy. Slight citrus. Okay for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtw (1112) - farmington, Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2014
a good idea for a local brew. bright and prominent centennial hops - citrus and pine, and a nice hoppy balance for a classic pale ale. a nice story for a pretty normal IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maltser85 (313) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Very amber orange with a nice off white head. Aroma has some citrus, lemon, lime, hints of mango orange and earthiness. Taste follows the nose. Slight pineyness to the earthy mid palate. Finish is slightly bitter. Leaves a stickiness on the lips and a medium light body. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4687) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
pours unclear if not cloudy golden orange with thin yet reviving light beige orange cap, nice lacing. spicy, woodsy and earthy malts/hops, fruitiness - oranges and peaches, lean toasted and spicy maltiness, dust and light minerals, pepper and coffee grinds, grass. moderately low carbonation, light body - oily, gently aromatic-bitter spicy-earthy-citrusy-piney-herbal finish. englishy angles. balanced. more than decent concoction.


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