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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Michigan Hatter celebrates our local agriculture with its Michigan-grown Cascade hops from the Leelanau Penninsula. Bright and aromatic, with delicious malt notes underneath a citrusy showcase of hops. Pairings: sharp cheddars, herb-roasted poultry and curry.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CJ_Pain (154) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Not a bad beer just a little more towards the pale ale side of the spectrum than the IPA side. Enjoyable nonetheless. I think they should bottle this is 6 pack format as I feel this would be an excellent gateway beer for non craft drinkers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (782) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2014
On draft at Dan's. The pour is a darker copper with some nice gold hues coming through. There is a nice white head and some pretty great lacing. The aroma is big time hops. There is a light malt and some decent fruitiness to it. The flavor is a little better. The hops are a little more bitter and the malt and fruits blend awesomely. The mouth feel is a little thin with a good resiny bitterness. The aftertaste is a little lingeringly dry and delightful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (997) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUN 5, 2014
Light piney aroma on copper beer. Slightly vegetable... but mostly sweet caramel and citrus and pine.ok

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2363) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 4, 2014
@Party Town /Florence KY --- Hazy deep orange amber color, nice head that takes a little time to drop to a full head cover, stripes of lace. Taste is unusual in that the hops are present almost from the opening, growing more pine-like through the palate before finally allowing enough malt to achieve a balance in the finish. Hops have a strong presence throughout, but somehow donít seem particularly dominant. An interesting brew, especially since it clocks in under 5% abv.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (841) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Draft at Speak EZ - pours an orangey copper . Definite citrus aroma . Taste brings a sharp citrus bite followed by a dose of malty sweetness . Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5755) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2014
Warner Robins, Ga. - Lazy Dog Growler - 22 oz bomber. Hazy dark orange pour, bubbly, frothy off-white head. Aroma has some spruce notes, a hint of ripening vegetables. Flavor is hit and miss, a touch of citrus bitterness, some squash-like vegetable notes, some biscuit-like breadlines. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Didnít exactly hit it out of the park on this one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (9251) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2014
Bomber from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours a hazy amber color with a thin frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of citrus hops, some herbal notes, and a strong caramel presence. The taste is caramel malts, citrus hops. Thin bodied, simplistic, amateur-ish almost. Meh.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (662) - Iowa, USA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep orange with a nice head. Great aroma. Fresh citrus. Kind of malty for an IPA. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3672) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2014
bottle - Pours copper colored and full of suspended sand grain sized yeast particles. It has a one finger off-white head. Citrus flavors accent the bitter flavor thatís balanced pretty well with malt. Itís medium bodied and though not great, itís nice enough.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalhead0043 (144) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2014
22 oz for 2 bucks. Nice floral hop with a caramel backing. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Wish they made a higher ABV version.


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