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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Session IPA


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (545) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from trade wirh umich03jm, thanks Jason! Pours brownish gold with a clingy pure white head. Aroma is grass and mango. Pale malt backbone with a fair amount of grassy hop bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (537) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Unfortunately from a bottle. Lighter beer, nose had citrus and floral. Body is light with a lot of carbonation, light hops slight bitterness in the finish, mostly fruity hops, not much malt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RespertFTW (515) - Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Bottle. Light gold color with medium head. Pine aroma. Mainly hop flavor with some malt. Seemed a little thin and watery at the finish. Solid beer. Could use a little more bite in the finish.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Had twice -- once out of the bottle dated 5/3/13 yesterday, and this one (from a separate batch) with an erased date, poured into a pint glass. Appearance: Not the best looking label in the world -- itís supposed to look like an acid trip, I think, with a simcoe hop sitting in front of a hippy background. Insanely hazy with very little light getting through. Thereís about a finger of head that goes to one and sticks around a little while. Even after the head is gone, the lacing is unbelievably sexy. Smell: Unreal ... definitely highlighting the simcoe... fruity and floral as hell. Taste/feel: At the ABV, itís hard to believe. Thereís a mild bitterness, but thereís a surprisingly nice balance with malt in there. Fruity and floral from the simcoe, with a slightly spicy malt finish that lingers extremely pleasantly. The feel is actually a bit heavier than I was expecting, which is a great thing -- I REALLY have a distaste for watered down feeling beers. The balance is what makes this beer much better than the likes of All Day IPA by Founders, which seems to be an extremely popular beer. Not only is it a great beer at 4.5%, itís just a great beer. Smells incredible, tastes almost just as good, looks spectacular in the glass... wow. It may be $2.19 per bottle (not sure the six-pack price), but I have to say itís actually worth it. I donít normally like "session ales" (light beers), but this one is great.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattybladdy (493) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Light golden orange in color with a bright white head. Earthy hop scent. Taste is earthy, grassy and highly bitter. Great session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
edwardbass (478) - Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Aroma is lost on me as usual thanks to my crappy sinuses. Dark yellow color. I think I understand Simcoe hops now - piney, grassy, a little bit of citrus. Not a lot of malt is obvious in this beer. Iím guessing that if you enjoy Simcoe hops, you would enjoy this beer a lot.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlowOffTube (435) - Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Tried to find what it smells.like, but couldnít catch much. Maybe light pine and honey? Pours an orange/yellow golden color with a white head. Taste is a very light pale ale with some very clean hop taste which is slightly Spicket, pine, and a little sweet. Was hoping for a tad more on the hop profile but would still drink this on a hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DWestrick (415) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 20, 2013
tap - odd side ale house in grand haven. the 2nd best of the IPAís I tried - fat bottom being the best. nice citrus/hops

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpar73 (408) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle . Golden yellow pour with a medium white head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit and malt. Taste of pine, resin, citrus, and hops with a nice bitterness in the finish. Refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChiGuy68 (393) - Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Tasted from a 12oz bottle. It poured a clear golden with a bubbly to frothy white head and big streaky lacing. Aroma of malt and hops with a bits of pine and grassiness. Plenty of hop taste with a slightly bitter finish. An enjoyable session IPA.


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