Pike 51 The Kush IPA
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
njager246 (697) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2013
On tap at the brew pub! Great IPA with citrus hints. Hazy amber poor. This is a great IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cosmo6644 (102) - Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Aroma of herbal and citrus hops, fantastic flavored, really great IPA wish the bottled it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (4200) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled at the brewery, Mosaic hops version. Light hoppy aroma with some carbonic gaseousness. Spicy and herbal. Medium golden clear with white head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts with a lot of hop flavor, spicy, herbal. Mild malt sweetness. Big hoppy bitter finish with lingering bitter after. A little harsh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Mike. Slightly murky amber-copper with a head that fades to a super-thin collar quickly. Aroma of dry pine & some dripping tropical fruits; pineapple, mango, & juicy peach. Light perfume, florals, & a good finish of hop oil. Taste is slightly leafy, ashy, herbal. A touch perfume-y. Little bits of grapefruit peel, orange zest, a touch of moderately dank earthy notes. A pretty dry, spicy hop finish. A nice IPA overall, expected a little more dankness but this was pretty solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6426) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
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Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate-heavy dank grapefruit it a touch of tropical fruit. It pours a mostly transparent amber with just a touch of haze. Itís has a small off-white head that quickly fades to a thin soapy ring. The flavor starts with a quick dose of citrus and sweer tropical fruits. The finish has light-moderate grapefruit and faint dank notes. Itís light-medium bodied with mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alliance100 (1113) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Draft at Rezervoir Lounge - pours a medium gold . Pine aroma . Taste is mild citrus and pine . Ok but wouldn't order a second . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13609) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Draft sample. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate balanced citrus hop aroma. Medium to full body with smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy citrus bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This beer exceeded my expectations.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Sampled at 2013 MBG Summer Festival. I didnít take notes on this so itís from memory. It was my favorite IPA I sampled that day so I really wanted to rate. Awesome citrus and tropical fruit aroma and taste. Nice malt backbone with a touch of caramel. I remember a very nice sweet/bitter balance with a good oily mouthfeel. A great IPA. Would like to head to the brewery sometime to sample some more from them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jpgrego (2) - Hamilton, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2012 does not count
Love this stuff. Bright and hoppy, strong citrus hit, slight hint of juniper, well balanced, with a inviting finish. My favorite summer IPA at the moment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 10, 2012
On tap at Hudsonville Winery/Pike 51 Brewpub as an unnamed IPA (named Kush IPA the next day). Hazy amber with a medium foamy off-white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, malt and light floral and piney hops. Taste is a blend of citrus and floral hops with some light woodsy hops and balanced out by a decent amount of caramel. Semi-vegetal with above average bitterness.

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