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The Upland Dragonfly IPA is a malty and hoppy brew. Note the clean malty fullness on the front of the palate with fruity citrus overtones, attributable to our special hops. Dry hopping creates a floral aroma, and our use of bittering hops lends a strong bitter taste in the back of the tongue and throat.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerhoto (14) - Terre haute, Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2003
Kind of a cloudy, amber color with not a whole lot of head. Not a bad IPA, just not as intense in flavor as many others.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3468) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2003
I've had this in bottle and on tap, and I like this beer. Amber orange color with a thin head and a nice fresh hop nose. Medium bodied with a nice hoppy flavor and a great grapefruit bitterness in the finish. Good, typical IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4096) - Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2003
This IPA poured a medium head with fine-small bubbles. There was good lacing on the sides of my glass. It had a floral aroma to it and an aftertaste that lingers. Typical bitter taste for an IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 1, 2003
This brew poured a medium head of fine to large sized off-white bubbles and a dark amber color. It has a typical IPA strong hop aroma, fair lacing and a strong bitter start that slowly fades into the finish. It has a strong hop flavor typical of a good IPA. This is a very good example of an IPA even if it is not my favorite style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wrath (362) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2003
Amber color with no head.Hoppy in the mouth with a fairly smooth feel.Some bitterness towards the end with a malty finish. good IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EddieG (169) - Palos Heights, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2003
A very well balanced IPA. Malt is balanced by an adequate amount of hops with a big biting finish. An orangish color with a slight head that disipates quickly. A decent rendition by Upland.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6045) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAY 26, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2010 Rerate #2: Tap offering at Upland, God this beer is so much better on tap (or a local fresh bottle) than the ones I often find on the store shelves up here. The hop aroma is more vibrant and a hops even shine a bit more on the palate. When fresh this is my goto beer from Upland and worthy of a 3.8 score versus an even month or two older bottle./// Rerate 1:/// I like this much more now that I can fully deal with the classic biitering of this traditional IPA, no big hop juice monster, refreshing bitter beer, so much better for my palate./// Original review: Pours to a color with a small head and some lacing, thin-bodied. Hint of apple and orange on the nose. Hoppy mouthfeel but I would much rather have a more aggressive IPA. Citrus taste remains on palate. While okay, I would much rather have any other Upland offering.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeM500 (1905) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - MAR 18, 2003
NIce hoppy nose and amber color. Very sweet at start with a lot of caramel and sugary malt flavors. Light on hops and bitterness until the aftertaste. Thick and malty through and through. Big hops burps, so it's hidden in there somewhere!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2002
I enjoyed this one. Refreshing with significant hops all over. Some nice bitterness as well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jake Barnes (456) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2001
Great dry hopped aroma. Serious hops in the flavor. Overall a pretty solid IPA.


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