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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
akoeninger (527) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Orange color with a light floral hop aroma. The taste is malt then floral and earthy hops. Butter lingering finish that diminishes as the beer warms. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bronzan (130) - Windsor, California, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Almost no discernible aroma. Not much hop character. From a tap at TGI Friday's... It's likely too cold to bring out the flavor. Will let it warm up a bit and adjust score if it improves. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tastybeer (1845) - Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Draft. Pour is light copper, off-white head. Decent retention/little lace. Aroma of toffee, grassy/floral hop, caramel. Taste is moderately bitter, light sweetness, toffee, citrus, grass. Palate is soft, slick, light oil, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
superspak (3236) - Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2014
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled in 8/2013. Pours a very hazy/murky golden orange color with a 2 finger dense cream colored head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of grapefruit, orange zest, lemon zest, caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, floral, grass, light pine, and herbal earthiness. Unimpressive and malt forward aromas with light-moderate hop presence; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, orange zest, lemon zest, pine, caramel, toast, floral, grass, and floral/toasted earthiness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, orange/lemon zest, pine, caramel, toast, biscuit, floral, grass, and floral/toasted earthiness on the finish. Pretty nice flavor balance and complexity of hop and malt flavors; with a solid and crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a mediocre IPA. Aromas were way too malt forward with weak hops; but the flavors were a bit more balanced and crisp. I had no problem finishing off the glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (3072) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle - Lightly hazy amber pour with a foamy off-white head. Nose is metallic with lightly floral and fruity hops. Dry pale malt. Taste is sweet and bready malt, a bit of citrus rind, some honey, and a bitter citrus finish. Lots of sweetness. Pretty warming. Slick and fairly thick with medium-carbonation. Too sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2839) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2014
12 oz. bottle poured to a fest goblet displaying a hazed, deep, orangey amber color, with good persistence to both the creamy, off white head, and the wavy lacing. The aroma offered a little dankness at first, then decent maltiness, with a touch of sweetness, a bit of resinous pine, citrus, and some tropical scent. The taste presented some assertive, rindy, earthy, and lingering hop bitterness, a smooth, tempering malt content that created some light creaminess for the mouthfeel, and a medium body, with complementary carbonation. Sweetness remained on the tongue, the bitterness didn’t waver, and some dryness made an appearance at the finale. Maybe a bit too malty sweet throughout, imo. I doubt that it was age,(according to the label) but a solid IPA nonetheless.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
indytoolman (6) - - DEC 14, 2013 does not count
Served in a bottle so I really can’t tell about appearance or aroma. Perhaps if I were to try a fresh pint in btown I could change it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1550) - , Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
(bottle) hazy orange amber colour with a small tan head; aromas of fruit, honey; refreshing balanced flavour with a long medium bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (3282) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Bottle shared at Proof. Gold. Big citrus aroma. Tight dry bitter. Little mineral but not bad way. On the bitter side but even. 7.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mverity (294) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Clear pale yellow with a touch of amber. Little head with almost no lacing. Aroma is faintly hoppy, think earthy-piney and a faint caramel sweetness. Taste is pretty much the exact same. Medium body with high carbonation. Decent IPA but I wouldn’t track this one down

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