RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The Ypsi Gypsy contains mostly pale malts for a light body and lower alcohol beer. Hop bitterness is balanced by several late additions of Cascade and Centennial hops which give this beer a fruity citrusy hop flavor and a beautiful hop aroma.
Seasonality: August to March

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justkoehn (165) - Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2017
Little head and heavy lacing. Thin wheat color. Citrus hop aroma. Lightly carbonated on the tongue. Crisp light finish. Easy drinking IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

jgb9348 (6387) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Clear golden and copper coloured body with a large, four centimetre tall off-white head that fades very quickly. Aroma of fresh grassy and herbal hops with a light grainy and malt note. Light-bodied; Strong grassy and herbal flavour with a light malt flavour, some subdued hay and assertive bitter flavours and ending with a dry flavour without much complexity. Aftertaste shows a touch of bright hops, some subdued malt and yeast flavours and a dry grassy and hay flavour that doesn’t add much to the finish. Overall, a decent beer at best with not much flavour and a subdued taste that has some noticeable hops and dryness, but that’s about it - fairly pale and bland. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Merchant’s in Dearborn, Michigan on 24-July-2015 for US$1,99 sampled at home on the Eastern Shore of Virginia on 15-January-2017; Sampling this in honor of both of my parents, who were students in Ypsilanti (Eastern Michigan) once upon a time.

rondphoto (4483) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 22, 2016
bottle @ Chief Market / Lima OH --- Slightly hazy medium amber with lots of ascending bubbles, fluffy off-white 4" head that doesn’t settle, fluffs of lace. Taste is past-date beer. Odd malt taste, light hops, funky finish that leaves a bad metallic taste in the mouth. Nope.

Msdrbeat (780) - East Lansing, USA - SEP 21, 2016
On tap at Hopcat. Fruity and juicy aroma. A crisp IPA with not over bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Drake (14032) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 4, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Ann Arbor Eisenhower, 3/23/16. Hazy brown, large foamy white head, good retention. Aroma of tart citrus and wet cat. Weird. The taste is earth, citrus, lime, caramel malt. Mild bandaid. High carbonation. I do not think this is what they envisioned.

DialSquare (5102) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2015
12oz bottle from Andersons in Sylvania: cloudy copper pour with big frothy white head. aroma of grapefruit, toasty malts, floral. tastes are along those lines with grass, biscuit. thin to medium palate. clean finish - bitter with citrus peel.

Niko100 (2966) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Rich amber color; Medium body; Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, & herbal hops; Flavor of malt/biscuit, caramel, hops, and some fruit/citrus; Decent.

markas101 (2482) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Tap, Arbor Brewing, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Hazy gold. Bright hop aroma, lime and ginger. Medium carbonation, sweet with up front hops. Long finish.

superspak (5781) - Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, light pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of juicy citrus hops and moderate malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fair amount of pine/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon/orange zest, pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of juicy citrus hops and moderate malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice pale ale style. All around good complexity and balance of juicy citrus hops and moderate malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

rocbyter (2134) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Fresh hop aroma with light malt. Clear golden color with a large white head. Moderately bitter throughout

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