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RATINGS: 3690   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Pale Ale style well suited for Hemingway-esque trips to the Upper Peninsula. American malts and enormous hop additions give this beer a crisp finish and incredible floral hop aroma.

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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhilDBrewer (50) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Pours a golden yellow, slightly hazy. About 0.5in of frothy white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is predominantly citrus and very floral. Flavor is also heavily citrus and piney hops. Good mouthfeel. Carbonation is just right. Excellent IPA - truly one of the best.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tambrico (50) - New York, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Pours light orange with a thick foamy white head; excellent head retention. Floral hops aroma, with some fruitiness mixed in there. Taste is hop-first bitterness that is very well balanced with some fruity undertones. Similar in a sense to Ballast Point Sculpin which I felt was more malt forward with some brilliant hoppy undertones. This could become my go-to IPA. Just fantastic.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
eworkman1 (50) - - MAR 8, 2014
Should be what other IPA's aspire to be. Highly sessionable despite the higher alcohol and assertive hops. Clean flavors and remarkable balance.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fernans (50) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Interesting IPA. Maltier than most. Distinctive amongst every other run of the mill IPA out there.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shinskyweiser (49) - - MAR 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 Pours a cloudy orange. Thick white head that lingers long. Smells of sweet orange and pine. Taste of orange, tangerine, grapefruit and pine. Hints of coconut and vanilla linger on the palate.The flavors combined taste like fruit loops. Has a nice dry resiny finish. This is a great IPA and a must try for any IPA enthusiast.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firkinChad (49) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 18, 2013
A-big hop aroma, citrus and some pine. A-light copper, slight haze, thin White head. Good lacing. T- sweet caramel malt is quickly taken by hop character. Very nice soft bitterness. P- mild richness, good carbonation. O- a very good ipa, not sure I put in as the best. Wish appearance was as appealing as taste. Head does not show greatest health. Still a damn good beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sbrewno (49) - Frankfort, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2004
Mellow pour with ample, cake-like head that sticks to the drinking device. Smells great, tastes better. No íhintsí of anything. A great IPA with lots of hops. Orange, sweet and strong. This one will be a regular in the cooling unit. My only question is, where can I get it on tap???

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sgallant (49) - USA - JAN 25, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2011 A great staple in my beer drinking. Very floral but well synchronized with the bitterness and sweetness of the malt. The smell is hoppy and the taste is far from monotone provide a long tasting experience.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheElder (49) - DeSoto, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2008
Amazing! This beer deserves the high percentile is currently has. Might be the best IPA Iíve had. So smooth and a perfect example of the style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruyehara88 (49) - Killeen, USA - JAN 18, 2010
Good beer. I had it at the Green Leafe, here in Williamsburg, during Trivia Night. Maybe the atmosphere got in the way of me getting a lot of flavor out of the beer. I found that the aroma was one of floral, light hops. It pours a copper gold. Good beer to look at. The taste? Slightly sweet and decently bitter (not a huge hop bomb). The beer lingers. Its got a nice long finish, not dry at all. Thereís a pleasant carbonation to it that I thing makes the sweetness seem not too offensive. Its nothing outstanding but then, this isnít my style. But its a very drinkable beer (I donít mean that condescendingly either) and its something Iíd gladly keep in my fridge.


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