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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Batch 5000 is a big bodied Triple American India Pale Ale with a sizable palate coating sweetness. Delicious flavors and aromas of pineapple and orange are complemented by an awesome piney hop bitterness that leads into a warming finish.

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3.6
Silphium (3269) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2018
MBG 12th Annual Winter Beer Festival, Grand Rapids. Medium murky orange body, medium beige head. Citrusy, rindy, bitter and sweet nose and body, dank and resinous.

3.4
Block (3222) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2017
Backlog entry prior to closing out 2017. Well rounded, as expected. Nothing too unusual.

3.4
zubblwump (130) - Michigan, USA - DEC 9, 2017
Mild hop aroma, golden orange with a small but lingering head.Thick mouthfeel, with intense malty sweetness. The alcohol is present, but not overpowering.

4.1
blackflag321 (705) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2017
Draft in flight glass. Shiney gold, medium head. Bitter, grapefruit. Nice sipper that isn't boozey. Good stuff!

4.3
flatmatt (1635) - Northville, Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2017
12 oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazed gold with a white head. Sweet juicy grapefruit aroma, floral, pine, pineapple. Flavor mixes the pineapple and grapefruit up front, again nice and juicy and fairly sweet, floral and pine hops serving as backup. This one's super good.

3.8
Headbanger (4022) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2017
12oz bottle 6/24/17 (Meijer-Shorts Hoppy Christmas Variety Pack)-40° in Shaker-Pours a hazy orangish amber with a white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, and malt. Taste of hops, citrus, and a bit of alcohol. This full bodied brew hides the ABv fairly well. Nice brew.

3.6
bigtaster (1043) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2017
Sampler at the pub. Orange gold color large white head, nose is citrus, oranges, grassy, some caramel. Bitter, high carbonation, lingering pine. Slight burn as it goes down. Something interesting and worth a drink.

2.8
screigh (781) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2017
Pours a hazy orange color. No head at all. Sweet and boozy is the main aroma hiding the hops. Grassy and sugary and boozy. Lingering orange flavor.

3.8
HopsMuse12 (10) - homosassa, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle bought in Traverse City in November 2016. Fruity but bitter. Grapefruit dominates. One of the best.

3.7
AWISLguy (3497) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2016
12oz bottle as part of a Shorts IPA 12 pack from the local Meijer, had on poker night. Big raw citrus, pine, some garlic. Massive dry hopping. Some caramel malts but overridden mostly by the big hop presence. Definite alcohol presence, finishes bittersweet. 13.8


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