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RATINGS: 3440   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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4.2
Kirill (277) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2007
the floral hops are augmented by a fruity spiciness that is quite outstanding - it really diversifies the taste

3.8
jkoch (50) - USA - AUG 15, 2007
12 ounce bottle (thanks mom!) Pours a nice amber color with a thick foamy off-white head. Leaves a good bit of lacing down the glass. Aroma of floral and citrus hops. Taste is similar, a little spicy too. Smooth drinking. I could easily have several of these. Great IPA.

3.9
treadyroc (163) - St. Leonard, Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2007
Pours deceptively clear, & finishes off with almost an amber, which is odd for the hop content. Very citrus-y overtones at first pour. Very light/crisp for the well-rounded taste.

4
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 14, 2007
Pours a hazy honey colour with particulates and a large frothy off white head. Aroma of floral & some citrus hops and a malt outline. Initial taste is mostly floral hops and hints of citrus just like the aroma. Overlaying hidden sweet malts with a tidal wave of bitter hops for the finish. Crisp. Thinner body than expected. Slight Lacing of the glass with some head retention. Good Palate duration.

4.3
fattibobatti (246) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 14, 2007
everything and more that i ask for in an IPA. the smell of this beer is a direct punch in the nose of hops. tasting revealed fresh floral and citrus hops that rested on the back of my tongue. one of my favorite IPAs.

4.5
DeadGuyFrank (347) - http://westchesterbeer.com, USA - AUG 13, 2007
UPDATED: APR 5, 2008 There are many IPAs I have tasted, but there a good dozen of extremely high quality – this is one of them. Lots of hops in this brew and they stay in the back of the throat, which is a good sign of an excellent IPA. The ale pours a copper cloudy color with the full citrus flavor of the freshly picked hops. This is just really great beer. This is a wonderful beer to surprise a big-time HopDevil fan with. Cheers to the Bells Brewery!

3.8
kreepindeth (404) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 13, 2007
Huge floral citrus aroma. Smooth mouthfeel ending in crispy resiny hop finish. Very refreshing and quaffable.

4.6
manutebowl (5) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 11, 2007 does not count
My absolute favorite beer, simply a great IPA. Wonderful fruity-floral aroma. Surprisingly high in alcohol for as crisp and smooth as it is. Holds its head well, and has a brilliant orange-amber color.

4.6
mm430 (1) - USA - AUG 11, 2007 does not count
Great beer, a new personal favorite. Great spicy floral aroma, flavor perhaps not as complex as possible with only some hops, but overall a teriffic beer that has a great crisp taste, and reminds me why i love beer.

4.1
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2007
Golden body with slight haze (possibly from chilling it), big white head, nice floral nose. Surprisingly thin body for 7%, subtle hoppiness, very refreshing, tasty, nice, great hop character. Hides the alcohol exceptionally well. I wish I didn’t have to drive to Ohio to get this one.


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