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Michigan Brewing High Seas India Pale Ale - Michigan Brewing Company

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Michigan Brewing High Seas India Pale AleMichigan Brewing High Seas India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

197 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Michigan Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-19-2002)
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Ratings: 197 | Reviews: 168 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by pbrian:
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pbrian

Connecticut

3.13/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I never thought of myself as a wuss when it comes to hops, but this beer's bitterness turned me off. Nice persistent head and citrusy aroma, but the sharp bitterness stings your mouth, with no malty sweetness to offset it. Needless to say, I've had better IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2002 06:51:47 | More by pbrian
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-17-2012 02:22:24 | More by cliff1066
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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

12-04-2012 03:25:24 | More by Salacioussiren
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

10-28-2012 17:08:58 | More by t0rin0
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

10-13-2012 16:52:53 | More by jaidenjb
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

09-23-2012 03:11:53 | More by danjw
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-08-2012 01:49:05 | More by Judson
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-08-2012 20:24:32 | More by Sturdley
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-28-2012 01:49:19 | More by MrBIP
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-24-2012 21:05:28 | More by DMarlinJ
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Maryland

3/5  rDev -20.2%

06-06-2012 14:02:08 | More by OriolesFan1008
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buddyvelt

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-03-2012 19:10:26 | More by buddyvelt
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Ohio

3.35/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Looks good with a dark orange/amber color and a white sticky head. Aroma is fruity with apricot and other fruit.

Taste is very hoppy with little malt to back it up. It is not thin however. A decent mouthfeel makes this palatable. ABV does not seem to come through in the flavor.

A decent drinkable brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 02:05:11 | More by Ellbert
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mzeld

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-20-2012 01:56:28 | More by mzeld
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

05-17-2012 01:31:53 | More by zchops
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

05-14-2012 03:49:18 | More by szmnnl99
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-04-2012 20:46:35 | More by bpfrush
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GrindFatherBob

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-03-2012 19:57:58 | More by GrindFatherBob
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K_Diggity

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-29-2012 17:06:16 | More by K_Diggity
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DmanGTR

Florida

3.28/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Detroit airport. Review from notes.

Poured a nice deep amber with a frothy off-white head that lasted maybe a couple minutes. Translucent body. A biscuity and grainy aroma with a grassy and herbal kind of bitterness. The hop profile could use a little boost, as the malts seem to be slightly muted, although the entire beer could use a boost now that I think about it. Otherwise, a nice and creamy texture. Residual herbal and piney bitterness reminds me this is an IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2012 17:45:18 | More by DmanGTR
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-19-2012 05:17:53 | More by tdmccarthy
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-19-2012 00:29:13 | More by OleLouIPA
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Boozeisfood

Michigan

2.88/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

So i decided to get a 6 pack of this because i'm a fan of IPA's and i haven't had theirs yet.

A The color of this beer was a very dark amber, alot like Vernors or a ginger ale.. which i anticipated.

S The smell was just as any other ale. Citrus like and hoppy, very hoppy.

T The tast was delighful of course me being a IPA kinda guy. same characteristics as the smell. Once again, hoppy!

M Mouthfeel was carbonated not creamy at all just smooth but carbonated

In the end this wasn't a bad buy at all but now that i've had it i don't see myself going back to it, i know of plenty of others that are better and of course that are worse. I'd say try it but don't expect to be blown away.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2012 08:47:10 | More by Boozeisfood
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Michigan Brewing High Seas India Pale Ale from Michigan Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.