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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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very good

197 Ratings
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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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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

cliff1066, Dec 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Salacioussiren, Dec 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

t0rin0, Oct 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

jaidenjb, Oct 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

danjw, Sep 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Judson, Sep 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Sturdley, Jul 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MrBIP, Jun 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

DMarlinJ, Jun 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

OriolesFan1008, Jun 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

buddyvelt, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of Ellbert
3.35/5  rDev -10.9%

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.

Ellbert, May 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

mzeld, May 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

zchops, May 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

szmnnl99, May 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

bpfrush, May 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

GrindFatherBob, May 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

K_Diggity, Apr 29, 2012
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3.28/5  rDev -12.8%

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.

DmanGTR, Mar 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

tdmccarthy, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

OleLouIPA, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Tyrawlings, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

dmorgan310, Feb 03, 2012
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2.88/5  rDev -23.4%

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.

Boozeisfood, Jan 23, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -6.1%

Bright orange/yellow with a large white head.

Aromas were generally mild. Citrus and grains with a touch of sweetness.

Flavor was dominated by citrus hops. Orange peel, bread, and caramel flavors blend well. Most of the flavors seemed a bit subdued and didn't entirely compliment the hop bitterness. Hints of peppery spice, pine, and grains.

Mouthfeel was good though a bit thin. This is a good IPA though not overly memorable.

ElGrecoVerde, Jan 22, 2012
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Michigan Brewing High Seas India Pale Ale from Michigan Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.