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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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We realized that (shockingly) not everyone wants to have their face melted off by hops and alcohol. At least not all the time. This is our stab at a pale ale.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11272) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Capped 750 from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, Mo. Pours hazy copper with a 3 finger creamy off-white head. Aroma (thru all that head) seems citrus and floral. Med body or better. Flavor is pretty darn hoppy, and the mild roast malt is almost annihilated. I’m voting now for flora and citrus flavor. Might be a touch of pine. Probably is. Nice stuff. And my face didn’t melt off. Lots of hop in a pale ale is the way to go. Finishes dry and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate citrus hop and floral aroma. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Solid brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9286) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle in Vail, courtesy of jcnielsen. Thanks bro! Pours a murky bright orange appearance with a foamy white head. Some citrusy, soapy/floral hoppy, slight bready aroma. Slightly sweet, orange, honey, soapy flavor that finishes somewhat bitter. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8627) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange with white head. Nose/taste of orange peel, sugared citrus peel and caramel malt. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (6746) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at Bailey’s. Pours a clear gold with a slight orange hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a nice sweet citrus with a light fruit note and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has same sweet citrus with a bit more bitterness and light fruit as well as sweet grain backing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6616) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2013
750 ml bottle from in-person STL trade. Pours a cloudy bright golden color with a finger of cream-colored head that laces the glass. Notes of citrus, bread, herbs, grass, florals, dry grains, and faint tropical fruit. Light-bodied, with soft carbonation and a bready, bitter mouthfeel. Nice, well-balanced APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6601) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2013
750ml bottle, shared by phaleslu. Mostly hazy orange amber color. Foamy off-white head, with good retention. Some citrus in the nose, a lot more in the flavor. Good grassy citrusy hop. Some loose bits of lace. Smooth, slightly soft, sort of crisp lighter carbonation, more dry finish. Moderate to bigger biter taste, lighter sweet. Pretty good pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5833) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Draft on tap at Bailey’s Range (St. Llouis, MO). Pours a nice glowing orange amber hue, a deeper glow, faint haze and mellow carbonation. Frothy offwhite head stays as a decent ring, laces ok. Aromas show some orange juice, grapefruit pulp and gentle florals. A kiss of melon, bready malts and decent bitterness kicks in. Initial is lighter end of the fold, pleasant gumball and melon meet some orange, a bit of bready malt with firmer bitterness as we start to move on. Grapefruit rind and pith, bitter florals and a bit of weedy green. The bitterness is on point, fresh and enjoyable with a bit of juiciness. Dry and floral finish with a bit of a fruity gumball/melon kiss. The beer is pretty fresh, hoppy with some nice fruity vibes and juiciness at times. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5608) - Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by phaleslu. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have some citrus, grass, toasted pale malt, decent flavor, solid drinking APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5587) - Indiana, USA - OCT 17, 2013
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared by phaleslu). Looks good for the style; a hazy fuller orange with off-white lacing. Smells solid; hoppy and a little boozy with a pale malt backbone. Tastes like it smells with a good mouthfeel. A good APA.


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