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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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ACME CALIFORNIA PALE ALE is a smooth, clean ale with faint citrus and honey flavor notes and a dry finish. It is brewed with Yakima Valley hops and the finest American two-row malt, but with a measure of British specialty malt for depth. This easy drinking pale ale is a "session beer" which will be welcomed at neighborhood taverns and restaurants (and refrigerators) throughout the west.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - NOV 8, 2004
A nice smooth ale, I agree, it could be hoppier, but its not a IPA, so it being a little milder is cool with me, good brew, very smoth, but not outstanding, I would drink it again, but I prefer more of a hop kick!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Bottle pours golden, clear, small white frothy head, spotty lacing, with light carbonation.   Buttery sweet hoppy aroma.   Very light hops on the flavor, moreso malts and some graininess.   Medium body and mouthfeel.   Finishes malty, grainy, and slightly nutty.   Not bad, but fairly boring.   Could stand to be a bit more hoppy.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ricardowess (25) - Sedona, Arizona, USA - OCT 21, 2004
Clear honey color... nedium head. Just a little bitter, but overall pretty balanced. Hints of orange or citrus fruits- nothing overpowering just a halfway pleasant pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rickgordon (3844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2004
Bottled, Stockholm Beer Festival. Orange colour. Aroma: A little swimmingpool, a little butter and a little melon. Flavour: Chewy hoppy but smooth still. Medium bitter. Maybe a little thin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2004
Malty fruit aroma with some caramel. Fruity and with both malts and hops. But it could have had more body...

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19626) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2004
Bottled. Clear orange. Sweet and caramelly. A light dose of hops. Some crystal malt and toffee, but not much else. Not an attention grabber.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2004
Pours an amber colour with a medium head. Light malt aroma with some strange citrus. Flavour of light malt and citrus. Not a bad beer but I was expecting more.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - SEP 20, 2004
bottled: this tasted exactly like the ipa with a slight less bitter punch of the same hops used in the ipa....they have no real flavor except bitter and twingy and poor.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ubiquibeer (140) - Cleveland, USA - SEP 10, 2004
I was disappointed in this beer. I was craving a rich, thick American Pale when I went out to Nevada, like my beloved Great Lakes Burning River, or the delicious Alpha King, but alas all I got was an orange/amber colored, thin tasting shell of an APA. Quite drinkable but not what I was looking for.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 6, 2004
Pours a sort of orange color. Has a sweet fruity aroma, kind of like apricots. Not a whole lot of flavor going on. Fairly bland beer.


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