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RATINGS: 536   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DYCSoccer17 (3355) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 10, 2004
Pours tranparent copper color with a 2.0 cm white head. Quickly dissipating. Aroma is faint--maybe a little malt in there with faint hops, if any. Sour hoppy start and middle with a malty sweet finish. Not terribly memorable, but like the description says, it's a good session beer which is very drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - JAN 10, 2004
Clear, light golden. Thin head, nice lace. Aroma is nearly non-exsistent, I get a sall hint of grain and hops and I mean small. Medium bodied, creamy, understated malts and hops. No style at all. At least soup it up with some hops, geez. Don't know what to say, it doesn't taste bad, just not alot here. My first homebrew had more elements to it. Nice body though.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 7, 2004
Orange brown color, small white head. Soapy hop aroma. Ceral like malt flavors, slight fruit touch, weak hop finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2004
Golden amber, white head. Floral hop aroma and flavor, some grainy malt. Medium body, shorter finish. Decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drinkbeer (283) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - DEC 12, 2003
Smooth, light and refreshing. Milder version of SNPA

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2003
pours a thick head that lasts about 2 seconds. light golden color. slightly bitter aftertaste. nothing spectacular about this but it does have some funky aftertaste

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2003
Pour amber with a diminishing white head. A very sweet malt aroma. The taste is equally as sweet. A nice malt flavor but no hops to balance. A sweet almost cloying aftertaste. Not bad flavor but a dissapointing APA. Should be classified as an English pale ale.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2003
I did not like this beer. Appearance was pretty good with a large white head. Weak and watery on top of a flavor that is distinctly malty beer. Sweetish with little in hopps showing up. A beer fit for Wiley Coyote only.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2003 Buttery, dark-fruited malt backbone with a gentle hopping. The head doesn't stick around long, and the visuals are a cloudy amber with long-lasting bubbles. I think I would have like this better had there been a less overbearing sweetness and more hops.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
snoot (286) - Anaheim, California, USA - SEP 6, 2003
Thin and watery, a slighly metallic taste. Very dissapointing considering that it is brewed by North Coast. A crappy SNPA imitation.


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