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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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With an appealing amber color, this brew has a perfect balance of caramel malt and spicy hop flavors. The Munich malt in this recipe lends a rich mouth feel, while generous additions of Pacific-Northwest hops complete the balance. Try a pint of Pale with the Salmon Gyros, Falafel or Alameda Dip.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Orange with a white head. The aroma has a lot of pine and orange notes as well as some toffee. The flavor is made up of bitter oranges, pine, toffee and caramel. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thirdeye11 (6054) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
(22oz bomber thanks to Mora2000) clear amber, lasting fine white bubbles. Nose is very bitter, greens, table sugar, pine, could strip the wax off the bottle. Taste of pine, alcohol, very bitter, sugary, sweet and bitter finish, a bit much of all flavors.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
olsvammel (5976) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at SMÖF 2014. Fruity smell, hoppy with citrus. Very high carbonation and very harsh and hard to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (5966) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 12, 2008
On Tap at Alameda Brewing Co. Portland, OR Pours out a amber topped with a cream head. A nice light aroma of hops. Tast of floral and citrus hops a little light malt. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (5787) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2007
Draught pint at Redbones on 12/3/2006
Hazy, yet not nearly as much as some of Alameda’s other offerings. I’d say about medium to medium-high clarity overall. Muted peachskin colored body with copper and light nectarines hues throughout. Sandy colored head is one and a half fingers high, frothy and recedes slowly to cover, providing plentiful lacing.
Dusty, almost metallic hop notes perk up at first, followed by some bready, medium-sweet crystal malt notes. But if it starts poorly, it picks up steam. Hops evolve in to a more fruity, if still somewhat muted bouquet of aromas, while a bit of perfume and dry pale malts show a healthy attenuation. Apparent bitterness, but not completely outdoing the aromatics. Breathing allows the breadiness to soften in to a more round caramel sweetness.
Light citrus in the flavor is joined by a brush of bitterness against the palate, but quickly fades in to a fully fruity and caramelly-sweet array of flavors. Strong, but not overly loose carbonation helps break apart the more rich malt notes, leaving lighter honeyish notes in its wake. Orange fruits (peaches mainly) and more citrus finish it off, but the malt sticks through to the end as well, especially in texture. Medium body no alcohol noted. Lightly slippery at times, from the yeast in suspension, but being as there isnt as much of it as usual, there’s also some softness from the malt that is felt. The best conditioned of Alameda’s beers I’ve had and my favorite so far.....

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (5563) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2015
Can @ benzai. Slightly hazy orange colour with a medium sized white head. Smells sloghtly barley wine, sweet, resin. Tastes resin, hops, sweet, malts. Medium body, nice carbo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 4, 2004
Hazy copper, amber color with no head & light lacing. The aroma is very grapefruity with hops, fresh & floral. Light hopiness compliments the malts perfectly. The use of specialty hops is the key I think. Finishes lightly sweet & bitter. mmmmmmm, not over the top like Stone Pale, more balanced like it should be. Definately dry hopped I think.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobertDale (5435) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 21, 2010
Sample at GABF. Cloudy amber with biege head. Aroma of malt, toffee and caramel. Tastes of sweet fruit balanced with hops. Very nice.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mike_77 (5406) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014
Hazy brown with massive unstable head. Strong yeasty aroma. Flavour also yeasty and it’s overcarbonated. Maybe some defects in this one. A fair amount of malts in the background. Also some plastic. Not good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (5369) - Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2012
22 ounce bottle purchased from LetsPour. Poured an amber color with aromas of floral hops, pale malts, and some light fruit. Flavors are the same with a touch of biscuits coming through.


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