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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Eleven separate additions of cascade hops give this American pale ale its lush citrus aroma and bold hop flavor without crazy bitterness.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Juelze (1137) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2007
Pours a light amber color with little off-white head. Aroma is of pine, citrus, light malt and toasted grain. Taste is much the same but itís kind of harsh for being what it is. Itís good but good be a lot better.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
buckybeer (666) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2007
Medium amber with a fairly big white head. Aroma is piney hops, sharp citrus, and mild malts. Falvor is just a tad thin but still very nice. Light bitter hops, bigger pine, malts. A touch of bitterness and dryness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4580) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2007
Chicago Trip. Sunday 21:15. On tap at Maduro in Madison. Gold with a light head and strong lacing. Strong enticing hops, not too aggressive. Balance is tipped slightly to wards the hops. Just a tad harsh but very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RealAleDave (45) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 24, 2007
Clear orange-gold. Extremely fine off white head settles to a complete cap leaving some lacing. Citric earthy hops lead the nose, with a very nice bready, slightly crackery malty base underneath. Really solid APA here. Thin side of medium in the mouth with nice balance between the hops and malt. Palate veers most toward juicy, orangish hops, and bready malt. Decent length, though a bit diffuse in the mid-palate. Finish is mostly orange marmalade hop notes. Very fine mouthfeel with a low level of carbonation that accentuates the malt that is there. Lovely session APA that Iíd love to have available to me regularly. Bottle 6 of a six pack.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2007
(Tap) Pours a light amber color with a nice looking white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of citrus and hops, and is quite strong. Taste has a more mellow malty character, but quite subdued compared to the hops. Dry pine in the aftertaste. A pretty average mouthfeel, but a very drinkable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2007 Bottle thanks to Brigadier: Pours a transparent bright golden with a frothy white head. Aroma has a big fresh grapefruity hoppy presence with a lightly sweet pale maltiness. Body starts a little thinner, but with a touch of pale malty sweetness and good flavor hoppy balance. A nice, drinkable APA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Lightly hazed yellow with a thin white head. Piney and citrus hops almost completely cover the malt. Malty and grapefruity. Mainly the rind portion. Mildly bitter with a semi-dry finish. Light bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Pours a light copper color with a white head. Aroma is malty with grapefruit hops. Flavor is light malt, with a light bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Probiere (992) - Iowa, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Grapefruit bomb with a slight biscuit finish. Grapefruit hits hardest up front, and after passes into a rather balanced fruitiness with hints of mandarins and plums. Is this the effect of Cascading your beer through the rabbit hole?

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Silphium (3160) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2007
On tap at the brewpub. Slightly hazy straw-copper body, medium buff head. Rindy, citric hops nose with abundant grapefruit notes. The body is a veritable hops tea with some citrus characteristics but predominantly medicinal and soapy. Resinous, medium body. I didnít find this too exciting.


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