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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 31, 2006
Golden amber color. Smell of hops, pine, citrus and malt. Taste of hops, malt, grapefruit, orange zest and a touch of caramel. Dry bitterness at the end. I must get my hands on some more of this beer. I am very impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
howie (549) - DeForest, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2006
Lively Cascade aroma. Light spritzy body with lots of hop flavor and aroma. This is Cascade juice using a light malt beverage as a carrier, but that’s not always bad!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 27, 2006
Very pleasant bright citrusy, garden fresh hop aroma, followed by a solid wall of cascade hop, taste is absolutely one dimensional hop heavy ,not a hint of malt, body very thin, if you love the cascade hop as I do this is a wonderful brew,not a pale ale at all,needs more body and malt but a very nice hophead pasttime

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpscampee (566) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 11, 2006
Well-hopped and dry with very tangy, zesty, over-the-top citrus notes. The ambergeddon actually seemed dryer and more hopped.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2006
Pours a clear deep gold with a nice fluffy white head which fades to a thin film and nice lacing. Tons of citrusy hops- lot sof cascade, some lemon zest orange peel hoppiness, with a slightly harsh earthy metallic hint. Nice citrusy orange-creamsickle flavor with more earthy tones and very light sweet maltiness- moderate bittering in the end and a dry finish. Pretty solid APA. Thanks to my Secret Santa Winter 06 for this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 6, 2006
Draught sample at the brewery, mid-October 2006. Almost clear amber-gold with a smallish white slow-decaying head.....soft Cascade-y citric aroma, subtle orange and grapefruit existing mellowly with caramel, a bit of mineral salt and some floral hints.....mouthfeel is creamy at midpalate but grainy at front and finish, lots of citric acids, pine tar and resins, with a fairly sharp and quick finish, and again with the odd (but not unpleasant) saltiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2006
Tried it both on tap and in the bottle. This is for the bottle. Hazy pale yellow/orange. Big frothy head with irregular lacing. Big pine nose. Aroma is citrus (lemon and grapefruit) and pitch pine. Some body but little complexity of malts. It is what it says it is, no doubt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7184) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 26, 2006
On tap at the Ale Asylum. Poured a clear medium golden with a ring of white head. Nose was very nice.. with bunches of pine and grapefruit zest.. sweet toffee behind it. Dry-hopping was evident in the flavor.. with a hefty dose of dry pine and citrus bitterness.. balance between that bitterness and the sweet core was not very pleasant.. herbal remnants at the finish. Bitter throughout on the palate and it never really felt good. Started out great but dropped off during the drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - NOV 22, 2006
Draught at the brewery tasting room. Clear orange color with thin white head that left minimal lace on the glass. Aroma and flavor were very similar to the Ambergeddon, just much stronger grapefruity hops with mild hop bitterness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 19, 2006
Tap @ On Back In. Lightly hazed dark golden to light amber color with a moderate tight bubbled off-white head. Grapefruit and lightly toasted malt aromas in the forefront, with mild caramel and citrus along with just a hint of alcohol. I like the fact that they are calling this an APA vs. an IPA. The grain bill is much more appropriate for an APA, as most of the so called IPAs out there. Bold hops a mild malt base. Vary much a pure APA, which I must reward them for that. Yes, it is a hopshead brew, but it is an APA that is full of hops flavors and a mild bitter balance.

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