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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber. Has a malty citrus hoppy aroma. Slightly sweetish malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of citrus. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter finish with some weak hints of caramel and hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2007
(Bottle, courtesy of buckybeer) Pours a clear golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine and orange juice. Flavor of pine, nuts, toasted malt, and citrus. Tastes quite fresh; a real easy drinker.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11642) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 26, 2010
12oz bottle, courtesy of CaptainCougar. Medium off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately orange/grapefruit, light bread. Taste is medium sweet, bread, some grapefruit/orange. Light-medium body, quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11088) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2008
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured a clear golden color with an average white head that lasted and produced good lacing. Good cascade sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a dry slick texture. Moderate bitter flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2008 Date: 05/02/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

Appearance: dark gold, wispy white head, drops of lace,
Aroma: dry caramel malt aroma with lots of earthy hops,
Body: thin body,
Overall: lots of hops bitterness, not near enough balance,
-------- /> Date: 06/22/2007
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
Score: 2.5 to 3.7

Appearance: hazy dark gold, creamy off white head, lots of lace,
Aroma: balanced aroma with caramel sweetness to balance the citrus hops,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: lots of great hop flavor, enough caramel sweetness to keep it balanced but not so much as to get in the way of the hops, light bitterness,
Overall: way better than the prior bottle
-------- /> Date: 08/07/2008
Mode: draft
Source: brewery
Score: 3.7 to 3.2

back to the thin body, lots of good citrus hop flavor but not enough body to back it up,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10455) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
A lightly hazed golden ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice floral hops with catnip notes, biscuit malts, very nice. In mouth, a nice smooth biscuit malt with nice citrusy hops, nice and smooth, clover notes, very nice. On tap at the Istmus Beer and Cheese, Jan 21 2012.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10208) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle poured a clear tarnished gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, earthiness, woody hops and a hint of citrus. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, earthiness, woody hops and a hint of pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering earthy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (9470) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Tap @ the Tipsy Cow Madison with nuplastikk. Pours a hazy dark orange appearance with an off white head. Spicy hoppy hoppy, lightly dank, moderately toasty malty, light citrusy aroma. Fairly spicy, light ganja hoppy flavor. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9443) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Orangish pour. Grapefruit peel and some resinous aromas. Flavor is fairly hoppy and is balanced wtih some good caramel malt. Good for the style.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2007
12oz bottle acquired in trade. Poured a lighter to medium amberish color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of caramel and citrus (orange peels). Tastes of citrus, fruity and a trace of caramel and grass. Overall this wasn’t a bad APA and did have a nice hoppiness to it.


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