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RATINGS: 959   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale is a clean, light-colored, light-bodied ale. The People’s Choice award winner at the 2000 San Diego Real Ale Festival and the second runner-up in 2001, it has a good dose of dry hops balanced by a gentle sweetness, giving an almost sweet-and-sour effect. Appearance: Light golden color, and a nice white head, with good retention when properly served. Flavor: Starts off with almost tingling flavors of citrus and pine, balanced by a nice malty sweetness, then fades to a dry finish with a lingering hoppiness. Aroma: Strong lemony-citrusy character, with sweet malt and pine in the background. Mouthfeel (body/texture): Smooth, light-bodied.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pullins10 (18) - - AUG 21, 2013
Had this thinking I was ordering the xtra IPA so I was a little disappointed however still a solid beer.....my buddy who doesn't know good beer thought it was awesome ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chadski4 (150) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Appearance looks more like a lager than a pale. Solid all the way around though especially the very subtle honey flavors that then grows nicely bitter with a hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1445) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle from Gonzo Beer, Coventry. Golden colour, thick white head. Gosh these American pints are big. Aroma a has tropical fruit, citrus and pine. Taste is slightly sweet and has a bitter finish. To be honest, it got a bit too much by the end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4839) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2015
650 ml bottle @ Cardinal. Clear golden body with a medium sized white head. Nice, easy and refreshing aroma with citric fruit, some tropical fruit, light malt and hint of pine. Flavor has lots of fruit like aroma, some malt and decent bitterness. Balanced body and OK aftertaste. Nice and refreshing, might have some more bitterness, maybe a bit old?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (375) - - MAR 9, 2015
Pours with a thick white head atop a straw yellow body. Deceivingly full bodied - light in flavour & bitterness at first but then you notice why with the malt backbone coming through. This is not a complex ale - it is very simple but what it does, it does very well. Hop flavour is piney with some citrus & smooth maltiness. Rated by BrewTom

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5952) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle. Pretty light color here, golden and hazy, with a rollicking head of sticky white foam. Drinks with a fairly light palate, a sticky, piney consistency, and a definite pine cone bite. Overall light and fruity. (#5939, 3/3/2015)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (891) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
Couleur dorée translucide avec un col blanc. Aromes de caramel, herbe, céréales, agrumes. Correct, un peu décu de cette bière!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4046) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Tap at brewery. Pours extra clear yellow/gold with creamy white head. Aroma is cereal and pale malts, floral and grassy hops, and some citrus. Flavor is clean malt profile with smooth, medium hop bitterness and faint grapefruit notes. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (3136) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2015
Fra 65 cl flaske på Cardinaltreff feb-15: lys gylden med moderat skum. Tropiske frukter, litt furunål og naturligvis citrus både i aroma og smak. Flott balansert med maltsødmen og umåte lett å helle innenfor snippen. Amerikanske craft brewers trår sjelden feil i denne stilarten. Lekker.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (164) - Duvall, Washington, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Draft pour at special brews, golden pour, hop aroma, lot of bite on this beer. Haven’t had it yet and now I did, enough said.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1494) - NORWAY - FEB 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 23.02.15. Clear pale golden. Diminishing, white head. Refreshing aroma, with pale citrus and tropical fruits. Similar taste. A hint peach, succade and dry fruits in aftertaste. Good drinkability and well balanced.


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