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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (881) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from craft beer co. Cloudy amber tinned gold. Lovely tropical fruits nose, passion fruit, pineapple. Sherry notes. Flavour is sweet biscuit caramel, fruity bitter hops. Light enough body, creamy mouthfeel, medium light carbonation. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2670) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Point at Ruckus pizza Morrisville. Good aroma sweet. Citrus. On the lemon side of things. Not much in the malt side. Clean yellowy gold color. Good head and lace. Sweet bitter flavor. Light body. Creamy oily mouthfeel bitter sweet finish. Nice. File this under "how haven’t I had this yet "aroma its best part. Nice set lemon scent. Flavour little less interesting. Nice finish too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1082) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle, 0.65l, shared with colleagues. Pours cloudy pale golden with small off white head and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of citrus, pineapple and pine. Taste starts with light sweet maltiness, follows by refreshing fruity acidity, but you quickly get dry mouthfeel with moderate bitter finish. Medium body, slick texture and average carbonation in palate. Very nice session beer...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hman43 (340) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2014
It pours golden with a white pillowy head. It has a citrus aroma complimented by lemon scents and a bit of pine. The is considerable lacing as the head, which lasts quite a white, disappears. There is a malt flavor with pine and lemon. The lemon becomes stronger with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (1165) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
Gylden brun med hřyt hvitt fluffy skum. Lukter humle, grapefrukt og sitrusskall. Mild, rund smak av humle og sitrussřdme i smaken. Kort

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arsol (558) - NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
gyllen klar farge med hřyt luftig skum. Lukter godt humle, sitron og grape. medium fylde med sřtlig og syrlig smak. humlepreg med sitron. Třrr bitter i ettersmak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (1019) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 14, 2014
This is an American pale! Intense citrus hop aroma from the pop of the cap which immediately drew me in to this beer. Pours a transparent gold w/ a thin white head & a little lacing. The flavor is citrus hops but finishes rather clean while leaving that tasty hop feeling on the tongue. Very, very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (641) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Pours a cloudy, light golden-yellow, with smallish, quickly-dissipating head. Aroma is quite grassy. Flavor is grassy, with some sweetness. Not a huge amount of hops in either aroma or flavor. It’s pleasant, but not too remarkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (728) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 13, 2014
Big bottle. Pours yellow-golden with off-white head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, a lot of tropical fruits, lemon, mandarin, and malt. Flavor is also tropical fruits, citrus, grapefruit, lemon, and malt. Finish is grapefruit bitter. Body is rather watery. Overall: very nice. I would love to try fresher sample.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1347) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Butelka 650ml. OCZY : jasne, lekko zamglone o kolorze złotym. Piana jest średnia i trwała o kolorze białym. NOS : po otwarciu pierwszy aromat wywołał u mnie skojarzenie irlandzkiego likieru Baileys. W szklance piwo emanuje mocnym chmieleniem o nutach skórki pompelo, jałowca, trawy cytrynowej. Równie mocne są aromaty żywiczne, biszkopta, żółtka i lodów śmietankowych. Do tego wanilia. USTA : średnio gazowane o kremowej konsystencji i tłustej teksturze. Piwo jest mocne w smaku. Nuty słodowe to słodki biszkopt. Sporo jest mlecznych nut o waniliowych niuansach, które lekko kwaśnieją i przy końcu, razem z chmielem cierpną. Gorzkość jest wystarczająco silna by zrównoważyć to piwo. Przypomina skórki i pestki cytrusów. Posmak jest z kolei cierpki i żywiczny. ODCZUCIA : smaczne piwo o niespodziewanym, przy tak niskiej zawartości alkoholu, kremowym uczuciu w ustach i mocnym smaku. Jest to również intensywne piwo jak na ten styl. Ale co ja tam się znam. Tak jak są setki rożnych belgijskich "blond" to nie powinno mnie zaskoczyć jak rożnym jest od pozostałych jakie do tej pory próbowałem. Ogólnie warte polecenia, w szczególności jako akompaniament do mocno przyprawionych krewetek i kalmarów. OCENA : smak : 7/10 pijalność : 7/10 styl : +1

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