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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Howlader (422) - - JAN 30, 2014
Large format bottle, served in a pint glass. Decent pale ale, not Alesmith’s best beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2351) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle shared by the Felton’s. Was pretty sure I had had this before but alas a new ipa rate. Light citrus aroma. Light clear yellow color with a lot of head. Light grassy hop profile. Straw flavors. Light toasty grain flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2630) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2014
Clear golden colour, dissipating white head. Citrussy aroma, grapefruit, pine, crisp malts. Bitter flavour, lemon zest, grapefruit, malts. Quite dry. Lingering bitter finish, pine. Crisp and refreshing beer, nice!
(from 66cL bottle shared with a friend)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1459) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
A really nice APA. Pours a nice murky light orange with lots of white head. Aromas are tropical fruit and citrus and some great hoppy pepper notes. Flavors are a touch sweet and malty at first.. But a great vegetal peppery bitterness soon takes over. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4177) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy golden beer with a strong white head. The aroma is well hopped, and flavour is also well hopped with a smoothness about it. Overall a very nice pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2491) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Misty golden body with a fingerthick dense white head. Passion fruit, gooseberries and spruce on the nose. Fresh fruity, light bitter flavors. Light to medium bodied. Light watery texture. Lasting bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
varanid99 (431) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 31, 2013
Light gold pour with a thin white head. Fruity, grapefruit aroma with a bit of caramel. Tastes quite fruit at front, then sweet, then bitterness at the end to balance things out

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Tap. Pours clear pale golden, small white head, great lacing. Aroma is citrus, pine, light caramel. Flavor the same, light sweet, light bitter, nice. Light body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5046) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a white head, lacings. Aroma of malt, crackers, fruity hops, peach, citrus, little pine. Flavor is malt, fruity hops, peach, citrus, lemonpeel, light notes of pine. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 221213

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1373) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle, beersofeurope. Big floral grapefruit aroma, with a good immediate sharpness on the palate. Softens quickly and actually thins out a bit. However, for 5.2% it packs plenty of punch yet could be seen as understated in the finish


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