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Our Belgian-style Extra Pale Ale is brewed with heaps of sweet Mandarin oranges from Blossom Bluff Farms and California two-row barley. We dry-hop with generous doses of aromatic Cascade and Columbus hops and finish the beer with a hint of lightly toasted American oak.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6130) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Draft at sb. Pours a clear medium amber with bright edges. Dense creamy white head that sticks around forever. Tons of lace. Big orange pine nose. Creamy medium body with bright carb. Caramel, oranges, orange peel, and pine on the mid palate. Crisp refreshing finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2244) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Geruch sehr fruchtig, Grapefruit, Ananas, Mandarine. Antrunk süß, Grapefruit. Mitte bitterwürzig, Melone. Malzbitter, schokoladig und trocken auslaufend. Gut.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (2131) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Classic BPA, yeasty and floral aroma with hints of citrus. Flavor is nice, with those same attributes and a slightly dry finish. Quite complex, tasty, yet refreshing and quaffable."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
August 9, 2014. Bottle. Pours hazy dark golden with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma is oranges, biscuit, pine, resin and wood. Taste is light/medium sweet and medium grassy pine bitterness. Finish is grassy piney bitter and light dry woody notes. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3728) - Holbæk, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear dark amber with an off-white head, nice lacings. Aroma medium malty (caramel), medium+ hoppy (citrusy). Flavor light to medium sweet, heavy bitter, ending dry. Medium body. I don’t find orange and oak.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrHult (246) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Tap på Mikkeller Stockholm. Ljus bärnstensfärgad vätska med vitt skum. Luktar fruktigt och annat ipa’igt... Smakar som jag förväntar mig av doften...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MSBrindbergs (334) - Solna, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Flaska på Mikkeler Bar. Klassisk IPA-look. Doftar citrus men också lite sur disktrasa. Smakar bra balanserad sötma av frukt och lagom beska. Rätt average men god. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1337) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle from Beermoth, Manchester. Hazy, pale amber. Loads of lumps. Thin, sticky, white head. Big, piny, resinous, orange zest hop. Some rubbery fustiness. Background of minty herb. Taste is caramel sweet, for a moment, then orange zest bitter. Some dryness in there, too. Full, slightly greasy palate. Finishes long, earthy bitter. Good gear. Love that aroma.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (3800) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2014
THANKS! More than half of a 355 ml. bottle. Orange, creamy white head. Nose is lots of sweetish caramel orange hops (I know that there are actual oranges in this but you could get the same profile with hops & this could just as well be hops – seems bit of a waste, same goes for the taste), there is some light grass bitterness going on as well. Taste is caramel mixed with light grass & same orange / hop thing, sweet caramel oranges with light bitterness in the back, touch dry yeast, floral, biscuit,… Lightly malty body. Nice but should have been more outspoken, considering the ingredients, bottle is gorgeous as with all Almanac beers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6489) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours mostly clear deep golden with a creamy off white head. Fruity berry like hoppy aroma with some sweet malty notes. The flavor is juicy hoppy and bitter with light pine, biscuits and orange notes. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (342) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2014
@ Omena Hotels, Copenhagen. Bottle from Kihoskh, Copenhagen. Aroma: Hoppy, pine needles, fruity, grapefruit, citrusy, caramel. Taste: Dito. Body is medium, the finish is dry and bitter with hoppy notes.


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