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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our namesake ale represents everything a good, well balanced pale ale should be: malty but not to sweet, refreshing but not too bitter, full-bodied but not too heavy, lively but not over carbonated. A clean, everyday beer that leaves your palate begging for more. 1.054 OG 32 IBU 5.5%ABV


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1866) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2014
On tap at the brewpub in Alpine. Appearance: Clear amber with a small and short-lived head. No lacing. Aroma: mild light malt with a hint of honey. Flavor: sweet up front and only mild bitterness later on. A hint of honey. The flavor builds over time peaking in the finish. Very malty for APA style. Feel: Light-medium body with near medium carbonation. O: a mild but tasty and enjoyable APA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at fyne fest... Amber... Thin white lacing... Soft amber... Soft sweet spice fruits nose.. Sweet fruits... Soft apricot.. Light fruits... Soft fruit lights orange peel...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3939) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 9, 2014
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, pale and caramel malts, and light dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Draught at the brewpub in Alpine. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty fruity aroma, grassy, caramel, biscuits, hay, citrus, some floral notes. Fruity grassy flavor, biscuits, citrus, caramel, some pine and mango. Good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lothore (550) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a hazy orange color with a nice 1.5 finger head that fades to a nice amount of frothy lacing. S- Light grainy aroma with undertones of orange zest and light fruit. T- Deep and malty without being heavy, hints of citrus fruits that leads into a grapefruit bitterness. M- Medium viscosity, soft carbonation. D- This is a killer APA. Nothing too crazy going on here but I am digging the balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8119) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Sample at Kurtkeller 006: Cascade-tastic 01 on 02/21/2014. The beer is a slightly hazy golden-orange color with a medium thin white head that dissipates steadily to an outer ring. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops, citrus and malt. Light to medium body with a slightly soapy character and flavors of herbal hops, biscuit malt and citrus. The finish is moderately bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Tap @ Alpine. Pours a light yellow with minimal head. Pretty boring beer--grassy herbal hops, weak taste, somewhat stale seeming.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrymel (1502) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Bottled recently. Pours light amber with an etched surface and excellent clarity. Smells of floral hops and plenty of grainy, sweet malts. There is a good dose of wood on the nose too - not very impressive. Flavor is of slightly sweet crystal malts, some wood, a bit of bitterness, some zucchini blossoms. Medium bodied with moderate carb. A drinkable beer, and easy to guzzle at that, but nothing special. Serving type: bottle 09-19-2012

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1527) - Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle split with Dave on November 28th, 2013.

Appearance: Pours gold.
Aroma: Aroma of light sweetness.
Taste: Light sweetness, faint bitter, nearly lagery.
Palate:Light body.

Summary: Didn’t really get the "pale ale" angle of this. Not a bad beer, but not nearly as exciting as other Alpine beers I’ve had.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2085) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw/Mildly Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Decent Lacing S: Mild Floral Hops, Mildly Bready T: Grainy, Floral Hops, Mildly Bittering Hops M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Drying Overall, a nice bitter APA but gets kind of boring after a few sips because of the cascade hop character.


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