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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (4467) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a creamy off white head and decent lacing. Tastes like dry lemon, hop resin, bitter citrus and pine hops, and dry cracker malt. Light/medium body and medium carbonation. Smells like cracker malt, resin, lemon, and citrus and pine hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (5429) - Arizona, USA - JUL 6, 2016
Draft at the brewery, light with grassy and citrus flavors, nothing over powering or intense here. Very clean and nice. Finish is light citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (4564) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 21, 2016
(En fût à la source): Une bonne de céréales protéinées, des agrumes pales et asséchantes et une colonne juteuse.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (1390) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Type: 32-oz. draft crowler Glass: Figueroa Mountain shaker pint glass From: Alpine Beer Company Tasting Room in Alpine, Calif. Price: $7.50 (I think) Purchased: June 3, 2016 Consumed: June 3, 2016 Misc.: Reviewed as an American Pale Wheat Ale Had a taster of this first and liked it enough to get a crowler, but not enough to get a growler. Thought Rachel might like it as well. Beer Advocate and RateBeer say it is a pale ale, but I think it might be more of a pale wheat ale. Will start out reviewing it as such, but may change my mind midway through. Poured a yellow, deep gold, clear color (est. 6-to-7.5 lovibonds) with 2-to-3 fingers of off-white, frothy head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass as the head dissipated on the top. Poor, wet lacing. Average retention. (Sight - 3.25) Smelled a nice mix of dry hops, I think getting Citra, floral and some spiciness, thinking either Amarillo or Simcoe. Also some grassy, vegetable (broccoli or green beans) herbal notes, but not in a bad way. (Smell - 3.50) Taste was better than the smell. Got Citra, New Zealand hops, hints of Galaxy, spicy hops (thinking Amarillo more than Simcoe now), grassy, herbal hops, hay and white bread. (Taste - 4.00) Light body. Thin texture. Lively carbonation. Abrupt, spicy finish. (Feel - 3.75) This was pretty good for the style. Not sure I’ want a lot of this, but would have it again. Great for this heat wave we are having in Alpine. (Overall - 3.75) 3.76 85 B+

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2012
On tap at Toronado. I passed this up at O’Brien’s and Alpine so I made sure I ticked it before I left San Diego. Nice yellow-orange, white head, huge lace. Smells quite hoppy but all fruits. The flavor is also very fruity hops, not much bitterness if at all and a strange malt background that I could not lay a finger on. Went down very quickly and while it is very hoppy it does not measure up to Alpine’s IPA’s. Solid beer. Serving type: on-tap

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hivemind (885) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2011
On tap at ABC 09.09.2011 with Andy, James and Dallas for Dallas’ bachelor weekend. Dark, glossy sort of amber pour with a pillowey, whipped cream-like white head that lingers around. Hoppy, icy aroma and a crisp, clean hoppiness with minimal aftertaste. Smooth beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Draft at Toronado. Pours a nice amber. Big citrus fruits in the nose. Taste is juicy while maintaining a nice bitterness. Finishes nice and clean. Would be an awesome session beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2011
On tap at tornado in san diego for Dallas’ birthday. Light fruity aroma. Fruity and citrusy taste... Fluffy but sharp.. Good with food. Apricot and pineapple.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jredmond (7305) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Draftat toronado with dallas and Andrew. Pours a hazy amber body with insane white lacing. Aroma is incredible blend of citrus fruits - apricot, peach, and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is perfect for an American pale ale with same fruity notes plus pine. Awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Big thanks to mdfb79 for sharing this growler. Served in an Alpine pint glass on an Alpine coaster while wearing an Alpine t-shirt. That’s right, Paul. Aside from demolishing Paul, the beer was also quite pleasant to drink. Pours a nice apricot color with a two-finger white head and good lacing and retention. Nose carries a light dosing of New Zealand hops. Citrus rind and light tropical notes, plus just a touch of pine. Nothing too strong -- they could have gone with more here. The flavor adds a bit more character and isn’t quite as tame, with nice fruity notes throughout. Light body with crisp carbonation and a light bitterness. Nothing too intense, but a great summer brew.


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