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Originally brewed in 1975 to commemorate Paul Revere's ride, this brew is a heavily hopped ale (Cascade hops) with a copper color and a hoppy nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2004
Cascade City! Slightly cloudy and dark yellow with a lasting white head. Big cascade aroma. Flavor is full of cascades. There is some malt under there and the brew is full bodied. Hops linger on the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2004
Poured a dark gold, almost orange body. Very thin head that went AWOL after about 10 seconds. Aromas of citrus and hops in the mix. Tastes great, as there is a nice hops bitterness from finish to end. Crisp and clean, refreshing as well. A great IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rajendra82 (972) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - MAR 20, 2004
Pale clear golden color with a frothy white head fed by lively streamers of carbonation. The head is fairly short lived, and the beer fizzes out leaving a film of soapy bubbles on the surface. Floral hop aroma with a hint of spice and grassiness, bready malt is also apparent on the nose. Taste is dominantly bright grainy malt with only a touch of earthy hop bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel with apparent esters and a butterscotch like aftertaste. The body is much too delicate to hide the alcohol content, and as a result the beer ends up being a bit one dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbjames (244) - Utah, USA - MAR 18, 2004
This is a really decent IPA that is very clean and crisp. Hops were decent with a dry finish. A very solid IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Duke (117) - New York, USA - MAR 13, 2004
Bright yellow gold with a big foamy white head. Heavy hop spicy aroma and flavor to match. Very clean bitter dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpeedwayJohnny (18) - Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2004 The best balanced micro-ale, IMO. There are certainly bolder, stronger ales to be had, but Liberty is almost perfect. The fruity, refreshing flavor balances the hop bitterness. Pours a deep golden hue, with foamy head and good retention. Taste reminds me of grapefruit. Body is just right, with a little of hop-oil to wash it down. If I could only have one micro-ale, this would be my choice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
billk (353) - Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA - MAR 4, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2004 Bottle, 12oz. Almost crystal clear medium copper/tan color. Off white straw head that dies quickly. Minimal lace. Mildly malty aroma with a nice spiciness. Medium bodied, slightly ambery flavor. Fashoned after Bass IMO but would qualify as Bass’ bigger brother. There is a sweetness in the malty creamyness and a definate hop bitterness on the palate and finish. A very good pale ale but the price is a bit sharp @ $8.50/6. Just another $1 and I’m in Stone territory. 10/30/04 I’m getting Stone IPA for $6.49/6 now instead of the 22oz/$2.99

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2004
Dark golden color with no head. Nose is citrus hoppy. Flavor is heavily hopped with a lasting bitterness. Very low malt sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (2040) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 3, 2004
UPDATED: APR 13, 2004 Gold with red hints. Smells of citrus, lavender and a bit of sulfur. Very hoppy in flavor, with white grapefruit and some white grape flavors. Not much malt flavor at all. Good carbonation helps to give it a nice refreshing quality. Hides the alcohol very well. Long finish. I would definitely buy this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - FEB 29, 2004
Hazy gold. Good nose, sweet with caramel malts and a lingering citrus hoppiness. Bit thin on the flavor, definite bready malts predominate, bit of a bite and the end from hops, but lacks a middle end, drops off into something a bit too watery. Aftertaste is pleasant enough and lingers. Creamy as well.

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