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RATINGS: 581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A honey gold, pale ale that is crisp and clear, with an unusual lightness and dryness.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SDalkoholic (2124) - Linda Vista, California, USA - NOV 21, 2004
Aroma is faint and dull. Light yellow/light orange hue with a small cloudy haze and absoutely no head. This taste very flat to me and only flavor im getting is a cold flat bitterness across my tongue. Must be a old pint. Will re-rate later. Now if only i could find a place that still carries it.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2004
Bottled. Golden colour, creamy head. Appley nose with some grass. Sweet with light body and lightly rounded mouthfeel. Lightly orangey finish with medium bitterness. I am getting increasingly underwhelmed by Anderson Valley’s products, which I used to love. This beer I both could, and intend to, live without in the future.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2004
Ahh, hops. How I’ve missed your dominating character in some of my more recent rates. I promise I’ll never leave you this long again. Slight toasted malt. Spicy hops. Finish could have a bit more malt to balance out the bitter grapefruit. Not great but my first IPA in too long.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2004
i dunno why anyone drinks pale ales when there are ipa´s around, anyway, this is quite muted, hint of white grape, light bitterness

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2004
massive head. cloudy golden appearance. rather bland tasting with a hint of hops. ok if nothing hoppier is available

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 20, 2004
Farm fresh grassy and pine aroma. Clear light golden in color. Crispy, leafy hop flavor - very tangy and citric. Lingers nicely. Light in body and tingly on the tongue. This beer is a pale ale winner.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 16, 2004
Soft golden color with a creamy thick white head that left a wall of "lace" on the opposite side of the glass from which I was drinking. Aromas of flight citrus (tangerine), and some pine. Not overwhelming, though. Smooth carbonation, with light bicuit malt backing upfront, bright hoppy flavors. Clean finish that leaves a slight hint of citrus. Great session brew. Cheers, to those cats in Boontville!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Pours deep gold with a big, creamy, white head. Aroma of citrus, hops, malt. Tastes hoppy, malty, with citrus and slight dryness at the finish. Some wheaty flavor here, and a pretty firm mouthfeel. Good hop and citrus presence also.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Pours with a large, frothy head, the body has a slightly cloudy appearance; aroma is grassy and flowery; fairly dry and light, with a lingering aftertaste.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2004
Golden color with a small head. Aroma is very faint but floral. Very thin tasting and light flavor. Next time I’ll reach for the Hop Ottin over this one. This seemed to be more of a blonde ale than an APA.


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