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Poleeko Pale Ale is an exceptionally flavorful and well-balanced beer. With a bright, citrus hop profile and mild malt flavors reminiscent of English biscuits, the aromas of pink grapefruit and lemon zest compliment the brisk, balanced finish to create a truly refined American Pale Ale.

MALTS: Pale Two-Row, Crystal (40L)
HOPS: Columbus, Nugget, Cascade

Note: Formerly Poleeko Gold Pale Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DarkElf (3038) - La Jolla, California, USA - JUN 21, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2004 (22-ounce bottle, $3) Nothing all that special here; A lighter flavored pale ale with a mild malt flavor that is somewhat dominated by a moderate bitterness from the fresh tasting hops; This really needs a more robust maltiness; It's also mildly sour, but like grapefruit, so it's not a bad sour; The fairly dry palate is medium bodied but perhaps just a tad thin; The nose is moderately hoppy but there's little else going on; Light golden in color and somewhat cloudy; The head is off-white in color, has solid retention, and leaves a fair amount of patchy lacing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UNCCTF (511) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2004
On tap. A hazy golden color with a slightly diminished white head. The aroma was that of a typical pale ale - slightly fruity. The flavor was not hoppy like a typical pale, but dominated by a lemony bite. This is a unique beer that made an impression on me. Excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2004
Bottle. A light pale ale. Nice balance, soft lychee and grapefruit, pretty swiggable, innofensive, if not overly interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
civforprez (229) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2004
This is just a regular old pale ale. Pours solid gold with a nice, large, and lasting head, Light and dryer than some other pale ales, still not anything too special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonp (1556) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Nice brew. Pours a deep gold with a white head and little floaties. Aroma is floral. Taste is lightly malty, floral with grapefruit, sweet citrus flavors and a good hop presence. Mouthfeel is full, round and light at the same time. Leaves a slightly bitter aftertaste. Very satisfying, easy drinking brew. Recommended American pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Pours a nice gold with a small white head that falls quickly. the beer is a bit hazy. aroma is very hoppy. taste has excellent hop flavors with some fruity tones. taste is light and dry and leaves a little bitter taste afterwards. Anderson valley makes some of the best beer, boooyah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sloth (2582) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2004
Medium sized white head, good retention and appealing lace. Hazy dark gold color. Light/medium body, well carbonated. Light flowery hop nose with some light malt notes also. Laid back hop flavors with a mild toasted malt backup. Dry finish with some fruity notes. An easy drinkin brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2004
Bubbly white head, fresh, and sparkling. Pale gold to orange in color. Aroma is fresh and sea-foaming, with loads of fruit, citrus. peach, apricot. Nice hops, adequate bitterness. Easily quaffable, a tasty and fully satisfactory session beer. Long finish, full of life and spark. I'll gladly turn to this one again and again!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2004
Definitely light and honey gold in color. Faint aroma of hops and citrus. Bitter even a little bland on the palate. Not much body, leaves a dry muddy texture in the aftertaste. Not a winner in my book.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ida7999 (105) - Milford, Massachusetts, USA - APR 7, 2004
clear golden color, white bubbly head, aroma is citrusy, hoppy, and malty, fruity and toasty; flavor is bitter, with a decent hop bite, citrus, and some light maltiness, smooth but not a lot in terms of texture, lightly dry and acidic, disappointing

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