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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A deep reddish brew with medium body and carbonation. This stronger, maltier, and hoppier pale ale has a depth of hop taste and acidity in the palate and finish. Cascade dry hopping gives this popular brew a fresh, floral nose.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TCT328 (15) - - MAR 2, 2013
I know that Pale Ale’s are a preferred taste, but this was way too bitter for me; I couldn’t even bring myself to finish the ones I bought.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 15, 2015
bottle shared wth pals at the DUB, eeeyaya beyotch! reddish orange clear pour with mild hop, light smoke aroma , taste is hoppy bitter finish, not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark red-copper pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, nuts, some toasted bread, hints of spice, some resinous and piney notes in there but focused mainly on the malt. Taste is toasted malts with nuts, caramel, dark sugars into a touch of fruit, hints of bread, some grassy and spicy notes, finishing bitter, dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a shaker pint glass. A: Toasty caramel flavors with some floral and herbal hops. Nutty aroma with some citrus and a touch of grainy roasts. A: Pours a red amber hue with a thin, white head with good retention and has good lacing. T: Follows the nose, with the nuttiness a bit more pronounced. A distinct roasted character to the malt, more toasted wheat bread than the deeper roast you get with porter and stouts. P: Medium body with average carbonation. O: A little rough and unbalanced, but still a decent session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Not bad. A bit like a brown IPA, rather than red. Pour is more amber, but roasted malt character of a brown. Either way, hops trump malt in this brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle. Reddish copper with a huge, beige head. Malty, boozy and soapy aromas. Big malt taste. A lot like a light porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
chucklemation (1446) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Has a very strange taste to it, like rubber or plastic, that dominated all other flavors. It was difficult to enjoy this beer for that reason.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 9, 2013
bottle. deep amber with small head. toasted malt. slight tartness. decent hops. interesting flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackflag321 (643) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle pour in a shaker. Drank with a meal of steak and vegetables. Nice balance of hops, malt, bitterness, and nuttiness. Went well with the steak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
burg326 (5384) - Florida, USA - JUL 25, 2013
12 ounce bottle poured a deep amber color with aromas of light caramel, malt, a touch of citrus and some light nuts. Flavor was light caramel and earth, citric acid aftertaste, not what I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (4167) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Amber colored beer with a big bubbled ivory colored head. Roasted grain nose with some faint smoke. Full flavored beer with strong citrus/grapefruit hops over a light toasted bread/caramel maltiness. There is an almost smoky sense to it. Some fruit, acidity, and a long bitter grapefruit rind finish. this is a solid, creative beer.

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