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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Building on 31 years of the Borgess Run for the Health of It, leaders in the Kalamazoo area running community are ready to stage the region’s first full marathon. And, Arcadia Ales is honored to be the brewer of the official beer -- The Big Finish Ale.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (4414) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of .moderate-heavy citrus/orange, light-moderate dusty yeast, bread, and some light lemon-like cleaner notes, It pours a golden-orange with a very large yellow-tinged off-white head. There’s some soapy clumps of lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with some sweet citrus/orange, light fruit, and bread. The finish has light-moderate yeast, light grain, and floral notes. It’s light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, it’s decent, but it not hoppy enough and too yeasty for a Pale Ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1491) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Golden orange pour with a white head. Some floral, citrus, grass and some nice hops overall. Pretty good pale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBear11D (164) - Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
The Big Finish pours a nice sunset yellow with a frothy off-white head that lasts a good while and leaves excellent lacing. The aroma is lemon and bread and it seems like a touch of cinnamon. The flavor is mostly lemon. Overall the beer is decent, but not impressive. Very easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1091) - Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bomber. Gold with lots of sediment and an off white head. Hay, grass and grain aromas. Crisp and grainy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Advocate_Ames (387) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2013
A nice foam head. The aroma is of grapefruit, slight malts, and floral hops. The flavor is refreshing. It is full of a sweet sugar citrus character, grains, and hops. I do not taste the malts until the aftertaste, which lingers in the mouth mildly with a hop flavor. There is also a bitterness that is not potent. The only thing that was off putting here was the impact on my palate. It is not harsh to it but the palate was affect more than I anticipated. Overall this was a nice beverage.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fattybladdy (449) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Pour from a 22oz. Pours a murky golden orange with tall white head. Decent floral scent. Easy drinking, some hops, grass, floral, citrus. Quite refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2012
Worded as an IPA, but thankfully listed as an APA. The hoppiness is more felt in the finish, and lends it orange citrus flavour. Good drinkability, easy drinking so that I could finish the bomber. Bottle from recent trip to Champane Cellars.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Hazy amber with a large white head and some lacing. Aroma of citrus, grains and caramel. Taste of citrus, wheat, caramel with mild hops and mild bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demitriustown (1033) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bomber: Glad to support the Kalamazoo Marathon! Because 1) I lived in Kalamazoo for 5 years, and 2) I’m a runner as well. So on the the review. Aroma has got a nice upfront floral hop note, gently spicy, with a little bit of grass textures mixed in there as well. Appearance is a clear golden with a medium white head that diminishes quickly. Taste is quite alright, A nice fruity hoppiness makes this really drinkable. Palate is medium carbonation with a slight zing in the aftertaste. Overall, Pretty solid Pale Ale. Cheers!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (6352) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Bottle. A solid pale ale. flowery, mild bitterness, some citrus, light and refreshing.


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