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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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An easy drinking, hoppy ale. Light on alcohol, huge on flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slipstream (2218) - USA - JUL 18, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2012 On tap at Avery brewpub, where it was called something other than what RB has here - 3points session ale, I think. This was a totally superior light summer ale. It is hoppy and easy on the malts, with a low ABV - very fresh and tasty, with a little citrus and pine. Excellent - and not like any other brew that I can think of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Sampled on tap at the Avery Taproom on 9/28/2012. This American Pale Ale pours a light gold color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is cereal, fruity and hoppy. A medium to light bodied American Pale Ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are grapefruity and citrusy. Nice balance. Good carbonation. A touch of grain, some malts and some hops is a very nicely mixed. Definitely a good session ale. Very nice crisp and dry finish. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is a lingering slight bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11097) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2012
On tap at Avery poured a clear gold with a lasting whitew head. Aromas of straw, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2012
On tap at Avery. Light golden. Mostly pine with some earth. Fairly heavy hops and fairly bitter. Light and crisp.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12038) - Washington DC, USA - APR 1, 2013
Draft. Crystal clear amber body, small white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light straw/grass. Light-medium body, light resin. Body holds up quite nicely given the ABV, very nice session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfrato (110) - - JUL 15, 2013
On tap at brewery. Surprisingly good for a 3.5. Hoppy aroma and a light refreshing body. A beer for after mowing the lawn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12899) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Light amber pour with a white head. Strong floral hop aromas, citrus zest, and spice. Sweet bread, some toast, and hints of biscuit. Maybe a bit of tea, too. Light flavor of floral and grassy hops, tea, and toasted bread. Moderate citrus notes, hints of biscuit, and a subtle bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
peteinSD (1431) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 31, 2013
On tap. Looks, smells, and drinks like a bitter pale ale with pine and a dry malt backbone. Clean mouthfeel. There’s a lot of taste in here for a low ABV beer - well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (5312) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Clearish dark gold with a nice persistent foamy white head. Grassy hop aroma with a touch of earthiness on the nose. Flavor has a really light body, though has a full and pleasant flavor. Smooth grassy leafy hop taste with a mellow sweetness from some grainy cereal notes. Nice bitterness from a beer so small, but that fresh lupulin-y tone gets annoying after a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8441) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2012 Draught at Avery, on October 8, 2012
As "3 Point 5 Session Ale".
Clear golden color, white head. Sort of thin, malty taste. Medium thin mouthfeel, dry finish. High bitterness. Malty and hoppy taste.

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