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RATINGS: 565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
We the Brewers of Avery Brewing Company, in order to form a more perfect ale, require a new leadership that can liberate us from our quagmires in foreign lands; embrace environmentally sound energy alternatives to imported oil; heal our ailing health care system; free us from tyrannical debt and resurrect the collapsing dollar. We hereby pledge to provide him or her with an ample amount of our Presidential Pale Ale to support in the struggle for the aforementioned goals! Hail to the New Chief!

Not an "Imperial" pale ale, this is a democracy. It’s Presidential! Take the all-American pale ale, a bipartisan blend of malt and hops, increase to both Avery Brewing standards, and then, of course, dry hop the result with that most quintessential of American hops, Cascades, and you get this... Ale to the Chief. A brew worthy of the Oval Office! Brewed with Rocky Mountain water, malted barley, hops and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2009
Bottle 1pt. 6fl.oz.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange, pine. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081122]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40417) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2008
22 fl oz bottle, courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours clear and golden orange with a diminished white head. Dense hoppy aroma, mild peachy and distinct citrusy. Dense caramel malty and mild spiced. Solid hoppy and mild roasted malty. Lingering hoppy finish with a solid dry feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2008
Draught at the brewery. Cloudy amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles and peaches. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles, grass and peaches. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottled (backlog). Amber colour, small creamy off-white head that leaves some lace. Aroma is citrus, mild tropical fruits as well as some grass and sweet maltiness. Flavour is floral, fruity, caramelly and a bit toffeeish with some earthy notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2008
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of KimJohansen. Clear amber golden with an off-white head. Very fresh peachy aroma - almost perfumy. Quite full-bodied with sweetish caramel and very perfumy hop accents and a distinct bitterness. 221108

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23428) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2009
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear amber, rocky head. Intense peachy perfumy nose. Sweet and full bodied with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Aggresively hopped, but with style and a rock solid body as back drop. The sweetness ends up a bit sticky and n combnation with the immense bitterness it borders to ink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy finish with a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2011
21st March 2009
Hazy amber beer, thick white head (short lived). Soft palate. Loads of hops. Piney grapefruit and orange marmalade and a hint og mint. Dry slightly spicy finish. Very nice hoppy beer with bitter hop finish. Almost briney.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21421) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2008
Definitely an over the top American ale, lots of malt, lots of hops, just all thrown in together. Not much balance. Tries for complexity but misses.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 15, 2009
Bottle at Akkurat, Stockholm
Hazy amber color; big head; nice lace. The aroma is malty, hoppy and fruity; there is sweet caramel, light mango and light resins; so typical American; very good. Good body strength, strong malt flavor, well sweet, sweet caramel and toffee, and powerful bitterness, with some orange-like fruitness; ligth resin in the final, still sweet. Very good American Strong Ale.

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