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Back Road Pole Shift Ale
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Amarillo hop, pear juice and naked golden oats makes this a unique offering, limited time on tap.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3014) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Draft sample @ Back Road festival. Peachy apricot malt aroma. Slightly hazy dark straw gold with a small off-white head. Sweet peachy malt and herbal hops flavor. Body on the light side of medium, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7947) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Draft. Peach-pineapple and barley malt aroma. Light amber with moderate head. Sweet peach-orange, barley malt and moderately bitter orange/lemon peel flavor. Nice and fruity.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (7886) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2012
A pretty ubiquitous pale ale. Nortins special, i guess they add oats but ti doesnt add much.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11070) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2009
Draft sample at IBG Winterfest 2009. Poured a clear copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting and had good lacing. Moderate sour citrus hop and resin aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and flat carbonation. Medium bitter flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate to long duration. This is a good drinkable beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tjthresh (1866) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2008
Pours a nice dark amber with a creamy egg shell white head. The nose is piny hops with a bit of a toasted note. Loads of fresh hop flavor and bitterness. Real easy drinking and yummy. Nice one guys.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6154) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - DEC 13, 2008
Tap: Golden clean hue with small frothy head and very good lace upon the pint glass. The aroma has notes of grassy and resiny fresh hops, peppery and biscuity as well but a tad weak. The taste has a nice clean hop profile that is a tad fruity and piney. Malty background with a spicy finish. The mouth feel is biting at first with a mostly clean finish with some metallic notes. Very good body for the style. Well done take on the APA and far better than Back Roads other two pale ales by a mile.


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