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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Ten different malts and six different hops (Ahtanum, Cluster, and Spalt to name a few) combine to create this full-flavored, small beer. Even Keel features a silky malt backbone and a bright hop flavor and aroma that come from the late kettle additions and dry hopping with 1.5 pounds per barrel. Even more layers of flavor are created with fermentation being done by two strains of yeast. This session ale is herbaceous with additional citrus aromas of lemon and grapefruit. The orange to copper hue draws you in and the low alcohol volume keeps you coming back for more.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Odeed (1774) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
yellow body with a nice head.wonderful hoppy aroma.flavor has much of the same with a clean crisp finish.this is an awesome low alcohol pale and i hope they bottle it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 2, 2008
Draft at RBSG. Pours a golden amber with a dissipating white head. Great floral hop aroma. Light to medium bodied. Flavor of pale malts and dry biscuit, countered by a nice aggressive citrus and spicy bitterness. Finish is grassy, semi dry and hoppy. Great concept and great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 1, 2008
this is a successful cocnept beer...kick ass aroma of sugary sweet but floral hops...the color is solid bronz and inviting. flavors were thickly layed out with a sweet citrus hop character and pretty pronounced body for Utah alcohol levels...super clean, super flavorful session ale. props

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 17, 2008
On cask at the PP Real Ale Fest. Pours a mostly transparent, honey gold color with a thick head of sudsy white. Clean, refreshing hop aromas of citrusy lemon blossoms and a hint of caramel malt. Simple, but extremely clean with a really fresh hop aroma. Light bodied, creamy mouthfeel with a soft, cask-typical carbonation level. Bready malt flavors with a hint of caramel up front on the palate, followed by a wave of fresh, floral, lemon blossom hops. Wonderfully refreshing and clean for a low ABV beer; completely devoid of the cereal-like grainy malts, astringency, or naked yeast byproducts that often pollute beers in this weight class. Quaffable, and flavorwise, enjoyable enough on cask for me to seek out several pulls. This was the highlight of the RA festival offerings for me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - JUN 14, 2008
On cask at PP Real Ale Festival. 3.5%. I haven’t tried a beer that low in a while. Nice to do at an event with many other strong beers. Nice mildly hoppy aroma. Easy to drink. Blandish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
doubleo (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 21, 2008
On-tap at the Carroll Canyon brewery. Pours golden orange with a moderate white head, touch of lace. Smells crisp and floral hoppy, very nice, with some malt as well. Pretty damn tasty for 3.5%abv. Light, floral hops, good malt backbone. Thin light body, crisp carbonation. Awesome beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (11812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 15, 2008
Light amber colour. Fresh, floral aroma evokes tropical fruits. Not bad body for a low alcohol beer. Lots of bitterness and tropical fruit flavour. I like the concept of the San Diego Session, and this one is done very well.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Tap @ Local. Pours clear gold with a bubbly white head. Crisp hops and grass in the aroma, with white grapes. Straw and hops in the front that turns nicely into lemon and resin with drier malt/bread flavors. Very light, shocked to see it was classed as an APA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - MAY 12, 2008
On tap at Stone on Mothers Day! Golden orange color with nice lacing. Mild hop and malt flavor. Fairly thin on your palate and flavor wise. Dry finish. Not bad beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2975) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 2, 2008
On Tap @ O’Brien’s San Diego. Poured a lightly hazed golden orange. A good citrusy nose with good malt balance and hop flavor.


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