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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9237) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 8, 2015
Pour on tap at HopCat, slightly hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of veggie, slight orange, grass, touch of tropical fruit into some biscuit, bread, slight lemon. Taste was a mix of lemon, grass, biscuit, bread, hints of orange, finishing slightly bitter. Other than the DMS it is pretty nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9063) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2012
My Bottom Line :
Mildly honeyed and toasted malts garnish this session APA’s citrusy hop resins for lean quenching experience.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A slice of foam tops the misty bronze.
-The wooden hop bitterness is leveled with the rest of the flavor profile’s moderate intensity.
-The mouthfeel is slender, but never thin.
-The nose could be brighter. This smells (and tastes) like a second running brew...

On tap at The Ginger Man, NYC.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (9027) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle. Medium golden hue with an average white head. Green leafy hop character, pale malts, assertive bitterness. Lots of character for such a low ABV, but the bitterness is a bit out of balance.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9021) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2015
12 oz. can from Root Cellar. Pours a clear somewhat burnt tea-like orange color with a couple fingers of off-white head. Notes of pine, grass, tea, tangerine, lemon, biscuit, caramel, orange zest. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a smooth, thin, refreshing mouthfeel. Nothing blasts here, in that west coast IPA kind of way. It lives up to its way in the most satisfying manner.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (8924) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 25, 2015
Cab at Komachi. Doughy, biscuity nose, some stinky tropical fruit, and citrus. Slightly sweet, light but not thin, peppery finish. A bit of strange doughiness. Light and not outstanding but very impressive for only 3.8%.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8884) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Tap @ The Blind Burro, San Diego.
Pours clear copper color with a small head. Nice hoppy aroma with caramel and oranges, some floral notes too. Malty flavor, some oranges, resinous hops and faint grassy notes. A bit disappointing.
4414

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (8832) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2014
On tap at Hop Scholar. Pours a clear copper with small frothy white head that lasts leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is strong citrus, grapefruit, hemp. Medium mouthfeel with nice grapefruit, resin, and light malt. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8442) - Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a hazy golden color with a large fluffy off white head. The aroma and flavor have some toasted bready malts, grass, herbal hops, mild plus bitterness, a bit watery, but decent overall flavor for the abv.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8425) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2015
[7483-20150814] Can. Leafy wet peat aroma. Hazy, orange brown body with a quick foamy white head. Biscuit orange slices flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7+/3/14) 3.4
(@ Campground Brewdown 2015, Millmont, PA)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (8295) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2015
Can at home from the good hop. Clear golden orange coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma is semi sweet grains, tea leaves, light pine and orange peel, sweet caramec notes. Flavour is composed of light caramel, thin malts, pine and orange peel. Earthy pine. Palate is semi crisp, frothy, tangy citrus. Lingering tea leaves. Pretty ordinary session IPA.


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