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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielFullard (24) - Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, - OCT 17, 2013
Cask at Wetherspoons Real Ale Festival Lovely light and fruity drink. Slight bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1896) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2016
Very bitter...and unbalanced. Little citrus or herbal aroma or taste from hops. Body is thin but decent for 3.8% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzerfaust (719) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - JAN 31, 2016
355ml can from Club de Cervezas. Pours a beautiful clear orange color with a big white frothy head that diminishes slowly and leaves a nice cap. Aroma is intensely hoppy, fruity and citrusy. Huge notes of mandarines, tangerines, oranges and grapefruit upfront and backed up by hints of green herbs, grains, white bread and mellon nectar. Delicious. Taste is mostly bitter, expressive and showcasing sweet citrus fruitiness in harmony with herbal and grassy touches. Nice neutral bready backbone. Body does not feel that light, considering how punchy this one is. You would never believe it’s 3.8% abv. Medium carbonation, strong finish and aftertaste. Definitely an excellent session IPA showing remarkable craftsmanship.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raoul_duke (221) - - JAN 29, 2016
From a can. This is pretty thin, but I suppose that’s what you want with a session ipa, right? Flavor is good a bit of hoppiness. Would drink again if I wanted to go slow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (5082) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Drank from can solid light hops with some pine and citrus flavors follow suit with some zippiness. Solid session ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2612) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Draft - nose is mosaic and citrus. Sip adds a light malt presence. Light as the style would suggest. Meh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (991) - Santiago, CHILE - JAN 23, 2016
Shinny golden/ orange with a nice medium bubbly white head. Aroma is strong tropical fruits with some pineapple and mango. Flavor is same hoppy tones with a dry slightly bitter finihs. Nice but a bit one-dimensional and too watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (7797) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2016
12 ounce can. Pours a clear orange color with a medium white head. A light fruity citrus nose. The flavor is big sweet citrus, lemons, bready, light toast base. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nerdboy19 (131) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 21, 2016
Very nice session IPA by Ballast Point. Great fruity grapefruit-citrus aroma, medium-high carb, medium-light body. A little bit watery, but bitter and refreshing.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madelfonatree (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2016
15285 can label enjoyed January 21, 2016 in a stemless wine glass. Look – Dark orange almost copper. Finger of white medium bubbled head. Nice lacing. See through. 4.25 Smell – Musty. Dank. Malt. Hop. 4.5 Taste – Pine. Must. There is alcohol. Malt. 4.25 Feel – Dry finish. Alcohol and hop burn. Creamy. 4 Overall – This reminds me a lot of Alpha King. I like a musty IPA. 4.25

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (3338) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 12, 2016
on tap @ Hebron Brew House / Hebron KY --- Clear medium copper amber, persistent 1" ivory head, sheets of lace. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste is mild malt that adds a kick of carbonation as well as medium hops. A light brew, but a true American Session Ale. Looks good, tastes good enough.

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