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


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (3050) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2011
If I lived here, this would be my beer of choice. Very nice hop aroma with a bit of malt. Citrus and pine stand out. The flavor is very bitter with a big hop hit. The finish is very dry and refreshing. This is one you can have several of and still stand up. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (4006) - - NOV 15, 2014
can. lightly hazy with a dusting of sediment under medium sized, creamy, white head. citrus peel, lime, white grapefruit aroma. nice limey bitterness with hints of bitter pith. medium bodied that has a bigger palate than you would expect for low abv.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (444) - Minneapolis, - DEC 14, 2014
Really packs in a good west coast hoppy pine and citrus aroma for only 3.8%. Iím a sucker for session IPAís because they taste great and Iíve learned over the years that many, if not most situations I donít want a 7-10% beer but I always want some flavor. I can definitely see me picking up some more next summer for going up north and hanging out on the boat during the day. Still not my favorite session IPA but very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OldMrCrow (2339) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Can.

Oh man, this is pretty close to the perfect session IPA for me. Pours orange with a fluffy off-white head. Massive tangerine aroma with a bit of pineapple and something else tropical--lychee? A bit of crackery malt on the back. Good citrus hop flavors (I donít get any of the onion that Prufrock does, and usually Iím super sensitive to onion/garlic). Super crushable. At 3.8 ABV, one can crush away. I love it. I hope I can find a regular source.

tl;dr summary: Perfect ISA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (658) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2015
BOD 042/15. Pours a clear amber with a hint of garnet. Outstanding head volume and retention, world class lacing. World class nose of blended hops. Citrus (grapefruit, lemon), tropical (mango, pineapple) and pine all make an appearance over a subtle biscuit. Light medium body that has a smooth texture and a bit of oiliness. Slightly above normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a nice burst in the finish. The outstanding flavor profile is intense and hop flavor forward, slightly complex and fairly balanced. It begins with hop flavors that never relinquish the forefront. The flavors follow the nose with a blended hop profile that begins with tropical, flows to citrus and shifts to grapefruit and pine in the middle. The middle is mildly bitter over a hint of biscuit. The finish is slightly dry and a rind bitterness lingers. A superb session beer and possibly the ultimate lawnmower beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nie (95) - - MAY 18, 2015
Can poured to pint glass. Sweet and fragrant aroma. Juicy hops bite, citric sweetness. This does not taste like a session beer, itís become my new favorite low abv beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DiarmaidBHK (4085) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Draft at beer run. Pours golden with a white head. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Big grapefruit on the nose and tongue. Finished clean. Just a lovely and flavorful beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mambossa (262) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Being very familiar with this brew, I was surprised to see I had not reviewed it. Can to teku; deep, clear reddish-amber with a supremely pleasing head. Oozing hop aromas before I even put my nose near it. Right off the bat, a prickly pepper nose rich with ripe fruit, toasted malt, savory/umami, foliage. Taste is toasty spice/wood, little layer of citrus juice, a malty, pale floral linger. Easy body, unmistakeable flavors, rich and vibrant balance of malt and hops. Finishes easy, goes down delightfully. This one is definitely tops in the session category, among a small handful of others.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2948) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 19, 2015
From the can. Beautiful heady copper-amber pour with great clarity. Big grassy and pine aroma and a more subtle toasted bread and caramel note. The body is light to medium. The cereal, bread, and caramel malts are there in the taste and the dry hop bitterness rises up at the end and lingers. A good session beer for hop heads.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ramboraffe (1755) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2016
335 ml can from Systembolaget beställningssortiment. Hazy orange with white head. Wonderful pine, zest, floral, citrus, tropical fruit and light caramel. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation. After drinking this I finally understand the true meaning of this beer style!


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