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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2010
Pours a bright gold with a good-sized off-white head. The aroma is very nice, with some floral and citrus hops that aren’t too overpowering, but are well situated for the style. The taste has the floral and fruity character from the hops, a little bit of bitterness, and a little bit of bready malt. Light to medium-bodied with good carbonation. Not as enjoyable overall as some of the other Ballast Point offerings, but a very nice and sessionable hoppy brew. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 02-17-2010

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2412) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2011
On draft at Capones. Pours a cloudy light orange yellow gold with a frosty medium sized white head. Aroma of grapefruit, bitter hops and light floral hints. Taste is much the same as the aroma. Has a perfumy aftertaste. Hoppy.

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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (4132) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draught. Pours a very clear amber color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose is nicely floral with some slight pine and slight pepper elements to it; awesome! Taste is light and clean, very fresh, and not too bitter. Easy drink.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Big hop aroma. All kinds of citrus going on. Full copper color. White head settles to a thick ring. Flavor is a hop bomb with citrus and soda.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (2907) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Un nez splendide aussi puissant que leur ipa. Une charge juteuse plus qu’intéressante, amertume moyenne, croustillance extrême avec un certain sucre résiduel qui disparait totalement au final.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loubar (151) - Los Gatos, California, USA - DEC 4, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2015 12 oz. can from Ales Unlimited. Hazy orange colored body with an off-white head. Nose of light floral hops and grapefruit. Taste of grapefruit citrus on a smooth malt base with a bit of cracker and cereal. Not piney. Well balanced. Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation and mild bitterness. Everything a session IPA should be; light, tasty, refreshing and drinkable.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4576) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Copper color with a medium head. Very strong pine and tangerine aroma. Moderate bitterness. Piney and abrassive. Dry maltiness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
UncleKorm (1035) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2015
Can poured a clear golden hue w/ a large foamy off-white head and minor lacing. Huge citrus and floral hop aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a bold bitter finish. Tastes are grassy hop, grapefruit and light bread. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (768) - Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2015
Pours a nice clear gold with massive, pillowy off-white head that lasts forever and leaves good lacing. Aroma is balanced hops, primarily citrus, plenty of pine, some floral and herbal to complement. Taste is very full-flavored for a low ABV beer. Stays light and citrusy with hints of lemon and lime, adding a smooth malt backbone that avoids the cereal, grainy, corny flavors that other light beers have. Lots of flavor here. I’d like to try this against Stone’s Go To IPA on a hot summer day. This would be a good one - maybe best ice cold if slamming a few on a hot day.


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