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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (1001) - - AUG 13, 2015
nice, citrusy hop aroma; really citrusy hop flavor; very light malt base - really like liquid hops - no malt to get in the way; all the hoppiness of an IPA at only 3.8% abv so you can have a bunch

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (307) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Keg pour at NH Brewfest. Appearance is clear golden pour (absolutely gorgeous) with finger-width white head, mild sparkle and nice lacing. Aroma is strong pine/spruce. Taste is pine/spruce bitterness with some corn. Palate is light-to-medium with average texture and carbonation and strong (almost too much) bitter finish. Overall, a decent amount here for a session IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Can from BottleDog, Edinburgh. Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Steady carbonation. Nice lacing. Aroma of pine, nettles, lime and grain. Flavour of herbs and grapefruit with a steely edge. Medium body with an oiy mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Very clean and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1254) - SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2015
355ml Can from BottleDog (Glasgow, £2.80):
Fresh & hoppy with lots of flavour despite the low abv. Good bitterness with nice citrus & pine hops. Definitely one of the better session IPA’s & very easy to drink, maybe not quite as good as Stone’s Go To IPA or Founder’s All Day IPA but it runs them very close & is a nice beer that I wouldn’t mind getting again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mesperon (205) - Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Clear copper with small bubbly head. Nice aroma of light roast and spicy hops. Very spicy bite, caramal and slightly bready malt base with very spicy, piney, slightly resiny hop bite, long mild bitter finish. Very pleasant surprise for a beer labeled "session ale," i was expecting bland and boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 6, 2010
Tap at TJs. Pours a lightly hazy golden orange with a creamy Off white lacing head. Aroma of tea, fresh orange hops, bready malt. Hoppy and fresh. Flavor of fresh hops, pine, tea, floral notes. Bready and nutty malt profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trancecyclist (49) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2010
A draft pint at Capone’s Fresh Hop Fest. Had to try this after seeing the good ratings on Ratebeer, and I have to concur. A 3.5% beer is not one I’d be inclined to order, but this one is different. The lack of malt body in the beer is compensated for by the hops which result in a beer that is as tasty as many 6.5% IPAs around. Leave it an excellent San Diego brewer to produce the first low alcohol beer I’d ever want to buy a six-pack of!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2011
Caramel orange, off white cover. The aroma is toast, perfume, citrus hops. The taste is largely the same, very floral and perfumey, light bodied but expected at the ABV level. This beer is fantastic and would make an amazing session if it weren’t for the $5.50 price for the pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (7371) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Draft. Gold with a white head. Light flowery and citric hops on a grainy and lightly sweet malty base. Could use a few more aromatic hops, but damn this is awesome for how low in alcohol it is. I love that brewers are starting to make beers like this more regularly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2012
My kind of APA-great hoppy flavor. Well balanced, great session brew, does have a lot of personality for a beer that is only 3.8%. Interesting, some complexity as well.

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