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Pigskin Pale Ale is light in color yet high in malt and hop character. Crisp and clean like a well-executed touchdown pass, Pigskin Pale Ale finishes off with an end zone celebration of zesty, floral hops that says 6 points, American Style.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 6, 2009
Bomber courtesy of BOLTZ7555. Pours a cloudy gold with a minimal white head that leaves spotty lacing. Nose is malt and light citrus hops. Taste is malt upfront followed by tart citrus finish and a bitter resin finish. Medium mouth feel. Not a bad pale. Thanks Jason!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOLTZ7555 (2960) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2009
Wish something about this trumped the label but unfortunately, this beer was underwhelming. Honey colored brew with a solid tightly packed white head and average lacing. Aroma is fairly subtle and grassy, with some of the citrus and pine being offset by caramel malt. Flavor is much sweeter than expected...this one definitely has a malty backbone (perhaps a bit too much, actually) that takes the field instead of sitting on the sideline. Wish the grapefruit, orange peel, and douglas fir was a bit more pronounced. Good but definitely no better.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - DEC 30, 2008
22oz bottle. Dark copper pour with an off-white head. Slight hop aroma, but not much. Wow, flavor is much more intense than the aroma, lots of smooth hop bitterness, nicely balanced, very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2008
Nice looking PA, golden straw body with a light hazy and a soft, frothy ecru head. Good pale malt backbone, light caramel sweetness with a soft grainy body. Sharp, astringent hops upfront that really sting the palate but slowly loosens its grip to segue into a great rlight resiny hop profile with subtle pine and soft citrus notes. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lb4lb (2574) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle as a bonus in trade with hopdog. Thanks man! Pours orange with a fluffy lasting white head. Smell is mild fruity orange and tea like earthiness. Taste is very balanced with a nice malt presence with slightly strong orange fruity bitter hoppiness. Moderate hoppiness and spot on for a pale ale. Medium to full body with crisp carbonation. Solid, enjoyable pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rusty (1543) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 18, 2008
Aroma of malt, pine and hops. Flavor is oily reinous pine and bitter hops balanced out with just enough malt. Decent pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2008
Bottle. Poured medium orange with Thick white head. Aroma of citrusy hop. Malty flavour, with a hop spine and edge. Thin mouth. Hop in the finish, but not a lot. This smells like a Cape ale and tastes like a pale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - OCT 28, 2008
22 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquors - Pours a hazy golden color with a one finger thick off white head. Light lacing. Aroma is big citrus and pine hops with some underlying toasted malt hiding in there. The flavor has a bit more malt to it, but the hops still lead the way. This is one of those beers that will balance out with a bit of time. Medium body. A decent APA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2008
Too sweet by half, fruity, malty and overpoweringly scented. Smell clings and permeates the taste. It does look purty though!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4189) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2008
Bomber bottle... Poured orange with a think white head, nice lacing. Beautiful, floral hops on the nose with a little spicy residue. Great drinkability and a satisfying hop bitterness for a mere pale ale. Other flavors of citrus and other fruits and a mild candy like sweetness probably from malt.


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