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Big Bear Hibernation Pale Ale



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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
An Aggressively Hopped American Pale Ale. Copius amounts of Fresh Cascade Hops are added for Wonderful Flavor and Intense Aroma.55 I.B.U.’s

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (12142) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Draft. Pours orange white head. Nose/taste of citrus, pine, orange peel and caramel malt. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (9825) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
Draft - Light pine and resin. Clear gold with a rich white head. Light bitter citrus peel and not much else. Decent. 746313

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Draft on flight at the brewery. 4 oz pour. Golden color with a thin white head. Nice aroma of pine and cereal. Fresh tasting with pine, grass, cereal. Crisp finish. Light body and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Quite hoppy aroma. Syrupy mouthfeel. Floral, bitter, and low carbonation. Sweet candy like finish. Very thick palate for an ipa...with too little carbonation for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11951) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2013
A golden amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with smooth floral hops, clovers, nice. In mouth, a nice classic crisp biscuit malt with floral hops, well balanced. On tap at brewpub, Feb. 14 2013.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1798) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Pours copper with a white head and aroma of hops and pine. Taste is of hops, pine, citrus, and floral notes while sweet and toasty with a nice smooth, bitter finish. Drinkable, light APA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joesf35 (77) - Margate, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Nice light copper color and very clear. Aroma is highly floral with some slight pine. Mouthfeel is bitter, almost biting, and dry. Taste is toasty with lots of floral flavor. A good beer for the style. Better if you enjoy the floral hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Draft at brewer. Whereas the light was better than expected, this was worse. Gold with white head. Very little scent, some hops etc. Taste is citrus and bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Draft at brewpub. Hazy amber in the glass with a creamy off-white head that had a thin layer lasting and good lace. Nice caramel and citrus aroma. The flavor found pine, citrus, and a caramel background. Medium body and medium bitterness. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3654) - Kansas, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Shaker pint pour at the brewpub in Coral Springs, Florida. Pour is a slight haze, orange copper with a nice 1/2 inch lightly off white head. Falls with some nice lacing. Aroma is fresh citrus softly sweet fruit (peach, tangerine) along with a nice soft earthy grain malt. Taste is really nice, the fresh bitter citrus hops up front, followed close behind by the sweetness of the fruit and finishing with the nice earthy grain maltiness. Palate is grainy, medium to light bodied with a nice bright level of carbonation and a mineral aftertaste. Fresh and tasty beer.

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