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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is our classic, award-winning American pale ale. Brewed in the tradition of early West Coast ales, it is light amber in color with a distinctive Northwest hop character.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6972) - Utah, USA - APR 8, 2013
22oz bottle picked up at Lee’s Discount
Appearance: Pours clear golden with a medium sized foamy white head and lots of lacing
Aroma: Floral, light caramel, citrus and piney
Taste: Fruity, caramel, earthy, and piney
A nice clean and crisp pale ale.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6615) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Sampled on draft this beer poured a pale yellow-gold color with a large foamy white head that left great lacing. The aroma was a bit sour yet with an underlying sweetness and with a vague fruity hop presence. The flavor was tangy and bitter lemon and grapefruit and with a sweetish bready undertone. Medium length finish of lemon, grapefruit and bread. Medium body. Solid.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Braudog (6286) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2004
Medium copper with a quickly dying head. Acidic hop presides, but this is light in the body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5750) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 11, 2009
Golden pour with foamy thin head and lace. Spicy almost pepper and earthiness. Medium malt on the flavor with a nice clinging bitter. Creamy carbonation but a tad thin.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5536) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 14, 2006
Little aroma, standard look. A pale ale in every way. It’s the right amount of hops but does it without being very heavy. One I could drink quite frequently.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Clear yellow with a fizzy white head. Sweet malty and citrus hops aroma and taste with a smooth almost creamy palate and a smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5367) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Draft at the brewpub. Clear golden/light amber pour, with a small white head. Piney hops, light grapefruit, bitter, and sweetness. A solid pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 12, 2007
Sampler. Gold, holds a light head. Attractive hop nose. Somewhat sweet with solid enjoyable hop flavours.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2007
20 oct 07, draft at BD Cafe & Casino, LV. Clear, light amber colored. Sweet malt flavors and heavenly hop florals. Flavor is of a nice malt body backed up by a big hop bitterness. I’ve had IPAs that were not as bitter as this APA. Very Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (3548) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 7, 2013
On tap at Cafe and Casino LV. Clear golden color with a fast disappearing head. Little aroma of hops and spice. Very great taste of malt and a good blend of hops. Also a good fresh aftertaste.


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