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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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American pale ale was created by California craft brewers in the early 1980’s. It has a medium body with wonderful floral and citrus aromas and flavor. This beer is aggressively Hopped; had noticeable bitterness with hints of grapefruit and pine, resulting from liberal dry hopping with American hops.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Blackstone A.P.A. American Pale Ale ].
Light unclear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, pale malt, moderate hoppy, flowers, grass, fruity hops, dusty. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, flowers, citrus - orange, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20141112]

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21412) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Beautiful fruity aroma. Taste is sweet, malty, bitter finish. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (18522) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle shared at RBWG 2014 Late Night tasting - Asheville. Decent offering. Some creamy citrus fruits, basic pale malts, pine needles, mild dough. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with more light citrus notes. Tasty if a bit basic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16854) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Keg at the brewpub, Nashville, 15/02/15. Clear golden with a decent off white covering that retains well, good lacing ensues. Nose is juicy citrics, melon, tangerine, hoppy notes. Taste comprises floral hop notes, pine, melon, tangerine, citric pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough APA with a floral hop resonance.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14923) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle at RBWG. Pours cloudy yellow gold with white head. Nose and taste of pine, light resin, light malt and touch of apple. Lighter medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (13462) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Draft sample at KBJ2010. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (13254) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle poured a clear golden amber with a small lasting off white head. Aromas of bread, orange, pink grapefruit and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread, earthiness and light citrus with a smooth lingering bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (12675) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle - Decent citrus with a malt backbone. Clear gold with a thin head. Dry and fruity with a bitter and sweet finish. Decent APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 25, 2010
on tap-pours a retaining off white head and gold color. Aroma is pine, some light malt, as it warms some orange. Taste is dry pine/lemon hops bite, secondary sweet light/medium malt.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (12100) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 5, 2010
GABF 2010. Pours clear gold with an average, creamy cream colored head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is average malt (caramel, toasted), heavy hops (floral, citrus), light esters (fruity) with notes of peach. Flavor is average malt (bread, caramel, toasted), average hops (floral, herbal), and light esters (fruity). Medium body and creaminess, low warmth and carbonation with a medium sweet finish.


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