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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Palomino Pale Ale is our interpretation of an American style Pale Ale. We brew this beer using only the finest American barley and hops and add even more hops as it ages to give it a great balanced citrusy taste and aroma. This beer is sure to please anyone who enjoys the refreshing taste of American hops.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekoerper (590) - Iowa, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Bottle. Aroma is bready malts with some caramel. Fruity hops, a hint of pine. Pours golden with a large white head, retention is average, leaves some clumpy lacing. Flavor strikes a nice balance between the malt and hops. Bitterness is present but subdued, some citrus and floral hops, little bit of resin, bread and some caramel sweetness. Light-medium body with average carbonation. Nice easy-going pale ale, could definitely tackle a few without feeling too out of sorts...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
m4rest88 (387) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - FEB 22, 2011
Smells and tastes like tea Hoppy, spicy and lots of citrus in the taste Like I said before smell is very much of tea -I don’t know what else to say frankly Medium texture, light carbonation

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11554) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 23, 2011
A: The pour is a bright amber color with a finger or two of white head and some mild lacing. S: Definitely hearty and bready, much more so than a 5.5% would usually seem. Some citrus and floral hop aromas, mostly orange and lemon peel, and some pine is present as well. T: Again, the bread is center stage here. There are plenty of floral hops which really seem to characterize the beer. Still, a good citrus bite is there and gives some oranges and maybe grapefruit. Bitter and piney on the finish. M: The body is medium with a moderate level of carbonation and a crisp, dry finish. D: Not the best of the Bootlegger’s offerings, but a solid pale ale that you could drink with ease.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DarkElf (3035) - La Jolla, California, USA - JAN 19, 2011
19-Jan-11 (22-oz bottle: Purchased 03-Nov-10 for $3.99 at Total Wine & More in Tustin, CA) This is a pleasant, easy-drinking pale ale. Hops flavors are orange citrus and grass, offering gentle bitterness that fades off the palate quickly, but the malt is grainy and somewhat husky in flavor, and that huskiness in the finish becomes the focus, bringing the beer down a little. The malty aromas leave a little to be desired; cereal, corn and grain husks, while the aroma of the hops is mostly just grassy. Light-medium in body with medium carbonation and a dry, somewhat crisp mouthfeel. Hazy, golden-orange in color with half an inch of off-white head that settles quickly to a scattered dusting. A few spots of lace remain on the glass. Meh, it’s drinkable, but it’s very plain and I’m feeling no compelling reason to finish the bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4188) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 13, 2010
22 ounce thanks to JohnC. Bready APA with orange pale color. Light caramel taste. Easy drinking beer all the way. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Had on tap at Bootleggers Brewery. Pours a clear yellow/orange with no head and slight carbonation. Nicely balanced aromas and flavors with a good malt flavor and slight hop bitterness. Good flavor and a well balanced pale. Nothing special, but again, nothing horrible either. Pretty middle of the road.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1047) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Pours a copper color with a hoppy malty smell. Slightly bitter with a full mouth bread feel. Overall an easy drinker, reminds me of a Sierra Nevada.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6861) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 20, 2010
Bottle. Amber beer with an off-white head. Grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and light pine flavor with light caramel. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and caramel lingers with light pine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghawener (1472) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUL 8, 2010
Bottle: Nice malty breadiness and floral hoppy body. Well balances and complex but true true to style. Food Pairing: Quesadillas.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rusty (1537) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUL 6, 2010
Pours a golden brown with a off white head. Aroma is malt, touch of hops and citrus, some cereal caramel and biscuit. Flavor is watery, small dose of hop bitterness, some light citrus and ever so faint caramel, and cereal. Easy to drink and extremely refreshing. A pretty enjoyable sessionable Pale Ale.


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