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RATINGS: 1292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 146   ABV: 4.85%
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This unfiltered dry-hopped ale is "hazed" in its natural state and "infused" with a Crystal and Centennial hop blend, creating a flavorful aromatic brew. 12.5 Plato


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarryBeast (515) - - SEP 14, 2014
Sampled at Great Canadian Beer Festival. Grass, lemon zest and grapefruit; sharply dryhopped. Clean, super bitter. A bit thin -- lacks a good malt base to carry the heavy hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle split at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14. Golden amber with a moderate light beige covering. Nose is floral, spice, citric pithdom, light herbal notes. Taste comprises earthy hop notes, straw, citric vibes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok APA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Bottle share. Lightly hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light, dry and crispy. Minerals. Light malts bring mild sweetness. Light marmalade hops, crispy. Lemon keeps things lively. Light crisp finish. All right.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1268) - - AUG 24, 2014
Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The brew is served a rather golden amber color with a nice two finger head of white foam. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a great level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is biggest of a pale malt smell with a good showing of a bready aroma. Along with these smells is a light fruity sweetness as well as a moderate showing of hops with both a pine and floral nature being there. Taste – The taste begins with a somewhat sweeter malt taste with some lightly toasted bready tastes as well as a light fruit sweetness of apricot and orange that were detected from the nose. As the taste advances the sweeter fruit gets replaced by a more caramel like sweetness with some hops coming to the tongue with a grapefruit and pine like nature being the heaviest. Further along to the end of the taste, a floral hop taste comes to the tongue as well as a bit of the sweeter fruit coming back to the taste to leave a rather pleasant, moderately hopped and slightly sweeter pale ale flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather average in its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average as well. Both are nice for the more moderate blend of hop, malt and sweet and make for a very easy drinking feel overall. Overall – A quite easy drinking and enjoyable pale ale. Nothing crazy out of the ordinary, but rather tasty none the less.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (953) - Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pours a golden-amber with an antique white head. Malty and perfumy nose. Full body and smooth. Flavors approximates the nose. Decent apa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scipio (701) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Pours a darker, reddish amber with a medium, thicker looking, though quickly fading white head. A fresh aroma consists of grassy hops, light pine, caramel, orange, and honey. The taste is dry, a bit sweet, and with some slight bitterness. The main impressions are a combination of grass and pine. Some candyish flavors and, apple, and hints of grapefruit are found as well. Medium in body, slick textured, and with above average carbonation. I find this refreshing to drink. Pretty solid effort here.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8227) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Bottle shared. Lightly hazy orange color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, light to medium fruityness, oranges, medium bitterness that lingers for quite a while. Decent body, medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1778) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at GBBF 2014. Pours amber with a white head. Sweet aroma with lemon, orange and candy - floral too. Light body, light to medium carbonation. Orange, lemon, candy, light pine and a hint of soap. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4814) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 13, 2014
On tap: The aroma consists of orange, lemon grass, florals, and a touch of pine. It’s a transparent golden-orange with a two finger white head that eventually fades to a thin film. There a a thin sheet of lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with citrus, fruit, and caramel. The finish has light floral notes with a hint of pine. It’s light-medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3135) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle share thanks ken. Hazed orange coloured pour with a light cream head. Aroma is alcohol and orange peel with light spices. Flavours are light honey, spicy hops, mineral, light mineral. Palate is light and chalky. Decent enough.


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