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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Wonderfully drinkable, our flagship Pale Ale’s firm malt foundation is brightened with liberal amounts of Chinook bittering hops and a special blend of Mt. Hood and Cascade finishing hops. Deep amber in color, aromatic, rich and complex, this award-winning example of an American Pale Ale has been our most popular ale for the past decade.
Malts: Domestic Two Row Pale & Caramel
Hops: Chinook, Mt. Hood & Cascade Malts : Domestic two row pale, caramel Hops : Chinook, Mt. Hood , Cascade


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
UDBeernut (1731) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2012
On tap at their pub. Satisfactory amber hue capped by an impressive off white head with little retention. Nose of malt and slight citrus. Taste is malt with plenty of bitterness. Slight grass and citrus. tannins are rough and harsh.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewBoxer (2025) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Draft at the browns brewpub in a sampler flight in Troy. Light drinking non offending easy drinking ale. I'd have it again

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (2694) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Good beer but not a pale ale. More like a lager with a malty sweet beginning. It has some corn in the taste and a lot of sugar.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2122) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2013
The beer poured great with golden straw/mild reddish hue, a nice white head and good lacing on the glass throughout. The beer smells average with a mild malty/piney scent blended together. The beer tastes decent with malty/resin blended taste that stays somewhat hoppy and bitter on the back end. The mouthfeel is decent as the beer is decently carbonated, somewhat light bodied, and leaves you mildly bitter. Overall, not a bad pale ale, very drinkable, but doesn’t blow you away either,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike67 (796) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2013
On Tap at the brewery in Troy, NY. Pours amber with long lived white head. Aroma is of caramel malt, ripe fruit and hint of hops. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Sweet caramel malt, ripe fruit on the palate followed by earthy hops. Finish is long and bitter. Too much sweetness in this brew for me.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blipp (6125) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle labelled as "Brown’s Pale Ale." Pours orange with an off white head. This was either off or old. Light floral hops, sweet toffee, and a bit too much diacetyl. Passable, but not good by any means.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4751) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Super hazy copper coloured body with a thick, soapy off-white head about three centimetres tall. Aroma of yeast, english hops, corn, dry malt and a touch grassy. Medium-bodied; Strong bready and yeastie flavour at first with a bit of the light hops hitting soon afterwards. Aftertaste shows a bit of a grassy and floral note, with a lot of cereal malt flavours and some dry rice notes as well. Overall, not such a great APA, bordering to me on an EPA, but not too impressive. Not horrible - but there are better beers out there for sure! I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Oliver’s Beverage in Albany, New York on 18-November-2011 for US$2.60 sampled at home in Washington on 22-December-2011.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3422) - Laurel, New York, USA - APR 20, 2011
12 oz. bottle. Pours a slightly hazed light amber with a moderate off-white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of pine and malt. The flavor begins with a decent dose of malt, followed by some piney hops. Mild-moderate bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied. No problems.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 2, 2011
A - Served a clear copper-orange color with a finger of white head. The head fades fairly quickly to a ring with some decent lacing on the glass. S - Sweet caramel malts and with some subtle hop aroma mixed in. There is a touch of citrus and bread also in the nose. T - Starts off with sweet caramel malt flavor and a touch of light. Through the middle some bread flavors and some light citrus hop come through. Finish is a blend of caramel sweetness and some bread flavor that lingers nicely. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels fairly smooth and pretty crisp. The finish is a touch dry which is nice. D - Very drinkable. Pretty well balanced overall. Could use a bit of flavor, in particular a bit more hops overall.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1296) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Cloudy orange with minimal head. Flowery aroma, mild citrus / lemon hop. Rather English. Mild pale English malts, sweet flowery hop. A little German malt at the end, pleasantly musty; breast at the end. Fizzy and thick feel. A nicely sweet, mild pale with an English bent.


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