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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A West Coast-style pale ale balancing plenty of hops with a malty backbone. Malts: Premium Two Row, Light Munich. Crystal; Hops: Cascade.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5156) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 13, 2009
Deep gold body with a frothy, slightly off white head. The aroma is light with some orange peels and banana peels. There is also some hints of hay. The taste has Some bitter orange peels with some woody pine resin in the finish. There is also a little bit of tree bark. There isn’t much in the way of the malt, maybe some crystal a little bit of toasted bread crust. Sharp and bitter, I think this is unbalanced, but would be ok for hopheads.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2009
On tap at Old Town Pizza in Portland. Pours out a clear golden color with mild head and lacing. Aroma is very heavily grapefruit with some pine thrown in as well. Flavor is a nice balance between malt sweetness and a nice citrus hop kick. Another solid offering from Caldera.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11963) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 6, 2009
Can. Goolden colour with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, grapefruit, apricot. Flavour is sweet, grapefruit, apricot, hop, malt, citrus. Full bodied nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2009
Aroma of hops balanced with sweet malt. Slightly cloudy copper color with a white head and good lacing. Flavor is sweet malt balanced with fruity hops and fresh citrus. Very well balanced beer. Nice lingering hoppy character on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14775) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2009
Can. It pours an almost clear, a bit pale golden body, and a white head of moderate size. The aroma has piney, grassy hops balanced by malt and some beef-stock. Full-bodied and sweetish with flavors of citrus, fruits,a good dash of pinecones and a lasting bitterness. Lasting, bitter and hoppy finish. Easy to drink, really pleasant straight forward APA. (090213)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14007) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2009
Can, 5.5% at Alvinne pre-ZBF09. Good caramelly aroma. Clear dark golden colour. Very small white head. Good caramelly hop flavour. Nice bite, clean bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6589) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 26, 2009
Can 355 ml
Appearance: Lightly hazed , dark gold with hint of copper. Mid white top reduced to fizz.2+
Nose: very fresh almost to sharp citric , high alpha acid hop feel. Grape with lime.
Flavor/Palate : Medium bodied. Fairly thin malt base on hop juice. Slightly nutty ending with bitter finish. Average plus west coast bitter.f-7-

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMCC2181 (1550) - Newark, Delaware, USA - FEB 24, 2009
Can, poured into a pint glass, good head, golden yellow color. Weak aroma of malt and light hops. Taste is the same...Light malts and hops. Light in texture, easy drinking...Nothing outstanding about it. But, overall I liked this beer, decent pale ale...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Swolf3 (262) - Elkton, Maryland, USA - FEB 23, 2009
Can shared by Robert @ Stateline. Poured a gold color with white head. Aroma was slightly hoppy with floral notes. Taste was piney, hoppy, and malts. Just an ok pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sloth (2602) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Medium sized white head with fair retention and a little lace. Lightly hazy gold color appearence. Lightly fruity nose,light maltiness, grassy notes. Light bodied, godd co2 level. Grassy flavors, light malts,wet straw, dry lightly toasty. Dry, thin finish. Meh. Can procured @statelineliquors.


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