Calfkiller Grassroots Ale
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
This beer is the true definition of "unparalleled drinkability paradoxically balanced by uncompromised complexity." Along the lines of a pale ale but fermented with our house yeast strain, which lends nice fruity notes that complement the citrus flavors and aromas of the hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HartManSam (74) - Indiana, USA - MAY 4, 2011
On tap at Craw Daddy’s. This is the first TN brew to really get me excited and I never even heard of it til I was in Craw Daddy’s. Sweet hoppy smell and wonderful taste to match. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IndyBeerSnob (132) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 20, 2012
The front of the taste is sharp, refreshing and velvety in the middle. The lacing on the glass is minimal, and the nose has a grassy quality, finishing with a taste that leaves a hint of sweet leaf on the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (2296) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - DEC 12, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2014 A very very nice APA... I was not sure on my first two from Calfkiller... but this one is a winner. If you love IPAs but not the bitterness (think Pale Ale from TommyKnocker or IPA such as Loose Cannon... this one is in that family and quiet awesome... Not yeasty... Not cloudy, herb citrus enjoyable. Good job guys. 2nd time was cloudy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie (3278) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 18, 2011
On tap at Crawdaddy’s, served too cold but I’m patient enough to let it warm up. This is a really solid pale ale. It’s a nice grassy, citrusy brew. It harkens Terrapin’s or Yazoo’s pale. This is well rounded with hops providing a tasty bitterness in the spotlight while malts are basically around for a canvass. Great sessionable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Draft at 12 south. Pours a murky dark amber with a wisp of a head. Fruity aroma. Medium bodied with a nice English esque mouth feel. Flavor of caramel and toasty malts, countered by a nice, but not overly assertive bitterness. Mineral and musty finish, which is probably a result of the Belgianesque yeast strain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Super cloudy and has quite a bit of yeast. The beer is easy to drink and quite tasty. Had a village pub. Drunk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Decent lacing, hazy gold color with yeasty pale taste with some hops on the back end. Fairly simple but well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5784) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Hazy tan pour with frothy off white head. Aroma is light caramel malt and a touch of citrus. Flavor is sweet malt, some earthy tones, and a decent bitter finish. Medium body with good carbonation good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2633) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Tasted on draft at the Nashville Beer Festival. Pours cloudy orange with an average white head that slowly recedes to thin lace. The nose is cereal and hay malt with some orange peel bitterness and spicy hops. The flavor is the same hay and cereal malt up front, moving to orange peel bitterness and finishing with a spicy hops note. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long spicy and bitter orange peel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (6075) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 27, 2012
Murky orange, no head. Smells sweet - grassy, Nutty, smooth and sweet. Flavor is sweet and hoppy. Citrus, some grassy. A bit too sweet.

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