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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Hops with an American accent. Disarmingly drinkable.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petrucci914 (902) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2007
Pours a clean light golden color. Aroma is slightly floral hops but not too complex or strong. Taste is carbonated with decent bitterness up front and finishes slightly malty, with minor citrus and caramel notes. Very drinkable and refreshing brew from the brewery next door.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2007
Bottle from Buckybeer. Thie shit is good. Pretty gold color with nice carbonation. Light malty and strong flowery hop taste and aroma. Citrus dry bitter finish. Smooth and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2007
Gold color. Smell of hops, malt, light pine and citrus, flowers and some caramel. Taste of caramel, minor citrus, hops, flowers, honey, pine and a little pine. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cblado (229) - Washington, USA - DEC 10, 2007
12 oz bottle. Pours a light, slightly amber gold color. Thick citrus aroma gives a hint of the definite grapefruit flavors. Spicy, not a particularly strong hops flavor. Slightly bitter, less than other American Pale Ales. A bit oily on the palate. All in all a delicious beer that I would come back to.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (2962) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2007
12/01/2007: U.S. Pale Ale has a "pretty" (according to my wife) golden color. It is extremely clear and has a moderate level of carbonation and a fluffy off-white head. Sweet honey malt and some floral hops blossom out of the aroma. The flavor is adequately hoppy for an American Pale Ale. There are lots hop flavors including floral, pine, and hints of grassy and spicy hops (noble-like) along with some honey and pale malt notes throughout. The body of this beer is medium and it is smooth and pretty soft and mellow on the palate. Overall this is a solid American Pale Ale. It is quite flavorful and refreshing without being too heavy, hoppy, or bitter.

12 fl. oz. bottle from buckybeer. Thanks Mark! Rating #18 for this beer...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 23, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2007 Light golden to straw color. Smallish off-white head. Head caramel malt aromas with light citric zest and a touch of pine wood. Full feel with tight bubbles that carry it across the palate. Fairly dry, in that there is not much sweetness to this one. Some light caramel and a touch of bread dough that is displaced quite quickly by grapefruit zest. I touch too bitter for for my palate, at least without some more sweetness and malt to back it up. Light pine wood come back in at the finish and linger. Needs some more sweet malt or hops flavors to liven this one up. As I’m near the end, things have warmed up a touch and the flavors do seem to be coming out some more. I’ll need to re-evaluate with another bottle soon. Re-evaluated the next day. Still seems like a premium lager with an ale yeast. not enough malt depth.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2007
Thanks to Skyview for sharing. Verys olid pale ale. Lots of hops and very strong.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iowaherkeye (2686) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - NOV 19, 2007
12oz bottle, no date. Clear honey golden with a small white head, fading to a ring and a thin film rather quickly. Aroma of Cascades (sweaty and citrusy with a bit of pine), and a fair amount of sweet caramel malts. Flavor makes me happier with some brighter citrus notes and soft pine bitterness, sweetened up with some grass and caramel. Light body with light to moderate carbonation. A good APA to style. I need to enter my notes from the brewery, as I remember this being better on tap.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sthlm (1224) - Iowa, USA - NOV 15, 2007
[Growler, thanks Skyview] Pours clear gold with a small white head. Aroma of a lot of grain and grapefruit. Taste is not very bitter, a lot of grain throughout with some grapefruit at the end. Not the best APA out there, but not the worst either.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madcow75 (426) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2007
Bottle. Pours is clear, light amber, thin head. Aroma is a little citrus and spice. Taste is more citrus, pine and the slightest bit of earthy malt. Nice bitterness and a little astringent. A little light bodied, but VERY drinkable, you can down a 6er of this easy.


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