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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Hops with an American accent. Disarmingly drinkable.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (995) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2012
12 oz bottle pours an almost clear orange with small white head but good lacing. Aroma is of piney and citrus hops with a good caramel malt backbone, but nothing overpowering. Flavor is malty without much of a finish. Light to medium body. A good APA but nothing I’ll remember.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlbeer (846) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. Orange/yellow pour with white head and a lot of lacing. Smells of citrus hops with strong citrus hop flavor. Decent pale ale.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8341) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2012
draft.
clear amber with thick lacing.
buttery and infected and oily.
candy corn malt.
acidic and grainy and coarse.
bad shape.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwm1034 (673) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle from sampler rack at PW. Pours clear golden orange with thin white head. Mildly hoppy, floral nose. Initial taste isn’t as bitter / hoppy as you’d usually expect from a typical pale. Not bad but far from outstanding...pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2463) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Clear medium amber with a persistent head and splashes of lace. The taste is a crisp, clean caramel malt, followed with a light, but clear, hop finish. Doesn’t sound like much, but it makes a fine, easy-drinking brew. Don’t expect the world, just a good easy-drinking beer. Recommended.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (2061) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Pours gold with a thin white head that has decent retention. Aroma is mostly citrus, some pine, toast and caramel. Flavor is caramel, citus and cookie dough up front, then a nice toast and cereal grain comes in alon with a some pine to finish it out along with a bread dough, toast and citrus fade. Palate is fairly light and crisp with a creamy entry, off dry finish and light, spritzy carbonation. Nice pale ale, decently hoppy, but has a nice, full malt profile without being overly sweet. It has a nice, clean, crisp and refreshing palate to boot. Awesomely balanced, nice summer quencher for sure.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (7233) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle. Clear yellow gold pour, white head. This one is pretty dull - nothing really standing out in this. Just a bland pale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scipio (737) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Bottle. Nice golden in color without to much head. Somewhat of a citrus aroma with hops. Flavor consists of citrus and perhaps pine, while it is not to hoppy. Nothing really negative to say, but nothing to special to speak of either.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3427) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Pours a deep golden color with a small head.

The aroma is lightly sweet with a nice citrus forward fruitiness. Very clean smelling, not particularly brilliant but nice smelling.

The flavor is spicy, fruity, and dry with a nice hop bitterness, & some light citrus character. The maltiness is crisp and clean, and particularly noticeable. All together the flavor is perfectly balanced, Everything is in it’s right place.

I’m guessing this bottle was about as fresh as possibly because this was pretty nice tasting. I can see how it might not last so well if left too long on the shelf.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoePeesie (897) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Nothing special here. Its an okay APA, but I didn’t find the hop profile very interesting or exciting. I would buy this beer again if my options were limited, but I certainly wouldn’t seek int out.


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