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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Our American style pale ale is medium to full bodied with an assertive hop bitterness and aroma. The flavor and fragrance of American hops mush with a strong malt backbone.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (5988) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Capitol City Shirlington. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of light citrus, biscuit. Tastes of citrus, toasty notes, biscuit, floral. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5655) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2016
On tap at downtown location. Orange body with sight head. Nose is malty, spicy, caramel. Taste is hops, and floral. Oily texture. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (690) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Draft sampler at Capitol Hill location on July 11, 2009. Dark golden color with a hint of amber, sweet and hoppy aroma, nicely balanced malt and hop flavor for the most part, with hops becoming more prominent as the glass warms. Could be a little bolder but all in all a pretty good beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bytemesis (6730) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Tap. Pours clear golden apple, small off white head, good lacing. Aroma is light, hints of grass, caramel, cardboard. Flavor is light sweet, medium plus bitter, caramel, a bit vegetal again, pine. Harsh bitter finish with nondeScript hops. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2310) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
Tap at downtown location. Pour light copper, some head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity and sweet. Flavours of grain, syrup, earthy bitterness. Taste light/medium bitter, light/medium sweet. Mouth is medium body with sticky sweetness, some bitterness to the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (353) - Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Hoppy fruity aroma. Dark gold appearance. More citrus and pine flavor. At the brewery after a bike ride. I think the best beer I have had at Capitol City.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (1624) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Poured from a tap. Clear copper color, medium off white head. Not much of an aroma. Medium body with a crystal malt flavor and a slight C hops in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (819) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Deep amber color with malty aroma. Taste is malty upfront with a hoppy aftertaste. More balanced than expected.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - JUL 8, 2015
On tap at their brewpub. Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, pine and grassy hops. Taste is sweet with light hops. Medium bodied. Pretty average.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (4270) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2015 On tap at the brewpub. A good pale ale that has a bit more, or a bit darker, malt base than average. Plenty of earthy and citrusy hops.


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