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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10634) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2011
GraviCask (GBBF2011, Friday)
Stagnant hops and sweet american something in the aroma (Anna, are you drunk?) Peach aroma. Orange colour, minimal head. Tastes of light fruits, sweet juicy ones. Not so much in the finish, a bit dull. Didn’t work for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19098) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2011
Draft @ the Capital Hill location. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23359) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, grass and hops. Fruity flavour of grass, hops and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34856) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2011
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small to no lasting head. Aroma is dense grapefruity, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Light sweet impression. Sweet, fruity and crisp hoppy. Nice grapefruity and smooth into a light sweet and yet fruity bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (9444) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2011
Sample @ Brewpub, Capitol Hill
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, pine and grassy hops. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (4056) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Capitol City Brewing Company, DC 16oz tap ($3.50hh): Pours a copperish color without too much in the way of head. Aroma of citrus and ambiguous flowers, with some obvious pale malt behind all that. Taste is pretty much up the same avenue. A little bit hoppy with the bitterness and the like. Still the mouth feel is nice and crisp and the body is pretty good. Basically this fulfills the criteria of the style to the T, but is not really outstanding in any shape of form.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (3688) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Pours amber from tap with a thin head. Pleasant floral aroma. Some hop pronouncement on the tongue but the mouthfeel was thin for my taste. Finishes a bit watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Reviewed from notes. On tap at the Union Station location. Pours a moderate copper brown color with a bit of a white head. Not much lacing. Nose brings forward some very light citrus and floral hops. A bit of malt. The taste is really light with some very mild hopping. Mostly just some pale malt. A bit of bitterness in the feel. Nothing inherently wrong with this, but it’s fairly run of the mill and quite light. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 11-03-2010

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1256) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Draft at the brew pub. Coper colored pour with no head (as served). MIld hoppy aroma. Taste is dominate by a decent hops bitterness in the finish, with little up front maltiness. LIght bodied and rather thin in palate. Very crist and refreshing, good hoppiness in the finish, very nice lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3682) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 11, 2011
From a draft pour at the Brewpub on New York Avenue. Pours a clear copper with a medium size foamy beige head, medium retention and very good lacing. Nose of caramel malts,is medium malts and lots of hop aromas including pine, citrus, and flowers and a hint of fruit. Medium body and smooth carbonation and mouthfeel. The flavor is well balanced between malts and hops, with fruit and citrus domination. Dry bitter finish. Very good.

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