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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Carden1972 (11) - Montgomery, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2013
At grill. Fairly clear. Slight haze decent aroma. Really good tasting crisp brew. A little astringent but I actually thought this was not a downer. Crisp finish. I could hang out at the bar and drink this for a long time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (5071) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2016
Draught @ the brewpub, Downtown DC. Pours clear dark amber with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, yeast and caramel. Sweetish flavour of caramel malt,mwith bready and estery touches, and notes of hops. Bitter and somewhat bready aftertaste. Okay but not a typical pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeFurl (12) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Tried on draft. Good beer - clean, tasty, good aroma and aftertaste. Not too bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (6101) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5770) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (691) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bytemesis (6950) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2323) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (364) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (1639) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (823) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Deep amber color with malty aroma. Taste is malty upfront with a hoppy aftertaste. More balanced than expected.

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