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One of the first beers I brewed after moving out to California to begin my brewing education was a Pale Ale. This version is a true testament to the influences the Wild West had on my early brewing. My Pale Ale is loaded with US-grown Cascade, Crystal, and Columbus hops, so be sure to take a good sniff to enjoy their robust aromas before taking your first sip. Sensory Profile: An aromatic beer with notes of citrus, pine, a noticeable bitterness, and a touch of malty backbone to help balance it out. Food Pairing: Foods with a spicy kick are a great match, as the bitterness of the hops will help to cool the palate before your next bite. Mexican food and pizza are natural matches.

Wittales' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wittales (701) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Appearance was honey red gold with creamy lasting off white 2 finger head, rings of lace. Aromas are sweet pale malts, pine, citrus fruits, no alcohol present. Taste was slight sweet 2-row malt backbone with pine, lemon, grapefruit and orange and resin. Palate was creamy smooth CO2 with meduim body, then a long piney, citrusy resinous finish. A classic sticky pale made in the east coast. Thx beer buddy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
guimatheus (4) - - MAR 14, 2015 does not count
American pale ale bem equilibrada... Muito saborosa... Aroma cítrico balanceando o aroma do malte...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2372) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - FEB 19, 2015
19.02.2015. 0,355l Bottle. From Bread & Butter, New York. Amber golden colour with off-whita head. Very bitter and rich. Notes of grass and hay. There is also a pretty desent aroma of darker malts. Very dry mouthfeel gives a fresh, but kind of heavy beer. Aftertaste is dry bitter with more malts and grass. At the end there is that ripe fruits dryness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1929) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2015
5oz pour at Ginger Man NY. Grass hops nose. Light amber color. Hop flavor and some biscuit grass flavors.Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
petergaynor (137) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 4, 2015
16oz on tap, poured a light amber colour, on the nose nice light grassy hops with spicy malt. Taste was well balanced with a hint of fruitiness in the hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
probstblueribbon (3273) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
12 oz bottle from BOTW (Rochester), served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass. BOTTLED 12032013 (!)

App.: Clear light amber with a decent, fluffy, off-white head. Aroma: Fruity hops, grapefruit, lightly peppery, fairly forward melanoidin/caramel maltiness, a little dusty. Palate: Medium body and medium-ish carbonation. Flav.: Mostly citrusy hops, a little flat compared to the nose, herbal, slightly floral, reasonable Vienna/Munich malt with some graininess; dry with fair bitterness and a kinda dusty, vague finish.

Too old, too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5215) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Nose is heavy on the caramel and pine, doughy and somewhat spicy. Pours hazy copper with abundant carbonation and a large sudsy beige head. Taste only lightly sweet with light bitterness, lightly grainy under the citrus but not too bad, green leafy hops character on par with the strong caramel, which is dominant here, and lesser pine. Crisp, clean, refreshing, but I’m not returning its calls.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OscarFalls (52) - excelsior, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Purchased bottle at Torinos in NYC. Lots of hops with slight dryness at end. Enjoy on vacation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5357) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear copper body under a one finger frothy white head. The nose is just lightly hoppy with some light caramel and pale maltiness. The flavor is moderately bitter with some nice citrus and resiny qualities over a lightly sweet caramel malt base. Rather clean and crisp. Light bodied with soft fizzy carbonation and a nice lingering hoppiness. Rather nice straight forward APA, rather fresh and thirst quenching.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (1112) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Tap. Cloudy light orange pour with a finger of white head. Citrus, malt, caramel, candy. Light to medium body with strong carbonation. Powdery, bitter sweet finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle pour. Brown orange in glass with one finger of white head. Fresh nose of sweet malts, caramel, and faint piney hops. A little soil. Light body. Crisp and dry, semi-bitter. Sticky pine hops. More candied malts. Cooked vegetables. Similar to English pales. A little one dimensional.

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