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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Pagan perfects the pale ale. Yellow gold color, thick white head, crisp lemony and grapefruit citrus hop aroma, bready malts encircled by fresh American hop flavors, coming to a point of enchantment in the finish. Pagan will make a believer out of you!


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Very tasty PA. Lots of pine, citrus on the nose. Very very hopped. Pours a dark yellow with a medium soft head. Lots of lacing. Taste is a heavily hopped malt blend that goes down smooth.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frank (3092) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2015
At six percent alcohol, I might just go ahead and call this an IPA but, whatever, it is a tasty, hoppy ale that is pale in color one way or the other. For some reason the faux painted glass of Carsonís beers made me think theyíd be crappy but they have all been really tasty so far and this is no exception. It is bright orange in color and its head is made of even-sized medium bubbles and is quite long lasting. There is a fruity white grape character to the hops in this that I quite enjoy along w/ the more typical citrus/grapefruit character you come to expect. A slight touch of sweetness and bready malt character brings out some juicy orange character once you taste it and it all comes together very nicely. This is a medium to full bodied beer w/ fine but vigorous carbonation to keep things nice and drinkable. It finishes w/ a firm citrus rind bitterness and a light touch of caramel sweetness. This is a really done beer whatever style you might want to call it. It is not breaking any new territory but there is something to be said for just making a style everyone likes and making it really well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rubbishystuff (1899) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2015 From BandC. Perfectly acceptable not extraordinary APA. In addition to the grapefruit the hops were a big peppery. Serving: Bottle

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6417) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (caramel, cookie), lightly to moderately hoppy (apricot, grapefruit), with a light note of diacetyl. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, syrupy texture, lively carbonation. Not bad in the aroma department...some fruity allure is only slightly marred by buttery diacetyl. Overly syrupy sweet in the mouth, though, so drinkability is limited. About average overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Clear golden yellow bodies with a modest yet sustained creamy head, this has a pleasing aroma of lemon, lemon rind, and grapefruit. The malt presents itself in the taste as a mild grainy sweetness, soon supplanted by the citrus hop flavors and a moderate zesty bitterness. The finish is dry and lightly bitter. Nice APA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (8177) - Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2014
355ml bottle. Amber/gold pour with a foamy white head that sticks for a bit. The aroma is basic c hops, with herbs and citrus. Flavor is basic citrus flavors, not much malt. A nice but run of the mill apa.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4125) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Aroma is toffee, citrus/fruit and slight off-notes. The flavor is toffee, citrus, fruit, biscuit malts, mild earthy/slightly dirty and a tangy/bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kambei70 (692) - - AUG 16, 2014
2014 bottle. Slightly hazy copper with a foamy white head. Aroma is caramel malt, orange and a little pine. Taste is the same with a harsh, acerbic bitterness at the end. Medium body with a semi-dry mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1242) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Hazy brownish gold with a white head. The aroma has good citrus notes. It has a medium body with oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is bittersweet with a smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jahshuwuh (441) - USA - JUL 31, 2014
A dark golden color half finger of head. Sweet floral scents, orange, citrus. Taste is a mild bitter, mild floral, some cracker like maltiness. Not a lot of sweetness and is fairly light and not a lot going on. Decent but not a first choice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2435) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of citrus, resin and malts. Taste is malts, pine and citrus.


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