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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Bitterness and aromatic hops dominate this American pale ale. Strong full malt backbone to match. When you taste this you know your drinking a beer inspired by the adventurous west coast ales. 6.0% alcohol.


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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Goblincat (379) - Westland, Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle. Darker than expected. Hoppy aroma. The hops carry over to the taste. I bought it as a novelty because I have pet rats. Probably wouldn’t buy again.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Clear copper with a voluminous, chunky dark tan head. Aroma is malt, dusty, dry hops.. Caramel, cardboard flavours... Average.....but barely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nike (889) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2013
12oz bottle, definite hop aroma (almost like an ipa). Hop flavor, strong malt flavors as well as caramel. I guess the west coast apa have the hop flaovrs to them, but well balanced, slight bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2013
bottle, murky amber pour. heavy caramel/toffee maltiness. medium body. Not so great

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jsquire (3337) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Murky amber color with a foamy khaki colored head. This beer is distressingly carbonated and almost explodes on the tongue. Some stale old fruit taste with cardboard and wet hops. This is really not very good.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ADesenberg (500) - Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Bottle: massive, foamy light tan head on this. After it settled a bit I could see the beer... Dark, hazy amber colored. Grainy aromas... It’s interesting, but not really in a fun way. Little bit of a letdown. Grassy... Some sour notes. Fruity maybe? Ok beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
shaycay (1) - - JAN 31, 2013 does not count
Dark amber ale, great head, smooth mouth feel and great, classic taste. Everything you want in an American ale

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopdog (8521) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2012
12oz bottle. Poured all head. Settled into an amber color. Toasted grains with sweet caramel in the tastes.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
rondphoto (1537) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Clear dark amber with a long-lasting head and swirls of lace. Taste is a combination of malt and dark fruit and other flavors that remind me of Dr. Pepper (soft drink). The finish becomes sour and bitter, which isn’t very satisfying., particularly since it goes down rather heavily. Overall, a big drink, especially for the abv, but not one I’d seek out.

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
tazz (2) - - OCT 15, 2012 does not count
a good beer when they started. the draft is better than the bottled. the bottled stuff is smutty as though it were put up in dirty bottles.


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