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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
American and European malts, Cascade and Centennial hops, purest water, and brewerís yeast. This brew is the connoisseurís all-time favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (8356) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
this is an old new beer. iíve been to Anderson Valley twice and had never seen it til last week, there or anywhere else, but itís been around a long time. Brewed at Sierra Nevada in 1985 and moving to other breweries ever since (in Boonville since 06). Itís a pretty cool beer so why iíve never seen it is a mystery. casted as an american pale ale, but really more of an english style, amber in color, lots of malt with some fruit in the aroma and just a hint of spice. nice balance in aroma and flavor. not overcomplicated (ie-fairly simple) but tasty and a bit unique. recomended."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vvesside (256) - California, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Tried this at Cullen's Pub in Benicia. I guess the guy who brews it comes in from time to time. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (5557) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Tap. First, let me say I am bummed that it is not, as advertised, a Vietnamese beer. Pours clear amber, medium creamy off-white head with good lacing. Aroma is pleasant with roasted malts and citrus hops. Taste has notes of citrus and roasted malt as well, but there is also a medium sweet fruity flavor that I cannot place. Finish starts bitter, ends a little sickly due to the fruit notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
I really like this brew. Was surprised by the overall flavor and texture of this brew. Pours deep brown with not too much head on it. Really well crafted brew, drinks with mild hops and quality malts. Great brew, a real surprise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5696) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Copper with white watery head and lace. Aroma of caramel malt light citrus hops. Sweet caramel malt with a light citrus followed by a metallic that takes away. Medium bodied but a bit watery with a decent bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11751) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 16, 2010
22oz bottle-pours a rich light tan head and copper color. Aroma is bready-light/medium malt, some herbal. Taste is bready-light/medium malt, some herbal hops. Kind of EPA/ESB, easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2010
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Light unclear light to medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20100110]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (17458) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 19, 2010
Tasting at PapsÝís
Hazy amber color. Mild fruity hops aroma; is that my impression or are there some Chinese spices? Interesting. Caramel flavor, there are some residual sugars but itís not too sweet, light chocolate flavor. Quite special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14792) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2010
Bottle at PapsÝís - Thanks. Cloudy brown - white head. Toasted, hoppy, bisquit, sweetness, peachy hoppy, candy, resin, bitterness. Plain Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10406) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2010
Cloudy amber with a medium beige head. Hoppy aroma with pine and grapefruits. Flavour was hoppy with pine, grapefruit and malty notes. Finished bitter.

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