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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
When the British introduced draught pale ale to America, the Pipe Organ Pale Ale is what they had intended. It is truly British in character. Brewed with pale ale malt and a touch of caramel malt, it has a light copper color and subtle body. The maltiness is carefully balanced with only the best English hops - East Kent Goldings. Although this beer has a fair amount of hops, the caramel maltiness perfectly balances its profile.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15381) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. An unclear orange colored beer topped by a small, off-white head. The aroma has pine cones, lemon zest, some orange notes and pale malts. Full-bodied and nicely carbonated. There’s a nice bitterness in the flavor, dealing easily with the light malty sweetness. Pine cones and citrus fruits, and a lasting zesty, orangey, bitter finish. 150617

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12119) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2003
Clear amber with medium white head. Aroma is hoppy -- floral and light citrus; sweet, with a bit of caramel. Taste is floral and light sweet, finishes with nice floral bitterness. Medium-full body.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11908) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Bottle from the Brew Works. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectation where met.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11560) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2013
12oz bottle-offwhite-gold. A-pine, 2nd sweet lt malt. T-crisp pine/lemon hops with some bite, 2nd sweet lt malt-caramel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/16/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

clear dark gold, fine off white head, sweet caramel malt aroma with light hops, lots of bitter hop flavor backed up by a touch of sweet caramel malt, long bitter finish, all about the bitter but still quite drinkable,
-------- /> Date: 07/23/2007
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub

lots of lactic sourness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10513) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear copper color with a medium sized off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of citrus hops and caramel malts. The taste is citrus hops and toasted malts. Thin-medium bodied, decent balance. Fairly straightforward.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daknole (10280) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2009
Bottle from the Otown throwdown. Gold pour. White head. Aroma of hops, stone fruit, citrus and malt. Flavor is a bit grainy with some hops and citrus. Ok, just average.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10082) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2004
Sparkling clear, dark golden ale with a mid-sized, frothy, white head. Ink-blot lacing. Overripe apple and banana in the nose. Lesser notes of lemon rind, bubble gum and very light cinnamon. Tasty, but a bit thin and a little on the bitter side... pleasantly so. Also, some malty caramel and hoppy grapefruit rind. Medium-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Lengthy, lightly bitter, dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9829) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2006
12oz bottle acquired in trade with CMUBEERMAN (thanks!). Opened to a loud PSST and proceeded to pour almost all head. Settled into a medium and see through orange color. Softer aromas of caramel, citrus, and floral. Tastes start of with caramel giving way to citrus. Slightly lively body (I would have expected it to be over carbonated with the way it opened and poured, but it wasn’t).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
Draught @ Church Brew Works, Pittsburgh, PA
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, grass and floral. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long grassy and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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