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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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An amber English-style ale that has a nice balance between hops and malt. It's the most popular of our beers and the most versatile in terms of pairing with food or people.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oogiee (70) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 6, 2014
citrus, caramel, leaves, ginger, brown, orange, minimal head, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation,

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mdindy (34) - Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2014
pours slight dark amber with almost no head, sweet aroma. flavour has deep malty tones with carmal and mild hoppy notes some citrus in the after taste. good ballence overall pretty decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CharmCityCrab (149) - Maryland, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Sweet, swampy taste like autumn leaves with old fashioned candy with toast and acorns. Not great, but points for being different than I expected. Like the whale?s tale logo. Kind of curious about the calligraphy on the upper label, whether its just artistic or Hebrew letters or something. Not a bad beer, but they could probably do more with this brand. A little closer to an amber ale or a red ale than a pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (380) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Brown and bubbly. Malty and a bit bitter. Clean and dry finish. Nice brew to try out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DubC5000 (304) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Aroma sweet, bready, like caramel and sugarcane. After an initial bite of carbonation, sweet malt flavors kick in with a pleasantly bitter mild hop finish. Relatively low alcohol content makes this a good post-dinner sessioner.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdenney18 (109) - Lawton, Iowa, USA - DEC 1, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pretty good pale. Has a crisp finish but no much for hops. I would have again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 1, 2013
One of my favorite pale ales that I always have a few in my fridge. Visited the brewery in Nantucket and had a blast.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7775) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2013
A ¾ pint bottle carried back home from bottle bar (Biers Sans Frontiers), GBBF 13. Bright and clear amber coloured body. Creamy, off-white head that laces well. Smell of bread, herbal hops and dried fruits. Mixed flavours of red orange and caramel malts followed by a resin-like, bitter ending. Satisfying bittersweet tail. Soft and dry on the swallow. Just alright (shared with Finn H at his place in Tromsø 30.10.2013).

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
12th October 2013
Bright clear amber beer with a small pale cream coloured head. Light minerally crisp palate. Light toffee malt, little dried fruits. Crispy minerally finish. Dull! Meh!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4508) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 29, 2013
A sweet molasses aroma, like an okto. The flavor is also sweetish. Definitely of the English variety, as it’s more molasses than hops.


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