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RATINGS: 447   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.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pinkzambia (1457) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Clear copper color with a white ring head. Aroma of perfumy hops. Tinny balanced hop malt backbone with a sharp but malty finish. Tangy bitterness in the aftertaste. It’s ok, but doesn’t compare to something like Sierra Nevada APA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gripweed57 (632) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2014
12 ounce. can. Slightly hazy amber color. Decent sized rocky white head. Fragrant faint caramel malt aroma. Mild toasted malt flavor has hints of bread and black tea. Nicely balance subtle citrus hops. Slight nutty malt in finish. Pleasant but average.

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 (35) - 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 (389) - 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 (305) - 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 (7958) - 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).


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