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RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   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.


eyes_wide_shut's rating

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eyes_wide_shut (107) - Haifa, - JUN 15, 2012
At a tasting in Nimrod Rosenblatt house in Haifa during a blind tasting, 12 fl oz, 3/4 pint bottle, pours amber color with nice off-white head that dissipates very quickly, sparkling, excellent citrus fruits, candy and nut aroma, disappointing and slightly anemic taste, light body, dry and slightly sweet aftertaste, light and flowing, slips in the mouth, overall a balanced beer, although the taste is disappointing relative to the aroma.


3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fernans (29) - Rhode Island, USA - APR 13, 2014
Sessionable beer. Doesn’t jump off the page but enjoyable. Some sweetness up front, very light on the his for a pale ale. Color is a nice amber, head disappears quickly.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Coolmac (39) - SOUTH AFRICA - APR 13, 2014
Nice floral aroma. Pours a cloudy orange with decent head that sticks around for the duration. Lovely sweet malt on the tongue with a good fruity hop flavour finishing with a strong bitterness. Awesome beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ludhaber (62) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Deep amber color. There is no notable hop aroma. Some malt in the nose. The beer has a good buttery texture but the hop bitters come out before the hop taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bigben873 (125) - Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Light hop aroma, medium amber color, unimpressive flavor, but not bad. - march madness 2014

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Bit disappointed to find this isn’t the brewpub version retired in 2007- that would have been an exotic find on the shelves of Pioneer supermarket. Deep coppery brown- not pale- with patchy slick of foam. Aroma of rust, Weetabix, minerals, Allsorts and Hovis biscuits. Said flavour with hints of wet dough, Dolly Mixtures, Allsorts and vaguely spicy (aniseed) notes. Slightly saline finish with retronasal seawater, malt loaf and rust. A respectful imitation of a dull brown English bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pinkzambia (1395) - 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 (508) - 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 (31) - 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 (142) - 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.


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