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Cismontane Holy Jim Falls X.P.A

Cismontane Holy Jim Falls X.P.A
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This beer is named after the the falls at the end of Holy Jim trail in the Trabuco Canyon near the brewery. The refreshing flavor and hoppy aroma of this crisp, clean Extra Pale Ale will certainly be enhanced when standing in the cool waters of the falls when you reach the end of the trail. Throw a couple of these in your bag for the hike and enjoy it to the sound of running water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (1169) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 27, 2014
March 9th, 2013 - Cismontane’s Holy Jim Falls is a summer treat just waiting to be paired at your favorite seer-sucker attire required party. Light and golden in body, it shines even after sunset, with a hoppy, spritz aroma, touches of mizuna, a squeeze of lime, and even the strong associative scent of tortilla. The flavor is also rooted in the citrus family, most predominantly with dry lemon, lime and hops, and some carbonation. The palate is lighter, too, making this a drink that’s easy to quaff, and to enjoy each chord of lemon and lime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1397) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Medium yellow with a slight haze, big rocky white head that dissipated quickly to nothing and left minimal lace. Lemon, bread and perfume in the aroma. Modest grassy hop bitterness offset by bready malt. Light body, lively carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (5662) - Utah, USA - OCT 1, 2014
22oz bottle picked up at Country Spirits in Carlsbad
Cloudy straw yellow with a medium sized white head, some lacing. Aroma is citrus, yeast and lemon. Taste is grassy, lemon and mild bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MatSmi (3) - San Diego, USA - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
Poured from a bottle. Hazy pale yellow with tremendous light and fluffy head that reduced to nothing. Aroma is not pleasant, papery and alkaline, with lemony,citrus. Taste is extra pale, no real malt, slightly citrus with a bit of sweetness and honeylike on the finish. I would not drink a second but could if I were thirsty on a hot day. I have had better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Troupis (94) - - JUL 3, 2014
Mediocre at best it doesn't belong with pale ale near its description. Gets better per drink. Had this weakling on tap - after bolder beers - so possibly a tainted palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle from Birratrovo, Como
Hazy pale blond color; the head is too large. The fermentation produced a perfumy and spicy aroma (coriander-like), deep; some green apples too, and tea. Bone dry mouthfeel; not much malt flavor, a pit papery indeed; strong bitterness; the hop doesn’t provide enough qualities, instead in the final there is some chicory-like bitterness, which I displease.
Surely designed for summer days, nevertheless unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (4444) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Somewhat lemony aroma. Looks like darker lemonade. Good sizzle, a little creamy on the zest. Bitter citrus peel thing seems like it wants to be a pils kindah thing but never quite gets there. The cut on this makes me move it from a 4 to a 5 in taste. Yes, what turns out to be rather annoying initially, smooths out to an even keel. Glad to have tasted a glass bottle pounder of this rare beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (296) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Hazy yellow / gold pour. Light lemon peels and some grass perhaps. A lighter version of Lagunitas DayTime, which is much more flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6200) - ITALY - JAN 30, 2014
Pale hazy rocky head citrus note some exotic fruit good dryness light body good bitterness Chiara leggermente velata schiuma abbondante grossolana persistente naso agrumato citrico con una nota fruttata uva spina secca non milto corpo buon amaro

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boozedude (2169) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 19, 2013
bottle into glass hazy orangish yellow poor then white head citris alchol aroma with a pingint funky mytallic light hops taste just ok would prob not do it again

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