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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Sunset in color, brewed with a combination of pale and crystal malts, London yeast, and a variety of traditional English hops for a spicy, slightly bittersweet finish and a wonderful fruity and flowery aroma. 12.5 degrees P.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (487) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2013
A nice, medium-bodied amber ale with plenty of flavor. Hoppier than most pale ales that you would actually get in the UK. A little spicy, nice malt backbone, and a healthy dose of English hops. A solid beer for the style, and a bit underrated on this site, IMO.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9960) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle at Tony’s, thanks to Tony or DW I believe, 19/05/13. Clear reddish amber with a thin beige head. Nose is toffee, biscuit, mineral notes. Taste comprises caramel malt, straw, bread dough, biscuit bite, light fruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. A truly ’whelming’ beer, assume the classic formation 6-3-6-3-12!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1491) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Soft fruity caramel aroma. Chestnut brown color, not much head. Slightly bitter, nutty, and a touch of dark fruit. Seems like a classic English pale, only crisper like a ESB. Nice sessionable body that is substantial without being filling.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1741) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 1, 2013
12oz beer. Pours a medium clear amber with a beige head. Very true to the style of an english ale. Slightly sweet malt flavors with the english hop bitterness on the back end. Nothing spectacular.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - APR 8, 2013
Pours copper, a little hazy with chestnut hue. A fabulous head of soft creamy foam that fell off oh so slowly like a tease. It really does have a come hither look. Sticky lace and thick cap. Smells great with fat malt and light citrus. Lemon and floral are light as a feather on a bread & biscuit caramel malt spine. Malt opens up deep and sweet. Taste is gentle ,clean crystal malt with a good honey and butter sweetness, slightly nutty, alongside hops that are as gentle as a spring breeze with some earth and floral and not quite too bitter. Just enough bitter to lean in on the back palate. It was a touch watery and thin. Drank smooth and bittersweet and had a silky mouthfeel with just a bit of carbonation to tickle the throat. Really good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
elihapa (1529) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Biscuit, malt, caramel and hints of floral hops net finish. Smooth, if run of the mill. 3.1.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Translucent amber with a thin but persistent beige head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation.

Aroma: grassy pale malt, brown or medium-dark crystal malts, a touch of roast, and fallen leaves.

Taste: toasted and caramel malts, a hint of roast, subtle woodsy hop bitterness.

Elements are all there, but lacking life and unity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Draft at the Hartford airport. Pretty standard-looking American ale -- dark amber and clean. Crisp and cleanly delivered, mellow malt and caramel. Very, very easy to drink. (#4920, 1/17/2013)

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AKThunder (166) - New York, USA - DEC 26, 2012
An english pale ale with a very floral taste. Other than that, nothing too remarkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (5920) - Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. The aroma is mildly fruity, light caramel with light florals. The flavor is light fruits, grainy, mild floral notes, not very much.


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