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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Sour Pale is a dry, tart, and uniquely aromatic American Pale Ale. A sour mash technique is used to milk a delicately sour flavor from lactobacillus bacteria naturally occurring on barley grain husks. A traditional Northwest pale ale hop profile provides a light bittnerness with citrusy flavor and aroma to produce a truly intriguing nose: a flowery sour. The malt profile is light on residual sugars, leaving a clean, dry finish.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 9, 2013
A hazy yellow brew. The nose is lightly lemony, grains of paradise and wheat. Quite still but very refreshing. With a very tart note and some citric hopping. More white wine dryness than bitterness. Smooth, simple and a little vinegary.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4156) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Tap @ BEER... Poured pale, hazy, straw yellow with a thin head. Biscuit and cracker-like malts with some tartness towards the middle to the finish. Not acidic or in you face, just some citrus and tartness in there with the malt. Hops seemed non-existent in this one. A good sunny afternoon drinking beer.


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