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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Specially kilned Crystal malt and a generous portion of American cascade hops are used for a refreshing, spicy aroma, and a long, dry finish. Great with food, it’s big, bold, and bittersweet. Named best beer in Ohio and winner of a Bronze Medal in the World Beer Championships. Four Stars-Great Lakes Beer Guide.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fromred2green (187) - , Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark yellow with a small white head. Aroma of fresh floral hops. Flavor is very hoppy, with an interesting malty kick toward the finish. More character than a typical pale ale, and a very good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (3468) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2009
On tap at the CBC. Deep golden color with a thin off white head. Fresh hop and raw grain nose. There is a strong hop bite over a solid malty backbone. Some bitter grass in the finish. This is a pretty standard pub pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 5, 2009
Pours gold with a white head. Smells of earth, tea, some caramel. Tastes perfumy and spicy with an earthy finish. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmack34 (640) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Bottle. Pours golden orange with a nice head. Smells of malt and floral, spicy hops. Tastes bready, pine, and a slight citrus, tangerine maybe. Pretty good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2009

2/182009: CBC Pale Ale has a beautiful, sunny orange color with a lasting frothy beige head. The aroma and flavor are both fresh and showcase the citrusy, floral, and slightly resiny hops accompanied by just a tough of toffee maltiness. This beer is smooth and soft on the palate which helps make it quite sessionable. This accompanied my dinner of liver and onions quite nicely...

Draught at Cap City Diner in Gahanna,Ohio. Rating #92 for this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2008
golden brown with decent white head. Not much malt in this one, a little too bitter, but a decent hop flavor. An average at best ipa

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
1010 (309) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2008
On tap at the Columbus Microbrew Festival. Pours a cloudy gold color. This beer has a nice hops taste. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2008
Bottle courtesy poonpillager. Pours a clear copper with a small off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, bready malt, floral hops, and a hint of caramel. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium mouthfeel with a mild to moderate amount of bitterness. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Bottle. Dark amber body, caramel nose with slight fruity notes, big off-white head. Brown sugar, caramel, hints of fruit, hardly any hop character, mild to moderate bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2008
5-12-08 bottle
Clear amber red with a thin whitish head and super tiny lacing. Smell is light and a little hoppy and not horrible - I would just like it a bit more vibrant or loud. Flavor is okay - has a presence of hops but it is though they are standing over in the corner alone and almost like they aren’t there. Palate is really really carbonated.


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