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RATINGS: 138   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2007
Nice light hop aroma--mostly floral. Reddish brownin color with a decent head. The palate is medium to full for the style. Nice floral hop taste and good malt balance. Really solid APA--very enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2007
Some nice hops stand out in the aroma.Pours a deep copper with a slight white head.Got some malt and a descent amount of hops in the flavor.Medium mouthfeel with a bitter hop finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2006
This was a pretty good beer...It had less of an aftertaste then some I have been trying. I have always like pale ales though...

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (1682) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 12, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2006 Bright amber color. Hop bitterness from start to finish. Medium body. More taste than many pale ales. Second bottle had offtaste of sour grain.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moggman (235) - Columbus, USA - OCT 30, 2006
Bottle, Amber color, sweet fruity aroma. Flavor is hoppy and finishes bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5966) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2006
Draft at the brewpub, 10/23/06: Amber with a sheen and lightly adhesive head. Tangy and malty with a nice orange-rind bite at the end.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Fruity. Some apricot in the aroma. Might be from the apricot ale they brew. Good medium body and a bit sour/tart in the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Not too bad of a brew, to be honest. It wasn’t knock you off your barstool good but it had all the basic implications of a pale ale that hit me the right ways. Word.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edden (925) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2006
10/7/06: Bottle.
Rich hop nose with a hint of brown sugar. Body is a nice, deep amber color. Minimal head, no lace. Flavors include brown sugar, spice and fir tree. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cliff (399) - The Land of Milk and Honey, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2006
good apa. citrusy and floral aroma that carries through the taste of the brew. spotty lacing and a clean crisp hop finish. good american apa.


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