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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crackedmachine (471) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Cloudy orange-copper with a medium eggshell head. Hoppy aroma. Flavor is bitter upfront, with a semi-dry, fruity finish. Solid pale ale.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RRistow12 (255) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Tasted from draft. Pours a copper color with white head. Aroma is pine and floral notes. Taste is a nice clean bitterness throughout with malt backbone. Moderate bitterness with mild to moderate sweetness. Pine, floral and caramel flavors. Medium bodied. Above average pale ale. Great beer for watching the columbus clippers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2662) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2014
12oz bottle courtesy of Brooke (thanks!). Gold pour with a bright white head. Aroma of malt, pine, floral. Tastes are along the same lines with caramel malt up front balanced with citrus and grass. Good. 7.2

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1359) - Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Light crisp hop aroma, with some grassy notes. Pours a clear amber with a thin off-white head. Grassy hop notes are the predominant flavors, lingering bitter finish. Light and easy drinking, with a light mouthfeel. Overall a nice easy drinking beer for warm weather.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ibrubeer (97) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Draft. Good beer overall. Nice light copper/dark yellow color. Nice hoppiness, but wasn’t harsh or sharp. Good American IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (601) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Good pale ale from CBC. Good hop taste and aroma. Good pour with nice color and little lacing. Enjoyable brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1060) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Taster at the brewpub pours golden. Nose faint tropical fruit and sweet malt. Taste hint of aromatic hop up front, followed by strong malt backbone then bitter. Nice bitter finish. Drank a lot of this when I was in school and working in Columbus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2996) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Draft pour. Semi hazy gold with a white head of foam. Fruity, grassy, citrusy aroma. Lightly bitter and finishes sweet. Lighter body and mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Anova167 (286) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Cloudy pale copper pour Nice aroma of citrus and florals Grainy flavor with a just a touch of hop bite Dry finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8659) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Decent bitterness for 28 IBU, and hop aroma. Yellow and a little head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3454) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a thick white head. Aroma of bready pale malts, light fruits. Flavor of bready malt, toasted malt, pale malt, light fruits, and light bitter, earthy hops. This is a malty pale ale with just a touch of hops in the finish. Light, easy to drink. 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)


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