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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
We utilize two types of American hops in such a way that we put the flavor of these hops center stage and let their bitterness fade into the background. The hop-forward character of this Pale Ale shines through in the unique, tropical fruit flavor of two American hop varieties. Enjoy this offering with a fresh approach to how a Pale Ale expresses its inner hoppiness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
desurfer (1257) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Can @ the beach (I love canned craft beer!) Typical American pale ale with moderate fruity hops and a decent sweetness at the back end. Carbonation is lively and the finish is sticky and lingering. Great on a hot Florida afternoon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6474) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2015
Canette de 12 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT) au coût de 2,25$. Arôme: Légère odeur d’houblons. Apparence: La couleur est orangée légèrement voilée avec une très faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût d’agrumes avec une pointe de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #6459)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (896) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2015
IPA さわやなホッ&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8542) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Can courtsey of Baz and Jude, consumed at Thistledown Farm campsite Friday 11th September 2015. Dark gold mmmhhh..maybe light amber with a white head, a touch of haze. Strangely there is a little tiny bit of vinegar on the nose and yet it tastes absolutely fine. Soft in the mouth, thrusty bitterness, fruity and tangy with a little tropical flurry. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (4167) - Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Pours nice clear Amber with a thin eggshell head. Aroma is malty, not much else. Flavor is stronger, more malty and fruity, with a hoppy underpinning. Texture has firm body and good fizz. Live on a mountain for this ’un!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Turtles (766) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2015
355ml can from Systembolaget. Almost clear dark golden, medium size, white head, leaving good lacing. The aroma has earthy hops, autumn leaves, hay, wet basement. Watery mouthfeel, medium carbonated. The taste is a bit weak, grassy, with caramel and bread. Finish with mild bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
DW78715816 (102) - Kansas, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Not good. Crazy Mountain Brewery makes below average beers at best. With all the great breweries in Colorado how are they in business? Glad I got this on the cheap because it is poor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1424) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Can. These are the type of pale ales I like. It didn’t have the "slap you in the face" extreme bitterness that some people seem to enjoy. Light clear amber with a medium size head. Aroma is a malty, slight caramel smell with hints of floral hops. Taste was slightly sweet up front with a well balanced finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2015
Canned. Orange coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. Aroma. Bread, sweetness, herbs, caramel. Flavour. Caramel, herbs, sweetness, grass. Medium bodied. Ends herbal bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkmagus82 (2054) - - AUG 6, 2015
Poured from can into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a clear amber color with a one finger head of just off white foam. The head has a moderate level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a lighter level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a malty and bready smell mixed with some rather strong aromas of caramel and a little bit of a floral hop. Along with these smells comes some other rather light aromas of a little bit of grass and hay. Taste – The taste begins just as the nose would have suggested; big and malty with a strong bready taste mixed with a moderately strong showing of caramel. Right from the start there is also a lighter level of a grassy and earthy hop taste as well creating a base taste for the brew. As the taste advances, more hop flavors of a pine and earthy nature come to the tongue, bringing a bit more dankness to the brew. This dankness however is overshadowed by even more caramel sweetness, which in the end leaves on with a malty, sweet, and lightly dank hopped taste to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather thick and creamy with a carbonation level that is rather low. A little thinner of a body and a slightly higher carbonation may have been slightly better for the style, making for an easier drinking pale ale overall. Overall – Ah… It was OK, but a little to malty and sweet with not enough hop balance for me. If you like maltier and sweeter brews this is pretty nice in profile, but if looking for a crisper hoppier pale, then you may want to pass on this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (921) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUL 26, 2015
12 ounce can. Pours an amber color with a one inch white head that lasts. Taste is of malt, caramel, hops and fruit. Similar aroma. Has a decent body with a slight bitter finish. Overall, not bad.

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