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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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It’s not a Pale and it’s not an IPA—it’s “on the fence.” A solid malt backbone with significant hop flavors and aromas (Centennial and Citra), medium alcohol and bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcon25 (623) - Duvall, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Draft pour at collective On nitro, cloudy golden pour with the nitro cascade, phome head. Aroma is a little sweet, Flavor is very smooth lite hop flavor.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zdk (1870) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2015
tap at Brouwer’s Cafe in Seattle. Nitro tap so the head was very creamy. Caramel sugary body. something was a bit off with the hop profile, overly tannic.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3791) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 16, 2015
On Tap at the Bend Brew Pub Deep goleden orange with a trace of wispy off-white lacing. Good up front NW style hoppy aroma and flavors. Some woody bitterness at the end. Malty and fairly strong

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (14351) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
On nitro tap at Apex, pours a hazy dark copper orange with a medium white head. Aroma brings out weird herbal hops and some stale biscuity malt. Flavour is similar, with skunky herbal hops and biscuity malt that’s a bit stale. Not the most pleasant of flavours. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10343) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Draught at the Crux, Bend, OR.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Fruity and mild resiny hops, mild bitterness and sweet malt in the aroma. The flavour is resiny and fruity hops, moderate bitterness and sweet malt. A bit sourish aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19096) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
Draught at Apex, Portland, nitro tap
Light amber color, clean, with the classic nitro head. It has some animal character (aroma and flavor), light hemp; there are also some other good hop characteristic, less malt presence, but it suffers because of lack of carbonation. The final is a bit papery.
Stop nitro!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (10077) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2014
probably their most boring beer, and that says a lot as it was still nice. Served on NO2, and it just isn’t a big enough beer for that. Came across a weak but tasty pale as opposed to cross of apa and ipa like they were going for.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5962) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 11, 2014
On tap at Bend pub. Pours out a copper gold topped with a white head. Nose is floral hops cereal malts and some grass. Taste is a nice floral hop and a good smooth malty sweetness on the end.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2014
On draft at Crux with Taylor on a fantastic Friday at sunset. Pours rinse clear with white head. Aroma is fresh dark floral hops, hint if spicy hops, still clean and fresh. Taste is a little thin; pretty clean with not much going on, amber earthy hops, hint of caramel, finish is sticky red hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3377) - Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2014
on tap (NITRO) at the brewery. Clear dark yellow pour with a white head. So smooth and creamy. Big caramel malty notes. Mild grapefruit hop notes. A bit minerally. Good body and mouthfeel.


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