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Cycle Freewheel Pale

Cycle Freewheel Pale
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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This 4.7% hop bomb is loaded with New Zealand hops bringing out passionfruit, pineapple and other exotic fruit aromas balanced with a mild sweetness and lingering hop finish without any bitter astringency. Straw colored and light in body, satisfies those craving hops but not a ton of alcohol as well as lighter beer drinkers looking to try something new.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7839) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Sample at Peg’s Cantina. Slightly hazy amber-gold color with a medium white head that evaporates steadily to a wispy film. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, hops and biscuit malt. Light-bodied with flavors of melons, citrusy hops and toasted malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a topical fruit and hops aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ataraxia (361) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Hazy light yellowish-orange with a frothy white head. Grapefruit, kiwi, passionfruit, and pineapple. Delicate sweetness, wine-like elements. Dry, light-bodied, lively carb, and fairly clean. Mild bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (3371) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Draught sample at Mikkeller Bar (Viktoriagade) Three Floyds Takeover. Pours yellow with a small head, aroma of carambola, melon, chilli, flavor is bitter with melon, cucumber and some funky tones, medium bodied, great.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (5714) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2014
[5/1/14] Draught at Mikkeller Bar in Copenhagen. Clear golden. Amazing aroma full of tropical fruits – melon, carambola, prickly pear, a hint of mango. Dry flavor full of fruity hops with a grainy note and great refreshing bitterness. Medium-bodied, quite rounded. A wonderful session IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9041) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Draft... Hazy straw-colored ale with a mid-sized, fizzy, white head. Good retention and interesting lacework. Not much going on in the nose, but the body and flavor are way nice. Light to medium-bodied with a raspy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. The flavor offers citrus rinds and flesh for a bright, bitter-tangy bite with a short, crisp, dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3790) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
Draft - grapefruit and tropical fruit. Hazy yellow with a rich white head. Tropical fruit and skunky hops with a little bitterness and a fruit sweet finish. Really nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
finol (2142) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Viktoria. Pours hazy golden with a wet head. Hoppy, dry bitterness dominated by Nelson hops. Not my cup of tea.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14174) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Tap at the Mikkeller bar... Golden amber... Small white lacing... Floral orange... Way to fizzy... Cumquat orange... Dry zezty

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wisdomsolo (433) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2014
I could drink gallons of this! Nice aroma or hops and fruit. Lovely mellow flavor of hops and sweetness with just a hint of tangy finish. I can DIG it!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7750) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2014
Draught at Cycle Brewing on January 22, 2014.
Hazy copper color, off-white head. Mineral, sweet, hoppy taste. Hoppy, resin, citrus aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Hoppy, green scent.


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