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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Part of the Bond Street Series. This Fresh Hop Pale Ale is all about celebrating the hop harvest in the fall. Fresh picked hops have to be added to the brew immediately and in abundance. Roughly 270 pounds of Crystal hops from Doug Weathers' farm outside Salem, Oregon will be added to the 50 barrel batch in addition to some dry kilned whole flower hops. That adds up to approximately 5.5 pounds of hops per barrel brewed.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_MedievAle (167) - Alabama, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Aroma: grassy hops, tropical fruit, yeasty pizza crust. Appearance: reddish gold body with a very foamy white head. Two fingers of head on this one. Decent carbo bubble action. Taste: Spicy/earthy and bitter flavors battle it out. Little sweetness there somewhere. Finishes hard and bitter. Palate: dry and crisp. Oily mouth feel. Good shit, for the most part. Flavors aren’t too pronounced or associable with any particular foodstuffs, but still a delicious IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontape (294) - Valley Village, California, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a rusty amber with a sticky beige head. Aroma gives you malt sweetness plus a nice blast of the piney citrus you want from a fresh hop. Taste is a bit on the sweet side but showcases the hops quite well. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with a long finish. Very good for a 5.4% shelfie, at $10 a sixer I am quite pleased with this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnmike (1031) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2013
On tap at the Town Hall Lanes fresh hop event. I started to get muddled and redundant with the fresh hops around this beer. I think I prefer dry hops most of the time?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (312) - Oklahoma, USA - NOV 12, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 12 oz Bottle. The beer pours to a light amber color with a small white head. The aroma has a slight floral, citrus & some caramel scents to it. The taste has a nice bitter upfront taste with a medium bitter finish. A nice clean taste to it. Overall a very good Pale Ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Pine malt and hay aroma. Light amber in color with a pillowy off white tan head. Pine and light mint start with a mellow cream finish. Very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2337) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Clear copper pour with a nice half inch head with decent sticky lacing .... aroma of fresh floral and piney hops with minimal citrusy hops and light caramel malts .... taste of fresh floral and piney hops with a citrusy oily hop flavor and a bitter hop bite with some caramel malt on the backbone .... finish is dry, bitter and floral with the bitterness lingering for a bit ... nice and crisp stuff

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpr77 (264) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours Amber. Aroma is muddled sweet candy and pears. Taste is quite different , malt in front with some lemon and goes to a faint citrus. Nice meld with the hops. Enjoyable to drink and easy to drink too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (1999) - Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Hazy amber/orange color; Medium slight creamy body; Aroma of citrus hops, some floral, & caramel malt; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, pine hops, nice citrus, and some fruit; Finish is fairly bitter; Nicely balanced; Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strife21 (139) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours hazy copper, little bit of white head laces glass. Earthy piney hop smell. Taste is pine, hops, grass balanced out nicely by malt at the end. Very earthy taste love it. Medium Body, Medium carbonation. Really enjoyed this beer everything seems to fit perfectly together.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bookman10 (640) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Pours a cloudy copper-brown, with minimal head. Strong citrus-pine hop aroma. Flavor is a fresh blend of citrus notes that are nicely balanced. Some bitterness to the finish. Thought it was pretty delectable!


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