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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5894) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Draft. Sturdy bronze color. Firm pillow top. Good flourish of earthy but fruity hops. Solid underbelly. (#5860, 11/16/2014)

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
badpuppy69 (264) - orange, California, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Pours a clear amber light Brown with soapy soft head. Aroma is citrucy some light caramel malt. Taste follows the aroma with a light barnyard funk to the hop bill. Wet medium mouth feel. That makes you want to slam it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arkurzynski (1583) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Hazy amber orange. Nose of soapy citrus, citrus rind, and mild fruit/caramel. Flavor is bitter citrus, pine, and mild mango with light malt backing. Hop finish is dry, bitter, and slightly watery. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1135) - Iowa, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Malty near its best by date, toffee, pine a bit of citrus. Typcial signature Deschutes maltiness, and a character I donít like of theirs much. Decent, but I would know a Deschutes beer in a blind taste due to its signature malty taste. Glad I didnít pay an overpriced sixer for this, will try if fresher someday maybe sixer worthy then.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkeh (243) - Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Pours an amber color, frothy white head. Aroma is sweet malts and grassy hops. Taste is the same, surprisingly very sweet! Great brew, not surprising from Deschutes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1522) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Pours a darker amber color with white head. Light citrus, floral notes, and just a hint of pine on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice caramel malt note that lets you know itís a pale ale and not and IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hagenwagon (10) - - NOV 8, 2014
Not bad, just not the best beer in the world. There are several other Deschutes beers I prefer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FestDecBeet (228) - - NOV 7, 2014
Look: pours a dark Amber. Clear with a white head. Smell: tropical fruit flavor. Juicy fruit gum. Tangerines. Sweet malt. Taste: bitter up front. Tangerines. Passion fruit. Feel: dry on the palate. Medium carbonation. Gets more dry as it warms up. Overall: good beer. Love the aroma. Flavor is similar to the aroma just not as strong. First Drank: home 11/7/14

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TylerGreenDC (392) - - NOV 6, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2014 On draft. One of the best pale ales Iíve had. Strikingly complex for a 5.5% ABV pale ale. Aroma of flowers and pine resin. Flavors of lots and lots of floral hops, faint grass, chewy dark chocolate, caramel and spice. Creamy mouth-feel. Could drink this for days.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1389) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 5, 2014
12iz bottle shared. Poured a medium orange with an off white head. Aroma is medium malt base with lots of hops. Fresh orange/ citrus with a little pine on the end. The flavor is rich and creamy, very smooth and unexpectantly light on the bitterness. A very tasty pale ale. Do get a little orange on the back end of this. Overall very tasty.


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