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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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
whicheck (81) - California, USA - JAN 15, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2013 Copper color on the pour. The aroma is a very clean pine with some light citrus hints. Taste is actually a little lighter then I expected from the smell. Very mellow pine taste through out with that fresh hop bitterness at the end. Over all I would have to say a very above average drinkable beer. Good work.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
csaso (1292) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Tap - small foamy head, medium copper color, nice citrus and pine hop aroma an flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2532) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle at home. Pour is clear copper with a two-finger cream head and great lacing. Floral, grassy, somewhat spicy aroma, with notes of caramel, bread, grapefruit peel, and rye. Taste is bready, sweet caramel, light toffee, grassy, fruity, light citrus, biscuit, and wet hops with a light bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Decent APA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
epiphyte707 (66) - eureka, California, USA - DEC 11, 2012
12 oz pours dark orange healthy 2 fingers of head. Smells sweet, hay, strawberries, and wheat/biscuity. Tastes clean fresh malty, wheaty, with a very clean fresh subtle hop flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gramity (1301) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2012
lear and copper colored with a small off white head. A pine and citrus aroma is not big. But the flavor brings out floral notes with citrus. Fresh tasting hops. Caramel is light. Mild bitterness. This is good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (611) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Appearance was orangish gold with creamy lasting off white 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet caramel, pale 2-row malts with slight citrus fruits and pine. Taste was sweet honey, pale malt base with hints of grapefruit, pine, lemon, no alcohol present. Palate was soft creamy CO2 with meduim body, then average length balanced hop and malt finish. One of the best Pales I’ve tasted...

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 30, 2012
An excellent fresh hop. With the amount of pepper in the nose and on the tongue, its seems almost like a rye. Pale golden and hazy appearance with a fast disappearing head. Medium bodied with some caramel, bread, citrus and more spice. Got this one from Nick in 2012.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7904) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
Tap at Deschutes Brewery & Public House, Portland - 07/11/12. Clear mid amber with a thin white head. Good lacing follows. Nose is caramel malts, light hops, barley. Tastes of bitter hops, caramel malts, touch of pine. Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (2893) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 20, 2012
Bottle - Malts, grass and light citrus hops on the nose. Clear orange with a thick head that doesn’t quit. Light and refreshing with some nice mid bitterness. A bit of citrus and resin, but not the explosive flavor I would expect from the description. A nice well balanced beer, but not a great one.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RumRunner101 (733) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 20, 2012
Amber pour with a thick, frothy white head. Big, juicy aroma - grapefruit, orange, with a touch of sweetness. Medium bodied, maybe a bit thin. The fresh hops are noticeable in the sense it’s more oily. Nice.


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