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RATINGS: 831   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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The citrus punch of a big IPA, minus the one-dimensional hop sledgehammer. Seven select European and domestic malts round out the edges for a complex, copper-colored brew. Like its namesake ski lift, it’s an insider’s ride to fresh thrills.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2014
Bright copper. Aroma is full of overripe fruit, bubblegum, higher phenols...jeez...Deschutes is usually reliable. Sweet front, again bubblegum alongside some pineapple/mango tropical fruit notes. Fairly bitter but the phenols are really distracting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1621) - - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Copper/amber with a big fluffy white head. Aroma is fresh cut grass, pine and tropical fruit. Taste is Fruity Pebbles, bready malt and caramel. Light fluffy mouthfeel. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmacklin (304) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a clear golden orange with a small off-white head. Sweet fruity aroma of grapefruit, hops and pine. Sweet flavour of grapefruit, caramel, pine and a smooth bitter hop finish. Medium body, oily texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewGoblin (461) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Like the rust on the titular "Red Chair" at Mt. Bachelor she pours. I met the fellah that made this beer and he was quite a humble and unassuming gentleman, much like this liquid-enjoyment. Sometimes all a man asks for is a brew he can enjoy passionately, everyday for the rest of those days. The mixture of "not hurting your brain and tastebuds wondering if you actually enjoy it as much as you think you should" and "actually having enough flavour backbone to excite you" is priceless and should be duly rewarded. I feel like I get a Pale, a Red and a bit of Brown all in one offering. It’s ubiquitous and delicious. If I had to choose a craft beer for the people, t’would be she.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
EyeAmBaldman (309) - Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Pours a coppery red with a thin white head. Aroma is all mash and grain. I hoped for more happiness and it lacks that. It’s more of a Scottish ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (624) - Iowa, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Tap at Parlor City. This is a great pale! Pours copper with big white head. Nose is sweet pineapple. Taste is a nice creamy sweetness with a good hop balance.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanan (80) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2014
As advertised. Copper pour sunset flavor though nice. Malt hop blend perfecto. Nw hops yes pleasant. Citrus combo of several citrus fruits. Longer hoppy. Green lush untouched rapids and moist love come to mind. Cool session experience. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Masterkush7 (566) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Nice hoppy aroma. Great hops taste but not overwhelming and has a strong malty backbone. A great northwest style pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (563) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. A- Citrus, piney. A- Copper color, clear liquid, off white head. T- Citrus, piney, spruce, bitter. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter citrusy finish. O- As someone who does not like APA’s this wasn’t too bad. Still not something I would seek out, but the citrus helped a lot. Not crazy bitter but still just missing something. Good, but not quite great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6695) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle from Yamaichi. Orange-brown color, clear. Orange hops, malty, some caramel and chocolate, pine. Resiny flavor of citrus, caramel, minerals. Ok.

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