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RATINGS: 899   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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, itís an insiderís ride to fresh thrills.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2010
Amber pour. Caramel, fruity and citrus nose. Flavors of bread, caramel, piney hops. Finishes bitter. Crisp and refreshing. Quite good

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - APR 11, 2010
Bottle. Aroma like an IPA, flavour like a pale or a Cape. Red orange with medium head, light lacing. Full aroma hoppy like an IPA. Flavour is more subdued, full bodied with a hop edge, and much sweet maltiness. Lasting hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rockcrawler (197) - Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA - MAR 30, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours a medium amber with a thick cream colored head that dissipates quickly, but leaves plenty of lacing. Smells sweet with a hint of aged barrel wood, extremely pleasant. Taste is of Northwestern hops; bitter with an ever so slight fruity undertone. Good carbonation with a smooth light body, but has a cloying sweetness that put me off. Would buy again

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
brianjames1 (539) - Northridge, California, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Red Chair IPA - Poured from growler into pint glass. Pours a deep amber color with medium head. Aroma of sweet malts. Very malty brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
petematte46 (330) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Amber poor with and off-white head. Nose is caramel, pine, and hops Flavor is caramel with some nice hops. Medium bodied and balanced with nice solid malty body. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2010
Pale orange color with nice head. Light, crisp aroma and flavor. Smooth malt in the body, with a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
haggis03a3 (164) - Piedmont, California, USA - MAR 25, 2010
Copper-amber color with a lasting off white head that leaves rings of lacing behind. Aroma is an explosion of hops and a surprising amount of malt. Lots of citrus, pine, and some floral notes. Also nice, complex malt flavors. Ends quite bitter.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gromit (479) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Iíve gotta say that the commercial description is the most accurate one Iíve ever read. Seriously. Iím not sure if I should rate this as an IPA without the bite, or a Pale with tons of hops. Itís really, really good. My go-to beer this time of the year is usually Deschutesí Cindercone Red, but if they start putting this out yearly, I think I may have a new go-to for the spring!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brianprentiss (677) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 19, 2010
really good everyday pale ale. nice balance, hoppy finish but not over the top.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Bottled. Crystal clear amber orange pour with a moderate, sudsy off-white head. Left some light, spidery lacing on my glass. Has a nice aroma on it: caramel, bread, grapefruit, pine, and lemon. The flavor is more mellow than the nose. I really like the complex, bready, just sweet enough maltiness this presents up front. Finishes with floral notes, light citrus, pine and a little lingering bitterness. Moderately light body, fairly spritzy. This is quite a solid little pale ale.


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