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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Named in honor of the hippie house at Denison University where brewer Greg first started working with hops and malt -- over a wood-burning stove, no less. Homestead is a classic Northwest pale ale, with hop aroma and flavor from Simcoes and Centennials; a hefty dose of Vienna malt helps provide some medium-bodied balance. Designed to be both satisfying and highly drinkable after a long day’s labor. Nice work, you hippie!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gerbeer (2571) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 19, 2015
On tap. Pours a clear amber with light head. Aromas of grassy hops and paper. Flavors of dry bitter herbal hops. Nope.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (10569) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
On tap St. Augustine’s, pours a clear pale golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out light floral minerally notes and some biscuity malt. Flavour is pretty weak, with lots of minerally notes, a touch of soapy hops and biscuity malt. Something seems not quite right here. Very bland and somewhat metallic on the finish. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (3019) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Bottle to glass, pours a deep yellow-golden color, light haze, and a modest white head. Nice sheet lacing. The nose is authentic PNW hops and pale malt... I don’t know what more to say. Translates right into the taste. Floral and citrus, a light fruity and a little pine. I’m impressed. Its not over complicated, but its rich at the same time. Reminds me of the first few times I had Mirror Pond... the urge to fill the beer fridge. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (1074) - , Idaho, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Cool to see another Double Mountain bottle in town.. Picked up at the COOP and enjoyed from my CBC Teku.. Pours slightly hop-hazed dark golden... 2-finger white head dies back pretty quickly leaving great lacing... Nice tropical fruity/citrus hops with a light piney element.. Great hop flavor and aroma... In many parts of the country, this would be considered an IPA, but here in the PNW, this is a great NW Pale Ale... Well made and tastes very fresh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Getbetter (985) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - SEP 7, 2015
From a bottle , the pour is a pale yellow with above average c02, lemon peel , and a light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsnicholas (435) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle (12oz $4.25): Cloud golden with soapy white head. The description calls this Dank. Not sure what dank tastes like, but not sure I like it. Is it like wet grass? Anyway seems more bitter than most pale ales from start to finish. The finish is slightly metallic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7587) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 30, 2015
On tap at OBF. Pours a clear copper color with a medium white head. A sweet citrus nose. Soft pine, citrus, some earthy toasted malts. The Vienna malt really some through. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IndianaRed (3123) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 30, 2014
On Tap at the River Room, Whole Foods, Boise Another DM pale dingy yellow beer. Thin but dense white head. Nice bright piney hop aroma. Big hoppy biter flavor but dull and blunt. A little soapy. Plenty of IBUs for a LA but not as good on the fresh hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1484) - Oregon, USA - AUG 25, 2013
On draught at Double Mountain. Cloudy golden color. Aroma is tart pine hops and semisweet malts. Taste is hearty malts, tart citrus, and pine. Finishes with a prickly bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (2905) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2013
Draught at the brewery in Hood River. Very pungent nose (Simcoe),with a slight maltiness. Medium straw color. Initial has a mini-shock of hops, which soon settles. Then the hops gather strength again in late mid and final. Quite tart sort of finish. Medium body and chewy. Way overhopped for a pale ale -- but that’s the way they do it here. Really tasty.

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