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Downtown Joes Lou Paine Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This bold American Pale Ale represents a reformulation of our Ace High Pale Ale; Incorporating the brewery’s 24 years of experience. It offers a strong hop aroma, generous hop flavor and medium hop bitterness. It is named after famed Napanee, Lou Paine.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (1900) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 17, 2012
On tap 3(?) oz. sampler at Downtown Joe's Restaurant & Brewery. Lightly hazy, bright amber with creamy ivory head and excellent lacing. Aroma of spice, floral hops and caramel. Taste of spice, floral hops and sweet caramel malt. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. A pleasant APA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (6126) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Tap at the brewpub in Napa. Hazy orange pour with a small pure white head. Floral hops on the aroma and taste. Not bad but not terribly exciting either.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - AUG 22, 2011
I had this at the brewpub in downtown Napa. this is a bit of a muted APA, hops and malt are present but I thought they were a bit toned down.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (3344) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 15, 2011
From a draft pour at the downtown Napa brewpub this poured a clear yellow with a small white head and light lacing. Nose of caramel malts and floral hops. Light in body and a bit thin in mouthfeel. The flavor is balanced between malts and hops with a light bitter finish. Might make a good session beer but I would like to have seen more flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 23, 2011
Clear golden with a fizzy white head. Citrus and grain aroma and taste with a light earthy bitterness.


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