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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Celebrating 20 years of celebrating Sub Pop Records, with beer. Specifically, this beer: Brewed with Carahell malts. Bittered with Sorachi Ace and finished with crystal hops.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (521) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Poured from a bottle from cellar (54F). Pours a very nice dark gold, two finger head. Head is pretty darn persistent and leaves a load of lacing on the glass. Donít get a lot of aroma from this, but Iím eating a spicy cheese shrimp jambalaya so Iím sure thatís affecting things. The aroma that I get is a bit of pine resin with a bit of citrus. Tastes clean, crisp, and is going with the meal quite well. Nice bitterness with a touch of sweetness mid-swallow. Medium long finish. Nice beer with dinner.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MunBro (461) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 27, 2014
A nice pale ale that has a mild hop bitterness and a solid malt backing. Very easy drinking and well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (747) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma is sweet malts, caramel and light earthy hoppiness. Taste is sweet rich malts with light caramel, light cream and finishes with a well balanced hopiness. Appearance is cloudy yellow/orange with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly. Overall pretty good, very close to Deadguy Ale.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TreatYoSelf (2) - - NOV 17, 2014 does not count
Delicious beverage. Not very bitter but enough of a savory taste and aftertaste to keep you wanting more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maley1 (803) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2014
On tap. Hazy amber pour with medium sized white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, caramel ,bread dough and hops. Taste of faint fruit, caramel, slight hops, orange peel and bread dough. Full bodied, medium carbonation, slightly bitter sweet finish. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mbgrayson (551) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Pours a cloudy amber, with ample white head. Aroma sharply of hops. Tastes is hoppy and rich. Strong notes of alcohol. All in all, a solid pale ale. Thumbs up.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ComradeK (1045) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - OCT 15, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden amber, with a smallish off-white head, which lasts quite well and leaves decent lacing. Plum and tropical hops mix with caramel malt to create the aroma. Spice, grapefruit and faint tropical hops up front give way to caramel malt sweetness in the mid-palate, with plum hops in the finish. A decent APA.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RCx240 (62) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Pale gold, with foamy white head. Aroma is hoppy and floral. Taste of toffee, pine, oranges, and grapefruit. Slightly creamy mouth feel, good carbonation. Finishes slightly bitter, doesnít linger. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
I really dig sorachi hops but wasnít getting a ton of em in this. It was still a slightly hoppier and slightly better than the standard apa, but not a standout. Nicely balanced.."

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11371) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 1, 2014
On tap @ Elysian Capitol Hill. Clear golden orange pour with white foam. Nose is kind of bready and grassy, but there is some decent topical fruit character. Mild citrus and lightly spicy. Taste is a touch on the sweet side. A lot of bread and fruit. Mild tropical notes and some sweet oranges. Grassy bitterness on the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
npeifer2308 (5) - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Not much to say about this beer for me, it was a an average run of the mill pale ale. Defiantly drinkable but didnít stand out. The bottle design and name are def the only thing that stands out about this beer.


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