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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Pale ale brewed with blood orange. MALTS Pale and Munich HOPS Bittered with German Northern Brewer and Cascade hops and finished with Citra and Amarillo


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (2936) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium, tiny bubbled, very well retained, off white head, with some lacing, over a very hazy, gold (SRM 5) body....nose is heavy citrus (orange in type), light cereal, minimal hop notes, no esters.....taste is citrus with grapefruit, orange, blood orange, lime (a fruit salad), minimal esters, light hop honey floral notes, finishing with a lingering bitterness....mouth feel, medium body, moderate astringency, moderate acid finish, with low carbonation. This is not an APA, it is rather a spice, herb, vegetable variant. The APA is lightly present, with the malts and hops nicely balanced. However they are both dominated, as is the yeast contributions, by the fruit additions. It is not an unpleasant beer, it just isnít an APA. Rating above to enjoyment, with rating below to style. BJCP 6/2/10/4/5

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10658) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2014 Bottle. Pours orange with white head. Nose/taste of blood orange, malt, citrus zest and lime zest. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4160) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy copper color with a moderate white head on it. Nose has some floral grassiness to it with just a bit of citrus coming through. Taste has some sweet and bitter tones to it, with the citrus coming through slightly more here. Never would have guessed there was blood orange in this, though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2034) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2014
Rather dry and fairly bitter. Tight, bitter citrus zest, dry hops, Lacking greatly in punch and trailing off quickly, itís a bit disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cstuartj (1018) - Washington, USA - APR 28, 2014
On tap, pours an orange yellow with a big white head, laces well. Nose is hopes and sweet citrus. Crisp pleasant hop and sweet citrus taste with a mellow bitter finish. Pretty impressive beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (4625) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 25, 2014
Sampled at Schlaflyís Repeal of Prohibition festival 2014 - Pours hazy orange with an off-white head. The aroma has orange, smooth wheat and some cream. It has a medium rough body with moderate carbonation. The taste starts drier with some orange, but not as much as the aroma and a papery aspect. The finish is very cardboard-ish. This was okay, but didnít do much for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - APR 22, 2014
Draft at City Tap House DC. Pours a hazy golden color with orange highlights and a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have citrus peel, a splash of orange, floral notes, grass, lightly toasted bread with mild bitterness to the finish. A bit soft and thin mid palate. This is not one of my favorites from this brewery.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Khidr9 (3) - - APR 21, 2014 does not count
Strong citrus and hop aroma, limited head of light foam, tangerine color. Refreshing tart citrus taste with a powerful hoppy finish, overwhelming the initial pop of orange. Pleasant and crisp pale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deu (896) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Aroma full of hops, with blood orange notes. Gold with thin head. Taste is hoppy as, with a hint of bitterness and again blood orangenotes. Very well balanced beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockey9930 (152) - - APR 19, 2014
Cloudy golden orange with a thick head of light foam. Strong hop aroma, grass, and some citrus. The hops overwhelm most blood orange flavor. It comes out a little in the middle of the taste with more hop presence in the front and back end. More like grapefruit than orange actually. Light bodied and thin fizzy texture.


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