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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   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


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz bottle into a Duvel tulip. A: Pours a hazy...should I say it? Okay. Pours a hazy orange color. The head is a one finger offwhite shade thatís very bubbly in its texture. Some sheeted lacing is left behind as well. S: Pleasant tones of mango, pine, Simcoe cattiness, and crackery malt abound. I also pick up a hint of blood orange, as well - especially when it opens up - but given the advertising of blood oranges, Iíd expect it to smell less like a typical Simcoe-hopped pale ale. To be fair, though, blood orange is a VERY common note in pale ales... T: It starts off with touches of pine and mango. After the midpoint is where the advertised blood oranges comes through, creating a juicy yet bitter finish. Itís not superbly interesting, all told, however it does live up to its billing. M: Not as clean as Iíd like it to be. Also a bit on the heavy side in terms of texture. Pleasantly bitter and carbonated, though. O: The use of blood oranges here isnít enough to make this stand out from the scores of pale ales on the market. Iíd reckon its worth a try, just donít expect to be blown away.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Pours a very hazy dark golden orange color with banana yellow edges and a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Nice retention, taking longer to settle than expected and leaving large streaks of soapy lacing behind. A little darker and cloudier than I prefer but this beer has nice head retention and lacing. Slightly earthy floral hop aroma with grassy pine and dank resins countered by pale malt and sweet, zesty citrus. The blood orange stands out with zest and fleshy citrus fruit. A little bit of bread/biscuit from the malts but they donít hinder the hops or citrus. Fuller bodied than expected with a crisp hop bite and some zesty citrus fruit sweetness. Dank and earthy with some grassy pine and bitter resins countered by a strong citrus/blood orange character. Orange peel, ruby red grapefruit, mango and pineapple sweetness but the blood orange is very prominent. Again, the malt presence is light with some bread and caramel providing nice balance without hindering the hop and citrus flavors. Well balanced and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1615) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Hazy amber appearance with an average size white head and decent lacing. Easily identifiable orange aroma prevails over other citrus scents. Restrained sweet/tart taste as notes of tropical fruit mingle with the bready malts. Medium bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel and a short lived finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3222) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2015
Tap at One. Get the orange but more sherbert like. Little maltiness, aroma is a little sweet, not so much fruit. Enjoying the sherbert element but guess that could get old in a whole pint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7624) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Draught @ La Jolla Brewing Co, San Diego, CA. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of fresh orange sweetness, floral notes and a bit of white bread. Flavour of crisp juicy fruitiness, floral notes, a bit of tartness and sweet maltiness. Medium bodied. Very crisp and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (7789) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Draught @ La Jolla Brewing Company. Aroma has orange juice and tropical fruits. Flavour has orange, grapefruit and some malt. Also mild, sweet berry juice tones in the finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8470) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Tap @ La Jolla Brewing, La Jolla.
Pours golden color with a medium head. Orange and paper malts on the nose, hops and some grassy notes. Blood orange bitterness on the flavor, gooseberries, hops and pale malts. Decent.
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2701) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Bomber share from Bob. Citrus dominated, but balanced, fresh, very tasty. Thanks Bob!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5782) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Dark golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of orange, citrus, floral hops, and toast. Taste of citrus, orange, grapefruit, dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (14558) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 20, 2015
On tap @ Falling Rock. Clear orange pour with a white head. Sweet orange and bready malts to this one. Some nice zesty character and a light stone fruit note. Subtle citrusy bitterness and well as a mild piney note. Just a bit of malt sweetness. Alright.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
euniceradio (340) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2015
On tap to pint. Pours clouded orange gold, big white creamy head. Aroma of blood orange, citrus peel, pine and crystal malts. Taste is same with candied mango and peach and juicy fruit. Finish is juicy fruit and wet.


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