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RATINGS: 259   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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6052) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2013
Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle. Hazy straw color with a large white head. The aroma is full of blood orange and grapefruit notes with some wheat character thrown in. The flavor is similar. I get some pithy blood orange notes, as well as a little bit of juicy citrus. The wheat and biscuit character is present, as is some grass from the hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5820) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Draft at Smoke and Barrel in DC. Poured a nice clear amber color with a medium sized white head. Aroma was notes of oranges, some grapefruit. Flavor was nice, grapefruits, spices. Plenty of orange notes in this one. Pretty enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Big juicy citrus pith nose. Definite fuzzy fruit soft biscuit notes. Very fruity. Hazy orange pour very unfiltrted nice thin head great lace bright white. Flavors.of chewy.citrus pithy notes lotes of orange. Light.biscuity malt.notes. soft sweetness bright citrus. Maybe a little wheaty. Very bright and refreshing. Good beer. Very interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (5732) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2013
Hazy golden with a thin foamy white head. Aroma of ruby red grapefruit zest with an underlying grapefruit malt. Just from the aroma I would give this to a Texas born hop head. Flavor very well matches. Nice ruby red grapefruit tone, but with a light hoppy bitterness that doesnít dominate; bitterness is definitely there but itís mild overall, instead opting for the natural twang of the grapefruit. Pale grain and subtle caramel undertones.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5622) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5602) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2014 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a murky orange-peach color with a small foam y white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was bitter and tart grapefruit, orange and a bit of sugar. The flavor was dry, bitter and tart grapefruit and orange. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5490) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pale hazed orange pour wit creamy white head and lace. Aroma is spicy floral and citrus with a nice malt kicker. Flavor is semi sweet malt and a nice floral bitter finish. Medium bodied and a tad fizzy still a nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (5395) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy straw colored body under a one inch frothy white head that had very nice retention. The nose is pretty typical for an APA, nice fresh and juicy hops with a fairly dry crackery malt. It smalls pretty delicious, but I canít say that I get much influence from the fruit in here. The hops have a very New Zealand quality to them, but no indication of what is used on the label. The flavor is just lightly bitter, much more of a fruity and juicy expression from the hops. The malt is dry and crackery with a light and thin finish. Very easy drinking and light bodied with fine fizzy carbonation. Not sure I really taste much from the blood oranges either, but I think that may be from the choice of hops in here. This is pretty enjoyable, I could drink a sixer of this pretty easy on a warm day.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5249) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. Nose dank and piny with smooth citrus and lots of juicy blood orange, some caramel. Pours a gradient golden with a creamy white head. Medium bitterness, a little rubbery, medium body but thin and flat (not so much in carbonation texture but in being one continuous sheet), thereís citrus here, even getting into tangerine and and grapefruit and orange rind/pith, but the overall flavor just generally doesnít agree with me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle from Legacy. Hazy, pretty much opaque soft orange color. The aroma is hop-forward, somewhat chewy and actually smells stronger than it is, but not in a bad way. The body is deceptive, it is fairly big, but highly drinkable. The best thing about this beer is its level of refinement. The fruit component is understated, adding nuance to a solid base beer rather than becoming an overly fruited gimmick. In fact, if I didnít know there was orange here, I would not detect it. Itís more like, oh, thatís where that balancing bit of acidity comes from. Solid malt profile, mainly pales, with briskly hopped. As with most Elysian beers, accessible and sophisticated at the same time.


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