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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Made with classic Pacific Northwest Cascade, Centennial, Mt. Hood in the boil and dry hopped with more Cascade hops. Cascade aroma dominates the nose, so be sure to sniff it like a wine snob. Plenty of ultra premium Maris Otter malt and three specialty malts give the beer a nice smooth sailing biscuit like aroma and body, some sweetness, well balanced against 5.8% alcohol by volume.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9127) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Medium amber pour, off white head. Some nice golden raisin, citrusy hops, resin and sugar cookie aroma. Flavor is a nice mix of resinous hops and toffe malt. I almost get a hint of fruitcake in this.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RABinCO (1307) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Draft sample at the brewery. Gold/light copper pour. Sweet, grassy aroma. Taste is bitter up front. Hints of pine and tropical fruits. Nice slight roast malt balance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (206) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 5, 2014
Brown, hazy body and a white head. Faint aroma with hops and pine notes. Watery mouthfeel, not a lot of carbonation. Taste is also a bit weak with a little bit of bitterness in the end. Itís an easy beer and very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Sample at the tap room in Denver (as RiNo Pale Ale). The beer pours a slightly hazy orange-gold color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, hops and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of floral hops, citrus and bready malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a citrusy hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
Hazy amber, lively, bubbly head. Balanced, nice bitterness and toasty malts. Ok stuff, but not bright.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (474) - Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2014
22oz bottle. Orange color with thin white head. Slight grapefruit aroma. Biscuity and earthy taste. A very solid beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14740) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Courtesy of Josh, as Epic RiNo Pale Ale
Beautiful copper color, hazy, with medium head. Nice grainy malt aroma. Dry and smooth mouthfeel; simple profile, just a bit of caramel; ordinary bitterness, with light vegetables and a metallic feeling.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Caytinator (948) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2014
5oz taster at the brewery. Neon opaque copper color, good lacing, good head, appetizing as hell. Good description, itís hop-forward, very floral, a little grassy/farmy beer--easy-drinking, not very hoppy, no severe bitterness. Get some!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
CloakedDagger (602) - - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle 65 cl. Comes as "RiNo Pale Ale". Pours amber with a slight haze and a lacing, off-white head. Very biscuity malt aroma with hardly any hops coming through. Medium body, biscuity crystal malts, some subtle bitterness but honestly not much going on here. Inoffensive though. 090514

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NachlamSie (2770) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Bomber from the brewery. Pours a hazy copper color. The aroma here is very earthy, a little biscuity with grassy notes and damp grains which I also noticed in the 825 stout. After half a goblet, I decided this may be for English pale lovers. Itís balanced and easy drinking but also lacks serious citrus character and the malts are very prominent. The finish is earthy, musty, and I want to say tart or metallic, but I canít commit to it. Itís a fair pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 2/20
Westchesterco (962) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is a clear golden color with a white head. It has the aroma of malt and the taste has some pepper overtones


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