This is a mild American Pale Ale. A light malt sweetness is well balanced by a citrusy hop flavor and mellow bitterness. The flavor gives to a crisp, clean finish. The mild bitterness and toned down hop profile are not typical of an Americal Pale Ale but this makes it a good session beer.
BlackForestCO (977) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Poured a clear golden-copper color with a moderate, tight white head that left good lacing. Aroma of citrus (grapefruit, orange), light floral hops, some light grain, and caramel. Smooth, crisp entry with some moderately bitter, leafy hops and a light citrus fruitiness (orange) that leads into a lightly sweet graininess with some light honey and caramel. Crisp, tight carbonation and lively mouth feel. Overall, it was a relatively simple beer that was enjoyable due to it’s freshness/crispness.
adnielsen (9417) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2011
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2011 Tap at the brewery. Light clear burnt orange appearance with a light off white head. Mild hoppy pale ale aroma. Piney hoppy flavor that’s pretty bitter.
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