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Fat Heads Northern Light Pale Ale

Fat Heads Northern Light Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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This crisp pale ale has a firm malt backbone provided by imported German malts. Late additions of crystal hops provide herbal and floral characteristics without intense bitterness. A perfect late summer refresher.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (4834) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Half pint on cask at Fat Headís Cleveland on 10/11/13. Clear amber pour with a thick beige head. Aroma of malt and floral hops. Malty flavor with floral hops before a grassy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Crystal Hops and German malts with a rich creamy head. Decent but nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmikolich (1440) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Tap at FH, this one missed the mark for me, no real hoppy flavor from the hops at all, means a boring german style pale? perhaps. herbal is a good way to put it, as the brewer has done, just doesnt jive with what I want from a pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LilBeerDoctor (3422) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2013
On tap. Pours a clear burnt orange with a thick white head. Aroma of bready malt, floral hops, light fruits. Flavor of very bready/stale malt, burnt malt, toasted malt, light fruits. Flavor is a bit stale, and a touch sweet, very disappointing. Aroma was ok but flavor was quite underwhelming. 6/4/5/3/11 (2.9/5)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pottygok (443) - Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Aroma: Hints of fruit with herbal and floral hop aromas. Appearance: Clear dark gold with light head. Taste: Medium-heavy sweetness with a light sourness in finish. Palate: Full body, thick texture, soft carbonation, long finish. Overall: The maltiness of this beer is a little overwhelming, isnít mellowed or balanced by the hops. Iím a little disappointed.


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