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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Finch’s Pale Ale is a refreshing experience from the pop of the top. Its fresh and hoppy taste with just enough supporting malt makes it easy to kick back more than just one. Our late kettle additions of American hop varieties and dry hopping techniques make this beer one of our favorites. The citrus hop character balanced with a malty backbone creates a delicious, accessible pale ale that is sure to satisfy with every sip. Enjoy this pale with just about any pairing of your choice.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8440) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 20, 2011
16oz can courtesy of Atom. The pour is a clear, deep orange with a thick, off-white, creamy head. Big sheety lace. Nose is very fresh citrus hops, fresh grapefruit rind, orange blossom. Some candy sweetness shows through. Taste is heavily bitter, very soapy (in a good way), floral, extremely dry in finish with no cheese, butter, or excessive body. Clean palate albeit a tad dry and bitter. Lots of apparent bitterness expected for style. I like this one quite a bit. A drinkable hop bomb with no specialty malt nonsense.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4092) - Indiana, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Rated on 7-27-2012 (Can) This beer pours a medium sized off-white head with a long retention, golden transparent body and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is citrus hops, caramel malt. The flavor is lightly bitter, citrus hops and caramel malt. The mouthfeel is light carbonation and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer is right on for the style, easy to drink, worth trying, and is an APA that I would drink again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (383) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - AUG 12, 2014
Very sappy sweet aroma. Flavor is sweet with an emphasis on the floral hops with not a great deal of bitterness. Sweet and easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2250) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Very chunky, murky amber colored pour. Big choppy off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Hoppy aroma. A nuttiness. Flavor is that same nuttiness. Bitter. Tiny bit of citrus.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Can. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized off white head. Toast, floral and citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Surprisingly wheat-like. Good bit of citrus. Not an exceptional pale ale but not bad, and great for a hot day.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Meh...below average APA. Aroma was weak. Could pick up sweet caramel but had to search for it. Pour was a nice enough hazy dark gold with a one finger white head that left in minutes. Taste was very malt forward. Sweet doughy bread with caramel malt. Sweet orange notes in the finish. Totally out of place. No hops in the flavor. Medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamP01 (566) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2014
16oz can, Pours a medium amber with a medium slowly fading white head, some lacing. Aroma is sweet citrus and pine hops, pale malt. Taste the same as aroma with malt and bready notes, mild hops bitterness. Palate is a medium body, crisp with good carbonation. Finish is pale malt, citrus with pine and citrus hops bitterness for balance. Overall a good drinking pale ale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
keanex (1452) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2014
Can.
Appearance: Slightly hazy orange body with very little head.
Aroma: Weak aroma with orange peel and key lime, but it’s very weak.
Taste: Crisp and bright with a hint of bitterness towards the end, which is overpowered by an earthy doughy finish.
Palate: Crisp body, moderately carbonated.
Overall: This does nothing for me. I don’t care to drink it and I don’t get enjoyment from it. I’d drink it for free, but it wouldn’t be my first choice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrunkSanta410 (281) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Can from Maltitude in Columbus, GA. Poured into a pint glass. Pours an amber color, clear, with solid white head that dissipates into a medium thick film. Aroma is light citrus hops and strong orange peel and spicy / toast malt notes as well. Taste is citrusy orange hops with toasty, caramel malts. Not overly sweet. Interesting mix of hops / malts here, but something seems off in the balance. Cant pinpoint what it is. Palate is medium carbonation, thin texture, slightly bitter finish. Wouldn’t drink again.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
carolinewils81 (9) - - MAR 14, 2014 does not count
Smooth pale ale, has hop flavor but not too hoppy. Spices provide a unique flavoring.


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