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RATINGS: 2118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The alpha of the pack, Flying Dog Pale Alecomplements a wide range of foods. Flavor notes: Grassy, citrus, and slight perfume hop aromas with subtlety sweet malt body Pairs with: Cheddar cheese, burgers, barbeque, Thai, Mexican


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
2beerguys (299) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 9, 2006
The Pale Ale pours with a beautiful color. It has a solid head that lingers well. This ale has a good aroma, and is very hoppy. It carries a bitter aftertaste, but passes the sniffer test.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ghawener (1531) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - FEB 8, 2006
Bottle: Amber-orange, little head. Aroma and taste are fruity sweet, taste is hoppy and slightly bitter but a bit thin overall.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2319) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - FEB 3, 2006
poured a nice deep reddish gold with a little off white head. Aroma is a sweet citrus and hops with some malt. Has a thin mouth to it with little, if any, bitterness. Has a citrus flavor to it. Also noticed malts and hops. Not bad, but sorta lacking in the taste department

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4881) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2006
Pours deep copper/amber into a shaker. Citrus and grass notes. Head quickly dissipates to mottled clutches -- no retention whatsoever. Mown grass with bitter aftertaste. Flat.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2006
02.01.06 12oz bottle. Burnished copper color with quickly fading whtie head that lingers as a ring. Aroma is slightly sweet, mild citrus-grapefruit, light floral. Flavor is very low key, a real session pale ale, kind of thin and a bit on the watery side. However, this beer has nothing of what I was afraid of - it’s not oxidized, it’s not a diacetyl bomb, and it’s not full of black tea flavors. I’m still looking for evidence of this beer having been dry hopped with a ’load of cascade hops.’ In all, pleasant if unremarkable, I’d be glad to drink it any time (for free).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2006
Very drinkable APA with nice caramel base and a refreshing grapefruit and pine PNW hop profile that balances the sweetness very well. I think of this as a decent session type beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JAN 30, 2006
Pours a translucent brown amber with an average foamy off white head. Aroma was a nice caramel malt and orange hop balance. A little light in the aroma overall. Flavor of a caramel malty slightly hoppy balance. A little piney/dry hop. Nothing over the top thats for sure. Went well with the spicye Mexican dish I had for dinner.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2006
Amber color with thin head, pretty hoopy like all pale ales, piney and citrusy but not too much of a bite, overal good, but pale ale’s aren’t my style anyways.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ATOmemphis (200) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - JAN 22, 2006
Great drinking beer. Poured an amber like color, with a cream head of fleeting lifespan. light lacing. Some hops in the aroma. Smooth and quite nice for a pale ale. I will enjoy several more throughout the week.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2006
Draft. nice aroma, Wonderful use of cascade hops. Copper amber color. Great balance of malt and hops. I am impressed by this brewer’s ability to produce both a pale ale and IPA without that inbred feeling.


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