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RATINGS: 2080   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Byrdman (41) - Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2011
Middle of the road really. Copper, fair head. Not much nose. Strong Heineken character..... OK hops, wouldn’t seek it out


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
huineman (300) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 24, 2015
Pours deep golden. Thick ivory head. High aromas of orange, dandelion, rucola, honey, passion fruit, dried apricot, orange blossom... Mouth-covering, fizzy, with an elegant bitter ending in which hints of grapefruit and bread appear. Very interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
at_the_hop (57) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Smell and taste is a nice subtle fruity sweet malt - like toffee apple. So controlled and smooth. Balanced and simple. Bit of fizz to keep it interesting. Steadman is a god - the label makes this just jump off the Shelf.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bastarda (176) - Freiburg, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2015
almost irish red nose, with some fragrant, herbal hops, even some oak notes but also a lot of mild citrus and pine; nice and balanced in taste, a bit of caramel malts, soft, almost muffled citrus and pine again, with some black tea/mango/woody hints; subtle bitterness; easy drinking. A good APA

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
11276 (6) - - MAY 15, 2015 does not count
Bottle 15/05/2015 Lush copper colour with a foamy head. Aromas citrusy and spicy. Carbonation gives a strange sensation on the tongue. Slight bitterness with citrus topical flavours. Tasty!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChtiBreizh (92) - Rennes, FRANCE - MAY 15, 2015
A classic taste for an american pale ale. Citrus, hops, some pine. Average carbonation. A light mouthfeel and not very complex but refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Golden body with slight head. Nose is grapefruit, citrus, spicy. Taste hoppy, bitter, citrus. Slight texture with prickly carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HippieFee (121) - - MAY 12, 2015
Draft - Nice Amber color with a large and frothy head full of tiny bubbles. Good amounts of hops in this pale ale. Hop flavors on the nose as well. Balanced I would say. I like a good hop flavor which this has but it is not something that is in your face. Dry flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chucklemation (697) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Pours a copper color with a foamy white head. Aroma is grassy hops and citrus. Flavor is grassy hops and some malt. Has low bitterness - almost crisp. Not bad, but not all that memorable either.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinfull (1020) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Clear , amber color ; medium-sized , white head. Caramel and lot of tropical fruits in the aroma. Decent bitterness and malty background in taste , but too watery as for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paolo71 (92) - Alviano, ITALY - MAY 7, 2015
White, lacking head. Not very persistent. Amber, clear. Intense and persistent at nose. Malt, caramel, citrus, tropical fruits, leetchis, mango, grassyNot very carbonated. A bit astringent


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