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Fort George Sunrise Oatmeal Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A smooth and creamy session-style american pale ale. With a straw-colored hue this beer’s dry nature with affable bitterness and lovely hop aroma makes it an easy choice for drinking anytime of the day, even when the sun is rising. This beer is based on the first beer ever produced at the Fort George Brewery (Beer#1). We decided to add 50lbs. of oatmeal to make it even better.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6558) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 9, 2015
can, golden orange pour, medium bodied. Citrusy nose & flavor, lots of orange & orange pith. Citrus rinds, medium bitterness. OK

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2809) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Tall boy can: Pours a light golden/dark straw color, topped with a finger of fluffy sand colored head. A light haze to it. Decent bits of sheet lacing throughout the glass. Light citrus in the nose, florals, malts, and dry. Oats are evident in the flavor, goes nicely with the citrus and floral bite. A little grass and the finish is slightly soapy, but there is enough of a floral finish I can get past it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (2505) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 10, 2015
16oz. can. Smooth citrusy aroma, sweet fruit, and some grass. Light gold straw, small head. Bitter initial, grapefruit, lotta zest, and some bready stuff. Light body and a bit arid-feeling. Nice, somewhat dank. Oatmeal doesn’t seem to add much. Hops and citrus from top to bottom.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4025) - Everett, Washington, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Draught. Pours a mostly clear golden color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose is light and grassy, and has some floral hoppiness to it. Taste is slightly bitter, but ends up drinking extremely smooth and creamy, and is really quite tasty. Me gusta.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (675) - , Idaho, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Pounder can picked up at the COOP... but I’ve saw it at Bier Thirty and Whole Foods on Sunday.. Enjoyed out of my HotD goblet.. Hazy golden... Pillow white head shows great retention and lacing. Nose is bracingly bitter.. Dry.. Only hints of pale malt remain. Flavor is again unapologetically bitter... That bitterness is only magnified by plenty of pithy citrus and virtually no residual maltiness to help balance. For the low ABV the body has interesting "heft" to it that I assume is contributed by oats.. Medium body with big carbonation that is everpresent but still small bubble effervescent. Weird... I figured I would like this more... But honestly, the drinkability takes a hit just because the bitterness is soooo heavy compared to all the rest of the parts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a fully quickly white head. Aroma is citrusy and slight grassy hoppy. Bitter, citrusy and slight grassy. Dry hoppy and herbal. Bitter and citrusy into the far finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (8024) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
On tap at Fort George, pours a hazy pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma brings out lots of floral hops, not a whole lot else. Flavour is rather unusual, with fruity floral hops and a touch of nuttiness. Very nice stuff, a little unusual but the flavours are cohesive. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmm635 (904) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Hazy straw color with a small white head. Not overly hoppy, good malt backbone. Earthy. Oatmeal gives this an interesting character. Mellow mouthfeel, goes down real smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4396) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 14.
Appearance: Opaque yellow colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Oat, citrus, fruit, grapefruit.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, dried fruit, grapefruit, grass. Bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Somewhat hazy golden beer with a small head. Fruity dill aroma, grass, hay, citrus.Hoppy dill flavor, grass, caramel, sweetish, hay, bread notes.


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