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RATINGS: 1325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A testament to Cascade hops in a bottle. This medium-bodied pale ale has a distinctive floral hop aroma and refreshing citrus flavor. Youíll notice a slight malty sweetness with a balanced hop finish. Perfect to enjoy anytime, anywhere.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBelcher (972) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2008
Iím a fan of Founderís beers (Redís Rye & Black Rye are two of my favorites), but this one was pretty average. Lightly hoppy and very drinkable; it would be great lawnmower beer, which is a bit unusual for a pale ale, but was perhaps too refreshing for me to think of it as being really remarkable. Still, not bad. Appearance was very pale, with a tan body and a fairly minimal head. Aroma was lightly hoppy and appealing, but with a fair amount of apple (ethyl hexanoate?) aroma. Flavor & mouthfeel were pleasant but very light and refreshing. Good, but not overly exciting. Mouthfeel was on the light side, but by no means watery. Iíd recommend this beer as a nice session beer or for something nice and refreshing to have on a hot day, but it is by no means an "extreme" pale ale/IPA/DIPA, particularly for a beer advertised as "dry-hopped." I bought this bottle as a 12 oz single from Woodmanís in Oak creek.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skaz05 (17) - USA - APR 5, 2008
I donít know what it was, but every sip I took foamed up in my mouth too much. Like, I was drinking foam. Weird. Really hoppy beer. I mean, REALLY hoppy. It was OK. I was really put off with the foaminess, every drink I took filled my mouth with foam. I donít know if this is intentional, or what, but I really didnít like it. Itís an OK beer, a bit too hoppy and foamy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - APR 3, 2008
Draught from Sugar Maple. Cloudy orange with a thin off-white head. Smelled of citrus & floral hops. Starts sweet & ends up in a citric hop burst with a dry finish. Definitely hoppy, but somewhat balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeffwilliams11 (310) - hooterville, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2008
fairly decent in flavor, but this beer wins in the aroma department. smells bright and fresh, and is the perfect compliment to any burger.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5885) - Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small/medium white head. The aroma is mildly sweet malt with light citrus and floral hops. The flavor is mildly sweet bready malt and light citrus (grapefruit and orange). Light/medium bodied, slightly bitter finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeadGuyFrank (347) - http://westchesterbeer.com, USA - MAR 29, 2008
UPDATED: APR 2, 2008 My palate loves Cascade hops and like the commerical description states its a testament to Cascade. A perfect relaxing after-work beer. Plenty of floral citrus spice, hazy golden in a pint, nice head, balanced thoroughout. Very well made ale from the folks in Michigan, very well made indeed.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2008
Pours a hazy gold with a thin white head. Mild hop aroma, not overpowering at all. Nice sweet malt with a little bit of bitter hops. Decently balanced with a slightly bitter finished. Not amazing, but would be a lawn mowiní beer...if I had a lawn.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - MAR 17, 2008
Decent average pale ale. Aroma of malt and citrus hops. Color is ok. I donít have much more on this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2008
Enjoyable but not remarkable. Pale gold, small white head, sweet grapefruit in the nose. Easy to drink, a tad thin rather than heavy, notes of malts, intensely citric hopping, long bone dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigtaster (585) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2008
Lightly hazed golden liquid with a smaller dark cream colored head. Caramel corn and a touch of hops in the background. Light sweet malt mixed with lots of hops. Long and lasting hops bitterness in the finish. This is a light APA, pure and simple.


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