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RATINGS: 1457   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2009
Hazy golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is lightly orangey with a touch of chewy dry herbal character. The flavour is slightly chewy. Lightly sweet with a light chewy sweetness. This bottle tastes like it has quite a bit of age on it. Meh, not as good as it could or should be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3810) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Hazy orange gold, nice fluffy white head. Nose is slightly floral and very grassy, lemon, loads of pale malt via biscuit. Flavor is a little more bitter, crisp and light with more biscuit, sweet lemon, and slightly grassy hop bitterness. Not bad, probably as close to a pilsner as Iíve had in an APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ceebs25 (503) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2009
12 oz bottle. Fairly light and basic aroma, yet pleasant. Good amount of hops for a pale, yet not as much of a floral cascade as advertised. More grassy earth hop notes along with some cereal malts. Good pour, with a nice sized clingy cream bubble head, fairly cloudy body, and bright tangerine in color. Similar to the aroma, the flavor profile is quite basic, but very pleasant. More citrusy floral cascade hops in the flavor than aroma, but earthy notes are also there as well, and a good yet standard grain and pale malt backing. Slight acidic fruit flavor are also present. The feel throughout is nice, but the finish isnt as quenching as one would like. Pretty solid beer, standard pretty much the whole way through, but done well, and that makes it a simple and enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Bruisin Ales in Asheville. Pours a hazy peach color with a medium head. Fair head retention and good lacing. Aroma of toffee and hops. Taste is leafy hops with some toffee and citrus notes, particularly grapefruit. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBaron617 (358) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2009
I think this beer is great. It looks, smells and tastes great. This is probably one the fullest flavor, every day type beer that Iíve ever had, especially when compared to Sierra Nevada. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2442) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2009
mostly metal taste upfront with harsh bitter white rind on grapefruit hit. hidden sugar it is barely discernable from there. yeah a touch of malt and caramel i will say i was mildly disappointed from whom i feel is a premium brewer. refreshing and a little chalky dry eehhh. second bottle had much lower metal taste actually it was hardly noticed and it had just a bit more of a sweet malt flavor...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
CheersMate (1318) - Fremont (Seattle), Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2009
Nice light orange in color. Unexpected color. Floural hops are present. This beer seems to be good. Decent floral IPA taste. A rather weak beer. Not one of my favorites. Was expecting more out of this beer. Again, there is a hop presence, but just not a great one. Overall, a weak IPA, but apparently APA. Just a middle of the road type of beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aracauna (3318) - Georgia, USA - MAR 2, 2009
This was surprisingly dry. It came across almost like a pilsner in flavor because of that. Thereís that pale malt flavor that keeps it from being entirely pilsner like, but itís definitely dry for a pale ale. Less hop aroma than expected from the "dry hopped" moniker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12969) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 26, 2009
Bottle from Archer Liquors. Amber gold color with a huge, frothy white head. Citric/floral hop aroma. Medium body with creamy/frothy carbonation. Flavor is fruity/hoppy over light caramel. Well balanced - it could be an ESB. Finishes extremely tasty - smooth and bitter. Just a joy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jsawyer (297) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear golden body with a foamy off-white head that laces nicely. Aroma is light but not uncomplex. Initially its a pleansantly sweet fruity aroma, slightly citirc, fresh hops, then the underlying malt is caramel, but so smoothly sweet that you could swear it was maple or vanilla, and maybe even slightly chocolate. The flavor was the perfect balance of fresh hops and fruity sweet caramel malt. I was honestly a little stunned by how well balanced it was. There is no compromise one way or the other. Palate was medium bodied and the carbonation along with the fresh hoppy flavor gave the feeling of unrelenting freshness like having just brushed your teeth or quenched some unslakeable thirst. Iím honestly didnít expect this from a pale ale.

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