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RATINGS: 1497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A testament to Cascade hops in a bottle. This medium-bodied pale ale has a distinctive floral hop aroma and refreshing citrus flavor. You’ll notice a slight malty sweetness with a balanced hop finish. Perfect to enjoy anytime, anywhere.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17417) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2011
Cloudy dark yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - peach and grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 310711

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (3302) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Im not the biggest fan of cascade hops so this one falls a bit short for me. Very cascade tasting pale ale with light sweetness. Flavors of flowers and lemon along with light malt. Refreshing and clean but not the best from these guys.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1323) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2011
Very nice floral aroma. Light bodied, citrus, honey, very nicely balanced finish, with a bit of a complex oak woodiness coming out. Would be great with a burger.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2011
Bottle @ home. Huge foam head, filled my Duvel glass in a second with foam, makes that piles on top of my glass. You could play Jenga with this stuff. Takes forever to dissipate. AAH. ...15 minutes later... Aroma’s of citrussy hops, some flowers and a touch of lemon dishsoap. Flavour is mild hoppy, not bitter, some fruit, lemon and flowers. A bit on the thin side.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
papsdatank (47) - Michigan, USA - JUL 20, 2011
Pours an amber color with a white head, it’s actually pretty good looking. The aroma has some citrus hops with a little bit of caramel malt. The taste follows the nose, it’s solid but uninspired. The palate is medium bodied yet refreshing with a bit of an aftertaste. This is like having sex with your wife after 5 years of marraige, it’s still good and gets the job done, but it leaves you wanting more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2011
12oz bottle. Slightly hazy yellow-orange color, minimal white head. Light hop aroma, refreshing indeed and very drinkable. Nice lightly bitter aftertaste. Moderate-to-sharp carbonation. Quick finish, decent aftertaste. Not very complex or interesting, but a solid pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2011
(Bottle) Pours light hazy golden with an off-white head. The aroma is floral, mild citric, perfume-ish light wooden, dry toasted and light bready. Subtle “green” hoppiness. Undertones of hay, burned plastic, pine resin, dried peach, roots, honey, ginger, ripe white grapes, raisins, red apples, juniper and whisper of pineapple. The flavor is light sweet, near medium bitter and tiny acidic. Tones of citrus, flowers, toast and white bread. The mouthfeel is clean with a medium carbonation. Clean malt and balanced hop finish. Near medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hamilton23 (619) - Alpine, California, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Poured from 12 oz bottle. Pours golden in color with a good amount of white head. Aroma is hops and some caramel. Taste follows the nose. Drinkable. Nice pale without being too bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtd6628 (361) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Good beer. A pale ale like this is hard to come by nicely done. Goes well rare stake.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (4048) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Here’s a surprise, having had two dry hopped ales in a row, Minnesota’s Brau Brothers beat out Founders. Wouldn’t have expected that. The Founders, though having some nice notes, wasn’t as vibrant and fresh in aroma or complex and subtle in flavor. Founders also finished more harshly. O.k. but not great. Bottle.


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