realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - FEB 2, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle (thanks to ogglethorp) poured a clear yellow/gold color with a nice white head. Aroma was sweet caramel and resinus citrus hops. The taste was sweet with a fair amount of bitterness and a decent hop finish. Overall a good pale, just a tad too sweet for my taste.
TheKegergator (241) - California, USA - JAN 31, 2007
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This was the second highest out of the four i tried. A nic solid beer. Not sure what dr y hopped is but this one was good,. Nice and easy to drink and really smooth going down. This had a really good flavore to it. The smell could have been a touch better.
TomDecapolis (4340) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 2, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a lightly hazy pale golden amber with a medium foamy/lacing off white head. Tons of hop residue form the pellets they use. This is the most hops I have noticed ina commercial beer every. Boy did they drop hop it and not filter it thats for sure. Aroma of floral and lightly citrus hops. Various fruits and a very little bit of caramel malt hiding in the back. Flavor of hops (mostly lemon and flowers), slight bitterness, some malt balance with hints of graininess. Kind of thin and watery though.
Aggie80 (776) - Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice hoppy aroma. Slightly hazy orange brown pour with a small head ans a bit of lacing. Hops are the biggest flavor with a slight malt undertone and a hop aftertaste. Not too bitter, a good balance.
milewide (1326) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2006
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Good balance of hops and malt. Medium body. Excessive head reduced my score.
ExSpectator (65) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours pale gold with a medium white head, medium lacing. Aroma of citrus, and somewhat flowery. Flavor is malt and hop citrus, with a bitter finish. Medium-high carbonation. A decent pale ale.
ogglethorp (916) - Ohio, USA - DEC 14, 2006
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a pale golden color with a decent size white head, some lacing. Aroma of pine, citrus, floral. Flavor is citrus, malt, caramel. Palate is light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, bitter finish.
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - DEC 10, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2007 Draught. Clear golden-orange color with a foamy white head that laced the glass. Smells of light flowery hops and biscuity malt. Subdued bread malt flavor with a touch of citrusy hops. Pretty good.
mddawso (89) - Normal, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2006
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle- Pours a light gold color, with lots of head. Not too fond of the flavor. I couldnít describe it, another rater said lemon grass, Iíll have to agree. Not terrible, but definitly not among the better pales.
Jwasciuk (198) - Lowell, Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2006
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: APR 12, 2007 pours hazy medium amber with an average sized white head. Aroma is lightly malty, cookies, and moderatly hoppy, citrus. Flavor is lightly sweet and moderatly bitter and finishes clean and balanced medium finish. medium to light bodied and watery.