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RATINGS: 1314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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. Youíll notice a slight malty sweetness with a balanced hop finish. Perfect to enjoy anytime, anywhere.


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ajm (1066) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 15, 2009
Seems underrated to me. Aroma isnít much - really green, really sharp. But the flavor!! Opens like apple juice, mid palate like champagne, and a finish smoother and crisper (and drier) than Alpha King. I think aside from the aroma, this is the best Pale Ale made in the US today.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream (2061) - USA - FEB 10, 2009
Nice drawing of 1920s beauty on the label. Nice big head, but below average aroma, with some soap and herbs. My bottle might have been a little off. The flavor is dry and a fairly sharp, with hints of grapefruit pith. A lot of Cascade hops for a PA, and some light floral flavors too. Foamy with a tingly mouthfeel. An interesting and full flavored pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2009
I am pretty sure I got a bad bottle, so maybe I should hold off on rating this. Very high carbonation, huge head and very fizzy throughout. Lots of sweetness with some piney hop flavor. Something strange in the taste that tasted like bad homebrew, but I think it was just my bottle.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arayaga2 (1806) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 4, 2009
Hazy orange with an obnoxious amount of whipped creamy head (overcarbonated and gushing with a surplus of bubbles visible). Spicy ginger and sweet pineapple notes in the aroma. Muted, somewhat grapey flavors and very high carbonation make this drinkable, but not outstanding, $2/12oz

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2009
Bottle courtesy of tpd975. Pours a hazy copper with a three finger rocky white head that lasts leaving good lacing. Aroma of citrus and floral hops with sweet malt and a touch of caramel. Taste is the same as the aroma. Medium thin mouthfeel with a moderate amount of bitterness and very high carbonation. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drunkysersose (18) - Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2009
Current batch on tap seems better than usual. In general when drinking on tap at the brewery it seems pretty young and lacks any complexity to the malt flavor. The current offering seems to me to be spot on for a Pale of itís type.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 31, 2009
I enjoyed the hoppiness of this beer...but its a bit out of place for a pale ale. Needs a bit more of a malt balance (some toasted biscuit or something similar), or maybe a bit less on the dry-hopping. Still, the Cascade brings a great flavor to the beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 30, 2009
2008 Bottle - Thanks tjthresh - Pours an opaque dk golden with a massive offwhite head...aroma is distinctly grapefruit, hop resin...flavour is quite dry and while bitter in the middle, finishes smooth and a bit malty...not as deep as other pales, but a nice, light welcome change...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
malrubius (1816) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JAN 30, 2009
12 ounce bottle in pint glass. Hazy golden orange with lasting ring. Orangy sweet aroma. Doesnít seem particularly fresh. Mildy sweet biscuity nutty orange fruitiness with medium bitter dry finish. Lasting fizzy throat and tongue bitterness. Medium body and medium carbo. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixinnixon2000 (227) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2009
Bottle. Bottom Lounge Chicago. Iím not usually a big fan of pale ales, but Iím coming around to them. this is defiantly a good one. not too over the top with the hops.


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