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RATINGS: 1323   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. You’ll notice a slight malty sweetness with a balanced hop finish. Perfect to enjoy anytime, anywhere.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2008
UPDATED: APR 1, 2012 Light orange, nearly golden clear pour with white thin head and nice lacing. Grassy, grainy, and slightly floral. Good bit of apricots on the nose. Similar taste, and dry palate. Better than I remembered.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear light orange with a small, foamy white head. Aroma of sweet malt and citrusy hops. Flavor of nice sweet floral hops with a mild citrusy finish. Nice and refreshing. Tasty beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2013 12oz from Sam’s, Durham. Pale cloudy golden pour, with a modest head and carbonation. The nose is lightly hoppy, with a hint of dry flowers. Very assertive malt presence, sweet and caramel (just a hint bready at times), and I found that there’s a bit too much, not quite balanced enough with the light citrus hops. The citrus flavors are there in the finish, but the body’s also a touch thin, making it a slightly watery ending. Solid, but not up to par with Centennial.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bigsilky (327) - Charleston, USA - OCT 7, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2009 Nice, a pale ale that is in fact pale. Refreshing a drinkable. Non-intrusive hop nose, balanced and fresh. Some breadiness not much carmalization. Clean finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bretupdegraff (242) - Fishers, Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2008
poured golden orange yet hazy with sediments in the glass. Nice firm by small head that disapeared quickly. Aroma was sweet/citrusy and hoppy. Taste is similar. VEry drinkable. I really enjoyed this great brew from Founders.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartiniFiend (104) - Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Bottle. Cloudy and light amber. Mildly strong hop aroma. Thick bodied. Flavor is a hop start with a bitter sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
T2Tool (352) - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Poured from a 12-oz bottle into a pint glass a hazy, orange color with a huge, fluffy white head. Took about five minutes to pour. Aroma of citrus hops and some faint bready malt. Taste is of citrusy and grassy hops with a nice bitter finish. Smooth, drinkable pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 25, 2008
Aroma of pineapple fruity hops. Decent head on the pour, foam sticks to the glass, semi transparent, golden amber colors. Bitter and dry in the mouth, slight oatiness, some fruit juice, a little sweetness but not much. Slightly biting acidic quality on the palate with a fairly quickly disappearing duration. Orange or lemon rind like flavors dominate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
41cubs (249) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2009 Ok beer for warm weather months. Pours really nice light copper orange with a haze to it. Smells grassy, mildly nutty and both are understated. Taste is somewhat cheap, almost like a macro style lager but with more going on. Grassy herbal lager taste that is refreshing but in no way complex (not a bad thing). Mouthfeel is light bodied. Would be a higher rating if not for the slightly bitter faint hop bad aftertaste. ok beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pepsican (1451) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - SEP 16, 2008
Hazy copper pour with a medium sized white head. Aroma citrus hops and caramel. Flavor is up front hops but fades into the nutty caramel charecter I picked up in the nose. Finishes bitter, good.


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