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RATINGS: 1193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2010
12 oz. bottle via trade with manny57 - Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a one finger thick off white head. Very little lacing. Aroma is pine and citrus hops. Flavor is also hops, but toned down some. Finish is balanced with no astringency. Medium body. A nice PA. Thanks Ryan.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansermadide (1466) - Kyle, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
This beautiful pale ale appears honey-like in color with a creamy off-white head. A fine balance of moderately caramelized malts and slightly resinous, earthy, sticky, candy-like citrus hops. Itís sweet and hoppy, but soft and teasingly light, more like a modest IPA than a pale ale. Carbonation rises somewhat slowly through the body, confirming that Iím not crazy in thinking that thereís a noticeable amount of residual sugars. Itís almost buttery in mouthfeel, which is the first thing I noticed about the beer once it was in my mouth. Then, right before my taste buds, it seemed like an initially disparate amalgamation of ingredients all converged into a single entity. Hop oils, fresh grains, and caramel all come together to form a thick, bittersweet experience. Itís just thick enough to keep the beer from being empty in mouth feel and from being too thin on the palate, but thin enough to make it sessionable enough to drink like a pale ale. The result of the dry-hopping really comes out in the finish, which might have otherwise been a pretty empty experience.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (1279) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 17, 2014
Bottle shared with S&G. APPEARANCE: light clouded blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, dry and bitter, fruity. TASTE: fruity, dry, hoppy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattybladdy (452) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2014
Medium orange pour with white head. Fresh hops in aroma. Taste of grassy and citrus hops. A pretty tasty, easy drinking brew.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joshharris (9) - St. Peters, Missouri, USA - APR 13, 2014 does not count
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Probably one of my favorite pale ales.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ESBob (334) - Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2014
On Tap. Pours a clear orange with gold highlights. Aroma is combo of citrus and pine, light. Taste is primarily bitter. Slightly bitter finish. A nice, fairly sessionable Pale Ale.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosslew (119) - AUSTRALIA - APR 11, 2014
Not a great aroma. But a nice taste. Not strong but still nice on hops. Fluid but not over-tangy mouthfeel. Delicate finish. Bit of a nice bitter end that fades nicely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beastiefan2k (2274) - 2nd City (formely NYC & KS), Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2014
Bored at a bar waiting on some people and rating this to pass the time. Had this in life but probably only once and not since when I first drank Founders. Pint pour, too dark to properly describe the color. Strong head leaves an uber thick glass covering lacing. Hard to give a 5 in a pint glass off draft but this is perfect looking clear beer. Aroma is hop heavy with a lean malt background. Mostly clean hey and fresh grass and very light tropical fruit (mango) - all from the hops. Same in flavor. Just a very clean and lean beer with a dry finish. Really drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cool_Bond (1071) - Kung av ÷l @ Facebook, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
The smell is good and fruity. The taste is slightly fruity but really good nonetheless. Slightly bitter aftertaste and is left for a little while in the mouth. Really nice beer to drink. Follow me @ Kung av Ųl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (615) - HONG KONG - APR 4, 2014


355 ml bottle bought at Craftissmo in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

Transluclent golden honey orange colour with trunks of yeast particles; One-quarter finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Small sticky lacing with notable small carbonation; Fragrant sweet aroma of ale malt, with grapefruit, orange, floral, light honey, molasses, very light pine, light lemon and thin grassy hops; Close to light sweet taste of ale malt, with very light grapefruit, molasses, light pine, bread, strong lime, sharp grass and strong bitter hops; Mid to light body. Dry, slick and slightly oozy palate; Mouth feel is on the mark APA: light-to-moderate maltyness. Slick body, citrusy taste is in the background, low molasses sweetness, light bread and limey, and the bitterness take over. OkayÖ Hoppiness is low-fi grapefruit plus floral, orange, and light pine aroma. Grapefruit shades, very light pine and strong lime in taste. Very strong bitter hops than the 35 IBUs suggested. Sharp fresh grassy astringency for a lasting and tasty bitter finish; Dry after taste. Bitter and quite well-rounded to mouth.

Comments: This one is very close to its APA spirit with simple and rather low-fi Cascade fruitiness, moderate body, slick mouth feel, and dominated with strong sharp bitter hops. Simple-minded and rock solid. Itís good for the style but has plenty of room to be even better.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hop_Hedonist (178) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2014
Medium bodied? This is pretty big to me - malty herbal aroma follows through on the tongue - satisfying - nice one. Oh... And lovely label.


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