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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our award winning 8th Street Ale is based on an English-style "Best Bitter" which is the most common ale served in British pubs. What makes 8th Street Ale uncommon is its mellow bitterness and its slightly sweet malt flavor. Itís aroma is derived from rare, imported Kentish hops, and lots of them.


3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2006
Clear copper color with very little head. Not much of an aroma. Flavor is estery and not much hop flavor. A smooth medium body beer. Worth a try.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElGaucho (2240) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2006
Bland lager aroma with no hint of hops. Beautiful, slightly hazy amber with an off-white head and excellent lace. Small, thin layer of head. Tastes like a lager, not really like an EPA at all. Some dry bitterness. Really dry. Has some bitterness at mid glass. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2006
Barrel Draught from the jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 29/09/2005 Golden coloured and hoppy. Crisp on the palate with a slightly bitter lasting finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2006
On draught at Tempe brewpub: Clear pale yellow-copper body with a small white head that does have some nice retention. The aroma has a bit of sweet earthy malt, a bit of earthy/floral/grassy hops, but remains mild overall. The taste is mild earthy caramel malt, slightly sweet without getting sticky, and has hints of floral/earthy hops. Light-medium body, medium carbonation, finishes clean and without much aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - FEB 6, 2006
Draught at the brewpub. Clear copper color with fluffy white head that laced the glass. Sweet caramel cnose wirh a hint of sprucy hops. Caramel comes out again in the flavor along with a touch of sweetness. Bitter finish, but more carbonated than I would expect and English bitter to be.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5086) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2006
12 oz bottle, via FlacoAlto. Copper colored body with a fluffy white head. Soft floral hop aroma, fruity, with some sweet malt. Flavor is rather fruity as well with a clean lightly bitter finish. Mouthfeel was light bodied with fizzy carbonation. A nice easy drinking Pale Ale with moderate bitterness and a clean refreshing finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2539) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2006
Thanks Santa. Pours out with a huge white frothy head. The head was just huge and really fluffy. Ok for the aroma it was nice and hoppy. The taste is very clean and very drinkable with a nice touch of hop bitterness. A very drinkable brew. I liked this one!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
billk (353) - Coeur díAlene, Idaho, USA - JAN 5, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2006 bottle 12oz. Clear amber w a copper tint. Decent fairly large bubble carbonation, good off white head that lasted fairly well, some lace. Aroma is English med. rst. malt & hops with, to me, a somewhat metallic essence. Flavor is English med. rst. malt & hops with a nice bitterness on the palate and finish, well balanced with the semi sweet malt. I donít really care for this style but this is a decent quality brew whoís flavor improved as it lost its chill. There is a rather astringent, alcaline character to the bitterness that Iím not used to. Into medium bodied. There was a trace of fresh, clean, hop spiciness on the finish. I donít think it would be difficult to learn to appreciate this style more with this particular offering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2005
Cloudy Autumn Orange with White Head. Sweet Caramel Malt Aroma. Bubbly Carbonation, Light Musty Malt and Hops Biterness. Very Drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2005
a poor example of an EPA. Flat taste with a smooth but bland mouthfeel. Goes down easy but dosenít finish big at all!!


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