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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
A hard-rocking sly session ale (easy drinking) that smacks the lips with tasty bitter hops and citrusy grapefruit shots to the nose. It finishes crisp and dry, sustaining like a windmill power chord. All of a sudden it hits you...this is the one.

Anova167's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Anova167 (324) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Found this on a pilgrimage to my hometown. Pretty good effort from what seems like a new brewery. Color was a bit dark for the style, but it didnít taste as malty as it looked. Aroma had a bit of earthy malt with a floral pine hop note. Flavor was well balance between malt presence and hop bite. It looked loaded with caramel malt (which I hate in an APA) but I was pleasantly surprised.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1722) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2016
on tap at the brew pub. Four String Brass Knuckle Pale Ale is a lighter amber clear beer with a firm head of white bubbles. Nose is grapefruit and lighter malt. Taste is a nice bit of grapefruit zest and clover honey. Body is lively and thinner. a very nice APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (8251) - Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2016
12 oz can at home. Pours a dark golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale toasted malts, a hint of caramel, citrus, grassy, herbal hops, grapefruit, finishes kind of bland, dry, ok but there are many superior options.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (9017) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Draft at Nation, served in a pint glass. Pours a clear deepish golden color with a small eggshell white head that settles into a ring. Pale and sweet malt backbone holds together leafy, grassy, citrusy, and slightly spicy hops, with some green and black tea for measure. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a tea-like, slightly malty, barely bitter mouthfeel. Not really a ísession ale,í as they say, because itís a little too heavy on the palate for that and the ABV is to high. But itís a good APA nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bvbunited (67) - Ohio, USA - DEC 24, 2015
I don't usually like pale ales so I'm sure my rating in lower than most. This beer does have great color and aroma and pours with a very small head. As I expected the taste was a bit to hoppy for me and stayed around a little to long. I did enjoy this the more I drank and would probably order it if they had no other craft beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (3624) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 23, 2015
can @ Party Town/ Florence KY --- Clear medium orange amber, frothy white 2" head, splashes of lace. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste is a little malt, followed by solid, but pleasing, citrus hops. The hops donít load up enough to drown the malt, so the finish is somewhat balanced. A nice enough pale ale, but I can see no way to justify it as a session brew (5.75%abv? no way; on top of that, a very full body)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drfabulous (6030) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 6, 2015
12 ounce can. Pours an orange base. Slightly malty. Some citrus. Little bit of fruit. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RRistow12 (609) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Tasted from draft. Pours a clear orange amber with white head. Aroma is fairly sweet and not too prominent with caramel and some piney notes. Taste is moderates bitter and mild to moderately sweet with flavors of caramel, toffee, biscuits, pine and grassy floral flavors. Overall average for style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (2075) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Can shared. Poured a darker orange color with white head. The aroma is bitter and citrus. Medium malt base with the citrus on the front end and a long lasting bitterness on the back end. Wouldnít really call this a session beer. Itís not offensive in any respect drinkable but itís just another beer off the shelf.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (4062) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2015
On tap at Meisters in Grandview. Copper pour with sturdy white head. Aroma of grass, pine, malt. Tastes are caramel malt, orange peel, grass. Medium palate, little under-carbonated for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6189) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 3, 2015
Can. Pours crystal clear orange amber, medium beige head, creamy with good lacing. Aroma is buttery, pine, honey, a bit herbal. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter, herbal, pine, honey, orange, and a bit of butter. Medium body, oily mouthfeel.

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