Anova167 (306) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - JUL 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
RRistow12 (410) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
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tmongoose (1638) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
DialSquare (3341) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
bytemesis (4460) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 3, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
merc7186 (2515) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma: Mild Bready Malts, Mild Biscuits, Mild Bittering Hops
Appearance: Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Mild Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing
Taste: Bready Malts, Mild Bittering Hops
Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying, Mildly Bitter
cheap (4522) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2015
2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
from a can. a darker beer than a typical pale lager, has a little haze. sweeter hop aroma almost like cotton candy. milder ipa flavors but it is quite astringent. alky level is not too apparent but there is certainly a kick to it. Yes, strange astringency is readily apparent on the finsih.
cernjoh (153) - Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2014
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had on tap poured into a pint glass. Appearance is a clear golden color with a one finger white head. Aroma is slight but what is there is of grass and citrus. Taste is hoppy but not over done. Grass straw and grapefruit present. Palate is good with good carbonation. Overall pretty good. Not one Iíd seek out with so many other great pale ales readily available but a good choice when your options are limited. Cheers!
JStax (3663) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can pour. Pours a dark copper with a beige head. Aroma is near watery. Taste has some sweetness. Light body. Low carbonation.
BeerBillyCLE (12) - Newbury, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2014
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Surprisingly unique hops taste. Somewhat like melon and tropical fruit. Really refreshing and unique
Nephilium (1485) - Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Caramel malt aroma, with some hop notes. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a thin white head. Mild hop flavor, with a touch of grapefruit in the finish. Thin bodied, with a very short bitter finish. Not a bad APA, but nothing out of the ordinary.