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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3503) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - NOV 19, 2012
I had tried a small sample at the brewery that afternoon, so was happy to get a shaker pint on draft at Bodega in Columbus, Ohio. The pour is a clear golden amber with not much of an off white head. The aroma is citrus fruit, grass, and a nice undertone of grass and mineral. The taste is a fresh cracker malt, along with a light bitter sweetness balanced with grass and grapefruit citrus hop. There is a hint of pine present as well, which adds depth to the flavor. The palate is medium bodied, with crisp carbonation and the mineral dry clean finish. Definitely my kind of beer, very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RRistow12 (454) - 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 (1726) - 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. Wouldn’t really call this a session beer. It’s not offensive in any respect drinkable but it’s just another beer off the shelf.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3523) - 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 (4750) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (2607) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
cheap (4625) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2015
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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cernjoh (166) - Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2014
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 I’d seek out with so many other great pale ales readily available but a good choice when your options are limited. Cheers!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (3823) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Can pour. Pours a dark copper with a beige head. Aroma is near watery. Taste has some sweetness. Light body. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBillyCLE (12) - Newbury, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Surprisingly unique hops taste. Somewhat like melon and tropical fruit. Really refreshing and unique

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nephilium (1516) - Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
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.

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