Franklins Twisted Turtle Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Adored by Terps and fans alike, this Enlish-style pale ale is hopped with Magnum and Yakima Goldings hops and balanced with Crystal and Pale Ale malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (6093) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Franklins. Hazy amber with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, citrus, tropical fruit. Tastes of citrus, floral notes, tropical fruit, stone fruit. Medium body with a dry finish. Pretty good pale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
solidfunk (7695) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Some citrus but not a great overall balance here. Pours hazy amber with OK head and lacing. Light bitter finish with a little too much sourness. Tap at brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 16, 2015
16oz pour at the brewery comes a lightly hazy copper amber with some ringing, white head. Nose has some caramel, malt, lemon, orange, mild spice, mild yeast, mild pine. Flavor is piney, soapy, lemon, lightly vegetal, some cracker, some brown sugar. Medium bodied, dry, bitter finish. Solid and a bit old school.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1802) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2015
Pours copper with a creamy off white head. Biscuit malt aroma with citrus and herbal hop. Flavor is dry biscuit malt with citrus with mineral notes. Floral and herbal hop finish. My second favorite of the day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (576) - Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2015
On tap at Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery & General Store in Hyattsville, MD, part of a flight of 10. Appearance pours a medium amber color with a good off-white head. Aroma is citrus and floral hops with some bready malt in the background. Taste is malty with some hops. Palate is dry, but medium body. Overall, a pretty decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazed amber brown with a medium sized white head. Grain and malt. Sweet caramel moves into an earthy bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (6245) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Nutty nose. Grassy flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (6362) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015
Pours unclear, dark orange . Not much scent . Taste is bitter , bit grainy , some earthy notes . Some malts . OK

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillemsUrenkel (1505) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2014
4 fl. oz. sample at the brewery. Copper in the glass. Light malty on the nose. Starts thin malty, followed by coffie and darkchocolate taste. Longlasting. Dusty at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadRobin (2828) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - MAR 31, 2014
On tap 5 oz. sampler at Franklin 's Restaurant, Brewery and General Store in Hyattsville, MD. Clear, coppery dark orange with an off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of herbal hops, citrus, cardamon and pale malt. Taste of caramel, herbal hops, pale ale, light fruit, nuts, lemon and mild pine. Medium/light body and medium/low carbonization. A decent, albeit malty, English pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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