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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Named for the fairer-furred flying mammal who’d rather avoid a sunburned bum. Other parts of the country may lay claim on having great beer culture, but we ain’t too shabby down here in San Antonio… unfortunately we’re a lot closer to the surface of the sun, so bust out the SPF 100 to protect your tail from the South Texas rays. This quaffable thirst quencher combines a simple recipe of malts with a relatively reserved portion of American hops to create refined refreshment, perfect for escaping the heat on a patio with a view near you. And please, someone crank up the air conditioning. Ingredients: Pale, carapils, Munich & crystal malts; restrainedly aggressive American hops; top-fermenting yeast; natural, limestone-filtered, Edwards Aquifer H2O; Plenty of Shade

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Sampled with DarkBeerChick. Poured a dark amber body with some off-white head. Aromas of piney hops that’s fairly assertive. Some floral notes afterwards. Flavors of mostly piney/floral hops, lightly malty sweet (fairly balanced), grassy/floral hops in the end. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Not a bad choice for pizza on date night.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (7870) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2010
Pours out a dark caramel .. very good foam, lacing is superb .. . bitterness is on the level .. . Ziggatyboobaleehubbidazimmineejoogaleebobbably Ghost Dad! .. . Your basic Pale done to an assertive but not overdone standard .. I liked it but seems to fall into the shadows .. she’s not out of monkey she’s out of money!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2010
Moderately orange translucent pale with an off-white frothy head and sparse carbonation. Lightly sweet aroma. Balanced malt-hop flavor. Better than I expected. Easy drinking but still with a strong hop resence for a pale. Rocking lacing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5191) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
growler thanks to thirdeye11 at growlerfest 2010. poured amber with a white head. nose is straight peach and not much else. easy on the palate with light hops and a clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12604) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
(Growler, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of florals, crackers, caramel, and light citrus. Flavor of grass, citrus, pine, and caramel malt with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ilovedarkbeer (2699) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Growler thanks to thirdeye11. Pours an orangey golden color. Notes of citrus fruit pith, bitter hop resin, and grainy malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Growler thanks to thirdeye11. Clear orange pour with a soapy white head. Aroma is pine, soap, resinous. Flavor is pine, floral, bitter and slightly earthy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
On tap at Freetail. Orange pour with a small head. Nice hoppy aroma. Taste is hoppy, bitter, and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6469) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
Growlerfest 2010, thanks to thirdeye11, dark orange color with white foam, caramel, hops and pineapple aroma, flavors of pine and thin metallic, some malt

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6141) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2010
Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this growler. Pours a clear yellowish brown with a white head. The aroma is malt and light hops. The flavor is more of the light malt with grassy and citrus hops along with some caramel and biscuit malt. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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