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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21421) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color. Nice aroma of dusty fruit. Taste is bittersweet fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12717) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12695) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Draft - Light citrus hops and some light malts sweetness. Clear gold with a rich white head. Mellow piney and resin hops with a dank bitterness that fades quick. Nice APA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 19, 2010
Growler thanks to thirdeye11. Pours with a large white head and a hazed golden body. Aroma of light hops and grain. Taste is citrus hops, and toasted grainy notes with a bit of hay. Light bubbles and well attenuated. Drinkable pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2012
2/24/12. On tap at the brewery during RBWG 2012. Clear golden pour with a small khaki head. Plain aroma of light caramel malt with a bit of grassy hops. Light flavor as well with a touch of caramel and grassy hops. Plain but drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6504) - 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 (6155) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (6054) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2009
(draught) pours clear yellow, spare bubbles. Nose of honey, citrus and caramel. Taste of bitter hops, light citrus and finishes like grapefruit oils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5779) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Light orange pour. Light caramel malt and resiny hops. Flavor mirrors aroma with a decent finishing bitter. Light medium body with good carbonation.

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