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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12072) - 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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14478) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color. Nice aroma of dusty fruit. Taste is bittersweet fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (6601) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Waxy amber with a thin white ring head. Aroma is good and strong with hop pininess. Palate is subdued compared to the aroma but very strong flavors of grapefruit peel and english malts come out. A bitchin’ brew. Full but sessionable and totally satisfying with a balabced strong hoppiness and weaker malt backbone. Not iver the top. Just right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (2797) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Big thanks to Curtis for sending me this growler! Shared with the other Matt last week. The beer is a copper / orange / amber hue, depending on where the light hits the glass. The liquid is very hazy, with nearly an inch of off white head that exhibits lasting retention. The aroma is a blend of hops and malt, with light citrus. The flavor is well balanced and enjoyable. This is a nice pale ale, and fresh tasting. The body is light, but not thin, per se. The aftertaste leaves a lasting hop bitterness (positive) on the palate. Overall, a nice, light beer. A good choice for warm weather. I would have this again. Serving type: growler Reviewed on: 06-06-2011

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
NavyOfficer27 (12) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
very low in color, very nice hop nose, wow... smooth on the front of the tongue and slight pleasant after taste of bitter... best pale I’ve had

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Tap at brewpub
Pours a glassy amber with a nose of soapy hops. Flavor is syrupy-sweet rosy hops. Oily mouthfeel. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5340) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (6580) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (4082) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Light amber in color with a small white head. Aroma is of tropical fruits, sweet malt and hops. Taste is of citrus, caramel and malt. Nose and taste are a little weak.

   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.

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