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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
aka Seattle Beer Week 5th Anniversary

We dedicate this beer to you, Craft Beer Fan, for embracing adventure, creativity, facial hair, and the skilled craft people of our industry above all. This session pale ale is made with Citra and Simcoe hops grown in Washington’s Yakima Valley which will enlighten your mind and make you a smarter and better looking person…Because Beer Matters. “Hey, it’s better in the can.”—V.W.P.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2362) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Glowing orange with a firm white head. Quite full of citrus and floral goodness. Flavor is similar to the bright aroma with a light nudge of toasted malt. Very fresh fruit and tropical overall. Quite refreshing. A real nice session brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Draft. Clear apple juice body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit rind, some grass, floral. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit rind, light lemon, grapefruit. Light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1577) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 20, 2015
12 oz can gifted by Tcon. Thanks! I can’t believe you didn’t crush every one of these cans from the pack. I probably would have. This is delicious. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a ton of head and lace. Very nice full flavor of hops and light lemon. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (8929) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2015
On June 24, 2015. At Fremont Brewing Company in Seattle, Washington.
Hazy golden color, white head. Hoppy, zest taste. Zest, citrus aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Hoppy, citrus scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2283) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Aroma: tropical fruits, hay, resin. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: quite intense tropical fruits, some resin, medium duration. Overall: nice Session IPA, remarkably intense flavours in aroma and palate. Pint at the brewery, Fremont.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsnicholas (411) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Can (120z $1.75): Cloudy light golden with white head. muted aromas, Taste has some tropical flavors, some breadyness. mild bitterness. Good afternoon drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
DrinkyCrow (99) - Washington, USA - APR 22, 2015
Draft. Good session ale, but I’m not a fan of that style. Nice aroma. Just fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (10049) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2014
12 oz. can, courtesy of Prufrockstar (thanks a lot, Chris), pours a cloudy orange-tinted yellow with a medium white head. Aroma brings out loads of floral hops, light tropical fruits, and zesty citrus. Flavour is rather dry, with dry floral hops, biscuity malt, and some citrus. Not the most exciting or pronounced flavours, but well-balanced and dry. Solid stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2198) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 25, 2014
Unmarked silver bullet can from Prufrockstar -- thanks!

Gold pour, fluffy white head. Upfront oniony citra aroma with some simcoe tropical fruit in the background, hints of pine. Not a lot of grain presence in the aroma. Flavor follows the aroma, modestly hopped--APA territory-- turning soapy late, cracker malts. Pretty nice for 4.5%, but notably thin on the tongue and a bit prickly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trevor211 (1470) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Old rating. This was a good, solid, afternoon pale ale. Biscuit mailts and a crisp hop bite to balance -- just the right recipe for Beer Week.

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