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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (9054) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2016
From can it’s hazed gold with a lasting white head. Hoppy aroma is grass, raw pellets, lemon/mango/pineapple, lightly yeasty and minimally malty. In the mouth it’s medium bodied and lightly sweet and overly bitter, but also juicy-oily and plump even though the carbonation is a little low.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (3661) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 1, 2016
On tap at Archer Ale House. Crystal clear pale straw soapy white head. Big fresh clean citrusy hop flavors. Very flavorful and fresh. Teriffic pale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (3770) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Can from Boise Co-op. Pale golden pour with foamy head, fades, but leaves curtains of lacing. Citrusy, piney hops, kind of resinous in the aroma, grapefruit and Pine-sol. Taste had the hops tinge, and a lighter malt bill, again recalling a pils taste. Astringent hops finish though, leaving a slightly soapy taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (4482) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Pine Box, Seattle. During SBW, as ’SBW Session’. Hazy bright yellow, cloudy, creamy white foam. Lovely pale, great fresh juicy hop. Clean, tasty. Typical pine-citrus mellowing in to cereal grain. Tons of flavor. Delicious and fresh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazed gold with a medium sized white head. Soft citrus, a touch of grapefruit and again a touch of mango armpit sweat. Medium bodied, big green onion flavor, overwhelming everything else. Big grapefruit through the finish, more of that onion sweat thing on the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1569) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 12, 2016
On tap at The Pine Box pub in Seattle-USA. Hazy yellow pour a bit bright, great adhesive white foamy head. Nose: piney, grapefruit, resin. Mouth: medium carbo, piney crazy bitterness, session mild character and really bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
donandres (296) - , Washington, USA - APR 5, 2016
From tap at the brewery in Fremont Appearance: light yellow, minimal head, white foam Aroma: hoppy, strong aroma Taste: low bitterness, no bold taste Palate: strong carbonation Overall: Good session beer Drank: 2016/04/03

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bpreo (2455) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Light Lager < Session IPA < all other IPA’s < all other beers. (Hell, at least I gave it a try.)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (12934) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2015
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of straw, earthiness and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness and light citrus with a smooth dry modetately bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (6891) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Hazy light golden with a rocky white head. Very pungent aroma loaded with hops, with that earthy leafy dry-hopped tone I love, a bit of grassiness, and a stern bit of grapefruit rind. Crisp and light body with a nice flavor of grassy, leafy, grapefruity hops, a wee bit of earthy resin, crisp leafy dry hops, and a pale, crisp, balancing pale malt body. just a hint too pithy and resiny but otherwise quite nice. Could have also used a little bit of a sharper flavor, as it is it tastes just a wee watered.


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