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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   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 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (4737) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jnanakul (26) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Poured into a tulip from a can. Hazy golden color with a small off white head. Citrus and slight floral hoppy aroma. Flavor follows aroma. The hops come through fairly strong towards the end and it finishes fairly bitter. Not as well balanced as I’d like, but overall I’d say it’s drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7620) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2013
12-oz can. Pours a hazy medium amber with a gigantic white sudsy head. Big fresh pine and a bit of grapefruit on the nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty light caramel with pine and grapefruit on the mid palate. Long dry finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
donandres (375) - , 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (4187) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Can pours hazy golden with a lacy white head. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, dank notes. Nice dry flavor, citrusy, some herb, bitter hoppy finish. Quite light and drinkable. Really enjoyable, moreish as the Brits might say.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1995) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 8, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2015 This deserves a bump. It took me awhile to get this, but but after a few hotter than usual Seattle months and some harder than usual workouts, it clicked. I’ve been crushing the hell out of these this summer, and once this 6-pack is gone I’m picking up another.

[4/8/2013] Can. Pours clear, straw colored golden with white head that dissipates fast. Fresh, weedy hop aroma, with tropical citrus, dank, and spicy bread/biscuit. Pizza crust - there’s a smell reminiscent of pizza dough I swear. Taste of grass/hay, wheat, dry graininess, biscuit, cracker. Short finish with crisp, light bitterness to seal the deal. Pretty dry overall. Pizza crust is still there. Lively carbonation, light body, texture a little on the thin side. (7/3/7/3/14) Overall: Refreshing, thirst-quenching and and drinkable. Nice. Makes me wish I had a lawn to mow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanuta06 (446) - Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Serving: from tap at Smarty Pants. Aroma: lightly piney hoppy. Appearance: small, frothy, off-white, initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Clear, dark-yellow body. Taste: moderately bitter initial flavor and finish with average duration. Palate: medium bodied with watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: excellent. Very light hoppy aroma and the taste was not overwhelmingly bitter. I would certainly drink this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (6157) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Thanks to 5000 for sending me this can. It is being reviewed from notes and was drank fresh. Yellow pour with a white head. The aroma has some strong pine, pineapple and biscuit malt notes. The flavor is full of pine, biscuit malt, orange citrus and some low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5258) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2013
Pale yellow, white head. Nose is fresh citrus, grass, earth, light bitterness. Easy palate, grassy hops, lemon, clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 29, 2013
Pale yellow in color, clear with a thin head. Super flavor and a nice hoppy flavor and finish. Very good Pale ale.

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