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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2013
(12oz can, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a clear yellow body with a tall foamy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pineapple, florals, and biscuit. Flavor of biscuit, pineapple, citrus, light pine, and caramel with a moderately dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Can:   Pale golden, vibrant, moderate frothy white head, nice lacing.   Soft citrus peel, pith, and bright straw on the nose.   Moderate bitterness on the tongue.   Pith and peel.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Bright hoppy finish, also with straw and hay.   Good balance, not dull, and not overly hopped.   Solid example of an American Pale Ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trevor211 (1421) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2110) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (2955) - Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Can. Light yellow pour with a white head. Bitter hop aromas. Grassy hop notes. Bitter and refreshing. Average mouthfeel and body. Good carbonation. A nice pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5780) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
(12oz can thanks to Mora2000) clear bright light gold, lasting fizzy white head. Nose of peach, apricot, tropical, mango, very light onion. Taste of pale grain, medium amount of hoppiness, orange pulp, lightly bitter body, despite my low rating I’m a fan.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
48FanInCali (815) - California, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Can. Golden pour. Nose mainly of hops, bread, and malt. Taste follows the nose. Semi dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2157) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsnicholas (375) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (9343) - 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.


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