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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1551) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1614) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 10, 2013
Can. Golden color and little head. Pleasant and full grassy and grapefruit aroma. Upfront this is delightfully hoppy and malty. However, the flavor quickly disappears and finishes with grassy bitterness. Still a refreshing and great sessionable hoppy offering.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1267) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 20, 2013
12 oz can poured into a pint glass. Pours bright golden yellow with thin white head that lingers well. Aroma is slightly spicy fresh hops. Taste is crisp dry malt with earthy grassy bitter hops. Body is a little thin, but it doesn’t taste like a 4% beer. This would be perfect on a hot summer day. Certainly a departure from past SBW beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmytalent (84) - New York, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Pale yellow with a tight white head. Strong scent of citrus. Flavors: pineapple, citrus, and a little grain. Very nice session ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trujahwarrior (510) - Monroe, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2013
On tap pours a pale golden color with a thin white head that leaves great lacing. Smells of pine, citrus,and tropical. Tastes of all the same things with a pretty good hop bite. Mouthfeel is pretty light with good carbonation. This was a good and hoppy session pale ale. Could probably drink 3 or 4 pints of this no problem.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12593) - 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 (6599) - 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 (1584) - 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
MrTipple (3097) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (3707) - 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.


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