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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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An easy-drinking, gorgeous pale, made with primarily Amarillo hops. Not quite as light as Miller High Life but thirst-quenching nonetheless. AKA Solstice Pale Ale.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5480) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
(draught at brewery) clear gold, nice lacing, wispy white bubbles. Nose is crisp, german hops, mildly malty nose, cream, biscuit, light butter too. Taste is earthy hops, dry, crackers, light butter, very earthy dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2022) - GERMANY - AUG 17, 2013
Brotig, getreidig, Fichte, zitronig, golden, klar, hopfig, nice refreshing ale, bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gmellison (410) - Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at fremont. Nice hoppy aroma and flavor, but light enough to drink like 10 in the summer. Really good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (5923) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 24, 2013
On tap at BevX360, pours a hazy blonde with a small white head. Aroma of light hops, some light tangerine and biscuity malt. Flavour is refreshingly and lightly hoppy, with some light fruity notes. Not that interesting, but highly drinkable and a nice summer beer. Solid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1298) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2013
This is one of my favorite brews for hot summer days. It has a really bright punch of hops - almost like a session IPA - with just the right caramel malt base to balance it out. Really easy to drink, slightly hop-forward (love those amarillo hops), and just exactly how a summer ale should taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Draft at the source. Pale yellow color, bright white head, solid lacing. Aroma of lemon pepper. Taste is similar, fruity finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13106) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2013
On tap. A lightly hazy, golden-orange beer topped by a cute, off-white head. Lighlty citrusy aroma with pine cone hints, some flowery notes and a pleasant maltyness. Some bitterness in the flavor, just enough to keep it interesting, and the maltyness is just serving as a foundation for the hops. Medium body, quite dry, and with a nice level of carbonation. Dry, hop driven finish. Sure not a beer you enjoy by the fireplace in the winter, but as I had it, on an oceanside restaurant it’s quite enjoyable and it slakes the thirst. 130702

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (3452) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Draught. Pours a clear golden color with a moderate white head on it. Nose has some fairly strong citrus elements to it, and was rather inviting. Taste was very crisp, with some nice citrus to it and a pleasant bitterness. Very drinkable beer, I think.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1706) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle. Nothing too special about this. Drinkable, would be nice in warmer weather. Surprised its an APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (7904) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Growler at Endo’s house, 25/05/13, thanks to Jim - labelled as ’summer ale’. Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin white head of bubbles. Nose is fresh hops, citrus, bitter tangerines, light pine. Taste comprises hops, tropical fruits, light manfo, grapefruit, orange pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hop bitterness in a crisp and refreshing finish. A nice APA.


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