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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Baltimore Pale Ale is brewed with only the finest American hops and barley. Baltimore Pale Ale utilizes Nugget, Columbus, Summit, and Crystal hops in a flavorful blend. This creates an unforgettable armoma apparent from the very instant it is served with a full and pleasant taste which will satisfy your tastebuds no matter what time of year this brew finds you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2013
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a clear copper color. A fluffy, off-white head of about two fingers is formed, and is slow to fade away. Nice lacing is left on the glass. S: This is more along the lines of a piney/floral pale ale than a citrusy one, but even against my preferences, it works well. Sweet, nutty malts with a bit of floral hops stand out at first, before turning more in favor of the hops. Notes of butterscotch and black pepper help to round out the aroma. T: There’s a great maltiness on the opening flavors which set it apart from other pales. It’s very well incorporated into the piny hop finish - and has a nuttiness to it most brown ales would kill for. Bitterness is high without being extreme. It’s really well balanced, and not in that insipid manner most ’balanced’ IPAs are, either. M: At first, I wonder if the sweet malts will bother me, but they’re nicely cleaned up on the crisp, dry finish. A bitter linger of hop oils accumulate. General drinkability is excellent, too. O: I half expected some gimmicky, mediocre pale ale more interested in B’more pride than actually being a good beer. I was wrong. Compared to the last beer I had before this (a session IPA brewed with highfalutin’ Simcoe and Citra hops - I won’t say which brewery, but it sucked ass), this is a damn revelation. These guys brewed a solid pale ale without resorting to trendy hops: Full Tilt could be a brewery to watch in the next few years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2293) - Silver Spring, USA - AUG 23, 2013
On tap 6 oz. sampler at The Bistro in Old Line Wine in Beltsville, MD. Clear, bright orange-amber with a fine off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus, syrupy fruit, caramel and pine. Taste of pine, fruit, caramel, citrus and floral hops. Medium body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2491) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a clear golden amber color with a finger of foamy off white head. Aroma of caramel and toasted malts, citrus, and pine. Taste of lemon and grapefruit rind, and toasted malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hampale (54) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Purchased a single bottle at State Line Liquors while traveling through MD. Wish I’d bought a 6-pack as my taste buds tell me that it’s a Pale Ale of which Baltimore should be proud. Unusually attractive aroma primarily of a piney/citrus hop nature. Subdued hoppy flavor with a crisp and dry finish. Nice lingering bitterness on the palate. One of the better Pale Ales I’ve tried in quite some time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2013
12 oz. Bottle. Amber color with a short white head. Nice aromas of pine and hops. Good body and complexity and a lot of hops on the finish. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloth (2607) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Nice medium sized white head with good retention and a nice lace. Slightly hazy, copper hued color. Nose is dry with contained citrus and earthy notes.Body is med/light, nice carbonation level, little grainy, chewy. Dry malts, little beady/grainy with some slightly dank hop notes, lil resin, kinda juicy.Dry ass finish with a good bite. Gotta kick outta this one, dont change a thing! you oughta be proud! Nicely done east coast APA! Bottle from statelineliquors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10608) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle @ home. Pours clear amber with a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is pine, citrus, and resin hops with biscuit and straw malt. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, supporting malt, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jayb0 (1081) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2013
I have to believe this is better than the sample I had. Draft: decent looking but seemed oddly out of balance and was thin. These days if it’s not a great APA you may as well not make it. I’ll give it another try if i get the chance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Full Tilt Pale Ale. Serving: 12 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a nice amber color with a small off white head. The nose has light cracker notes with some citrus and slight floral notes. The flavor has a more pronounced hop presence. Solid citrus and earthy bitterness paired with the crackery malt notes. Light to medium body with average carbonation leading to a medium bitter finish. A pretty solid pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Seeved on tap at Tilted Kilt, Hagerstown, MD. Clear amber pour. One inch thick head. Hoppy aroma. Clean, crisp taste. Very enjoyable. Will drink again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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