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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
YardmanFTB (14) - Sykesville, Maryland, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Baltimore Pale Ale is an American-Style Pale Ale in that it leans IPA similar to the pale ales in Southern California. The dry-hopping of Columbus creates a huge hop aroma. This beer finishes light for a 6.3% ABV beer. The best pale ale in Maryland many have said.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lhorner7 (11) - - SEP 22, 2013
BPA pours clear with a finger of foam. Huge dry-hop aroma from the glass. Beer drinks with much less bitterness than than you’d think after getting the aroma. Light-bodied, hop forward APA. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hampale (85) - 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 17/20
sloth (2809) - 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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5990) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle poured into a nonic pint glass. Pours a clear amber with just under a finger off-white head. Aromas of citrus, light dankness, pine, floral. Tasting notes of floral, pine, caramel, grapefruit citrus, resiny hops. Medium body with a semi-dry finish. I’ve heard mixed reviews on this but it tastes pretty good to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (6342) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. At first blush this doesn’t impress as anything special. It looks, smells and feels like any of a jillion other APAs out there. But on the palate, this has an above average spicy kick in a fully flavored and well bodied ale. This could be a fridge beer. (#5429, 2/7/2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13235) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Draft, MD Craft Brewers Festival. Large off-white head atop clear amber body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some pine, orange, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some pine, light bread. Light-medium body, light resin. Very hoppy for style (yum!).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (2467) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Tap at james joyce, baltimore. Clear amber color, white head. Aroma is quite light, fruity, hops, malts. Taste is all about fresh hops, fruity, malty body.

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