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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship pale is a classic British pale ale with a nod to the legendary beers of Burton-on-Trent. Copper-colored, dry, clean and crisp with lots of late hope taste in an appetizing complex with ale fruitiness from imported Hampshire yeast.
Ingredients: Two row English malt (pale, crystal and chocolate); Cascade, Mt Hood, Tettnang and Fuggle Hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2003
Darker than expected with a floral, grapey nose. Slightly overcarbonated with disappointing thin head. Sweet honey taste, dry finish. Very drinkable, wish I had another.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 7, 2003
Maine’s original craft brew, right here. I suppose its flavor reflects the time in which it was created, the mid 1980s. This is a flavorful brew that does not depart drastically from what people were used to at the time - the malt and hops flavor is subdued while still solidly present. I like it alright, but its not a favorite.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 27, 2002
Has a light yellow color and not much of a smell. Taste lightly malted and finishes with slight bitterness. Overall this is not a bad beer, but nothing special.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - DEC 26, 2002
Bad bottle - I hope. Metallic, stale floral hop flavor. Finished sour. Not enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nonians99 (8) - hingham, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2002 does not count

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 15, 2002
Light amber hue. Yeast and light citrus aromas. Clinging whitish head. Light bodied, light malts first, crisp quenching faint hopped finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 4, 2002
Deep Golden color with amber undertones and a medium thick head. the aroma is slightly sour and bitter with a nutty hop aroma lingering beneath. the flavor is slightly sweet and hoppy with a dry bitter hoppy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
friejose (24) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 11, 2002
Crisp and sharp, yet very easy to drink and enjoyable. Great with food or by itself.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
morty99 (371) - Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2002
Excellent english style pale ale. Smooth, easy to drink with just the right hop presence. Great beer with bbq.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsquire (3738) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2002
Nice pale copper color out of the bottle with a nice white head that left good lace. The aroma made me think of buttered burnt toast. I tasted the "slightly sour finish" but didn’t really understand it. It was well balanced, but there was just something about this beer I didn’t get. I’m going to have to try it again.


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