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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Brewer’s Notes: We are from the city that invented the skyscraper. We constructed our Urban Pale Ale on a balanced malt backbone, so the citrus hop aroma and crisp flavor can stand tall. Recipe Information Style: Urban Pale Alcohol by Volume: 5.4% International Bitterness Units: 30 Color: Marigold Hops: Amarillo, Mt. Hood, Nugget Malts: 2 Row, Crystal 60 Serving Suggestions: Preferred Glass: Nonic Pint Cellaring Notes: Enjoy within 180 days Availability: Year Round Bottles: 12 Pack, 6 Pack Cans: 12oz Cans 12 Pack, 16oz Cans 4 Pack Draft: 1/6 & 1/2bbl

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfontain (802) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz bottle. Light amber-yellow. Aroma heavily lemon citrus, some malt, light bread/caramel. Flavor toward malt, and shockingly soapy, blech. Okay as a session-ish spring beer but nothing more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wedgie9 (1893) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Tasted on 8/23/14 from a capped 12oz bottle purchased at Frugal MacDoogal. Pours clear bright orange with an average white head that leaves a thick ring of lace and one spot in the center of the glass. The nose is caramel bread malt with fruity pine hops. The flavor has a bit of nice bitterness, but is really more focused on the somewhat sweet caramel malt and the fruity/bitter hops underlying. The body is medium with average carbonation and a medium fruity and bitter hops finish. Very strange berry fruit hops throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scarletfire65 (943) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle at home. Juicy fruity aroma, with green apples, plum, and even some bubble gum esters. Sweet and malty up front with the slightest notes of toast. Finishes dry but well balanced. Really interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1198) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
(bottle) bright light amber colour with a small white head; aroma of fruti; balanced flavour with a long light bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RussianDragon (446) - - AUG 16, 2014
12 oz bottle, served from bottle. Aroma is malt, wheat, and mild yeast with trace of hop bitterness. Flavor is same with aggressive carbonation that leads to a slight metallic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eruizgarcia (196) - - AUG 15, 2014
Crisp and well balanced. Wheat and floral hops and a little sweetness. Nothing spectacular but a good summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (642) - New York, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label lists the abv at 5.4% and there is a bottled on date. Appearance: The body has a golden amber color with good clarity and just a few bubbles of carbonation. The pour produced a tall thick head, white In color and fairly long lasting. As it slowly settles it makes lots of cool lacing on the glass. Smell: There is a nice sweet aroma coming from the glass. I get a nice balance of bready and biscuity malt with some light citrusy hops. I also get very light fruity notes of apple and dried apricots. Taste / Palate: It has a nice medium bodied base of wheat like breakfast cereal, pale bready and biscuity malt with fruity dried apricot like notes mixing in. The feel is smooth and the carbonation is almost creamy. It finishes with a light balance of citrus hop bitterness. Notes: I like this Pale Ale for it light hop balance and harmony of flavors. I don’t expect Pale Ales to be IPA want to be hop bombs. I could drink quite a few of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2117) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2014
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discout. Golden and clear appearance with a white head. Aroma and flavor of leafy hops, herbs, pine, light resin, pale malts and light citrus. Light to medium body with a crisp feel. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NikkTwist (1589) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Top of a keg. Clear orange gold pour with a large frothy white head. Lots of lace. Earthy autumn leaves. Cornbread. Some off-putting medicinal orange notes. Herbal cough drops. Fuller than most but the flavors do not work. Just not feeling this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
northropfrye (2199) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
Disappointing. One of my least favourites from Goose Island. Golden orange body with short-lived white head, but nice lacing. Grainy, borderline corn aroma, sweet malts. Taste is sweet dried fruit, a faint touch of hops, bubblegum. Basically though this is more like an amber ale or something. Uninspired but drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pabloscafe (15) - - AUG 6, 2014
Unusual Flavour (complex if I am being generous) something akin to Nelson Sauvignon but not quite? It promises more than it delivers. Its OK, best with food, not really a session beer and I would choose other beers over this. One to overlook for something more interesting.

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