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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Our A.P.A was inspired by the hoppy pale ales of the Pacific Northwest. This brilliant gold colored ale is medium bodied with a touch of sweetness. It uses lots of U.S. Cascade hops for a citrusy floral aroma and flavor without being too bitter. West Coast taste made here in Chicago. Served in a Pint glass.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (594) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2014
On tap @ Park Pub. Pours dark caramel amber with thin lacy white head. Aroma is sweet malt and mild fresh hops. Taste is clean crisp caramel malt with sharp but quickly fading hops. Nice, well-balanced pale, easy drinking.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyjojola (18) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2013
On tap at Boston's in ABQ. No head upon service but came with a nice copper/amber color. Spicy aroma with a slight hint if maltiness and caramel. This beer tasted sweeter with every sip. Very enjoyable. I'll come back to this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ken1 (800) - DENMARK - OCT 7, 2011
Tab at pub in London, with food from pub. A very nice hobby taste that went well with the fat pub food.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bernatbeer (418) - barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2011
Una pale ale muy normalita,de tirador gana un poco respecto a la botella.se nota el cascade pero con final dulce.....

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mwelsh13 (499) - Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2009
12oz bottle pours golden yellow with a slight grassy bitterness in the aroma. Lighter bitterness than most pale ales. Honey like body. Very similar to Sierra Nevada.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nramsburg (257) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2008
Tried this on draught. Good pour with a decent sized head. Orangish color. It’s certainly on the hoppier side of a Pale Ale. Overall a strong beer. All in all, I’m still partial to Sierra Nevada.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
n49921 (108) - USA - AUG 2, 2008
Drat. Pours dark amber with a medium white head. Has a hoppy aroma, a bit of citrus. Taste has a bit of hop, but not huge. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
elelwarren (140) - SF Bay area, California, USA - NOV 22, 2007
Pretty lacing on medium head. Tangerine colored. Not much body. Great big ol’ hoppy finish to this grapefruit flavored, somewhat acidic brew. No floral notes, which I would have preferred. Flavor improved as it warmed, sweetening a touch, but malts are clearly overwhelmed by the hops-a worthy attempt at a California pale ale.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - MAY 25, 2006
At the VA Beer Festival, Norfolk, VA. Pale amber with a slight white head. Nose and flavor rather bland; slightly sweet malt and grain with a tiny bitter end. Not bad, but very blah.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2006
Pale Caramel/toffee malt and a mild citrus hopping combine in a fairly tame, but very drinkable APA...I prefer this to the more generic Honkers Ale, I believe.


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