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RATINGS: 357   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Ten Hills traces its story to Elk Mountain Farms in Idaho, famous for growing hops of exceptional quality and character. With hops from the "first ten hills" grown for Goose Island at Elk Mountain, we crafted a pale ale that delivers both a herbal and citrus hop character. We hope youíll find the intriguing balance of flavors in this beer to be truly unparalleled. Cheers!


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (845) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Aroma pine and floral hops, caramel. Moderate flavor--nothing offensive.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron (1675) - Arizona, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Very attractive, clear radiant deep orange amber with frothy white head. An aroma that leaps out of the glass. Tons of flavor as well.l Loaded with tropical fruits. Followed by caramel and toasty malts. A little spicy. Finish gives way to grassy and herbal hops. Moderate bitterness. Starts as sweet but finds great balance. Finishes satisfyingly dry. I feel like if this was a limited small batch brew from a popular small brewery this would be getting significantly higher scores. This is very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarinEvelyn (680) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Sweet, caramel aroma. A little heavier than expected but still fairly crisp. Hoppy, citrus. Fairly good balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (291) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Pours a clear bronze/ orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and slight herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (925) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle. Spicy herbal aroma. Taste- rich caramel malt and herbal green hop flavors. Medium body. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
AAEA (214) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2015
12FL OZ ($14.99 12pack) Great beer from these guys but fell short in character. still pretty good but they make a better beer in the same variety.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (1012) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle. Drank this over at my folks house for the Old Manís 68th birthday (Happy birthday, Pop!). Yeah, so the beer... bit of cracker malt, fair amount of citrus and pine, medium bodied, mild bitterness. Not bad, but GIBC definitely makes a lot better beers than this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosskyle (165) - - MAY 29, 2015
12 oz bottle from Lunds. Amber color with a large white head. Hops and malt aroma. Medium body. Smooth texture. Pine hops flavor. Some citrus. Kind of like gin added to a malty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4256) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 29, 2015
On tap at Goose Island OíHare. Comes golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma of pine, grass, and malt. Taste is pine, grapefruit, pine, and caramel malt. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jabah (204) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Iím still on the fence with this one. Started to like it more with each sample, but then it regressed on me. Balance is off or something...and for the style itís slightly sub-par. I try to put it more in the English Pale Ale category, which seems to better fit the profile vs. APA. Has a good clean hop finish, so maybe the malt-yeast combo isnít working for me. Has potential, but there are way better ones out there.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1705) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pour is transparent copper with lots of tight light dusty brown head. Nose is fairly hoppy with hop resin, pine and citrus. Fair bit of malt in the nose, caramel and sticky. Taste is similar, sticky sugary caramel malt with hops behind, resiny and sticky with some citrus through the finish and a light bitterness. Body is a hint syrupy with assertive carbonation and a fairly dry finish.


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