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Sweetgrass APA is a Pale Ale of distinction! 2009 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal winner in the American Pale Ale category, this crisp and fragrant beer is hopped and dry-hopped with plenty of Amarillos and Cascades. Try it with any bold, flavorful food to complement its citrusy, resinous spiciness. Alcohol 6.0% by volume.

Awards 2009 - Gold Medal, American Pale Ale - Great American Beer Festival
Original Gravity: 15.0 Plato (1.060)
Malts: Idaho 2-Row Pale, German Vienna & CaraAmber
International Bittering Units: 60
Hops: Columbus, Galena, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, & dry hopped with Cascade
Alcohol by Volume: 6.0%

Editor’s Note: formerly called Sweetgrass India Pale Ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thefederalist (294) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with a soft white head that leaves lacing in the glass. Aroma is sweet and a little funky, with some hops in the background. Flavor is sweet and a little funky, with some bitterness in the background. The finish is sweet, and a little funky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (275) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Amber pour huge head...some lacing...honestly i felt this was one of the best apa’s i have ever had...love the sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - MAR 24, 2010
A copper beer full of yeast floccules with a small white head that doesn’t last but leaves some lacing. Aroma is faint floral hops, some citrus, with a yeasty breadiness. Flavor has vague hoppiness, some malt in the background, and some hop bitterness. Think mouthfeel. Pretty weak sauce.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brucebruce81 (258) - Wyoming, USA - OCT 20, 2011
This beer was pretty good had a hint of hoppiness but not to overpowering like the apa better than ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bdunhill (250) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2011
With a nice aroma and beautiful hazy amber color and a thick white head. This APA has a nice fruity pine flavor that stays on your palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
foyle (246) - Wyoming, USA - AUG 3, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Appearance: pours a 1” cream colored head that recedes slowly, moderate lacing. Color is cloudy orange-amber with some streaming carbonation. Aroma: citrus rind, tangerine, sweet malt. Mouthfeel: somewhat light mouthfeel with a quite dry finish. Flavor: sweet malts give way to a tangerine hop and finishes with a somewhat burnt citrus rind flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2010
This is a good beer. It’s not a kick your butt hop bomb but it doesn’t claim to be. It’s sweet and well balanced by the hops. It looks good and goes down easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJC (238) - USA - DEC 30, 2006
Light copper/amber body, with a thin head. Hardly any lacing. Toffee, malt, and some hops in the aroma. Those same characteristics appear in the flavor profile, as well, but the hops are more pronounced. Not as bitter as it probably should be for this style, however. Carbonation is a bit on the fizzy side, but certainly not upsetting. This is a refreshing and very drinkable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (233) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Brewed in a pocket of the Grand Tetons near the border of Idaho and Wyoming. Another great APA / IPA added to the Top 10 Summer Dusk Drives Through the Heart of America Tour 2018.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - SEP 10, 2012
this beer pours a cloudy orange with a minimal head. This beer has a medium hops flavor and mild citrus and floral tastes, aftertaste is a bit strong!!

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