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Brewing with fresh hops is a big endeavor, requiring four to five times the hop volume compared to using pelletized hops. Although the process is complex, it brings impressive results: Fresh Hop is an American-style pale ale with moderate hop bitterness marked by a unique and intensely grassy hop flavor and aroma. Fresh Hop is a superbly refreshing, medium bodied, light-copper colored pale ale weighing in at 55 IBUs and 6.1% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
badpuppy69 (285) - orange, California, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Pours a light clear copper/dark gold color with a nice frothy lingering head. Aroma is citrucy piney hops some orange and grapefruit notes aswel. Taste follows the Aroma with some lingering toffee caramel notes. A bit on the light on the malt balance. Medium mouth feel. Very delicious ipa!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnmike (1052) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2013
On tap at an outdoor fresh hop festival. Dank smell on the aromas - kind of mutes the smells from the individual hops. Drinks well and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamah (214) - - OCT 23, 2013
Aroma- Really great hoppy aroma, Grass and pine really stick out. Appearance- Pale Golden color with lots of head. Taste- Mild bitterness not a lot lot of strong flavor at all, just a very drinkable beer. Palate- I’d say light to medium bodied, and very refreshing. Overall- A very good beer the taste isn’t as big as the nose which was a little disappointing but if you take it for what it is, a refreshing hoppy pale ale, it’s a damn good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopwine (470) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Pretty sturdy malt backbone makes a great canvas for the soft, melon and pear brought by the fresh hops. Really well balanced stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkSanta410 (416) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2013
22oz bottle purchased from Maltitude in Columbus, GA. Pours amber color with a decent sized white head. Aroma is big, grassy hops. Taste is floral, grassy hops. Big taste, not much bitterness. Very smooth!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (3519) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2014 Awesome pale ale from library ale house on tap, what more can you ask for, super hoppy and delicious

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thicksuds (447) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Incredible pour, very rarely do you get this much flavor from a pale ale, must be one of the best I have had, and the hops are awesome!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
574deadzone (1137) - North Central, Indiana, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Pours a fairly clear golden copper with a thick khaki head that settles to a larger bubbled ring of foam and leaves plenty of clingy, intricate lace. Nose involves a fresh hop bouquet of floral notes, pine, some spice, some tropical fruit, all with a lighter honey malt backdrop. Fairly sweet, quite bitter. Fair action, oily, creamy, medium bodied, with a long green hop bitter finish. A nice fresh hop pale, lots to showcase, and very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (12169) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap @ Great Divide. Orange pour with a white head. Lots of pine, orange, and floral hop notes. Sweet dough and biscuit malt. Flavor is orange, pine, and floral hops. Decent citrus character, sweet dough, and some biscuit. A moderate bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (2991) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Tap @ FreshCraft, Denver. Pours a clear golden beer with medium sized, white head on top. Aroma is fresh hops obviously, light citrus, grassy and hay, some lemon in there as well. Flavour is bitter, hoppy with a watery aftertaste. Flavour starts off very nice though, but falls into a watery finish. Decent brew.

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