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RATINGS: 1020   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Riotbeard (107) - Birmingham, USA - JUN 1, 2010
This beer drinks damn good. The Aroma is hard to pick up but hints of citrus. Appearance is pale amber. Taste is very bitter with very fresh citrusy taste. Palate is very creamy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deflagro (106) - Lund, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear, golden liquid with a fairly large, off-white head. Aroma is fresh and fruity with a nice hop character and a tiny malt sweetness. Taste is a bit sweet with some hop fruitiness and a rather sharp bitterness. Fresh and very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snowtiger (106) - Brighton, Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2005
Pours a deep golden/amber color with a big off-white head.The aroma is dominated by piney and citris notes with a little malt trying to escape. The flavor is hoppy and bitter throughout. Not as grassy as I expected, more citrisy. Just enough malt backbone to balance the beer. Not as good as Sierra Nevada Harvest but a nice, drinkable beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTCruiser01 (105) - California, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Reddish copper color with a good off white head. The nose was a mix of grass and citrus, it smells good,a relaxing smell. The taste is hoppy but not to hoppy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GoBlue (104) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2006
Clear copper appearance with white head. Stong American hop aroma with a slightly grassy smell. Flavor mostly about the hops with the grassiness appearing here as well. Decent malt. Overall nice, but grassiness clearly detracts. Too big for a Pale Ale, should be an IPA

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
larstangaa (104) - DENMARK - JAN 15, 2008
Distinct fresh hops with grapefruit and floral notes. Very refreshing - great summer-APA. (Tasted at the BASMOF Nytårskur 07/08 12-01-2008)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjolles85 (104) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2009
Great Pale Ale... Fresh Hop is exactly what it is... Pours a medium golden..off white head that last the entire beer. Hops on top of Hops. One of my favorite Pale Ales.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chef Chad (104) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 15, 2009
This is a fantastic Beer. Pours a nice creamy off white head that last. Amazing Citrus and Hoptastic Aroma on the nose. A nice smooth mouthfeel that most pale ales can’t pull off. Flavor is citrus and Hops. Delicious Delicious Delicious

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshj2176 (103) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Copper color with a long lasting one-finger head and nice lacing. Citrusy and floral hop aroma. Upfront the taste is biscuity malt then some powerful citrus flavor. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbiere (101) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 12, 2008
Orange in color, poor head retention. Herbal/citrus american hops aroma - the name speaks for itself. Defintely on the bitter side although not overwhelming. Good balance of hops VS malts."Very appetizing in its bouquet."


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