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RATINGS: 1216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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An assertively hopped American Pale Ale with citrusy and piney Cascade hops. Subtle malt flavors balance the hop profile and provide a satisfying dry finish.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RoJoNo (28) - Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2003
Nicely biased towards the hoppy side with right amount of maltiness to back it up. I'll have to keep a six of this in my fridge.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
notalush (4795) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2003
Many breweries would try to pass this off as an IPA - it sure is as hoppy as some "IPAs" anyway - this is really a perfectly balanced pale ale - the malt/hop balance is the best you'll find in the style - and the slighty bready presence really tops it off and creates a fuller flavor - slight woody finish that's nice and clean - an excellent pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (5966) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2003
A slightly cloudy orange hue, rocky head with some lacing. thin-bodied. Aroma has hints of clove, grapefruit, and burnt toast. Hoppy on the palate but not overaggressive. Finished clean with little aftertaste, a quality APA which are so hard to find.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
winterlager (101) - Orchard Park, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2003
wonderful citrus aroma hits as soon as you pour, then you see lots of cascading hops. Smooth flavor, nice balance of bitterness. Nice clean taste from beginning to end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefanberggren (135) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 16, 2003
A nice american Pale ale that is decently hopped and provides a nice clean profile. Glad to see this one in Wisconsin !!!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nightoneobob (37) - USA - MAY 13, 2003
Great hop, malt, and citrusy balance. This beer is good bottled and Great on tap. Very smooth, nice dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - MAY 9, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2005 Aroma of caramel-covered toasted pine needles. Sticky foam clung to the glass like a child in a roomful of strangers. Wish it wasn’t filtered. Soft bready notes on a tasty citrus hopcone. Leafy finish. Very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggie80 (785) - Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2003
Pours clear pretty yellow amber thick short lived head with somelace. Very typical ale with a very mild aftertaste. Bitter sweet finish with that hoppy aftertaste one looks for.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 15, 2003
Pours with a clear amber body topped by a thick off-white head with lots of lace laft on the glass. Sweet citrusy (grapefruit) hop aroma. Bitter sweet citrusy hop flavor with an underlying maltines and a bitter hoppy finish. Medium bodied, smooth yet dry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - APR 9, 2003
Draft - Great Lakes. I thought this was a great Pale Ale. Amber color. Nutty, malty and hoppy flavor. Hints of sweetness. Great dry finish.


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