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RATINGS: 1226   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 3, 2003
very slightly hazed amber influenced orangish color with a solid sheet of dense foam above..bready, grainy, and slightly spicy hop aromas rise and blend with mango fruitiness..some spicy pine flavors circulate at times with malty mango fruitiness too..semi-full body..slight bitterness in the aftertaste..flavors grow and change dimensions within...the pine flavors get stronger..the bitterness growns..1st sip and last were quite different.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andy609 (143) - Auburndale, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 2, 2003
This brew has one hell of an aroma. Assertively hopped for sure. Has the reddish copper color typical of the style. Not a typical taste. Does taste kind of piney like the description says. Very good brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radiomgb (2249) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2003
Bright orange-copper in colour. Big aroma of hops, along with a nice dose of cirtus. The flavour is of hops, sweet, with a great balance of malts. Finishes bitter and slightly dry. Thanks PsychProf.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoppygrrrl (104) - Albion, Michigan, USA - JUL 23, 2003
Lovely, yeasty aroma; burnt orange color; delicious, creamy, tingly and smooth. A really fine ale!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfcjenn (30) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2003
great lakes burning river is a medium bodied, amber ale. a spicy nose leads to a bitter hoppiness which is quickly balanced by the maltiness. a tastey dry ale which i've grown to know and love.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4516) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2003
(Bottle) Medium, foamy, almond head and a sediment filled copper body. Active carbonation. Very pleasant fruity malt, cask and mild scotch nose. Slight smoke, solid maltiness, lasting dry-bitterness. Nice complexity. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lipskin (38) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2003
This excellent brew is filled with wonderful hop flavor and a good measure of maltiness to balance it out. It has a nice clear golden/coppery appearance. The finish is dry and crisp.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scrawfis (143) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2003
Very refeshing ale. Great hop flavor. A little bit too bitter for my taste, but overall this is a very nice, drinkable beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2003
Nice, hoppy flavor with a dry finish. This is a very nice Pale Ale! Could easily drink one too many of this very drinkable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2003
A pleasant, hoppy pale ale that doesn't really smell like much. It has a strong bitter finish that gives an extra kick to the hops. Medium body, medium carbonation. Nice lush head on a pale amber body. Very dry - no sweetness whatsoever. Hints of grapefruit.


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