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RATINGS: 1217   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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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lmahony199 (52) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2001
A fantastic ale. World Champion in 1994 for good reason. Blows away Sierra Nevada. Too bad its not pastuerized - you have to be in Ohio to get it.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dhammond42 (5) - - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
Great beer! I'm from ohio but live in Washington and can't get this beer. I am now in ohio visiting so I had his beer. I'm special! I'm a special boy with unique opinions! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ScipioA (267) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bright light orange with a slightly tan foaming head. Flavor and aroma are pine sap and orange. Tastes a little better than it smells thanks to a backing of sweet caramel flavored malts. Classic APA, I could see this used as a reference for the style just as much as Sierra Nevada.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Golden hue with orange highlights. A big solid foam cap with good retainability. Well carbo’d. A nice citrus hop aroma with malty undertones. Aroma is nice and pleasent but unassertive. Some bready maltiness with a citrusy hop taste. Hints of fruitiness. Medium body that has a clean fresh taste and is nicely balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (458) - Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours fairly clear amber with nice off white head. Nose is tropical and malt. Nice malt sweetness in the taste. Molasses? Nice pale.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eberndt (165) - - JUL 5, 2014
Very smooth for a pale ale. Bitterness from hops is there from beginning to end and the malt flavor backs it up nicely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4429) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle from Meijer in Columbus. Pours a clear orange-amber with a white head that it retains. Nose is a nice caramel backbone with white grapefruit, hints of mild pine sap, and a little bitter orange. Flavor starts off malty then goes to white grapefruit, bitter orange, then some miscellaneous citrus, then it finishes crisp and clean with mild citrus lingering on the palate. Light to medium in body and a very nice pale ale overall.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (665) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Draft. Light copper with medium white head and nice lacing. Aroma of citrus and grassy hops with some biscuit. Medium/light body with medium citrus hop bitterness and some biscuit notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (621) - New York, USA - JUN 12, 2014
It has an amber color with excellent clarity. Its head is foamy and white in color. It builds up big and thick before settling back down to a thin cap that leaves behind rings of lace on the glass. The aroma is full of floral and piney hops over sweet bready malts. Hop bitterness has a bold presence from the start to the finish. Bready malts are just strong enough to support and add some balance to the crisp citrus and piney hops. The finish has a slow bitter hops fade. Carbonation is pleasant with a light and smooth mouth feel in the medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badwhale (352) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle to glass shaker. Pours a medium to dark, but clear, yellow. Doesn’t have a huge nose, but malts and a good amount of hop notes are there. Has an oily mouthfeel, but in a good way. Soft hop flavors, nice malty backbone. Pretty tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (821) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Amber with rimming lacy beige head; aroma is softly nicely hoppy; Flava is very mild hops with somewhat sweet malt backbone; feels medium fizzy zingy; finishes dry bitter and robust long after swallow- the strength of this beer


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