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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Hoppy American Pale Ale with smokey undertones.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11442) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Draft, RBSG Fri night. Minimal beige head, cloudy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, light smoke, cherry cough drop. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, smoke, some orange, bread. Light-medium body, low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (10035) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Draft. Cloudy golden yellow color, small white head, solid lacing. Aroma of smouldering fruit and bread dough. Taste is full bodied candied fruit with a burned edge. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8524) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 3, 2013
A nice smoked beer, at Slow’s BBQ, Detroit. A light and welcome smoke. Deep yellow body. Lovely smell.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7839) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2007
Cask version at Barley’s 5th Annual Mini RAF (04/28/07): This beer is a lightly hazed dark amber color with a medium off-white head that has good retention. Rings of lacing. The aroma is mostly hoppy with smokey malt undertones. Dry, medium body with both hops and smoke flavors, neither of which dominates. Light malt in the backgound as well. The finish is mildly bitter hops, with the smoked character still lurking in the background. Interesting beer, although it does not really push any boundaries.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7824) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Draft from Whole Foods Plymouth Meeting. Pours clear dark straw with off-white head. Nose is rauchy pale malt, hopcitrus. Tastes crisp with a well balanced smoky flavor paired with a nice hopcitrus and pale malt backbone. This one is smooth and flavorful, with a clean finish. The crew at Craft Ale House enjoyed this one, as did the King of Crambone.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7201) - Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Not even close to smokey. It is a ncie pale ale though, mild, dry, nice citrus character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6278) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2013
7oz on tap at Fifty West. Clear orange color. Thin white head. Good thicker lace. Medium body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Kind of soft, lightly slick finish. Good hop profile. Lightly spicy, and orange citrusy. Light caramel malt. I hear this is a smoked pale ale, but smoke is very subtle. This might be because I am standing next to a bonfire as I taste this. Moderate bitter taste, little sweet taste. Solid, hoppy pale ale. Sneaky amount of smoke... well-balanced, you could say

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6072) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Cask at the brewpub. Orange pour with a white head. Smokey, ham, and some biscuity malt to go along with soft hop presence. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (5974) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Pours amber with an off white head. Malty sweet aroma with some light citric notes. The flavor has pale malts, light smoke, a light sweetness, and some floral hops. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2012
draft at Coles, Buffalo NY. Lighter copper orange pour. Touch of bonfire smoke in the aroma. Citrusy bitterness with hint of smoke in the flavor. Nice hop flavor, fresh, smoke adds aunique flavor. I like it


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