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Great Leap Pale Ale #6

Great Leap Pale Ale #6
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Brewed by Great Leap Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Beijing, China


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
previously 5.8%
100% Made In China, the Pale Ale #6 is a malty pale ale balanced with a nice hoppy dryness. Brewed with Chinese roasted malts and hopped with locally grown Qingdao Flower, this is our signature session pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bacterial (2451) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2015
On draft at the original brewery in the back alleys of a Beijing shopping district. This one had some local flavor going on, but it was mild and not a ton of character. I think they aim for this to be the gateway beer to better and more flavorful craft beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14784) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Growler 1 ltr at wpbf. Amber color, small off-white head. A bit cardboardish, marmalade and citrus. Medium-bodied. Flowery, citrus and fruits. A bit minerally finish. Simple but good in China scale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2015
1L growler @ wPBF Ⅲ. Thanks omhper!
Aroma is sweetish with fruit candy. Flavour has strawberries, peachy tones and minerals. Not as hoppy as I’d expect APA to be, but nice still.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (8197) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2015
1 l growler @ wPBF III. Thanks omhper!
Pours amber color with a large white head. Slightly fruity aroma with some pine and resinous hops, mild bready malty notes too. Sweet malts and fruits on the flavor, subtle hop notes. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23671) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Bottled@wPBFIII. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral and nice liquoricelike notes along with some sweet malts. Flavour is sweet malts, some floral notes as well as some slight liquorice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21886) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival, growler from the brewpub. Lightly hazy amber, small head. Fruity, peppery aroma with some orange. Mid dry with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. White pepper, rye bread bitter orange and hay. Mid bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4046) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2015 Draught at the Roundhouse in Central. Deep copper. Off white head. Malty and bready aroma. Malty toffee bready flavor. Traditional pale ale. Good for the style. On draught at brewhouse #12 in capital city its a bit stinky but still tastes as good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (869) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at #6 on 9/7/14. Pours mid brown with a thin white head. Plenty of carbonation. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (4408) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 5, 2014
Growler from great leap brewpub
herbal, leafy hops on this malt led mid amber brown beer. Fairly sweet with just enough hops to balance. a little too strong to be sessionable and perhaps needing some more late editions to make it really sing, nonetheless an enjoyable APA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dreamflower (711) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 15, 2012
Amber colour as are a lot of Great Leap beers. Kind of reminded me a bit of peaches. Very tasty.

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