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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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30th Street Pale Ale is a strong pale ale that is well dry-hopped making it taste like an IPA by many hop head’s standards. The beer was brewed to recognize the synergy behind the craft beer culture on 30th Street in San Diego and was released for the Green Flash 6th Anniversary Celebration.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3272) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Tap at hoppy monk pours bright orange with a small sudsy white head and sparse lacing. Nose is citric lots of grapefruit and some minty qualities. Flavors show the minty notes actually. Sort of herbal and medicinal aspirin like flavors. Hmm not all that great. Has some decent minty bitterness. Decent yet over hyped for this style

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thornecb (4504) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours gold into a tulip. White head with little retention recedes to skim surface. Sourdough aromas. Dry with sour, stale caramel and rancid hop finish. What?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomTron (391) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2014
On tap at VBGB’s in Charlotte, NC. Got the plastic cup blues on this one so I can’t really judge the appearance accurately. Definitely a solid pale ale from what I’ve gotten so far. Really drinkable, not overly hoppy, and slight malty sweetness to keep it interesting. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (6861) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 4, 2014
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a clear gold with an orange hue and a white head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has a combination of sweet citrus and light grapefruit with a light grain backbone. Flavor has more grapefruit up front with growing sweet citrus and just a bit of bread backing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swesson (254) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2014
On tap at Parry's. Pours a light orange color and a thin, white head that doesn't stuck around. Smells of hops and citrus. Taste is a bit in the light side in the hops department. A good, but not great ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2183) - Lakeside, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
650 ml bottle from bev4less. Pours a hazy copper color with a medium white head that has good retention. The aroma features grapefruit, melons and some toffee. The taste is bitter hops forward with the exact same stuff as the nose. The palate is full and silky with lively carbonation. Finishes long and bitter. Overall: Good APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (658) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Pours a clear, light golden yellow, with small, rapidly dissipating head. Aroma is rather muted, but has some notable grassiness, some pine, some citrus. Flavor is very citrusy, some grapefruit, bitter lemon, and pine hops. Nice, clean, bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11590) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 1, 2014
22oz bottle. Clear amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some orange/pine, tangerine. Light-medium body, light effervescence, resin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsmerig (1277) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours a light tan yellow with a foamy white head. Aroma of floral and citrus hops. Taste is light, but full of hop bitterness aroma and flavor. Packs an intense punch without being too heavy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1476) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Draft at Falling Rock. Pours a clear, dark orange color with a thin white head. Light grapfruit aroma with a thin, hoppy note in the nose. Smooth taste with dry hops and citrus in the background. A pale ale that seems like an IPA. Good balance. Very nice brew.


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