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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Golden in color this pale ale features true English hop character, flavor and bitterness. Medium bodied with a slight malt character that compliments the fruity esters and intense hop aroma.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (912) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Draft - pours a medium / dark gold with sudsy white head , lots of lacing . Lemony grassy aromas . Big herbal hop flavor . Resiny mouthfeel . Really well done , I think I shall have another . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dsmith4 (43) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Draft pint at Detroit airport (max and ermas) this didnít have the hoppiness Iíd expect of an IPA and lacked a depth of flavour to the extent it seemed almost watered down.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5067) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2015
This poured a darker golden color with a white head. Aroma was of citrusy and grassy hops. Flavor similar, refreshing but a bit plebeian

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6629) - Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2015
10/4/14. Sampled at Billís Oktoberfest party, I believe. Orange amber pour with a small khaki head, mild lacing. Earthy and floral hop aroma, minerals, honey, pale, biscuity malts. Mild bitterness, pale biscuity malts, honey, earthy and floral hops, black tea. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seank301 (1) - Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2015 does not count
Wonderful aroma. Perfect head, tall. Complex taste. Little rough on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9956) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Can... Pours clear and light-amber with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The aroma reveals spicy, citrusy hops uplifted by honey and cookie malts. Full-bodied and chewy with tingly carbonation. Flavor-wise, the malt is the star of the show. Honey malt sweetness enhances citrusy, rindy bitterness. Finishes bittersweet. Can courtesy of biggsbowler!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darb85 (134) - Canton, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2015
May have been ruined by chilled glass. Waited for it to warm up. Seemed a bit thin, but true to the style. Tis ok

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4540) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 1, 2015
16 ounce can thanks to Mike. Slight lemon aroma and taste over a yellow pour. Different for sure.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
paintedmaple (499) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2014
tap at Detroit Metro Airport...slight hop aroma is followed by a thin bodied watery brew which would be OK as a PA, but this is not an IPA. Fortunately, I was really thirsty so this stuff went down easy and fast, but I wouldnít waste my time again on this lawn mower beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2014
This beer pours a clear copper-gold color with a medium bone white head that recedes steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, fruit and sweet malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of earthy hops, roast malt and pine. The finish is moderately bitter with a piney hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bellsman1991 (31) - - DEC 5, 2014
Nice color nice taste the aroma is very nice.... itís a good session beer for sure had it in draft at griffin Claw!


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