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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This beer is about summer today and yesterday, a mindset, an ease…

Tasty Waves is the summer session pale that glides in and around your long days soaked in sunshine. Put down your ambition and ride these tasty waves while they’re hot.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 5% ABV.

Put down your ambition and ride these tasty waves while it’s hot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (6329) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2011
This poured a dark yellow to orange color with an off white head. Aroma was lots and lots of citrus and piney notes, not really much else. Flavor was just straight fruity hops, hardly any maltyness at all, but not very bitter either. A perfect example of hop flavor vs. hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (3380) - Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Bottle. Yellow pour with a white head. Dank grapefruit and citrusy hop aromas. Not very well balanced with all kinds of bland hop notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Bomber. Pours a murky orange yellow with a small minimal head. Aroma is super orangy, very nice amarillo? cut grass, light sweet note, maybe citric tangerine. Very sessionable! A little more approachable then daisy cutter but just as flavorful, medium punch of bitterness at the tail end that lingers, some orange up front, very nice and super drinkable. Thin body with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1846) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Purchased at Half Acre Brewery in Chicago, IL; enjoyed with a good friend while watching game 7 of the World Series. Appearance pale yellow, slightly cloudy, thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, touch of citrus, smells light. Taste is crisp and light, definite grapefruit, light hops, crisp, slightly refreshing. This is a session ale, but at $8 a bomber it’s a bit steep.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (1364) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Grapefruit smell right away. Golden pour with a small head that fades quick. Slight grassy flavor. Lots of hop and grapefruit too. This is an easy drinking pale ale that blasts your taste buds. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nbondi (203) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Murky gold with meager white head. If I didn’t know any better, I’d swear I was sniffin’ a Daisy Cutter. Same bright herbaceous hops. Maybe a bit more fruity sweetness. Fruityness shows up in the taste. This does, however, seem to be a very close relative of Daisy’s. Nice juicy orange and grapefruit with lemon and grassy notes. Medium body, well carbonated. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 17, 2011
fresh bottle courtesy of bauermj, thanks man! pours a coudy pale yellow, has a nice aroma and flavor, nice light malt profile in the back end. a bit thin in the body, but not too bad. nice hop profile, good stuff, drinks really fast and easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2011
bottle... dark hazy gold, a bit or orange, not much of a head, watery light tin and thin... really enjoyable aroma, tons of fresh hops, a touch dank, a bit of cascade, not much malt, more of hop bomb... tastes a touch to grassy, could use balance but pretty good, and happily HF finally put out a good beer in the last year

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1479) - Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle; pour is murky dark golden with a modest off white head that retains on the average side in this glass. The nose is caramel,biscuits, grapefruit really. This is a nice, fairly balanced pale that doesn’t seem to have any remarkable elements, but overall; a nice drinker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9384) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2011
Draft sample. Pours a cloudy, deep, orange-hued gold with a small eggshell white head. Aroma starts with a ton of tropical and citrus fruits- melon, peach, mango, orange- then some clearer citrusy and herbal hops. Flavor of citrusy hops, crackers, pale malts, and other dry grains. Light-bodied, with medium crisp carbonation and a really dry mouthfeel, especially late and in the finish. Really nice APA but it’d be better if the flavor could maintain the initial rich, juicy promise of the aroma.

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