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Half Pints St. James Pale Ale

Brewed by Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Kölsch
Winnipeg, Canada


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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This brew is gold in colour with a tight white head. The aroma is of sweet grain, while the body has a toasted honey character from the melanoidin malt we add. There’s an herbal hoppy nose from the Mount Hood hop (a Hallertau variety grown in the NW United States) and a fruity finish from a cool ale fermentation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4379) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle: Clear yellow gold with a small white head. Lemon, grain aroma. Taste is mild, honey-lemon, barley malt. Just a touch of grassy hops. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GraffitiVandal (52) - Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
ENG: 341ml bottle from Liquor Mart in Winnipeg. Poured into the tulip gives a golden, clean color with medium tan head which disappears quickly. Caramel and hoppy aromas with a hint of champagne. Tastes malty, caramel, hoppy, champagne, herbal and floral. Melanoidines / toast flavors in the aftertaste mixed with a long-lasting but delicate bitter.Overall quite balanced. Medium carbonation, medium body, easy-drinking.

PL: Butelka 341ml zakupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg. Przelana do kieliszka, złocista, klarowna barwa ze średnią, lecz szybko zanikającą jasną pianą. Aromaty karmelowe, chmielowe, z domieszką szampana. Smak słodowy, karmelowy, chmielowy, szampan, zioła i kwiaty. W posmaku melanoidyna-tosty i długa goryczka. Podsumowując dość zbalansowane. Średnie nasycenie, średnie odczucie, łatwo pijalne.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8202) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle. Lactic barley malt and straw aroma. Pale yellow with moderate white head. Lightly sweet honey lemon, barley malt and mildly bitter hay flavor. Nice body. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (6070) - Indiana, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass (thanks cards04). Looks solid; a slightly hazy golden orange with white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of mild floral and herbal hops with notes of mild honey and a touch of toast. Tastes like it smells, but not as robust or balanced, with a medium light-bodied mouthfeel. A touch of bitterness. Not bad, but underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sam_rates_beer (23) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
Nice refreshing beer. It enhances your higher functioning ability when taken as a comparison against bud and coors drinkers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (5259) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle shared at the DC Pre-Thanksgiving tasting. Thanks to Iphonephan. Poured a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. Flavor was notes of malt, earthy hops. Flavor was mostly malty, light citrus and some floral character. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4681) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Light citrus. Mostly more like a golden ale than a pale ale. Light bitter and some sourness. Golden pour. Bottle shared by Iphonephan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (2166) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle at the RateBeer DC Tasting shared by Iphonephan. Hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of butter, caramel. Tastes of citrus, floral notes. Light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (14159) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Hazy very pale yellow color. Aroma is herbal and medicinal. Taste is similar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10352) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is sweet Pils malt, light earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

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