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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This flavorful pale ale is handcrafted from chestnuts, sorghum, certified gluten-free oats, and pure cane sugar, and generously hopped with Nugget, Cascade, and Meridian. The chestnuts are sourced directly from an Oregon farmer and hand-roasted at the brewery. The certified gluten-free oats come from a Montana company that grows them in an area isolated from gluten containing grains and are tested by an independent lab.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12627) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2014
Very cloudy and very pale - witbier colour. Lots of bitterness, some fusels/alcohol notes...one of the fermentables is kicking those off. Light fruity character from the hops and fairly bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1373) - Oregon, USA - MAY 11, 2014
On draught at Harvester Brewing. Pale fizzy yellow color, reminiscent of a cider. Aroma is candi sugar, toffee, and a hint of sweet citrus. Taste is plum, candi sugar, lightly tart citrus, and nuts. Nice flavors that mix well. Finishes light and refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4194) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
650ml bottle pours a clear straw color with a finger of white head that dissipates quickly leaving only a couple of specks of lacing. Aroma is light fruits and citrus with hints of perfume. Taste is a light fruity sweetness with a light citrus hop bitterness. Light bodied with mild carbonation. One of the better gluten-free brews out there.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
robforbes (2073) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2014
pours a light yellow with a very thin white head that goes away quickly, and no lacing. smell is of grain, an organic funk, and some nuts. taste is oily, sweet & sour, caramel, citrus, and hops. ends with a strange aftertaste and definitely organic.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (3377) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Shared with Strykzone of Facebook Chat. Pours a clear gold color with a moderate white head and lots of carbonation with a good stream of bubbles. Nose of nuts, and light hops. Barely hops however. Light to medium body. Flavor is a bit spicy with the nuts and a hit of hops again. Finish is ... well there is not any good finish. There is something there that seems almost medicinal. Quite decent for the style however.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4933) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Bomber from Hayduke. We had it together via facebook chat. This pours with a lot of fizzy noise. It has just a little haze and is golden. A lot of visible carbonation rises. I smell light fruit, floral hops, and some pepper. First taste is that this is a gluten free beer. Some sourness, fruit, mild hops. The sourness is never an asset in a beer for me and fortunately it is not that pronounced here. The fruit is citrus. There was some pepper and other spices.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michaelinwa (591) - Bothell, Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2014 Bottle. Typical pale ale pour and color. Aroma is light, pleasant hop, nothing unusual, which is a plus for a GF beer. Taste is actually very decent, and considering the generally mediocre nature of this style, I was impressed with what they did with a GF beer. Has all the right flavors of light grain, closely resembling barley malt, and light if rather boring hop presence. Im glad its available, and Ill definitely have it again soon. Good job, Harvester.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (1803) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle from Beermongers in Portland, OR. Brought home for my coeliac mum. Poured a hazy golden with no head to speak of. Aroma of white grapes, sour fruit and hay. Bitter grapefruit and hop resin flavours with a little grassy note in there (NW hop bomb, possibly to cover the sweetness of the malt substitutes). Palate of cereals, caramel, apples and some astringent bitterness. Pretty good, especially for a beer using an alternative grain(s), rather than filtering to be certified gluten free. I hope their beers come along, but as it stands the Omission series from Widmer trump them.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7410) - Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
HAzy gold appearance, frothy white head that sticks. SMell is soghum, chestnut, spices, and citrus. Flavor is chestnut, sorghum, slight fruitiness. Some vanilla, lgiht toastiness. Gets better as you go.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (11098) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours light orange/gold with some white bubbles. Aroma is a little bready and a little hoppy. Med body. Flavor is something that seems bready, but quickly turns into an unusual earthy flavor. Hop is present, but not in recognizable flavor. Not something Id drink for flavor, but it would do fairly well with something like pizza or burger.


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