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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Simcoe hops bring a plethora of flavors and aromas from this crisp American Pale Ale. From floral to earthy, citrus to pine, this dry ale is an easy drinker.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enwiebe (157) - - OCT 28, 2014
10:28/14. Bottle. Pours hazy light copper. Frothy but thin head that dissipates fast. Light pine nose. Sharp carbonation and a nice hop edge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle from Bruisin’ Ales. Slight haze on a amber color with a bubbly white head. Earthy and floral hop aroma backed by a biscuit and caramel maltiness. Flavor is very similar with a lingering bitterness. Very simple, but enjoyable and a easy drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Tap pour at their brewery. Orange with white head. Earthy and malty fruity ale. Pretty good. Pineapple and orange aroma

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5054) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle brought back from NC. Poured a clear amber color with a medium sized tan head. Aroma was nice pine hops, with some herbal notes, caramel malts. Flavor was nice light citrus notes, herbal hops. Pretty enjoyable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
emacgee (4139) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours a soft amber tan with two fingers of creamy off white head. Lots of caramel in the nose. Some pine resin and citrus rind to balance with hints of burnt sugar on the edges. Flavor is a touch muddled and confused. I get bitter citrus and pine resin with some grassy notes. Other than that there is a ton of caramel malt. Way too much for the style. I found the same issue in the IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldGrowth (2754) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Pint at Triangle Wine, Morrisville. Good aroma sweet, citrus yet a musty earthy scent. Great looking beer. nice brownish orange, has shine about it. Good head and lace. Bitter flavor. Medium body. Smooth creamy mouthfeel, bitter finish that lingers. It’s good, has a harsh slightly like a cleaning product.and a real grapefruit finish. It’s fine. Nothing great but real drinkable

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Keg @ Hi Wire. Amber pour with a small head. Nose of pine, floral hops, caramel, shag tobacco. Taste is slightly soapy. Red apple. Peach and berry. Sort of muddled. Medium body, slightly oily. Not awful, but there’s so many good APAs around these days that this needs some Tweaking to keep up.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5856) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Orange pour with a white head. The aroma has some orange and grass notes as well as some toffee and biscuit. The flavor is a mix of biscuit malt with some heavy orange citrus character. Low bitterness and fairly sweet overall. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (3842) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Pint on tap. Clear amber with a lasting ring of foam. Nose is orange caramel and a bit of resin. Taste is the same. Light medium body is balanced and has medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5703) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Asheville, NC - Bruisin’ Ales - 12 oz bottle. pours a medium orange with a nice tight white head. Faint floral like aroma with a touch of spruce. Flavor has some nice subtle bitter citrusy undertones, a hint of mint and some nuttiness. Mouthfeel is thickish and clean. Does in a pinch


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