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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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A sessionable pale/blonde ale. <4% abv. 40 ibus. Hopped with Motueka, Amarillo, and Simcoe.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3000) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2012
This is probably the best beer Iíve ever had thatís this low in alcohol. Pours cloudy yellow with good lacing. Smells like hay and dirty farm hops. A little bit bitter, a little grassy. Very full palate. On tap at Farmhouse Tap and Grill.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3340) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2012
32oz growler, fresh, from a good friend. thank you... pours a semi-hazy, wheat beer like pale yellow brown hue, consistent throughout, and topped with a ore than adequate fluffy frothy white head that eventually reduces down to a milky film.... firm grapefruit and citrus focused nose. a fair bit juicy to boot which enhances the aroma more ... flavors are not absurdly hop dominated, held in check, but still a very integral factor into the entire equation. crisp with lemon citrusy zest and a biscuity malt and pale grain backing. both work well in harmony with each other. quite a bit a flavor packed into such a small brew with 40 ibus overall. lighter bodied, refreshing hoppy goodness without being overdone and perfectly quenching. a touch of bitterness on the backend to provide an additional aspect while offering a touch of dryness to boot...really hoping the small session beer movement continues to see its deserved attention. i would love to have this at my disposal throughout the year, and not only during the summer months. an anytime type of brew. well crafted and executed.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auerbrau (3126) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 12, 2012
On tap at 2012 Hill Farmstead Festival of Farmhouse Ales. After an onslaught of Saisons the metal band fired up and the hoppy beers came out. This dank-nosed juicy C-hop piece quenched my thirst and desire for hops. Fat, sticky resin nose followed by a dry, light and balanced body with green hoppiness and a nip of minerals. Clean, delectable and forward.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hammerslammer (15) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 29, 2012
growler, not as fresh as could be. blasts the nostrils with fresh hop citrus goodness. relatively light on the tongue given how potent the nose is. little pine, little lemon, little resin, little spring morning dewy. this baby dances on your tongue but something about it tells me it wonít stand out my in mind long term....a tasty treat for now, nonetheless.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yourefragile (136) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 28, 2013
On draft at Blackback. Pours a light, hazed yellow with a dense white head. Leaves plenty of lace and thing ring as the head fades. Crisp bready malt and lemon/citrus hop aroma; nicely balanced. Light bodied, well carbonated with a dry grassy and citrus bitter hop finish. Flavor has a strong bready malt base and tons of lemon and grass, with mild grapefruit juiciness. Amazing for a blonde.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (2847) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2013 On tap at Tjís with Court, Bri, and Alan, pours hazy golden orange with light head, and not much lacing. Notes of lemon, citrus hops, well water, grapefruit, grass and clean malt. Good bit of the motueka came out as it warmed up a bit. Body is super juicy with crisp, bitter lemon hop finish. Awesome session ale but I prefered the double dry hopped spring fever in Vt to this. Just lacked enough flavor but what do you expect for a 4% beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1478) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Growler at chopkofest pours gold with white head. An abundance of citrus mix in a touch of hay and earth. Body is slick.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (1725) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2013 On tap @ The Farmhouse (Burlington VT). Pours a hazy pale yellow with a thin foamy white head. Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit, and citrus. Taste is light citrus and grapefruit, some pineapple, and some cracker. Almost tastes like a light version of S&S 5. Nice crisp and really refreshing!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (258) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2013
750 ml bottle direct from the brewery. Pours a light hazy gold with a medium pillowy white head. Aromas are pine and grapefruit . Taste is citrus dominant (pineapple, grapefruit) but not overpowering and only mildly bitter. Thereís definitely a mildly sweet malty background that keeps this beer in the APA category rather than IPA. Light bodied, and a nice long but not cloying bitter finish. Great session beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers (2908) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Pours a hazy straw color with some head and some lacing on the glass.

The aroma is hop forward and citrusy with some juicy melon, & bright orange/orange-peel character. Really fresh and pungent, really nice smelling.

The flavor is again very fruit forward, citrusy with plenty of melon. Itís got some fruit rind character and a nice light bitterness. Very bright, very hoppy... not especially complex but thatís made up for by itís brightness and charm.

A real chill low boost & not a shelf beer at all.


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