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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
This beer bridges east and west with a lane dedicated to riders who aren’t afraid to get dirty. Three kinds of organic caramel malts and a 24 pound whirlpool hop bomb keep things interesting while the wheels go round and round. Cheers to narrow knobbies, kazoos, and more cowbell! 12.5°, 45 IBU

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (22307) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2008
Draft @ HUB, Portland.OR. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a malty hoppy aroma with some weak hints of citrus. Sweetish malty hoppy caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (20350) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Draft at BikeBar. Aroma of grass, taste is similar. Decent body. Nice eample of a proper pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (13744) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Bomber from Liquid Solutions. Pours orange gold with a frothy off-white head. Floral/citrus aromas. Medium body with frothy carbonation. Pretty fair amount of hop bitter, with some backing caramel. Quite pleasant. Floral notes stick into the finish. A good bitter beer. Not harsh, but not wimpy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (12834) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2010
Bomber poured a hazy tarnished gold with a lasting creamy off white head. Aromas of biscuit, grapefruit, earthiness and a hint of orange. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, light grapefruit and a hint of pine with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Name: Crosstown Pale
Date: September 21, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy gold, fine off white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, nice citrus
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, well balanced with light citrus hops, just enough bitterness to round it out
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9027) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 3, 2010
Bottle, shared with Parksy on his birthday! Pours a slightly hazy honey golden with an average foamy white head. Very hoppy aroma: lots of pine and grapefruit. Light biscuity malts are eclipsed by a hugely hoppy palate, lots of grapefruit rind and pine, some pepper in the finish. Very bitter-- I’d have guessed more than 45 IBUs for sure. Loved it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (8821) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 11, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours clear yellow with a modest white head and a citrus aroma. The flavor is initially sweet caramel malt, but quickly becomes bitter with a very dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (7414) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2010
22. Pours a nice cloudy bright medium orangey amber. Loose scattering of white head and sedimentary, stringy lace. Dark, earthy hop nose, a little bit of peaty sting, almost smells like rye. Bit of butter there too, more’s the pity. Creamy medium body, lively carb. Earthy, biscuity, husky mid-palate with a hot pine flash at the end. Lingering resiny finish. This might grow on me but it’s a bit imbalanced to the dry bitter side with not much holding it up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2009
GABF 2009, Light to medium yellow/orange pour, Medium bitterness, nice bitterness. Caramel malt flavor, nice sessionable pale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle:   Golden, slight dirty haze, large frothy off-white head, sticky lacing, very light carbonation.   Not much of a hop aroma, moreso a barnish funk of a malt aroma.   Slight earth and soil matter.   Noticeable hops on the tongue, still light tho.   Less of an organic bite than I would have thought by the nose, but still noticeable.   Lingering mealy malts, some of that barnish funk.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   A little dry on the backside, powdery, sticks to my tongue and makes me smack my lips.   Decent Pale Ale, but not as juicy/floral/bitter I would have loved. That and the fact that it was a little mealy/funky/barnish/soily sorta of detracted.   I’ll stick with their IPA.

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