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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The Greek myth of Pandora has been interpreted in many ways but one common understanding is that she is the woman who, out of curiosity, opened a box which released the evils of all mankind. Pandora was the first woman, a gift from the gods to man. What most do not realize is that her name means “all-giving” as each god contributed to creating Pandora by giving her unique, seductive gifts. Regardless of which version of the myth you follow, you should know that her curiosity ultimately enabled one key gift to remain in the box for man for eternity – the gift of hope. As our first gift and flagship beer, we hope Pandora awakens your curiosity without harm and keeps the promise of hope of an amazing adventure in craft beer. Pandora also happens to be the name of Chris’ first dog! A medium bodied beer that marries the light fruit and spice characteristics of the Idle Hands house yeast with the hoppiness of an American Pale Ale. The late kettle additions and dry hopping with Amarillo combine with the soft round malt profile to create sensations of orange marmalade, light toast and hints of white pepper and allspice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
damzz (464) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 14, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2012 Pours a thick white head leaving little sheeting. Color is a clear golden brown. The nose is dominated by a yeasty spiceness. Palate reveals a medium body with dryness and a slight toastiness with a lingering hoppy finish that separates this brew from a malty Belgian. The Belgian yeast adds complexity. Tasted at the brewery and in a growler.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VinegarStroke (381) - Napa, Alabama, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle: light haze, thick head and good lace. Very lifted, spice, ginger. Tropical fruit. So rich. Cookie dough. Off dry., not sour, bitter. Long. Layers of flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5280) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Sampled at the 2012 American Craft Beer Festival. Pretty hoppy for the style, with a good amount of yeast and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (5578) - Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2013
On draft at the brewery, light and clean Belgian ale, good hop flavor adds to the complexity

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (5499) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - APR 23, 2012
Pours hazy deep amber into a tulip. White head recedes to skim surface leaving scant sheets. Sweet citrus and yeast aromas. Dry with caramel upfront turning to tangerine before the lasting dusty yeast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROBC3366 (148) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Pours a golden orange with a medium white head. Aroma is yeast and fruits and taste is well balanced hoppy and a lil fruity ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14936) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle from brewery. Pours amber gold with white head. Nose/taste of toasted grain, Belgian yeast, bubblegum, earthy musk and dried fruits. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (1708) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Nice amber peach pour, nice head. Aroma is yeast, dried fruit, figs. Sweet. Flavor is quite hoppy, with yeast notes.interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Pouring at BBF in Boston. Pours a hazed amber with a thin white head. Light musk, a touch of yeast. Earthy, soft musk. A bit nutty, malt, yeast. Long yeast with an earthy bitterness into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6325) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2014
This poured a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma was of Belgian yeast, grain and bubblegum. Flavor was littlye fruity from esters and hips, but dry and biting.

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