GJF (1448) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Hazy gold pour, white head with lots of nice lacing. It’s a good, clean pale ale with a hop bite at the end. Kind of classic to the style. Glad to see this place in our old neighborhood.
JaBier (6158) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can shared by a friend. Clear gold pour with a thick white head. Aroma of sweet malt, tropical fruit and earthy hop. Malty flavor with tropical fruit accents before a grassy hop finish.
Bulk_Carrier (3174) - 1st Republic, Vermont, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This was on tap and poured into a mug.
The appearance was a nice looking hazy golden orange to amber color with a bar pour’s kind of slim white head that dissipated within about thirty seconds. A light stringy lacing settles around the glass.
The smell had a sweet and lightly spiced semi-peppery aroma running under a sweet maltiness.
The taste pretty much copied the smell and carried a slight spice into the aftertaste and finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was there and good for the style and for me.
Overall, I say this was a pretty nice APA that I would definitely have again.
mnurda (1222) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Canned sample from Whole Foods. Citrus spicy hoppy. Thoroughly enjoyed this beer
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tmoreau (3268) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared 12 oz. cans, poured to snifters showing a cloudy, orangey gold color, with a presentable head of soft white foam, and spots & streaks of lacing. The nose started with some basement dankness, then earthiness & pulp, with maybe a bit of citrus as orange. Light to medium bodied, the taste provided a very lingering, earthy, rind-like, and dry hop bitterness propelled by lively carbonation. Not enough mellowing malt to take the edge off.
jkwalking05 (4449) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Red Cow. Light Amber with an average off-white head. Aroma is of pine, florals, grain and light herbs. Taste is of pine, good bitterness, grain, toast, and bitter herbs.
phaleslu (8215) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. can from TheHOFF43- thanks again, Kyle! Canned 8/28/14. Pours a clear gold with a big off-white head. Notes of straw, pale and sweet malts, grass, cracker, light florals, and orange zest. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a dry, lightly bitter mouthfeel. Pretty simple APA. Not bad.
DrSilverworm (9515) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz can, canned 08/28/14. Mostly clear golden orange color. Thin off-white head. Dots and bits of lace. Bready biscuity hop, mild caramel, kind of spicy peppery hop, herbal and mild citrus. Moderate to bigger taste, light sweet. Medium body. Smooth kind of crisp lighter carbonation, lightly slick finish. Solid hoppy bitter pale ale.
gopherfan99 (1140) - CROATIA - NOV 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap; pours a clear gold with a white head; aroma is tropical fruit with caramel and a little bit of pine; taste is caramel, yeast, and tropical fruit; finish is light bitter; good APA
madvike (3149) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can - Amber pour with a thin off white head. Nose is huge orange rind and dry malt, a little herbal hopping. Taste is dry and bitter with citrus rind and orange marmalade, real dry malt. Medium-thin with mellow carbonation.