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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Regionally grown American pale malt is blended with rich European malts to produce a lighter bodied beer, bright in color, with a taught white head that keeps track of time as you sip. Then there are the hops – four pounds per barrel to be exact. Willamettes, Cascades, CTZ and Summits give this brew a citrus punch and spicy character that greets you in the nose and embraces your mouth with a clean, crisp bitterness.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DCLawyer (1358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Can->SA. Hazy gold with frothy white head. A: grapefruit and floral hops. T: pine hops, resin. Bittersweet, good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Can thanks to a friend. Gold/amber pour, off white head. Nose is grapefruit, florals, sticky, and more fruit. Great palate, sweet malts, sticky hops fresh, easy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BSchnab (118) - Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Aroma is hoppy grassy, appearance is light gold, taste is hoppy bitter but does not linger long. Great beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
west0n15 (1) - USA - JUL 19, 2013 does not count
Great looking beer with a crisp taste to it. One of the first beers I’ve tasted since moving to the Twin Cities. Really enjoyed.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pablo951 (450) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Had it on tap at Ward 6 in St Paul Minnesota. Great tasting beer, hop fruity tasting beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChiGuy68 (393) - Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Tasted on tap at Tracy's in Minneapolis. Bodacious hop and citrus/mango aroma. Nice bitter hop taste & finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ericular (555) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Pours a hazy orange with good head and lacing. Aroma is floral, dank citrus, piney hops after pouring, with more biscuit malt coming out further down the glass. Taste is more pine and grass than citrus, along with some honey bready malts to balance. This APA has balance absolutely mastered, waking a great line between malts and hops. The bitter finish comes around, making sure the hops are never forgotten. Easy to drink, sessionable, leaves you wanting more.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBeforeH20 (128) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Aroma is great, big upfront pine and citrus hop delight. Pale in color with a white lingering head. Tatse and mouthfeel is where this one takes a turn downward for me, I love hop forward beers but this one just is more abrasive feeling than smooth and balanced to me....almost with a metallic hint to it as well. Still a good beer, but just not my favorite pale. And really this tastes more like an IPA.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz can. Super light in color, some medium yellow with a light orange hue, sticky off-white head with some deep resin aromas. Very impressive hop presence, that blends really well. A great, great pale, one of the finest.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (8783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Can... Hazy amber pour with a huge, rocky, white head. Great retention. The olfactory highlights are west coast grapefruit with light pine and a touch of tangerine. Light to medium-bodied with vibrant carbonation. The well-balanced flavor leans only a fraction toward the bitter side of balance. The lengthy finish is crisp, lightly bitter, astringent and dry. Great canned beer to take to the Daytona 500. Can courtesy of BVery!


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