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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
o_Merlin_o (175) - California, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours a gorgeous light brown color, with a sparse but lasting bright white lacy head. Awesome hops aroma, with some sort of herb in there as well. Nice taste but it fades really quickly. Minimal palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wvhoran (168) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle with Dad. Pours golden orange with a foamy off-white head, a good looking APA. Some nice peach and orange, floral notes in the nose but a lot of caramel malt. Taste is medium sweet, nice peach and citrus, but again a lot of caramel malt. Quite an old bottle will try it again fresh to get the full potential. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LiMuBai (168) - - JUL 18, 2014
Fruity, citrus aroma with a copper color. Subtle hops flavors with a slight bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chargerfanjess (124) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 10, 2006
Pale straw to copper crystal clear. hop aroma spicey pepper great flavor nice palate. very good overall beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LeftCoastRider (110) - , Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Pours a slightly cloudy amber with a large off-white head. Not super hoppy as an IPA would be, but it does have a nose of spruce. Good body, nice flavor, but nothing that really stands out.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kurtos (95) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours an Amber colour, looks a little like a lager. Aroma is quite faint, can’t really smell anything, though what i can smell is a bit of apricot and pine. Taste. I can mainly taste apricot, with also some grapefruit, followed by a nice toffee and sweet bread malt backing. Overall. A good beer, easy drinking, although a little bland for my liking, i would enjoy this as a session beer and it is something i would rate very highly as an entry level apa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
orange_3084 (82) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2014
Faultless APA. Pours deep amber with good clarity and medium, slightly off-white head. Great lacing. Upfront pine and caramel aromas, with interesting fruit notes coming through. Grapefruit is present, but also are some sweet tropical fruits. Body is medium-thin. While not particularly memorable, the taste is balanced and quite refreshing. An appropriate malt backing supports a medium bitterness that provides a biting finish, but not as exhaustive as an IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (66) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Pours a brownish-yellow with with small white head. Aroma of oranges and pine needles. Flavor of citrus, pine, caramel, and nuts.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jjh19 (58) - California, USA - MAY 1, 2010
My bottle of Pintail Pale Ale poured a rich golden amber color. Decent head. Had a really clean look. A pleasant aroma, hints of citrus (maybe grapefruit?) Taste: Wow - this ale delivers big on the citrus with the first sip. Pretty cool. I think my favorite thing about the Pintail is the malts I get mid-sip. Creates a nice balance with the vibrant hops. My bottle had a fairly ale-standard medium body - Nothing crazy. This is a smooth pale ale with an interesting hoppiness. I’d totally recommend this. Can’t wait for a hot San Diego day to enjoy a couple more.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ColaKid (51) - AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2014
I have to agree with zoot07 on this one, this is a better pale ale than what the scores and ratings suggest. The hops and malt balance is spot on as it treads that fine line between a subtle pale ale and IPA really well. This is one of the best pale ales around and great price for Aussie standards, robust , tasty and wonderful dry hopping. Well done Karl Strauss!


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