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RATINGS: 955   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This is not the original Pale Ale as brewed in far away 1993 in the back of the Old House of Richards Building in West Marin hamlet of Forest Knolls right next to little Lagunitas. It is way better. Back then the beer tasted like broccoli and kerosene and the carbonation ate right through and drained your stomach into your gut...


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (4069) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2014 0.33l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. This is a blurry golden one with a small slowly fading and light islandy bubbly off-white top. It has quite a fruity aroma this, lot’s of american hops, green sticky pine cones, peaches and apricots. Not bad at all. Quite full-bodied with a average carbonation level. Light sweet and woody in the flavor. Actually a bit drymouthing. I get a grassy bitterness with barch and old dry pine cones. Long bitter taste and a dry mouthfeel in the finish and aftertaste - almost like chewing on green not right red currents. 18.10.2012 6-4-6-3-13 (3.2)

On tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Crystal clear lovely golden I the glass with a small all sidesticking just off-white top. Light hoppy on the nose, some fruits. Nice and inviting. Really hoppy fresh on the flavor. It’s almost lively on the carbonation and the mouthfeel is light oily. Near stingy on the tongue due to the carbonation I’m pair with all the fresh bitter hops. Really good and easy to like. 03.05.2013 6-4-7-4-14

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mnmike (1084) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle pour. Part of a Pick 6 Pack for $1.50 / bottle. This pale ale is getting pretty close to an india version on the hop continuum scale - a big plus in my mind.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 12, 2012
awesome citrus aroma, lighter color and good amount of carbonation. taste is pretty light to start, mostly citrus. Finish is long and pleasantly bitter. Extremely refreshing beer. Not overpowering, not piney like a lot of IPA are, this APA is awesome.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3438) - Tennessee, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Clear gold body with a generous, mostly white head. Resiny, citrus hop aroma. Nice bitter flavor well balanced. This is better than many IPAs.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2458) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle from ck1 - thanks bro! Pours a pale orange with a bit of a foamy white head. Nice lacing. Aroma has pine and grapefruit, more sweet than citrusy. Taste is of pine, citrus and some sweet maltiness. Somewhat light but with a lot of nice flavors and quite dry. Finishes citrusy. Anecdotally reminds me of their Daytime IPA, or my memory of it. Very nice and well balanced between sweet and hoppy. Easy drinker.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChiGuy68 (536) - Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2012 A tasty and refreshing beer. Clear, golden, with a generous head and average carbonation,.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pablo951 (630) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2013 Traditional golden beer hue with a nice white head and a light hoppy aroma. It has a smooth hop taste and an even smoother finish, Excelente!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13336) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Tap. Poured a clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate earthy spruce hop and small malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a freind.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ccex (1187) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2012
12 oz bottle pours a clear golden color with decent white head and some lacing. Aroma is full of citrus and piney hops with some caramel malts present as well. Taste is bitter with a long finish. Body is medium with average carbonation. More aggressive than most pale ales, but I like ’em this way. This made me think of my favorite in this style: Alpha King.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Pours white with a big white head. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, pine. Taste is similar; citrus, pine, some bready maltiness. There’s a nice bitterness here as well. This is more aggressive than most other Pale Ales I’ve had, in a good sort fo way. Smooth and drinkable, but bigger than other pales.


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