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RATINGS: 840   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swillguzzler99 (123) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - MAR 18, 2012
12 punce bottle. Pours a brilliant copper with a hint of lingering head. Beautiful hops nose. Is mildly bitter that lingers a bit for aftertaste. Not too shabby.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1611) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Pale amber with white head. Aroma of light, sweet malt and moderate grapefruit and pine. Flavor is sweet biscuit malt and pine bitterness with some citrus. Dry, bitter finish with residual pine. Very good hop play going on. Just another solid, easy-drinking Lagunitas beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1901) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Practically an IPA, full of citrus hops. A little floral too. Nice. Serving: Bottle

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
Heavy flavor from the American hop. Good citrus taste with fine bitterness. Tastes like an IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (790) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle purchased at the Wegman’s in Niagara Falls New York. Pours a pure copper colour with a fair sized white head that leaves behind these tiers of lacing like rings. Smells fresh and almost caramel. Tastes sweet and a little bitter (which hits the back of the tongue). Nice underlining of maltiness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (906) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2012 Pours orange brown. A delightful aroma of malts and some light citrus. A really smooth taste of hops and some burnt malts. Super hoppy, lightly carbonated pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (507) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Grapefruit and pine hop aroma. A clear mild amber color. Mild bitterness. Sweet grapefruit sourness. Refreshing but the sourness kind of lingers in the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (4132) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Biscuit-like malts and citrus in aroma. The flavor is citrus, grapefruit, malts and a hint of hop resin. The malts and hops in this were balanced well, a very good APA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1901) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2012
On tap poured into a pint glass. A: light tan amber color with a foamy 2 finger head, gobs of head retention and lacing rings S: slight citrus hop aroma, light caramel T: grapefruit and slight orange molds well with a caramel malt base. Very nice M&d: medium mouth feel, well carbonated. Not drying like some pale ales. Very easy to drink. I think this beer would make a good beer for changing of seasons from hot to cool or visa versa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Light amber pour with a white head. Aroma is fruity, malt. The aroma invites you to take a sip. It is niocely balanced. A little fruity, nice malt backbone. Nice aftertaste and lacing.


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