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RATINGS: 873   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...


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2056) - Between JAX and SGJ, 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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10906) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of caramel, earthiness, pine and light citrus, Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, earthiness, citrus and pine with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (887) - Poznan, POLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Świetny owocowy aromat, z nuta trawiastą, delikatnie winna, delikatnie naftowa. Trochę pachnie nowozelandzkimi chmielami. Piwo klarowne, barwa złota, kapitalny lacing, kiepska piana. W smaku podobne nuty jak w aromacie, jedynie z dodana lekka goryczka w tle. Goryczą zostaje na chwile w posmaku. Rewelacyjne piwo.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (816) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
On tap at Beertemple, Amsterdam. Body is clear golden, head is big, white, rocky, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is citric, flavor is tea, grapefruit, mandarine, honey. Medium sweet, light bitter. Finish is long lasting hoppy medium bitter. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Easy, refreshing, great hoppy beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (53) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
My first beer from Lagunitas. Hoppy, for sure. A solid american pale ale, if not my favorite.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jc1762 (156) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 19, 2015
Tap showing gold with straw honey tones. Well filtered. The nose shows a mix of moderately intense pine resin and tropical fruits of mango and pineapple. The palate shows much of the same with the same moderate intensity. Despite being a pale ale, a big sharp IPA bitterness occurs at the end. Nothing wrong but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rentonj7 (88) - Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Grapefruit and lemon are cut with spicy accents (almost like light rye). Assertive malt presence reminds of honey. Medium body with bittering on sides of mouth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (392) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 13, 2015
Goût d’agrumes fruités. Tangerine, orange. Légère et rafraichissante. Amertume fruitée et un peu amère. Bel équilibre.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (1025) - Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Really solid beer. Pint pour of mild amber gold with a fairly white head. Nose is grapefruit and crisp notes, some cleaner. Flavor is bright grapefruit and citrus peel notes, some zest but more citrus bitterness. Clean and bright, refreshing with a lighter medium body. Drinkable for sure

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RuneStumo (2350) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2015
10.05.2015. 0,355l Bottle. Systembolaget Strömstad. 5,9% abv. Golden yellow colour with white head. Clear. Summer fresh hoppy aroma. Flowers and grass. Lively carbonated. Notes of spruce and lemony sourness. Very fresh. Soft bitter with a dry mouth. Very plessant. Good one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Atom (1683) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 7, 2015
On tap at the rail statio, pours a golden/orange with a medium off-white head. Sweet fruity aroma, cotton candy, and citrus. Taste of tangerine and orange citrus, mildly sweet with a light bitterness, caramel malt. Pleasent and drinkable.


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