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RATINGS: 862   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (751) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2013
Pours a clear, somewhat carbonated looking golden with a more thin white head. Aroma is dominated by citrus notes of grapefruit and pineapple. There are grassy hops, as well as lemon. It is a little more subtle, but it is very appealing. The taste is grassy and floral. There is quite a bit of lemon flavors in here. I find some breadiness underneath. It is well balanced . Aftertaste is lemony and grassy, which although isn’t very potent, does last for awhile. Lighter in body, with a somewhat sticky texture. Good amount of carbonation in here. It is very easy to drink this one. This one is very enjoyable. Nothing is really loud or goes to grab your attention. I find a good deal of a softer subtlety in what this offers. Its a good solid beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2510) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Slight haze to a gold pour. Big off white head. Tons of lacing. Nice aroma of flowery hops and malt.Taste is malt forward with some bitterness in the back. Hints of lemon slightly appear, but mostly nice malt.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crdunn (6) - - APR 23, 2015 does not count
Out of bottle. Golden in color. Better than average pale ale. Decent hop flavours, pine and citrus, but also has a decent malt backbone.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (471) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 17, 2015
12 oz Bottle. Tasted on 4/17/15. Nice grassy, pine & some Lagunitas funk. Taste is mild bitterness with a light hop bite. Good balance & easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4576) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2015
Clear, medium gold with an icy white head. Nondescript aroma. Crisp and drinkable, but utterly boring. Kolschy. Medium body, hops are clingy and not refreshing. A candidate for the server when explaining to the non-craft customer what they might order instead of Bud. On tap, Brass Tap Midtown Tallahassee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (3321) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle. Golden, average to large and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty and lightlly sweetish aroma, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness, some citrus - light grapefruit hoppyness. Body is Light to to medium, malty and dryish flavor, faint caramel, light tropical fruitiness and some grapefruit - citrus hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dryish, faint caramel and light tropical fruitiness, citrus/piney hoppyness. APA with nice bitterness. Not too much caramel/not too sweet. Lightly malty body goes well along with bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arsol (741) - NORWAY - MAR 31, 2015
Lys brun farge med fdingerhøyt hvitt skum. Lukter godt av humle, grape og litt strus. Mild humlepreget smak og svak bitter avslutning.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerbuddy61 (14) - Ramlösa, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2015
bread, cereal, grass, clove, amber, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation, bitter, there is something very likeable with the bitterness and long aftertaste...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1391) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
22.5.2014. Grassy hoppy piny aroma with exotic fruits, grapefruit, fresh. Taste follows rather well. Citrus, pine, hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1212) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 8, 2015
From bottle to pint glass. Aromas of wet grass and citrus. Moderate low caramel malt. Clear brushes gold with full, creamy white head that lingers. Taste is fresh citrus juice and moderate low pine. Moderately bittering makes this an easy one to quaff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TychoJames (392) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Gyllengul kulör med vitt skum. Fuktig doft av hö, barr, lite citrus och frostbitna äpplen. Sötmaltig smak med tallbarr och lite citrus. Rejäl och aningen sträv beska.


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