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RATINGS: 872   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 (754) - 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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (874) - 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 (802) - 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 (52) - 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 (151) - 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 (386) - 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 (1024) - 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 (2344) - 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 (1673) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1789) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Pours a mostly clear golden color with white head. Floral notes, light fruits, and some other sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a floral note.


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