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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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Reviewed 3/7/13. 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a clear golden color. The head is a one finger white shade not too out of the ordinary for the style - lowish retention, nice creaminess, good bit of lacing on the glass. S: It smells like a Lagunitas beer: grapefruity and herbal Simcoe hops abound. No, not nearly as much as Sucks, but still enough to wake the nostrils up. There’s also a lemony component here, too. As it sits in the glass, it actually becomes reasonably malty, with biscuit and bread notes. T: An initial salvo of grapefruit, lemongrass, pine, and sourdough bread counterbalancing suggest this one’s actually full of Centennial. Maltiness surges upwards on the finish, with a faint lemon zest bitterness to it. This one is all about balance without any craziness - too often, I find a lot of Centennial-hopped beers to be somewhat harsh (Founders Centennial IPA being a good example), but this one is really pleasant. M: Crisp and light, which is a feature I always love in pale ales. A mild syrupy linger accumulates after many sips; luckily it doesn’t weigh down the palate excessively. Carbonation is about what I expect. O: Lost in Sucksamania is this rock-solid pale ale. Yes, it tastes like many other hoppy offerings from Lagunitas - but when they’re all really good-to-fantastic, who cares? A great ’lunch’ beer.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at Winston Fest. Clear golden color, small steady white head. Pale malty, ryeish. Bitterness which not so fresh. Standard pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JimmyBoy74 (172) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2014
33 cl systembolaget. Drack direkt ur flaskan. Doftar fruktigt. Smakar fruktigt med tydlig besk eftersmak. God.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garlic_of_Doom (448) - SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Having this for the umpteenth time and for the first time in a glass...
Pours clear piss yellow with a frothy white head. Nice lacing on the glass. Aroma has mostly citrus and piney malt, some faint malt. Taste is sweet with lots of citrus and piney hops. Light body, high but soft carbonation. Dry mouth feel. After taste is is dry and has a lot of tangerine/grapefruit bitterness.
A good "to go" beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (771) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Tap. Golden pour with white head. Smells of malt and hops. Sweet malt start with a slight bitter hop finish. Good hop flavor but not a very strong flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bwa5879 (634) - Portage, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Deep golden pour, only slightly occluded with small bubbles visible rising in the beer. White head an inch thick, spotty thick lacing. Strong, bright citrus hop aroma, biscuity malt too. Soft carbonation, clean finish, mouthfeel of average viscosity. Strong hop flavor that’s only slightly bitter. Fresh juicy grapefruit, pollen, pine and biscuit malt. Incredible APA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (209) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Smell is all malt very light on the hops....nose is biscuits and malt....tasty but taste might not be for everyone.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (6662) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Draught at the Soho, Tampere, Finland. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Fruits, mild bitterness, some sweetness and pine in the aroma. The flavour is... delicious... fruity and piney hops, moderate bitterness, strong malty notes and it grows... great brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hugi (352) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
Orange coloured, fine and full head with some chill haze. Aroma of hops, citrus, tangarine, oranges and a bit resiny. Taste is bitter/fruity with a slight tinge of caramel. Long-lasting crisp bitterness, fizzy and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3275) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2014
12oz bottle 7/26/14 (Jewel Mix A Six)-40° in Shaker-Pours a dark yellow almost amber with a small off white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Taste of citrus, pine, and malt. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7096) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig, tropische Früchte. Geschmack malzig, grasig hopfig, Citrus, tropische Früchte.


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