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RATINGS: 730   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of perfume, florals, light pine, and grass. Flavor of orange, grapefruit, caramel malt, and some pineapple with a moderately bitter finish.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1066) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2014
Draught at the Euston Tap, London on 28 March 2014. Poured a clear, deep golden colour with a dense white head. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus and biscuity malt. Initial flavours of ripe grapefruit, passion fruit and chewy malt. Finish was very nicely rounded hop bitterness, mixed with syrupy fruit and dry grain.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cybercat (2985) - Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pours a pretty and appetizing clear amber - not much head, but that is how it got poured. Bold aroma has sweet malt and resiny hops in equal strength, almost more an IPA than a "regular" pale ale. Flavor is more hoppy than malty, scarcely bitter, with a whisper of caramel. Firm texture has a strong, persistent fizz. Will have you barking for more!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
homebrewgeek (26) - Frederick, USA - APR 6, 2014
Very STRONG hops aroma and taste yet not bitter at all.great pour of head and excellent color.if you haven’t tried this ale before you should

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
minutemat (880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2014
Keg @ Euston Tap. Seems this brewery can do no wrong. Great hop aroma, great hop bite, floral with a slight bitterness. Hugely enjoyable American Pale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1182) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2014
A nice faint hop pine aroma, taste is a nice subtle pine hop, some citrus, a bit of grass, decent.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (451) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a crisp copper hue with a nice, 2 finger frothy head. S- Very fragrant and hoppy, floral, plinyesque. T- Very floral hops up front and throughout, light fruits in the middle, grapefruit towards the end. M- A bit thin with lots of carbonation. D- This is an excellent offering by Lagunitas. Strangely reminiscent of Russian River’s IPAs

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MSBrindbergs (97) - - MAR 29, 2014
Flaska från SB. Ganska klar bärnstensfärgat skum. Fint krämigt vitt skum! Doftar fint av humlen, men någonting surt sticker igenom. Samma sak med smaken, fin första touch men något surt förstör festen tyvärr.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
karbin (3) - - MAR 29, 2014 does not count
The history behind it is so cool, adds some to the taste. Guys that have that good taste in music must now what they are doing.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SteveBennet (10) - Paris, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
On tap at Euston Tap, London. Heavy aromas of candied citrus. Medium light body. Crisp lingering acidity.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jamedra (383) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle, many thanks to StefanSD. Láhev 355 ml. Aroma je velmi výrazně znát po karamelu s podtóny sladu a cereálií. Pěna je jasně bílá, jemná, středně vysoká a držící. Barva samotného piva je zlatá. Chuť je opravdu úžasná, má velmi příjemný karamelový střed s opravdu lahodným a výrazným pomerančovým nádechem, v pozadí je jemně znát zrající sýr. Finiš je příjemně kávově hořký,též lehce připomíná hořkou čokoládu a je držící. V ústech je pivo velmi příjemné, lehké, ale přesto mohutné chuti a velmi pestré, má střední říz. Celkově se jedná o velmi lahodný pale ale a musím uznat, že přesně nějak takhle, si představuji pivo co by se tímto stylem mohlo nazývat, pivo pestré chuti, lahodného aroma a vysoké pitelnosti.


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