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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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2011 Bottle. The pour was clear medium orange with a small (less than 1 finger) fizzy white head that did not stick around too long and had what I would call OK lacing. The aroma was of quite noticeable of citrus and pine hops right off, with a mild caramel malt and an earthy yeast undertone with mild notes of fruit and citrus towards the end. It tasted nice and hoppy with a strong note of citrus (grapefruit) right off the bat then became a tad malty with a note of fruit and a nice strong hoppy finish. The flavor lasted for quite a while after the swallow allowing the bitterness of the hops to settle in nicely on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was medium to full bodied and very smooth and a bit dry in texture with a medium carbonation. Overall a very satisfying Pale Ale that had a nice blending of fruit, malts and hops.


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

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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crdunn (7) - - 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.

3.4
   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.

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.

3.4
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
22.5.2014. Grassy hoppy piny aroma with exotic fruits, grapefruit, fresh. Taste follows rather well. Citrus, pine, hops.

3.5
   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.

3.5
   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...


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