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RATINGS: 773   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thebrood1987 (22) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2011
It smells like a lot of tropical fruits. Mangoes, pears, raspberry and some citrus all from the hops...fantastic. I also get a cracker like malt sweetness. I get all of those smells I just described in the taste as well with a sharp citric bitterness mixing in with the cracker sweet malt that mixes in with the sweetness from the hop flavors very well. Medium mouth feel not too light but definitely not heavy by any means. Definitely a pale ale by the way the mouthfeel is. If it was a bit thicker in body this could almost pass for an IPA pretty much. Excellent Pale Ale. One of my favorites for sure.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
espenra (860) - Kurland, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
35.5cl bottle from Systembolaget. Orange colour with a medium big foamy head. Aroma is very hoppy. Notes of pine, Ash, spices. Flavour is a bit rough. Some hops but not as much as the aroma. Pine and spices. Bitter. Short aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
thome50 (987) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Tap at Eureka Burger. Pours a very light straw yellow with tiny white head. Aroma was hay, grass, slight dirt and an ever so faint orange peel. Taste is a very light lemon pepper, honey and grass flavor that has a very thin mouth feel.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamT (150) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12oz bottle from Beer Army Outpost in New Bern, N.C. Golden hue, hazy clarity with mostly diminishing white bubbly head. Good lacing. Citrus hop, orange aromas. Bitter orange hop up front with a pineapple finish. Lively carbonation, wet on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimonTja (220) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
6 months old. Very mellowed out, mellowed out fruitiness, extremely low fruitiiness, very refreshing. No malt base whatsoever, pure hop, but feels a bit mellowed out. Weak alcohol taste to it.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (762) - FINLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle 35,5cl @ kultainen apina. Pours slightly hazy orange, white head. Hoppy, fruity, toffee aroma. Hops, caramel, biscuit on the flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (297) - SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2014
355 ml bottle. Clear light orange with white head. Smell is grapefruit and citrus and fruits. Taste is very hoppy with grapefruit and hay and citrus. High bitterness for the style. Dry and crisp. One of the best pale ales!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (42) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Purchased on tap at Zelo in downtown Minneapolis. Nice ale, would have again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2033) - NORWAY - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Clear light amber body with a fluffy white head. massive grass and hay aroma with peach, pine and bread. Crisp malty taste with grass and peach, notable bitterness, and a dry fresh finish. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3401) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle: Clear gold with a frothy white head. Sweet orange-peel aroma. Citrus, orange...spicy grassy hops. Nothing fancy here..just a plain, good and solid APA. Really nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvilCat (36) - FRANCE - JUN 23, 2014
Bouteille. Saveur Bière. Robe orange clair, mousse blanche. Nez agréablement fruité, saveur exotique, houblon oblige. On retrouve aussi une note légèrement biscuité du malt. En bouche c’est l’amertume, agréable et prononcée, qui nous accompagne jusqu’à la finale. Saveur douce de malt caramel, léger sur la résine et le coté floral du houblon. Une pale ale d’ américain ni plus ni moins et c’est déjà bien.


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