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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Hand-crafted Pale Ale aged in French Oak Barrels. Our Petoskey Pale ale is aged in custom made, over-sized French oak vats with Petoskey stones.

A Grand Cru pale ale by The Leelanau Brewing Company. Created Exclusively for the Leelanau Brewing Company by Captain Ron Jeffries at Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6323) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2012
This poured a cloudy yellow cololr with a white head. Aroma was spices, grain, and herbal dusty hops. Flavor was light tart and vineous, nicee grassy hops and mild brett nots. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2012
Bottle, shared by Jay. Thin white head. Little lace. Clear gold / orange color. Really interesting, tart light bitter taste. Very fine, crisp carbonation in a soft way. Dry texture. Nice floral spices, hops aroma. Pretty uplifting, very interesting ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Aroma is the classic, medium-light JP funk and brett. Medium-deep copper pour. Flavor is surprisingly herbal and dry with a medium bitter bretty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle:   Dirty straw, deep, dark, and hazy, large rocky white head, nice lacing.   Bretty nose, bright, tart, and also woody.   Smells pretty damn good!   A little sweet up front, minor chalk, just a minor tart twang, with wooden aspects bringing up the rear.   Can’t really tell that it is a Pale Ale, but with the wood (Oak) and what that I can only assume is Bret, a Pale Ale other than a NW Pale Ale would hardly be noticable.   The balance between the tartness, sweetness, and the Oak is rather pleasing.   This is a pleasure to drink.   Not real big on the backside, but its clean.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Only thing I would say is it could be a little heavier and have a bit more umph on the backside.   It his however fairly tasty and well balanced.   Thanks Kevin!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2011
22oz bottle split with the DC crew courtesy of Ryan. Hazy orange-brown. Funky sour nuances. Oily beige head. Medium bodied, quite refreshing. Tart, lemony barnyard funk. Mellow and smooth. Perfect session sour. Sour Blonde? Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (6719) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Very hazy and golden. A tiny off white head. The noseis funky and sour. It has just a bit fruity. The flavor is also sour and fruity. Enough sweetness that I can handle it. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Tastes just like it sounds with the pale ale on oak. Very refreshing and well made beer. Light hops, wood, and some slight funk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9133) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 25, 2011
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours reddish blonde with a thick off-white head and a funky fruit and vegetable aroma. There is a hearty pale malt flavor with lots of oak and a slightly sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14077) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 25, 2011
Bottle from Half Time. Pours hazy copper with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is lightly sour and oaky. Med body.Falvor is lightly malty, fruity, slightly sour and oaky. Quite mellow for oak aged. Finishes dry, sour and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Bottle... Poured golden with a white head. Dry, tart, horse blanket and a little bit of brett funk with some woody tones and an earthy grassiness.

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