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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Sane or senseless? Harmless or harmful? Sometimes it takes awhile to get to know a stranger. Initial impressions are not always reality, so you must delve deeper. Beyond the initial floral hop aromas, malt sweetness is revealed, yet with a spicy undertone that exposes a very rye sense of humor. Take your time to get to know the Stranger. It’s strangely satisfying.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Drank in a shaker. Poured a light copper with a small head. The aroma was very subdued. Good balanced taste but the end was a little off somehow.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Stranger
Date: June 12, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: clear dark copper, fine off white head, icy lace
Aroma: lightly sweet malt aroma, citrus hops, touch of floral, bready
Flavor: well balanced flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, floral and citrus hops, earthy bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear gold with a short lived head. Hoppy aroma. Flavor is somewhat watery with a faint hop bite. finish is bland. Overall an underachieving APA that leaves little to be desired. Cool label.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 20, 2011
This had a clear straw/gold body with a modest, but lasting, head and left plenty of lace. The aroma was grainy with some citrus notes. The flavor was citrusy, mildly bitter, and balanced well with the pale malt sweetness. Easy drinking and quite sessionable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1233) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Pour from a 12 oz blttle. Clear amber brew with white head. Aroma of sour hops, light malts, mineral water. Taste is light grains at the start with a nice hoppy finish, rather unique sour / spiciness to it.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
monkeychugg55 (936) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Orange copper with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, hop flowers, and light citrus. Flavor is sweet at first, then goes to slighlty bitter and metallic, Some hops on the finish. Light body and sharp carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11315) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2011
12oz bottle–pours a big offwhite head with gold color. Aroma is soft fruit/slight pine, sweet light malt. Taste is herbal/pine hops, secondary sweet light/medium malt. APA or session EPA?

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3377) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - DEC 7, 2011
12 oz bottle purchased as a single at MDL in Overland Park, Kansas. Pour is a lightly hazed golden orange with a minimal white head. The aroma is caramel malt and citrus orange and grapefruit hop bitterness. The nose gets a bit dirty earthy as it warms. Taste is a nice bright citrus up front, blended nicely with the lightly sweet malt. Nice bread toast character comes out as it warms. Palate is light to medium bodied, nice unfiltered mouth feel, mineral dry and crisp finish. Bright, refreshing beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - DEC 6, 2011
bottled 3/12/11. consumed 4/5/11. clear. very orange shade of yellow with a small ow head. smells kinda british spicy?...a little dank, sweaty yeast, light pine, floral, metal and woody notes in there as well. the flavor is very metallic.... it doesn’t blow off like usual even after it sits for a while. also, noted are pale malt without the sweetness, wood and flowers. theres a light saltiness in the aftertaste. sharply carbonated and crisp. not bad, just a little boring... although highly crushable. 6/3/6/3/13

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2545) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 4, 2011
I must disagree with some of the earlier contributors: I think this works very well. Maybe it isn’t as big or hoppy as others offerings, but it’s a pale ale, and compared to other pale ales, it measures up well. Hazy golden with a persistent head and good lacing. Sweet caramel malt mixed with floral hops works just as well here as chocolate-covered pretzels do as a salty/sweet snack. Easy drinking and not filling.


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