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RATINGS: 504   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. Itís strangely satisfying.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Clyx (208) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2011
Taste like a buttery bitter, was not good at all. Weird hop presence that donít deliver as much as it should.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Pours clear orange with white head, aroma has notes of some pine, grass, biscuit and a touch of caramel. Taste is similar, a little weak on the hop front but has some slight biscuit and caramel to balance the grassy notes. Overall ok, but a bit weak in flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4794) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2011
(Draught at Pikkulintu, 20110903) The beer poures deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had citricness, fruitiness and apricots. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, citricness, apricots, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was fruity and bitter. Fresh and balanced pale ale but not differing from many others.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2011
Draught at MalmŲ Brygghus. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and hops. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops and grass with notes of tea. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daniele (5792) - ITALY - AUG 28, 2011
ambrato scarico buona schiuma discreta persitenza naso agrumato scorza di agrume un p di metallico anche in bocca metallico amaro non eccessicvo retrogusto agrumato

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (4237) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2011
On tap @ Henrik, Bergen. Hazy honey-hued body, medium creamy white head, leaving laces on the sides of the glass. Nose is pale malts and grassy hops, with hints of cloudberry and caramel. Taste is mild and fresh grassy hop tones with some mellow malty tones. A nice APA, all in all, which seems a bit underrated IMO. Either the competition is crazy among the APAs, or I am missing something. Or the whole world is just WRONG, of course. I sometimes get that feeling and take comfort in the security of not at all being a narcissist.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1299) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Gold color. Small head. Light grainy malt aroma with some floral hop notes. sweet. Med lite btter. Ave carbonation. Good malt hop balance. Smooth and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2011
Tap @ Henrik, Bergen. This one pours a light cloudy golden body with a small creamy and sidesticking off-white head. Aroma is fruit-yeasty, some grapefruit, citrus, ripe strawberries, some nice sweet caramel and hints of some light watery hops. Itís lively to aggressive carbonated, has a oily to watery mouthfeel and itís medium to light-bodied. Tastes fizzing and a bit sharp. Thereís some fruity yeast in here, malts and some sharp hops. Ends nice bitter with a mild dry aftertaste. Not to exciting, but easy and light drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sammer (1056) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2011
A rather average effort from Left Hand. Typical pale ale, with weak notes of malt, yeast and bread. Iíll pass next time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
naivepegasus (343) - USA - AUG 21, 2011
Very clear amber with about a half of a finger of stark white head. A faint sweet aroma. The flavor is pretty muted, with just a bit of a hoppy bitterness at the end. Itís only okay.

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