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RATINGS: 494   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8526) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 20, 2013
355mL at my brother’s local pool bar. Webby white lacing on clear light orange. Nose is soap, refreshing citrus, orange rind. Taste is minerally, suddy, orange peel. Mildly hoppy. Palate is mild citrus oil, stickier, prickly seltzer. Overall pretty sticky, stale/dusty, nutty/tea tannic, mild melony American hop profile.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8310) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head that evaporates steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, citrus and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of grassy hops, malt and a bit of fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a floral hops aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8223) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2013
Half pint, tap at BrewDog, Leeds. Clear, copper-gold body, dissipating white head, good amount of lacing down the glass. Modest aroma of resin, farmyard and malty sweetness. Sweaty hops and lemon to the taste buds added by a touch of earthy malts. Fresh and smooth fruity ending, semi-dry. Standard pale ale, more or less (30.06.2013).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8196) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle. Golden with an off white foam. Aromas are grain with lemon rind and pithy grapefruit. Lager like nutty malts with hints of lime. Flavours are clean grain with citrus hops and a grassy, floral character. Good.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8110) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle. Clear gold body, small white head. Starchy grain husks and sulfuric yeast off-notes in the nose with vegetal hops and faint touches of DMS / cooked corn / cabbage and cement mix. There’s some strange fruitiness hidden beneath all of this, coming across something like spoiled / fermenting fruit cocktail. Light body with rough grain texture, medium carbonation. I could see this being acceptable without the brewing flaws, though it would be dull and plain. With the flaws, it goes from mediocre to foul.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7942) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2011
Draught at Bishops Arms Avenyn, Göteborg, on September 5, 2011
Golden color, white head. Fruity, hoppy, a bit subtle taste. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Malty and hoppy scent.
Not very exiting, but fresh and nice. Could do with a little less co2.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7919) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2011
12 oz bottle from Capone’s. Pours dark straw with 1-finger eggshell head that has good retention. Nose is pale malt, spicy hops. Tastes pale malty, hoppy, floral, with a medium palate heft and a bitter finish. The finish is a bit cloying and astringent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7910) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Dunkelgoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, hopfig, blumig. Geschmack leicht nach tropischen Früchten, malzig, leicht bitterer Abgang.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7904) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Hotel Room, Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, rye, pine and floral. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long spicy and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (7608) - Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2012
From the cask. Really unnecessary for a brewery to be producing another pale ale. I will say this: on cask it is a pleasant and drinkable beer.


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