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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A well balanced American Pale Ale accentuated by floral Cascade hops and our unique introduction of grapefruit peel to compliment the citrus notes of the hops. Formerly The Pioneer Pale Ale.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Pours a pale orange color with a finger of white head. Smell is a bit of spicy hops, backed by a nutty, caramel aroma. Taste is spicy, slightly citrusy hops, followed by a grainy, bready flavor, finished out with a dry, grapefruit peel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (2119) - Missouri, USA - JUL 13, 2016
Nitro tap - big creamy head, medium copper color, good size citrus hop aroma and flavor, fair bready malt backbone, creamy finish from the nitro of course, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (1273) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - FEB 6, 2016
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured hazy, amber in color with a nice, big off white head. Aroma of hops, fruits and some malts. Taste is fruity, some citrus notes, some hops and malts. Nice beer, solid pale ale, very drinkable and quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21644) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle courtesy of nuplastikk, thank you! Hazy deep golden amber color, white spider web head with good staying power. Aroma has orange and pineapple. Taste is bitter citrus, but there’s a very bitter and slightly papery component underlying it that detracts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (919) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Draft. Copper with small beige head. Aroma of citrus (grapefruit, lemon) and biscuit. Medium/light body, light hop bitterness, grapefruit, light malt notes, and a citrus finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11224) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2015
serviceable pale ale. Bottle from Woodman’s. Drinkable though not as hoppy as the style normally is these days.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Obfuscate (479) - Minneapolis, - JUN 11, 2015
mango and caramel on the nose. Easy drinking enough but nothing to stand out so many great pale ale’s on the market. I enjoyed the hop dish much better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13404) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of bread, earthinmess, pine and a hint of grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flvors of caramel, light earthiness and light pine with a smooth dry lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear golden with nice white head. Nose is mild citrus. Taste is grassy. Thin mouthfeel. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 7, 2015
12 oz bottle pours amber with an off white head. Aroma of malts, citrus and some grass. Taste is malts and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2014
12oz bottle, purchased from Brennan’s in Madison during GTMW. Mostly clear orange amber color. Thin off-white head. Some particles floating in the body. Decent reaches of lace, kind of loose, though. Caramel malts, some metallic. Bigger earthy bitterness. More dry finish. Medium body. Kind of rough, lighter carbonation. Some grapefruit peel, not much to the aroma hopwise, though. Bigger bitterness, lighter sweetness. Not a great pale ale. Kind a little astringent, and a little metallic. Kind of an acidic roughness in the finish.

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