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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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The original Extra Pale Ale, this is the one that started it all. Our first brew was introduced in 1989 in Golden Gate style kegs. We have stayed true to our beginnings and still brew it the way we did back then. A bright golden hued ale with a medium body and a crisp spicy /floral hop character and very mild bitterness. This unfiltered ale has a pleasing mouth feel and remains our most popular brew. This beer goes with everything and every occasion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2003
citrus, lemon hop aroma. Pours a cloudy straw yellow, low head. Fruity hop crispness, finish is rather flat. Mouthfeel is not bad. A half decent pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4784) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2003
Straw colour. Light thin head. Strong hop aroma. Somewhat sour hop flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jgb9348 (4961) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2003
Hazy golden in colour with a decently dense white head. Aroma of hops and citrus along with corn. Taste of malt and corn along with a tiny bit of hops. Not a great APA, with more odd flavours more than bright hops! Don't worry about trying this unless you've had all your local APA's and really enjoy trying other examples of the style. I bought this 12 ounce bottle from Total Beverage in Thornton (Denver), Colorado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1more4dessert (331) - Upstate, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2003
Hazy orange unfiltered. A good example of an APA though not in same league as Liberty or 3F alpha. Typical piney and citrusy character. Good session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2003
filtered orange hazy color, little head and minimal lacing. small hop aroma with a background of malt. dry and acidic on the palate, respectable pale ale but somewhat dissapointing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2003
Has a floral, melon almost candy aroma quite interesting. Slightly sweet but medium-bodied. Clean zesty finish. Good example of a Pale Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8456) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 26, 2003
Light orange, served in a cold glass with no head. grrrr. Sweet syrup, white grape, and peach aroma. Mild hop presence, with a strange old-leather flavor. Not too much to distinguish, and I wish it lived up to it's aroma. Palate is slightly dry, but the finish is boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatStelle (363) - Chico, California, USA - JUN 25, 2003
love pale ales and liked this one. good fruity and hoppy smell. Spices, hops, and malt seem to work together. Good but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - JUN 5, 2003
appley hop aroma, pale yellow, light fruity hops throughout, very subdued bitterness

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cobra (1100) - - MAY 28, 2003
12 oz. Brown bottle. No freshness date. Damn twist off cap. Pours out a hazy, darker shade of yellow-orange. Fast fading head that left some lace on the side of the glass. Citrus aromas, lemony. Not much in the way of hops here, either in aroma or taste. Light, grainy taste, followed by that strange lemon taste also. Maybe this is a bad batch. It's not something I'd go out of my way to buy again, that's for sure.

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