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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Our first run at an American Pale Ale. Flavors and aromas of zesty citrus, passionfruit, and pine present themselves throughout. A very subtle malt sweetness for balance, but this is intended to finish dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BananaBi11 (29) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2015
awesome pale. wish i could have more maine beers. solid palate. some what sweet with great citrus and hop.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BucannonXC5 (1082) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Type: 500ml (16.9-oz.) bottle Glass: Pint mug From: Eddy’s Beverage Inc. in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Price: $6.99 Purchased: July 14, 2015 Consumed: July 16, 2015 Misc.: Born on June 30, 2015 Poured a golden, pale, semi-clear color with 4-to-5 fingers of off-white, frothy head. Average amount of bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Great looking spiderweb layered lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention. (Sight - 4.25) First thought on the smell was wow. Getting floral, Citra, pine, tropical, tangerine, red grapefruit rind, pineapple, nectarine zest, light mango, sharp apricot and faint peach. Kind of reminded me of Alpine’s Duet. This was great on the nose. (Smell - 4.63) Taste didn’t quite live up to the nose, but very good. Actually reminded me of a session IPA, which I get is pretty close to a pale ale. Got floral, tropical, pineapple, pine, tangerine rind, orange blossom, light passion fruit, sharp grapefruit and juicy apricot. Could almost taste pulp. (Taste - 4.38) Light body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, fruity finish. (Feel - 4.63) This was fantastic. Not quite as good as an Alpine (not Green Flash) Hoppy Birthday, but pretty damn close. So fresh. (Overall - 4.50) 4.47 99 A

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
N3lson1 (495) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Drank from a solo cup, poured out of bottle, thank you brother Bob. Has a nice peppery aroma. Has a nice sweet, peppery, slightly piney flavor from the hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2505) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2015
500ml bottle from Binny’s in Chicago, Illinois. Golden orange in colour with a thin white head, light lacing. The aroma is quite tropical, some pine, some apples. The flavour is lightly bitter, tropical fruits, oranges, pine hops. Finishes long, some sweetness, citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (2811) - SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2015
Pours cloudy golden with low white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, light grapefruit, peach. Taste is distinct pine hoppy bitter with mellow fruit sweet finish. Nicely balanced. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
simont1 (418) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2015
Aroma of mango, stonefruit, passionfruit, loaded with floral and juicy hops. Taste completely lives up, had this next to Zombie Dust which faded in comparison.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (425) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUN 29, 2015
BOD 3/10/15. Pours a clear golden with just a touch of amber. World class head volume, lacing and retention. World class rich complex nose of tropical hops (pineapple, mango), citric (orange), a touch of pepper and pine resin over very subtle biscuit. Light body with a smooth texture coupled with a subtle oily character. Normally carbonated with a touch of effervescence in the middle and a fair burst in the finish. The flavor profile is almost world class. It lacks just a bit of biscuit sweetness to provide more balance and enhance the complexity. It is a tropical hop forward pale ale with a pine resin background. Bitterness is mild with a subtle orange bitterness underneath. The hop flavors of the nose all make an appearance. The finish is slightly dry and a pine/rind bitterness lingers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1327) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Pours bright orange with a one finger white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus,tropical fruits, pine, light grassy hops, and light bready malts. Taste is zesty citrus, tropical fruits (mainly passion fruit), pine, grassy hops, and some light bready malts. Has a medium mouthfeel with a very creamy, moderately bitter, semi dry, long finish. Overall, another excellent APA from Maine that is super juicy, refreshing, and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
Draught @ Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Pours hazy golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus grape and pine. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with a long dry, citrus, grape and piney finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15390) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
On tap at Pizzeria Paradiso. Almost clear in the glass, orange in color and with a dense off-white head. Some curtains. It’s quite peachy on the nose, with a touch of grapefruit and pepper. There’s a nice bitterness in the mouth, with peaches, pine cones and a generic fruityness. Full to medium body and a nice carbonation level. Mostly fruity finish. A bit boring, but nice anyway. 150620

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