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RATINGS: 634   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American-style ale brewed one barrel at a time. The malt bill is built on American two-row malt and accented by crystal 10, Vienna, and white wheat malts. Magnum hops give the beer a nice clean bittering and Amarillo, Cascade, and Centennial hop varieties provide a pleasant floral and citrusy hop flavor. A healthy dose of additional Amarillo and Centennial are dry hopped to give this beer an inviting hop aroma. The beer is fermented with a neutral yeast strain and allowed to dry out so it finishes crisp and clean.

Note: Formerly known as Spring Peeper.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raisedfist86 (12) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Great stuff. Poured slow and still produced a massive head. Very light carbonation and mellow hop character make for a super sessionable brew. The aroma is pretty light on the nose but the minute you take a sip the flavor really blossoms. I’d love to try this on tap.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2182) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - JUL 27, 2016
On tap at SLL tasting and 500ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy bright straw color with a 2 finger bright white head. Retention is excellent and there are many spotted chunks of lacing. Smell is grapefruit, lemon, orange and floral/grassy hops. Taste follows suit with a slight twang on the finish reminiscent of a wheat beer. Feel is light, crisp, refreshing and very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1774) - - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color. Aroma and taste are citrus, some biscuit, and floral.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (1163) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Pours a bright hazy yellow with light white head. A faint lemon, hop and pine aroma. A very strong hoo bomb taste with citrus, spices, and put with some grains and dry yeast. A lingering bitter hop and dry yeast aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (725) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 15, 2016
16.9 ounce bottle from Hannaford in Westbrook, pale yellow, crisp, lasting head.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1260) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2016
Going All In with koleminer20 at Maine Beer. Aroma is lemon soap, pine, light. Appearance is straw golden, white head, clear. Taste is very pilsner-like, lemon, sugar, earthy hops, pine, corn. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light crisp carbonation, lemon aftertaste. Overall, eh. Not great for the style but good still.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Citrus, floral hops, and some earthiness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (6078) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bread grain orange tangerine leafy herbal soft spice. Golden pour light haze frothy white head. Spicy hops tangerine orange bread wheat biscuit soft dust. Spicy dry resin my finish. Dry quenching nice carb. Good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10359) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle. Orange, biscuit malt, and orange peel aroma. Bright yellow with large white head. Moderately sweet tangerine-lime, biscuit malt, and moderately bitter orange peel flavor. Okay body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (5870) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle: Pale yellow with a sudsy white head. Lemon, grapefruit, grain malt scent. Taste is citrus, grain malt. Light, but bright....nice flavour.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (531) - Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Shared 16.9 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy yellow and has a persistent white head. Aroma has loads of citrus and tropical fruit with similar taste. Very fresh and crisp. Quite good.


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