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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A classic Northwest pale ale and McMenamins top selling beer. This rich chestnut colored gem is a model of harmony between hops and malted barley. Hammerhead's signature Cascade hop nose and intense hopped flavor blend nicely with the caramel tones from the crystal malt. This beer has a vocal following. To run out is an unforgivable sin. Malts: Pale Malt; Crystal Malt Hops: Cascades Specifications: Original Gravity: 1.056; Terminal Gravity: 1.010; Alcohol by Weight: 4.7% Calories/pint: 241

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap @ McMenamins Barley Mill. Hazed amber colored beer with white foam. Just a bunch of cooked grain and toast. Some grass, straw, and burnt toast. Meh. The flavor is mildly bitter and grassy. A lot of bread, toast, and caramel. Odd estery quality. Not really a fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (7019) - Utah, USA - MAR 23, 2015
On tap at Kennedy School
Cloudy dark golden with a small beige head, some lacing. Mild aroma of malts and citrus. Taste is floral, citrus and mild bisquit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12695) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2015
Draft - Light citrus and pale malts. Hazy gold with a rich white head. Citrus and a sweet pale malt. Nice balanced bitterness, but maybe a bottom sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (2638) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Light golden Amber hue, minimal head. Light cardboard, balanced. Slight pine. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmm635 (991) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Poured copper in color with a white head. Aroma of caramel malts and grassy hops and resin. Doesn’t taste as fresh as I was hoping for. Just ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpreo (2529) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Pretty good for a Flagship beer. It was definitely their best Pale Ale on tap today.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10101) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2015 "a simplistic but tasty light copper colored american pale ale. pretty by the book as well, but nice enough. refreshing and flavorful, if light and lacking in complexity." 2015 batch pretty dang boring - gotta dock it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedSox2004 (1672) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Golden amber with a tight white he and decent lace. Modest pine and citrus hops with a balancing crystal malt sweetness. Medium body, lively carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (1560) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Pours a copper color with a slight floral aroma. A pure hops and mild sweet caramel flavor. Taste is easy drinking except for its bitter aftertaste. A slight too hoppy for my taste but overall a decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4348) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Draught in a flight at the Mill Creek Brewpub. Pours a slightly hazy amber color. Nose is grassy with some slightly sweet resin notes coming through. Taste is moderately bitter, but tastes extremely old - like it had been brewed upwards of a year prior.

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