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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6555) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2012
On tap @ brewpub in Bend OR, in the Old St Francis School. Red-orange , thick white head. Over-ripe tropical fruit-- papaya, mango, mint. Fruity and floral hops, sweetish malts, moderately bitter finish. Very nice.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
txspartan (963) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2012
This is not a very good beer. Somewhat watery in texture.Some malt flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6186) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 25, 2012
Draught. Rich toffee nose with light diateyl. Medium copper color. Sweet toffee flavor, earthy hops, very sweet but ends dirty and bitter. Too much crystal malt here.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackEyePA (570) - USA - JUL 18, 2012
pretty good, not bad overall good balance and blend of malts nohops noticable but not bad

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
22415brewery (371) - redmond, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2012
10 years ago this was an awesome pale ale. 5 years ago it was considered decent. Now it is sub-standard. Look how far we’ve come and how the american pale ale has changed and become bigger, bolder, and hoppier. It’s a golden copper colored pale ale with a moderate amount of head. Aroma doesn’t jump out at you, but it’s mainly citrus and some grainy and slight toasty malt. The crystal malt sweetness is a bit candy-like and slightly artificial. The northwest cirtus hops are not too dominant in the flavor profile. Decently bitter and even slightly sour in the finish. Moderate in all categories.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Syzzer (588) - Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2012
This is an ok, middle of the road pale ale. It is like a weak version of their IPA. There is a good initial start with some hops but weak finish, not much nose.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (5840) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 24, 2012
On tap at some dungeon. Pours a reddish hue with a small white head. Small grainy nose. A sweet caramel malt with light fruity hops. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
From tap the Seattle brewpub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty, light fruity and caramelish. Smooth hoppy and crisp grapefruity. Bitter and light citrusy into the finish. Bitter and crisp hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (629) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Pint on draft at Seattle McMen brewpub Pretty pour...rich color and thick head Nose and initial taste is mild hops...strong? Not so much... Enjoyable but not extraordinary....

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chris2431 (241) - Oregon, USA - JAN 17, 2012
draft.a good american pale ale. nice smooth balanced flavor but nothing spectacular. daily drinker.


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