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RATINGS: 171   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


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UselessGdTaste (365) - Long Beach, California, USA - JUL 28, 2008
Certainly a nice, pleasant, and drinkable pale ale. The mouth feel was rather viscous and the taste was just a tad sweet. Hopping was nice. Very refreshing.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (982) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3667) - Everett, 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (2166) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Decent, but average pale ale. Light bodied, some dry hops bitterness, overall light mouthfeel, but just an average beer to enjoy with food.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14609) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
Draught at McMenamins Mill Creek, WA, 5.93% ABV
Hazy amber color. Easy Pale Ale, quite malty, with hints of citrusy hops, but spoiled by some diacetyl. Off-dry.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Masterkush7 (507) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 2, 2013
Poured a near clear amber with a white head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma had a nice citrus note with some grapefruit and a bit of backing bread. Flavor was a bit thin with some grapefruit and grass notes with a backing grass note.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (4994) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours a slightly hazy copper body with a minimal thin ring of off-white head. The nose is citrusy with a caramel malt backbone. Fairly aggressive bitter flavor up front but the sweet caramel malt wins out on the finish leaving a bland and generic caramel and crystal malt back end. Light to medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation and a slightly sticky finish. Overall pretty pedestrian and boring.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fitwitchik (318) - USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle poured into a pint glass. Bottle a gift from friend returning from Seattle. Pours cloudy orange amber with a quickly dissipating head. Smells of bitter citrus almost lemony. Taste is definitely IPA but watery & weak. Glad I didn’t buy it but grateful to try a brew I wouldn’t have otherwise thought to purchase.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2712) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Poured on draft at six arms brewery in Seattle. Golden pour. Boring. Run of the mill lager. Good session beer

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BK7 (734) - Turner, Oregon, USA - APR 7, 2013
On tap at Thompson’s Brewery and Public House. Pine, caramel and light fruit. Mild bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (755) - USA - APR 6, 2013
Copper, hazy, off-white head. Malty with some caramel and toast, a little piney hops. Finishes balanced. Pleasant amber ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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