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Blue Heron Pale Ale is a delightful, medium bodied smooth ale, with a distinctive crisp mouth-feel and a fresh hoppy finish. It is brewed using premium two-row Pale malted barley, generous amounts of both Cluster bittering hops and Cascade finishing hops and our own special proprietary yeast strain. Blue Heron Pale Ale is "Bottle Conditioned."


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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrdeath5493 (113) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 16, 2008
Bottle from Mr. Tís; Cardwell, MO. Hugely simplistic. Crystal malt + 33 IBUís + cascade to finish. Still quite refreshing. Worth a try to see how subtle variations can stand apart from this popular combo.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (7895) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle in our appartment, Maui from the wine corner, Paia 25/04/14. Clear golden with a good sized off white head. Nose is floral hop, perfume, light citric peel, straw, hint of toasty malts. Taste comprises light caramel, straw, floral tones, lemon rind. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light hop bitterness in the close. Low end APA - just doesnít deliver anything, there are all manner of beers half the ABV banging out 3 or 4 times the flavour !

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mysoulishome (2) - Tehachapi, California, USA - MAY 11, 2014 does not count
Good pale ale. Grainy tongue texture rather than smooth which is good or bad depending on what you want. Nice and hoppy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5924) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a washed out orange with a small spotty white head. Aroma is stale hops. Very minor citrus note, more grassy. Decent carbonation but also a bit astringent. Not very good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GoufCustom (744) - HONG KONG - APR 28, 2014


355 ml bottle bought at Liquid Assets in Central.

Translucent golden honey colour with thin crust of dirt like yeast sediments; Half finger head and white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Excellent sticky lacing with slight carbonation; Fragrant aroma of rich Ale malt, with strong molasses, nectar, strong blackcurrant, light dark fruits, bread, strong dough, yeast and faint grassy hops; Medium to light sweet taste of Ale malt, with molasses, light dark fruits, strong yeast, light spices, lime, light bitter hops and faint grass; Mid to light body, slick palate; Mouth feel is pretty rich Ale malty, moderate dark fruit taste where the Clusterís blackcurrant is not as sharp as aroma; strong molasses note with hidden alcohol, expressive yeasty taste. OkayÖ Hoppiness is strong blackcurrant, light dark fruits, nectar, in nose. Light dark fruits, lime, fairly light spice and low grass in taste; Bitterness is very low for an APA for a lasting low-fi bitter-sweet finish; Dry aftertaste, easy and malty to mouth.

Comments: A pretty weak APA - the Cascade hops is wimpy, with not much floral, citrus and bitterness to speak offItys Clusterís blackcurrant is strong in nose but weak in palate. So itís the good maltyness and bready yeast that hold things up. An easy-going Ale? Yes. A serious APA? Nah.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
bottle. golden with small head. iíve never had anything good from this brewery, and this is no exception. nearly flavorless pale ale with very dull hops.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiveacestx (535) - Texas, USA - APR 1, 2014
Bottle - light yellow with a medium head and lacing. Malty up front, lightly sweet, hoppy body and a dry finish. Not all that great.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zymurgeist2 (934) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Stale hay bale. Sweet grain and slight lemon. Clear, dark straw with a full white head that leaves its marks down the glass. Taste is grass and straw, with moderate low malt. Chewy yeast and slight fruity hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Kentucky Fried Charleston Trip Beer #31. 12 ounce bottle from Bottle & Wedge, Huntington, WV. Pours a nearly murky orange color with a thin foamy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of citrus hops and doughy malts. The taste is doughy malts, caramel, bitter citrus hops. Medium bodied.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (6927) - Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Grapey, grassy, herbal thin body) semi fizzy and watery, not a great economy beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2143) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Really nice apa at Steveís Super Bowl party. A go to every day drinker. Iíll try this again.


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