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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A deep golden-orange hue provides the backdrop for a well-balanced, medium bodied ale. Hop flavor and aroma are distinctly American with a spicy, citrus finish.

Editor’s note: Sold as Mackinac Summer Ale (5% ABV) in Sweden. (2008)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Botttle: Pours yellow with no head. Slight aroma of sweet hops. Very thin pale ale. Easy to drink. Too easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2011
12 oz. bottle. Aroma- Fresh floral hoppiness is prominant as if it were dry hopped. Appearance. brillant light copper with a generous off white head. Flavor- More of the same fresh grassy hoppiness. Enough malt to support hops. Medium dry finish and balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (13425) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lingering ring of off white foam. Aromas of biscuit, light coconut and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, straw and a hint of fruittiness with a crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2010
A good pale ale, with plenty of flavor. Golden, clear with moderate carbonation. Aroma is not too strong, taste is full and complex for a pale and a good finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle on 05/28/2010. Pale amber body with a small white head. Sweet floral hop and caramel aroma. Sweet floral hops and pale malt flavor. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petkus331 (389) - Redford, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2010
This pale ale is more like an IPA, I was pleasantly surprised when I was expecting a simple pale ale and got this "gentle" IPA. It could be more bitter, but the nose was very nice with a hoppy, very floral, and lightly citrus scent. The beer was of a light bitterness, i’m guessing 40-60 IBUs, which was lightened by the sweet floral nose. The flavor was mostly hoppy with a citrus hint. this was a tasty beer, but take my rating with a grain of salt, I’m a lover of Imperial/Double IPAs. This beer was more of an IPA than many beers that pretend to be an IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fuckbudlight (49) - Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2010
I agree with other raters who say this beer seems more like an IPA than a pale ale; a bit hoppier for a pale ale, I’d say. Nonetheless, good beer, nice long lasting head, good color, GREAT nose. Happily surprised by this brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (10216) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear amber gold with white head that dissipated quickly to the edges. Aroma is a bit malty with sweet grain and a nice citrus undertone. Flavor is sweet with malts and light citrus and a bit of spice. Pretty basic overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
skoll (420) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2010
12 oz brown bottle Hazy light copper pour with a thin white head. Nice caramel malt aroma with a touch of earthy hops. Nice light crisp caramel malt body with a nice balance of earthy hop bitterness. Refreshing and tasty. I’m glad I have 3 more left to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4460) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 20, 2010
Bottled. Amber reddish colour, off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, juicy, some citurs. Flavour is hoppy, citrus, light malted. Well drinkable.

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