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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Pale Ale's on the coasts of this country are turning into hoppy monsters, but our beer is more mild, and about balance. It has enough bitterness to match the maltiness provided by the pale malt base. It gets its citrus zing from extensive dry-hopping with Cascade hops. This beer was first made in a few small test batches in 2003. The response was so incredibly positive, that it has worked it’s way into a year round beer. A hoppy IPA in the central plains... how exciting!

O.G. 15.2° Plato F.G. 4.8° Plato
43 IBU
9 SRM
100% Briess Malt
Pale Ale Base Malt, Munich 20, Caramel 40L, Wheat, Carapils, and Victory Northern Brewer, Cascade, and Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shag (2649) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2008
An amber apperance with a beige head. The aroma contains some oats, caramel, and lemons. The flavor is a bit malty and dark for an IPA but hey why rock the norm right? Anyways some bready notes, toffee, with a bit of citrus like lemons and grapefruits. Overall this was ok at best

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Date: 05/24/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear amber, wispy dirty white head, bits of drippy lace,
Aroma: sweet crystal and caramel malt aroma with fruity and floral hops,
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor with lots of druity hops, light balancing bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours a transparent copper orange with a spotty-lacing off-white head. Aroma of semi-sweet caramely malts and fresh piny resiny hops. Body starts lightly caramely malty sweet with a crisp bittering and flavor hoppy presence before a crisp bittersweet finish. A decent IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours a copper color with a white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, biscuit, and sweet citrus hops. Flavor is malty, biscuit, caramel, and a bitter citrus hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heemer77 (5148) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 24, 2008
I understand this to be a relabelled version of the later, more hopped Warsh Pail, but if the powers that be think this another beer, so be it. Medium copper colored body with a light khaki head. The aroma has some old musty grapefruit and light bread crust. There is also some nutty character. The taste has some fiarly bitter burnt bread crust with some light orange peels behind that. This has a fairly thin and watery body and flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2008
Hazy amber body with a small white head. The nose dark fruits, caramel and light citrus. The flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter with lots of caramel, some ice tea, light floral and citrus. Medium body is thin with light carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11863) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 22, 2008
(12oz bottle, thanks General_Gao) Small off-white head, hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, floral/orange, caramel, some cantaloupe, bread, light honey. Taste is medium sweet, bread/caramel, some floral/orange, light grapefruit. Medium body, light resin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAY 22, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2008 12oz bottle, courtesy of General_Gao. Thanks, Colin! Pours a hazy, yellow-amber color; light tan head with patchy lacing. Loads of soft flowers and irises and stems in the aroma; very, very floral. Medium mouthfeel: creamy floral and earthy bitter notes; the floral character throughout is quite odd, honestly, and too dominant. Medium finish: breadiness and earthiness, with toasty malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ProlificPraxis (2) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 27, 2008 does not count
12 oz. bottle in standard 16oz glass poured slightly hazy darken caramel, nice off white head that lingered for quite awhile. Aroma of light hops with malt overtone, and grassy notes. Mouth feel has a thin-medium body, Hops are very noticeable but not overpowering. The finish is a bit of sweetness; almost honeylike. Last sampled at Mars Cafe in DSM, IA

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4979) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2008
Poured a nice amber color with hardly any head. Aroma of bland malt with a hint of hops. Taste is a bit bitter with a little hoppy finish.


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