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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   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
100% Briess Malt
Pale Ale Base Malt, Munich 20, Caramel 40L, Wheat, Carapils, and Victory Northern Brewer, Cascade, and Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gription79 (2232) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. There are notes of spice/earthy/fruity hop character, bready/grain malt character. A malty IPA with very little hop character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6502) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear deep amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges and laces nicely. Aroma has a good amount of an earthy bread note backed by a light pine note with a hint of backing grass. Flavor has more of a citrus note with a good amount of backing grain with a hint of underlying bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2530) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Has it in a bottle. Thx booze dude. Expectations were low. Turned out to be enjoyable. Mild hops and malty flavor. Easy drinking pale ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gmku (294) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 31, 2012
On tap at the Millstream Brewing Company beer garden. Maybe it was the fresh pour from the tap, or maybe it was the weather, or something like that, but I really enjoyed this on my recent Sunday visit to the Amana Colonies. So this is a relabelled version of Warsh Pail? It seems better to me, a fuller body, fuller mouthfeel, and more hops. The body is medium copper colored with a light khaki head. The aroma has some just-sliced grapefruit and light bread crust. There is also some nutty character. The taste has some out-of-the-oven bread crust with some light orange peels behind that. Very quaffable and quite likeable, a decent ale from Germans in Iowa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Vir4030 (496) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Roasted malts not good. Aroma less present and thin head. Say random bad stuff. Okay, it’s crap. I didn’t like it much at all. Who roasts malts in a pale ale anyways? I once had someone try to tell me that the "pale" doesn’t mean color, but something about extra hoppiness, I was like, "wut???"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 26, 2012
Originally reviewed: 5/14/09. Pours a deep copper orange with a decent 2-finger ivory head on top. Minimal retention leaves some decent sip rings and sticky webs on the glass. Nice. Smells like biscuits, caramel, and floral hops. Pleasant. The mouthfeel on this is overly carbonated. This is extremely spritzy and biting. I’m turned off by this. Flavor is slightly of caramel at first, mixed with some bready, husky flavor, but this turns quickly to a sour, slightly astringent flavor. This is different I must say. Not bad, but not that great. Glad I had the chance to try it though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (1303) - Missouri, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Bottle - small foamy head, hazy dark orange color, fairly balanced aroma and flavor - decent hop taste with a sweet malt backbone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (1676) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Nice.. pours copper...small off white head..aroma of grass and caramel... Mild hopps but very well balanced with nice creamy finish..impessed

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jstraw (1906) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Draft in Iowa. Red-amber with good, creamy, off-white head / Nose of sour malt, bread, and citrus / Medium, chewy, body, bright and lively, with good balance and dry, lightly bitter, finish / Flavors of sour malt, brown sugar, bread, grapefruit, orange, and dry hops / Not a classically defined IPA, more of an amber ale, but a very fine brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (3805) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 18, 2012
12 oz bottle from Pepsican. Nose is slightly grassy, a bit of floral with a lot of caramel. clear copper with a small beige head. Flavor is lightly bitter with caramel and a bit of lemon rind.

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