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Mountain Sun Colorado Kind Ale
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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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What's in a name? The brewer's mantra, "more hops," is taken as far as possible in this beer. A deep amber body balances the bitterness and makes that long day at work seem a distant memory. Just ask for a pint of "the dank!!" This beer is also dry hopped with whole flower, Cascade hops.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
verenico (11) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Smooth like an Amber but a strong hoppy bitter bite to it. Awesome balance between flavors. Try it on Nitro, on of the few hoppy beers I think the nitro smoothness improves!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (3746) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Clear lightly hazy red color. Nice mixture of hops on the nose. Mainly sweet hops with some bittering. Poured through nitro which leads to a creamy feel. Taste is pretty light on the hops. What is tasted is almost a bitter coffee flavored hop. It doesn’t have a coffee flavor per se, but it leaves you thinking you had a cup. Lots of aroma hops with a smooth finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2009
(on tap at the brewpub). cloudy orange/red color. Medium off white head. Avg hoppy aroma and flavor. Very light bitterness. Avg duration. Slick texture. Good lacing. Soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
That1Guy (1882) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra on tap at the brewpub. Good hops. Excellent profile for a pale ale. Smooth, hoppy, and nice. Dug it.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dmalone102 (223) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2009
Very fresh and bright, exactly what you’d expect out of an American Pale ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2009
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of floral, citrus, orange, and light pine. Flavor of caramel, nuts, light roasted malt, and hops (grass, pine) with moderate bitterness in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tjthresh (1865) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - DEC 16, 2008
On tap at Southern Sun. Pours dark red working on brown. I am not quite sure this beer delivers as advertised. More hops? This is one of the more balanced beers I have ever had. That said, there is a fruity nose. I smell grapes. There is a light chocolate not to go along with some toasty notes. Medium body and average carbonation, ho hum. Not even really all that bitter. I would call this a beginner beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackForestCO (976) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2008
Growler from brewery. Poured a deep copper-amber color with a thick off-white head that left good lacing. Aroma of floral, piny hops with some light undertones of citric fruit. Smooth, lightly malty entry with some light caramel that transitions into a soft, piny hoppiness with a hint of fruitiness. Moderate carbonation, decent mouthfeel. All around, solid APA that I would probably drink a decent amount of if I lived in Boulder, but thank god I am not a liberal hippie scum that infest the town.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2008
Draught at Mountain Sun, Boulder. Cloudy amber coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of hops and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13227) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
Draught at Mountain Sun in Boulder. Clear amber - white head. Grassy, turtle, pine, rosen leaves, hoppy, light malty, light sweet notes, high hoppy, light woody notes, spicy, amber malts.... Nice.


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