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Medium bodied deep golden ale with distinctive bitter character and hoppy, piney-citrus finish...a true American style.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 19, 2010
Tap at Natty. Pours a medium to deep copper.gold with a decent head. Aroma is buttery- diacetyl bomb- more of an english PA light biscuit and toast. Flavor is mod sweet toasty malts, biscuit, lots of butter, floral and grassy hops. Meh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5329) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2009
Draft at WBF Durham. Amber bodied. Short white head. Nose is citrusy hops, light caramel backbone, sweet malt and light pine. Taste is more pine and citrus with sweet malts, chewy caramel and pleasant hop bitterness. Body is medium with soft carbonation and light lingering bitterness. Ends with more caramel, citrus oils, piney hops and malt notes. Nothing extraordinary, but done well enough.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewski519 (644) - Morrisville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Sampled at WBF in Durham - poured a dark hazy golden color - aroma of hops, citrus and pine as you would expect. The taste was pretty typical of a standard APA as well. Nothing overly memorable from this ale.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1859) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Bitterness was a bit to low for my palate to call Southern Pale Ale "a true American Style" [Pale Ale]. Crisp beer nonetheless, enjoyed at the PTI airport before flying back to PHL.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 14, 2009
Tap at the brewpub on 2/2/08: Clear effervescent bronze color with a frothy-lacing stringy off-white head. Aroma of lightly toasty caramel malts and some earthy grapefruity hops. Body starts lightly pale malty sweet with grassy piny bittering hoppiness. Finishes crisp and quite drinkable. A good APA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 21, 2009
red colored beer with a hint of pine and a dose of caramel in the nose. Flavor does have some good pine bitterness to it. More than I expected from the nose. The finish is pretty clean with no annoying malt sweetness to ruin it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5206) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 12, 2009
Gold pour with a hint of red. A clinging off white head and lace. Light malt and a very nice lite hop aroma. Medium semi sweet malt evergreen bitter. Creamy mouthfeel with light foamy carbonation. Very nice lasting bitter. My favorite so far.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 8, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Amber in color, this has ample hop bitterness but also nice fruitiness in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheOrange (479) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2009
The pour is clear deep yellow, with little to no head to speak of. Th aroma is sweet and citrusy hops. The flavor is very clean and light, the hops make give a nice clean crisp character. This is a good, easy drinking beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maugus4ever (123) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2008
Pours a clear copper with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus hops and malts. Fairly sweet pale ale with a bit of a bitter hop finish. Not a bad American pale ale.


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