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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Medium bodied deep golden ale with distinctive bitter character and hoppy, piney-citrus finish...a true American style.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5149) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Copper, cloudy, and a thin ring of foam. Smells oddly grainy, plus some piney hop notes. Flavor is also oddly grainy and a little bit grassy hops. OK, I suppose, but I would prefer a little more bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italianjohn (2342) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Clear deep golden pour lots of frothy off white head little too much carbonation ... aroma is of sweet malts and subtle citrusy hops little bready and light floral hops .... taste is over carbonated with some spicy floral hops and a little citrusy hop with sweet and bready malts .... bitter spicy hop in the finish ... not a bad pale ale at all taste was off a little from the carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Lowes in Hickory, NC on 4/7/11. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized fizzy white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of bitter floral and citrus hops. The taste is bitter citrus hops, faint malty notes and a lingering bitterness. Medium bodied.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2011
this beer is not good. tastes and smells like skunk. don’t know if i just got a fail bottle but it’s in a brown bottle so it shouldn’t have been tainted by the elements. disgusting

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4018) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 16, 2011
12 ounce from Bruisin Ales. Pours a big carbonated head. Orange body. Taste is light malt and light hops. Nothing amazing. Slightly refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2011
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty light citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haukur (1307) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUN 3, 2011
a bit bland pale ale, a bit excemplary of the style. Heavy palate but lacking in taste. Nice summer beer but nothing to be jumping over the moon about

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TURDFERGUSON (3954) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Bottle. Golden with big, fat white head. Nose is butter, citrus, maybe cascade, honey. Flavor is dirty, sweet, and spoiled water.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
benwilde (3) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2011 does not count
Not overwhelming. Golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter,

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2011
Reviewed from notes. On tap at the brewpub. Pours golden yellow with a bit of a white head that quickly recedes. Nose brings some floral hops and some slight citrus notes. The taste brings forward some more of the malt. A bit of pale malt with some light bitterness. Decent body with good carbonation and slightly bitter. Decent hop flavors but nothing that’s terribly complex or over the top in any particular direction. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-29-2010


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