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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Light copper in color and characterized by a very pronounced floral / citrus-like aroma. Medium bitterness. Dry-hopped to infuse the big aromatics.

2013 United States Open Beer Championship Bronze Medal American Pale Ale
2012 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition Bronze Medal American Style Pale Ale
2013 United States Open Beer Championship Bronze Medal American Style Pale Ale
2013 17th Annual Great International Beer Competition Gold Medal American Pale Ale
2014 United States Open Beer Championship Silver Medal American Style Pale Ale
2014 United States Beer Tasting Championship National Grand Champion - Pale Ale
2014 Canfest Gold Medal - Pale Ale
2014 Canfest - 3rd place - Best in Show

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
asten77 (13) - Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Easy drinking, nice balance. Light body but overachieving in flavor. Would like to get it out in Chicago

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
williamherbert (1350) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Light orange color, crown of haystack lace. Aroma is chlorine hops. There is an alkaline, metallic component to the aroma. Some cooked vegetable/broccoli. Flavor is very soft hops; its from a can so they should be relatively well-preserved. There is a touch of perfume, but its a little too pillowy. The yeast is front-and-center. Feels soft and pillowy. Its not an unpleasant beer, but it is a very weak beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (7272) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, clear orange pour with white head, aroma brought dough, bread, slight caramel into a bit of yeast, touch of grass and floral notes, touch of orange peel as well. Taste was a mix of orange, red fruit, some floral notes into a bit of biscuit, caramel, slight dough, hints of spice, finishing bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Obfuscate (199) - Minneapolis, - MAR 14, 2015
Drinkable enough but many hoppier, crisper APAs out there. Too much graininess, grass on the back end. Not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1704) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Pours a clear coppery amber color with just off-white head. Citrus, floral notes, and a little grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice balanced malt profile, but not too much. Good amount of hops for a pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6177) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 23, 2015
12oz can@ trailer. Clear amber color with ivory head. Tropical fruit, passion fruit, melon, citrusy aromas. Light bodied with average carbonation. Fruity, citrus, tropical fruit, lightly sweet pale malt flavors with a mild polycarbonate taste to finish---not too bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (4965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Brilliant clear copper with a foamy sticky white head. Really nice nose of bright floral resins, a bit of sweetness, and a nice subdued grapefruit/orange rind tone. The flavor is really swell with a bright floral bitterness right up front that isnt offensive and is in fact kinda flavorful, followed by a load of caramel and biscuit malt, finishing with a bit of biscuity toffee and pale malt with a flavorful grassy and floral hop tones. Really nice. Quaffable and complex at the same time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2541) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Clear orange, off-white frosty lasting, lacing foam head. Great hoppy aroma, somewhat less bitter in taste, but still a very good beer. Light citrus tones. Lasting aftertaste, some roast. (Velp 201502)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenkiGonzo (484) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 19, 2015
Can from CBB. Clear gold, nice lacing. Floral, citrus ho aroma. Flavour has nice dry hops as well a some bready notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (2902) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2015
(Nebraska Cardinal Pale Ale) Can 355 ml at home, from a trade with vipinvelp, served into a tulip, ABV 6% Oh its one of those cans that you can remove the whole top part, cool! Crystal clear body, golden orange in colour. Long lasting thick head on top, slghtly off-white in colour, leaving heavy lacing behind. Aroma has light citrus, lots of flowers in there, jasmin, rose petals, maybe a bit of fresh clove on the back. Taste has caramel malts, hops, again quite floral, but not as much as on the aroma, more citrus now though. Mildly bitter aftertaste with a long duration. Medium thin body, carbonation goes on the lower side. Quite good, surely very drinkable, I could drink this the whole day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsmanigold (54) - - FEB 11, 2015
This is one of my favorite Pale Ales. Great slightly sweet citrus hoppy flavor with a decent bitterness. Each sip is fresh and crisp and dry. I would suggest every one to try this brew.

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