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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Has a golden amber color and a light refreshing body. (Editor’s Note: originally brewed by Humboldt Brewing Company under the name "Humboldt Pale Nectar Ale" until the acquisition by Firestone Walker.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Clear gold-orange. Nose fruity, some citrus and sweetness. An unusually large amount of orange-citrus in this one, tart and sharp. Finishes quite sweete, some caramel. Sticky mouthfeel. Decent stuff here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a clear golden-amber body with a large white head. Citrus aroma. Mild hoppy flavor. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foxbush (1832) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2005
This was an excellent pale ale. It had a balance of hops and malt that were a pleasure to drink. The color was of light amber with a nice head that dissapated before the ale was consumed. The finish was smooth and worthy of buying another. This was confusing to find. It is bottled as "Pale Nectar".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonp (1573) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2004
Bottled as "Pale Nectar". Clear amber gold with a nice eggshell head. Aroma of maltiness and very floral hops. Taste has notes of moderately sweet malt, caramel, citrus/grapefruit and floral hops. Good level of sweetness with a pleasantly bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium/full and round on the palate with lively carbonation. Good lacing and head retention. Doesn’t stand out but is a solid quaffable traditional APA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
meathookjones (245) - Sterling, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2004
This one pours a slightly hazy orange color with and good sized off white head that threatened to overflow the glass on a regular pour. The head dropped fairly quickly to a topping of bubbles but did leave great looking lacing around the glass. The nose is defiantly kicking with hops. There are notes of citrus and pine here as well as a slightly sweet malt undertone, caramel I believe. A nicely balanced taste is here with an emphasis on hops. There is a nice citrus hop taste at the front that is followed by a malty caramel flavor with a slight bittering at the end. This brew also has a little bit of bite to it, which is nice. Good mouthfeel about medium with good carbonation. Pretty good drinkability as I could throw a few of these back easily. Not a bad pale ale at all with good hopping so if you come across it give it a shot.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Odeed (1799) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 10, 2004
it was ok when i lived in eureka and could get a 6 pack for about 3 bucks.although not really into it now that its 7 bucks.just not really my thing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2359) - Linda Vista, California, USA - SEP 9, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2005 Gold hue with thin white fluffy head. Aroma is exploding with casscade hops and floral notes. Flavor is a dirty mouthfeel and contains grapefruit, earth, honey, flower and those wonderful hops. So much better than the frist time i had this. An apology to Humboldt brewing for the nasty rating i gave this in my beginning beer tasting days.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjg74 (3029) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 8, 2004
Pours a golden color with a little red to it. Tastes and smells extremely hoppy. Alot of flavor. Tastes quite good. Very crisp and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3597) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 27, 2004
bottled "pale nectar" Pours a golden yellow hue with nice bubbly white head. Sweet c-hop aroma-honey and lemon. i smell fresh centenial hops on this one. flavors are hoppy, but pale/crystal malts. Iced tea like qualities, but not in the bad way. Very long, grapefruit lemon finish. nice pale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkElf (3059) - La Jolla, California, USA - JUN 21, 2004
(12-ounce bottle) Fruity and mildly sweet, but not especially malty, this pale ale also has an ample supply of fresh-tasting and moderately bitter hops that balances the sweet malt from start to finish; Bitterness is strongest in the long-lasting finish, and is flavorful and enjoyable; Very fruity and sweet nose with a moderately strong aroma of dry hops; Golden in color and slighty cloudy; Mouthfeel is medium bodied and fairly well carbonated; A whole lot of carbonation bubbles rise quickly through the beer and keep the large, fluffy, off-white head alive for a long time; Rings and dense patches of lacing coat the glass

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