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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Everybody wants a piece of the Action!, and for this brand new NABC release, the brew team brainstormed classic American Pale Ale formulations (you should have tasted the homework) and settled on a British Pale Ale malt bill, with uniquely American Galena and Mosaic hops, the latter a Simcoe/Nugget hybrid. Super San Diego yeast does the heavy lifting, and the end result is timeless, fruity ale with earthy, tropical notes.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (7966) - Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2014
Draft to taster at The Tap in Bloomington. Looks solid; a transparent light copperish orange with off-white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of citrus hops and pale malt with a touch of grain. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (3876) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 17, 2016
on tap @ New Albanian / New Albany IN --- Hazy dark amber color, thin off-white head cover, lots of lace strings. Taste is sweet malt that gives way to carbonation and clean hops. But,...the caramel doesn’t bow out for long, returning as a companion in the finish. Overall, a really solid light IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3619) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Draft. Caramel malt and sweet orange hops aroma. Clear copper with a large ivory head. Caramel malt and sweet orange hops flavor. Medium body, soft carbination.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog (6255) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Good visuals and initial impressions. But at first swallow, I found this extremely vegetal ... almost green beany. OK, but clearly not great. (#5878, 12/3/2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubblehouse (1267) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Good. Hoppy and smooth with a pleasant aroma. A very nice offering at the flea. Would drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (5873) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2014
Growler: Clear copper with a small, off-white head. Very sweet, nectary orange aroma...leafy hops. Taste is sweet orange malt...nice earthy/grassy bitter. Almost makes you think it’s a mild-mannered DIPA. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3806) - Kansas, USA - APR 25, 2014
Nonic pint draft at the Bank Street brewery in New Albany, Indiana. The pour is a lightly hazed golden copper with a smallish white head. The aroma is leaf, tea, general bitterness and a gypsum mineral in the back. The taste is the leaf, tea and mineral of the nose. The mineral shows as earthy and flinty. The palate is light to medium bodied with soft carbonation and a bone dry mineral chalky finish. Super leafy, kinda weird.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10373) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle. Clementine orange malt and lightly earthy/grassy citrus peel aroma. Amber with large head (almost like a nitro head). Earthy/lightly smoky orange malt and moderately bitter lemon peel/pine flavor. Very unique - really like this beer.

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