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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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This beer has a golden colored body with a creamy white head. Its slightly sweet malt flavor makes up the base and offers a supporting role to the refreshing hop profile. Cascade hops provide a floral, citrus and almost fruity character to this well balanced easy drinking ale. Back by popular demand, “Paleooza” is an old favorite and an early original in our portfolio of great beers! 14°


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edwardbass (762) - Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2014
It’s got a but of lager "skunk" to the aroma and that sneaks into the taste a good bit as well (see the likely reason below). Overall, it doesn’t suck, but it’s not exactly good (again, below). I can tell this has some nice hop and malt character and it’s actually well-balanced for what it is. That skunk, thankfully, isn’t highly-prominent, so I can enjoy it at least. This is a beer that I likely wouldn’t try as I’m not the biggest New Holland fan, but Mainstreet Liquors in Countryside, IL had it on sale for $4 for a 4 pack, so I decided "well, it may not be super-fresh, but let’s give it a try anyway for that price!" I picked the one that was furthest from the blazing sun at the front of the store....really great place to put beer, but that’s why it’s on clearance, right? Overall, worth the $1 a bottle experiment.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (1100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2016
Aroma: Lightly fruity cotrus mostly bread Appearance: Clear oily effervescent pale orange dense sudsy white head good lace moderate retention Taste: Medium sweet light bitter Palate: Thin smooth fuzzy light citrusy bready finish crisp clean easy drinker bit nothing special

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (921) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2016
It pours pale gold in color with a white head. Aroma has floral and strong citrus elements. It has aggressive citrus flavors with floral and some sweet malt. It has medium body with medium carbonation and a slightly sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MNAle (110) - Minnesota, USA - APR 10, 2016
Beer was dated using the mysterious secret decoder ring code. I knew it was old since it was marked down, but I took a shot anyway. Looked up the code: bottled March 24, 2015, so a year old. Keep this in mind in reading the review. Massive foam eruption on opening 4 of the 6 beers in the 6 pack, making a mess the first time in that it overlowed my Imperial pint glass. Aroma a mixture of fruit, vegetable, and bread, no hops. Super large thick, creamy, white head that recedes slowly. Hazy golden amber with heavy carbonation. Some small floaties visible. Good mouth feel for the pale ale style; excellent and thicker than expected for a low ABV pale. With lots of malt presence, the initial taste is fruit/vegetable with bread (like the aroma) sustaining through the middle, with a slight bittering asserting in the finish. Finishes dry and clean. The fruit/vege taste is front and center in this beer. It is not a citrus taste, but more of a melon taste combnied with green vegetables. Not unpleasant, but not standard for a pale ale. On the positive, this beer has substantial malt presence even though it is low ABV and billed as a session ale. Fresh, this probably would have been much better.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mfhennig (275) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2016 Not much going on here. Bought 2 bottles on a whim at $.75 each. My least favorite from them.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ebone1988 (1015) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Aroma is malt, lemon iced tea, pine, tropical fruit. Appearance is amber golden, hazy, off white head. Taste is iced tea, pine, malt, citrus. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, crisp carbonation, tea bitter aftertaste. Overall, this is about what I expected, not great but very easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjmoen (266) - - FEB 8, 2016
Pours a slightly cloudy gold color with white head. Unique flavor and very little bitterness

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (5410) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2015
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2015. Hoppy smell with citrus and pale bread. Fruity and hoppy taste with citrus. Nice and hoppy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopmaestro (1141) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2015
From can at ÖÖWF2015: Aroma is floral and light. Taste is semi sweet and caramelly, orange and grapefruit. A bit anonymous, but very good bitterness in the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (2215) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Thanks to iNBe. Nice to see a low abv, full flavored but not over-hopped pale ale. Very sessionable. Serving: Bottle

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SiviS (40) - - NOV 13, 2015
Nice golden color with a nice citrus smell. The beer is smooth with a little bitter after taste. It is a nice use of Michigan hops.

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