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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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A salute to the playful side of summer, we had fun with this beer! Maiden the Shade has a big robust hop character from the liberal use of 7 different varieties of hops. It s completed with a light colored malt backbone to stay in balance. Kick back and enjoy!


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westchesterco (962) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is a clear holden color with a slight head it has the aroma of citrus and the taste is apricots and citrus with a bitter after taste

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (3303) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2014
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of mandarin orange and grapefruit. Refreshing, slightly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (5352) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Draft at alewife. Pours a clear orange golden body with thin white head. Aroma is light citrus. Nose is pretty plain overall. Mouthfeel is medium to thin with medium plus carbonated feel on the palate followed by flavors of citrus hops, citrus candy, light prickly spice and light wheat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2177) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
On tap at the Jeffrey. Pours golden with thick off-white head and nice lacing. Lively carbonation. Aroma has some grapefruit, oranges and dank hops. Taste is sweet (peaches and mango), peppery, caramel and quite bitter. Light bodied with an oily texture. Bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsandman (320) - New York, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Aroma is light pine, citrus peel, lemon, grass, light pee. Taste is nice sweet hop juice, bitter on the back end. Solid, very crushable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayOfBeer (671) - El Cerrito, California, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle: yellow golden pour with large creamy white head. Aroma is citrusy pine with a touch of pineapple. Flavor is mostly dry with lemon, grass, hay, and finishes with a touch of honey. I like the flavors. It goes through a variety of grasses and has a linger bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6926) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 12, 2014
22oz bomber pours with a clear gold body that supports a nice white head of foam. The aroma offers up some yeast, lemon and lime and then a bit of malty sweetness on the back end. The taste is a little yeasty too where there is an edge of spicy yeastiness as well as a mix of lemon and lime and some malt sweetness that tries to bind all of this together. It may not sound like it but this comes across as a pretty tasty IPA with some decent hop bitterness mix with malts and mild hop flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopwine (338) - Bend, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Beautiful golden pour with pillowy dense head. Nose is grassy, sweet crackery malt. Flavor is grass, Chardonnay, crackery light malt, and lingering resiny and lemony bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
Nose is heavy grass, rosehip, mediumheavy red grape, feel is very broad, taste is hay, bile, decent grass,

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 26, 2014
This was a pretty solid beer all the way around. A nice hop aroma and flavor and pretty easy to drink, though pretty much everything tastes great relaxing out in the hammock.


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