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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Seasonal Release Series. Spring forward with this refreshing seasonal ale. Notes of toasted malt up front with a bright and crisp Northwest hop finish. It’s a session beer that everyone can enjoy.

Like many Ninkasi beers, this is an ale more than a specific style, though we put it in the Northwest Pale category. A light toasted malt flavor is more reminiscent of a British Pale, but the hops are bright and very Northwest. Flavorful and easy to drink!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (4000) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Bomber from BevMo Salinas. Nose is floral and hints of citrus. Very lightly hazy urine yellow with a medium yellow tinged head (should be drunk out of a urine sample cup?) Flavor is lightly bitter with lemony citrus hints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (14785) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2011
Bottled 0,65l (bottle bought in Portland, OR)
Deep golden color, small white head. Bready malty, honeyish, a bit herbal aroma. Medium-bodied. Sticky leafy, grassy hoppyness with woody-piney notes. Lingering piney bitterness in the aftertaste. Aroma was a bit off, but flavorwise a solid brew.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cavbeerscout (25) - Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2011
This Beer is ok leaves a bad after taste, But I got it from the Class Six on post 7.99 for a Case so I cant Complain about it to much. Probably wont ever get it again though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Lightly clouded orange hue, delicate but enduring head formation. Herbal, hoppy aroma, a little mint, mild caramel malt. Some caramel but very light on the malt, fair amount of hop citrus in the finish makes this more of a refresher than a serious pale ale. At least it drinks well while there’s a nice touch of orange in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thetmaxx (836) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Poured from the bomber into a glass. Seemed fitting as we have been having a really wet spring. Pours a light amber color, amd pretty clear. Decent head with lacing. Aroma is grassy and earthy. Flavour is also earthy. Mouthfeel is watery, definitely thin and finishes bitter. Overall this is not the best impression of ninkasi, hopefully their other stuff is better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Tap: cloudy copper color with a tan head. Fresh hop aroma with a pretty earthy, malty taste. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2011
22 oz. bottle from curly- thanks, Jason! Pours a somewhat cloudy bright golden orange color with an inch-thick, rocky off-white head that leaves some lace in the Duvel tulip. Aroma of dry grains, toasted malts, fresh cut grass, toasted sugars, straw, and herbs. Flavor of grassy and floral hops, pale and sweet malts, faint soap, and limestone. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a dry, mineral mouthfeel. A little mouth-coating bitterness as well. Decent APA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (10568) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2011
On tap at the Alibi Room, pours pale golden. Aroma of floral hops. Flavour of citrus, floral hops, with a sort of soapy quality. Pretty standard APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jkripp (141) - Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2011
The Spring Reign ale is an interesting flavorful beer. Its aroma can be characterized as floral and hoppy. It looks golden yellow and unfiltered, as well as pouring a light head. First taste resonates a floral flavor followed by a medium bitter sweet hoppy malt finish. The body of this beer is medium with a long astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - APR 24, 2011
Was expecting something different because of the spring. But was slightly hoppy. Not much after taste.

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