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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
synaptikdefekt (1) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2005 does not count
an excellent beer for you and that chick you are hitting on who ’hates beer.’ but you really shouldn’t be hitting on a chick who hates beer now should you?

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (5496) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2007 This is perhaps the best light ale I’ve had in a long, long time. It’s a light golden beauty with a hoppy nose. The flavor is flowery with hops and sweetness. Incredibly smooth, and like they say it’s not overpoweringly bitter, either.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RAUCHFEST (122) - PROSPECT PARK, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2002
its a summer brew and quite drinkable. oh im just trying to raise the number after my name

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcalbi (378) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 16, 2002
Very light bright gold with a nice yeast-in-suspension body and a dense white head. Slight fruity aroma. Plenty of flavor with evidence of various citrus elements. Nice but not overwhelming malt profile. I honestly looked at this beer and thought that I would not like it. Never judge a book by its cover!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fuchebu (146) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2002
a pretty good translation of the style. Doesn’t quite nail the chewy bite in the finish. still a good warm weather brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nuffield (3639) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 10, 2003
A person I was with described this in terms of "the first caught trout in a spring cast". Well... It is true this is a very good beer. As light as any light beer, good head, but whoa! what an aroma of orange and bubblegum, with similar flavors. An astringent palate, interesting citric notes. A worthy beer. (on tap, Pennsylvania Microbrewers Fest 2003)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kayres (393) - , Georgia, USA - APR 9, 2014
Golden and hazy with a thin white head. Light floral aroma. Smooth light hint of lemon. Very drinkable with a bit of a dry finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ravidesai (940) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 8, 2003
a good tasty summer ale. zesty and light with plenty of malt and floral hop notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zeswaft (1344) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2006
I think mike oberdorf said it best: "WHAAAAA?" An average of 3.92? This was mediocre at best. Actually, it tasted like a slightly less hoppy version of their BPA. I thought it was a golden/blonde ale. A Kolsch? I highly doubt it. I’ll be happy to take this beer down a peg or two.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2007
Draft. Pale golden color with a thin white head. Fresh hop aroma with citrus and some grainy notes. Fresh hop flavor with a citric finish. Refreshing.


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