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Brewed in the style of the great ales of the Pacific Northwest, this complex combination of Pilsner and Caravienne malts and Apollo, Simcoe, Cascade and Amarillo hops make it a great session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2005
Holy crap...this one totally didn’t suck!!! Poured hazy golden orange with a thin white head...smell is piney with a small dose of grapefruit...nice malt hop balance...where’s the corn? Definately enjoyable...not amazing or outstanding, but good...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DewBrewer (295) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2005
On cask at the brewery. Wow, what a smooth, enjoyable beer. Thanks Ty for increasing the hops in this from its former self. It is delicious on draught & the cask was awesome. The hop flavor & aroma are wonderful: citrus, earthy too. Mild sweetness along with the bitterness. A well-rounded pale ale/IPA that you don’t want to miss, even on draught.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2005
In cask at NXNW. Nice citrus and flower nose with some sweet malt in the nose. Big citrus fruity flavor. Nice round and balanced flavor. Very drinkable. This is Ty’s IPA. He got rid of the old PyJino Pale and made this his own. Great job Ty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8382) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2005
Slightly hazy orange appearance. Leafy, musty hops: annibus like and with a sweet sugar and IPA-like gritty bitter texture. Mandarin orange flavors with a light bread note, caramel or crystal malts... juicy, sharp citrus finish. Impressive. I’ve heard that the recipe changed recently and that the new version actually contains hops :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 21, 2005
Golden amber to light copper pour. Decent hop aroma and flavor, but could have used more. Pretty smooth. I agree with some of the others that this is about as good as it gets at this brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PorterPounder (5878) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2004
Had on tap at the brewpub in Austin. Light copper appearance, thin white head. Brief floral aroma. Flavor has some citrusy cascade hoppiness, but not overdone. Some nuttiness comes through to balance it out. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Decent APA.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2004
Probably this place’s best offering, which isn’t saying much. Somebody, ANYBODY, tell the brewmaster to PLEASE USE SOME HOPS!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 20, 2004
Light copper color with a thick lacing white head. Fresh Cascade hoppy aroma. Sweet candy-like malt flavor and a dry finish. This could stand to gain a little more complexity and balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fly (1420) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - OCT 9, 2003
Wonder as ever w/ brewpubs how this compares to the last batch. Enjoyed. Plenty hoppy, a bit grainy and the hops seem ?? Well, I'm glad they're there - just wondering what kind was used? While not my favorite pale ale, I don't see there being any lack of bittering. I just want to have another to see if I can tell more what is in there.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
legion242 (2306) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2003
Palest orange ever. Only the slightest hint of hops. Mostly some woody elements.

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