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RATINGS: 1764   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Malt and hops are beautifully married in this full-bodied, copper-red Pale Ale. Red Seal Ale is generously hopped in the traditional manner for a long, spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2004
Tap, Toronado, San Francisco (and later cask at the brewery tap house)- a bit odd in flavour, some citrus and caramel and tangy hops, a bit flat in flavour, simple and pretty easy to drink. Not bad though. Cask version was better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2004
Copper with weak white head. Hops give a grapefruit aroma but mildly so. Some floral, too. Body is on the light side. Taste was well-balanced. Some sweetness and some acidity. Nice drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JMerritt (1941) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2004
Medium red-orange colored. Pours with a nice white head that is mostly diminishing down to a thin ring. Very lightly hopped citric (oranges) aroma. Flavor is thankfully a tad bit hoppier with a grainy hay/straw quality. Mildly sweet aftertaste. Good, but slightly overrated in my opinion.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (2006) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2004
Above average APA, just not as hoppy as other Cali breweries. Nice dark rediish color and hop aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2008 Medium amber in hue with a creamy head. Fruity orange and peach hop nose coats a thick malt base full of caramel and brown sugar. Immediately bitter, oily and spicy in the mouth with a sweet follow through of rye bread and toffee before hops build again in the lengthy resinous finish. Nimble, oily but fluffy.

A delicious and intense balance of flavors.

12 oz bottle, best before 31 May 2009.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
walleye (1094) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2004
pored a ligt copper color with a med.off white lasting head aroma citus like a orange that is not very sweet, hops. flavor a little yeasty, fruity . enjoyed the bitterness after taste.after it warmed up it lost some of its appeal I guess I’ll have drink this a little faster or have it colder to begin with

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2004
This is a very good example of that west coast specialty "the American Pale Ale". It’s not as hoppy as SNPA and has that balance I crave.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonp (1573) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2005 Nice assertive American Pale. Pours a copper color with a big off-white head. Taste is very hoppy/floral with grapefruit and decent malt balance. Extremely bitter, almost a little harsh. Mouthfeel is very full and round.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggie80 (808) - Michigan, USA - MAY 8, 2004
Beautiful color, red brown and clear. Some head and a bit of lace that fades quickly. Hops definitely take the forefront in flavor. Slightly citrus in the mouth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2004
Pours a glowing amber color, nice thick head of large bubbles,decent lacing. Sweet candy grapefruit, hoppy aroma. Medium body, soft and creamy mouthfeel, beautiful hoppy citrus and caramel flavors, a great session beer, very easy to down a few. I am glad to have this available again.

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