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RATINGS: 1630   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerGolem (665) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
Sample on tap at Craft Beer Market (Vancouver). Pours clear orange with medium creamy beige head. Aroma: tropical fruits, pine, hops. Bitter taste, sweetened by hints of tropical fruits. Well blanced. Problem is the overwhelmingly malty finish that leaves an unpleasant orange peel aftertaste. Medium to full bodied. Good beer, almost a great one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8294) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Keg at Leilainis on the beach, Kanapali, Maui 26/04/14. Hazed reddish amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is bitter orange, light perfume, caramel, hint of spice, pine notes, pommegranate. Taste comprises caramel, light tropical fruits, pine, blood orange. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with subtle hop bitterness. Ok hoppy red, drinkable enough drop. Surprised to find this classed as an APA, any other beer of this ilk I’ve had has been down as an amber!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13598) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle from Mouton Rouge Canterbury and drunk at home. Cleaer pale amber lasting off white head. Sherbert hoppy aroma. Sherberty some grapefruit. Yes quite fresh and a likeable APA. Yes it’s a good APA. Hoppy sherbert, touch of crystal malt but not too much. Only a little bitterness. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (147) - - MAY 23, 2014
Nice complex ale. On tap. Smells of malts with undertone of hops. Taste is similar, malt/ bread forward, little sour in the middle and a touch of hops at the end for balance . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7161) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig hopfig, Grapefruit, malzig. Geschmack bitter hopfig, reife Früchte, malzig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (3108) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
Sample @ Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pours clear amber with stable off-white head. Clear aroma of hops and fruit, with faint estery touches. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with smooth notes of citrus and touches of grass. Slightly rough and citric aftertaste. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (197) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - MAY 7, 2014
355 ml at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Copper color with a thin white head. Malty aroma with slight hoppy notes. Sweet malty taste of caramel and bread, followed by pine and notes of grass. Sweet aftertaste, long and sticky. Medium body with low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drunk_again (164) - GREECE - MAY 7, 2014
355ml bottle. clear amber color with small head. aroma has flowers along with malty notes. taste is malty with hoppy notes. dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (670) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 28, 2014
Couleur de cuivre avec une petite mousse beige. L’arôme du malt un peu sucré avec du houblon florale. Le goût est comme l’arôme avec le malt d’abord puis l’houblon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HKdIPA (227) - HONG KONG - APR 22, 2014
Bottle at Big Bite. Sweet maple aroma with a bit of grassy hops. Taste is also honey-sweet (not overly so) with hoppy dry finish. Better than expected.

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