North Peak Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
A full bodied American pale ale, with the aggressive flavor of fresh hops from the Pacific northwest.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (447) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Smells like a frosted donut. Slight sweetness in nose and flavor. This is a good pale ale with some thickness, and also bitterness through the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (4460) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 19, 2010
Draft @ North Peak brewpub. Hazy orange colour, off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, flowery, a bit creamy. Flavour is hoppy, flowery, citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2009
Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. Serviceable pale, served cold. Caesar head on grapefruit colour, and lacey. Decent bitterness, drying finish. Middling at best mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2009
On tap at the brewery. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is very fruity and sweet malt. Flavor is a litle earthy hop, a little floral, sweet caramel malt. Medium and lively carbonation. Tasty with a hop forward flavor

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2008
<i>Draft at the brewpub:</i> This is a buttery bomb. Pours a yeasty gold with a thin, ivory head. Diacytel lays heavy on top of the otherwise hoppy nose. The citrusy hops are choked out by the buttery notes. More of the same in the body. Sweet caramel enters the mix as a healthy dosing of NW hops adds complexity. Unfortunately the butter makes this thick in the mouth and slick on the tongue, ruining much of the pale ale experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmconrad99 (10) - Lorain, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Overall was decent. Taste was crisp, yet light. Palate sat well, finished with a nice hop flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
holdenn (2110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2008
On tap at the brewery. Poured a hazed copper with a white fizzy head. Fruity citrus hops in the nose. Sweet and tropical. Caramel malt flavors with citrus, tropical fruits, and hops. Touch of floral bitterness and spice in the finish. Surprisingly refreshing and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (13583) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2007
Draft sampler at North Peak. Poured an amber color with a moderate fizzy white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Light sour citrus hop aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium bitter flavor with a medium bitter of moderate duration duration. Good drinkable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 10, 2007
Pours a hazy orange color with a thin white head. Aroma of resinous hops. Flavor of resinous and piney hops, interesting but lacks a solid presence of malt to give some sense of balance, it finishes with bitterness. The body is light with an oily texture and lively carbonation. The best beer I had at this brewpub, which doesn’t say much.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2006
12 Oz Bottle. Aroma of dying plant material and crushed seeds. Pour of an almost opalsecent tawny green-gold. Rim of white. Flavor is disgusting, a real disagreeing bite of sourness and dry tannins. There’s not much malt or hop character, just a disconcerting pain of sour and dry fighting. It’s ugly.

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