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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Dry hopped in the West Coast tradition with generous amounts of the best Cascade hops, this copper colored ale exhibits a spicy flavor, fruity aroma, and characteristic bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Busick (368) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Received this beer via a trade and it was a solid pale ale. It's always nice to try new beers that I can't get my hands on. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1507) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Aroma: Pleasant, light tangerine hop bouquet with some pine; light malts mostly of the cereal variety. Appearance: Turbid nearly amber pour (pale?) with a frothy bone head that settles into a tacky skin. Flavor: Muted, but present, tangerine up front sits well with semi sweet cereal; hops develop more of a full pine character toward the finish. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Surprisingly solid pale ale; no bottle date, but this feels pretty fresh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (2861) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Draft @ brewery. Musty earthy orange and caramel malt aroma. Clear brassy gold with a small white head. Sweet caramel malt, musty orange, and light piney hops flavor. Light body, average carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Aroma hoppy, balanced APA. crystal clear color, carmel taste with a great dose of citrus hops. Middle of the Road APA..

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3500) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a moderate off-white head and a few floaties in it. Nose is quite light and has a little bit of hoppiness to it. Taste has a light bit of bitterness up front, but has a strong malt backbone to it. Not a lot to this beer, but it’s fairly drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hophaze (171) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours a copper color with minimal head and sparse lacing. Aroma of citrus hops. Decently balanced. 2 steps above a Sierra Nevada but not anything extraordinary ----Hophaze out

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
crossovert (7018) - Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2012
slightly tart, and that seems to ruin the beer completely. Seems like an off bottle unfortunately.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2012
12oz bottle from Keg Liquors in New Albany, IN. Pours a mostly clear, copper colored body with a finger-width, creamy and frothy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is papery pines with some toasty, bready caramels. Some grapefruits and florals. Flavor is thinner caramels and slightly toasty, bready pale malts up front before a good amount of bitter, earthy pines come in. Some grapefruits and light floral notes before this finishes dry and bitter with some citrus and a light malt balance. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium-thin body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a slightly thin, but bitter pale ale. Well hopped with a light citrus flavor and a bit of a toasted, bready caramel. Eh.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoffrobert (178) - Indiana, USA - JUN 30, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours hazy to golden brown. Taste of slight fruit and hops. One of the better Oaken Barrel brews.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3109) - Montana, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle pours a hazy orange with a thin off white head. Scent is pine and citrus. Taste is caramel and citrus.


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