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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Care for some hops with your hops? Before we ferment our 5 Barrel Pale Ale, we strain it through a bed of 'em. Then while it ages, we add even more. We like how this gives the beer a fresh, lively finish. We like hops.

As we go about refining the recipe for each new beer, we brew up just five barrels at a time. That's exactly how we arrived at this pale ale -- so that's what we named it. Plus, it sounded a lot nicer than Giant Vat Pale Ale.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swirl (267) - collingswood, New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2006
Hazy amber appearance in the glass with a copper tint. Nice head not a pure white more of an eggshell. Lots of hops in the nose, sharp. Strong hops flavor with a hint of dark fruit and malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2006
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 6 Oct) Pale amber colour with small beige head. Fruity nose with notes of citrus (grapefruit) and pine needles. Fruity, slightly nutty, taste with grapefruit notes. Rather dry finish with a balanced hop character. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
vyvvy (3949) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 18, 2006
Pours copper with a moderate sized off-white head. The aroma is quite clean and has caramel malt and earthy / spicy hops. Medium / light body with a small amount of soft carbonation. It would have helped to have more assertive carbonation. The taste starts with dusty caramel malt and a light sourness. The finish has some spice / woody hops that are nice, but then a watery feel tarnishes the good aspects. An okay pale ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Pour is clear amber with a thin tan head...smell is grainy with some pine...taste is slightly hoppy and grainy with a weak bitter finish...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Airlifter (118) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - OCT 14, 2006
Dark, golden color. Thick head. Mild, hoppy aroma. Flavor is very strong hops with bit of malt to soften it. Strong metallic aftertaste. Good, but not a very complex flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allfreej (552) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Bottled. Poured amber, with a tan head. A floral, citrus nose and a malty flavor. Finish was nicely hoppy and the mouthfeel was clean and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Bottle from Growlers Pub in Saint Louis MO.

Hazy amber with a copper tint. Nice whitish head. Lots of hops in the nose, sharp. Taste mostly hops with a hint of dark fruit and malt. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2006
Bottle at Stockholm Beerfestival. Amber coloured with an white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, fruits and hops. Flavour of malts, fruits, hops and pine needles.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopscotch (9038) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2006
Draft... Pre-GABF ’06 at Falling Rock Tap House, Denver... Mostly clear, deep golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Excellent retention. Easygoing nose... I’m not picking up much other than a touch of biscuity malt. Very well balanced in flavor with biscuity malt as well. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp, lightly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tyler*Durden (72) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 16, 2006
Has an orange-copper colour and pours with a generous white head that dissipates but leaves legs. Sweet aroma with some apricot; also a sweet hoppy taste with a touch of bitterness. Very enjoyable.


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