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RATINGS: 522   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2227) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Sampled at the brewery. This is a nitro pour. The aroma is floral and bready. The flavor is citrus, floral, fruity, grainy. Dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1330) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
355ml bottle from Beer Hawk - Copper body, thick white top. Nose is tangerine, floral notes and other citrus. Palate is a gentle carbonation, with the taste a bit on the bitter-sweet side. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maltman53 (268) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - DEC 1, 2013
In bottle, pours copper-orange color. For all the hop stories on the making of the beer on the label, the hop aroma is surprisingly muted. Nice head and lasting lace. Medium-bodied, nicely balanced malt/hop middle, finishing crisp, clean and deftly carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5602) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2013
bottle. copperish pour. bread, earthy, floral bitterness. some orange zest. medium mouthfeel. Solid pale

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StueyD (1107) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2013
A mid orange coloured beer with a thick white head. A light, citrusy fruit hop aroma, orange and floral. Dry mouthfeel. A zesty citrus fruit taste, limes and oranges, floral hops and a touch of woody spice. Hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
wesyates (55) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Yes. Yes. Yes. My fave of my beer’sploration so far. Great color, appearance, head, balance, aroma. Huzzah!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 24, 2013
This is a pretty solid, well balanced ale. Biscuity, sweetish malt, with a citrus hop bite that is surprisingly understated.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (386) - SCOTLAND - OCT 20, 2013
Amber with a thin white head. Aroma is quite malty, some lemon, earthy hops. Taste is light sweet with a fairly well balanced, light sour and bitter finish. Oily texture, light carbonation. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crispy34 (349) - Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2013
12 oz bottle. Aroma is a skunky, bitter, wine-like aroma. Appearance is a dark bronze with a frothy, cream-colored head. Taste is hop bitter with a fruit like flavor in it. Palate is pretty clean. Overall, a decent pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frahmo (248) - Idaho, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle, poured a hazy golden color with minimal white head. Great taste, not overpowering on the hop department.


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