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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3874) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at Stallyktan. Light hoppy and fruity smell. Bready malty, light hoppy aroma. Smooth mouthfeel and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (467) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2014
decent english pale ale....pours golden...thin head...light lacing....citrusy ....super hoppy....a little better than average beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1704) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2014
One of the better Pale ales I have had. Having it in steamboat near where r is made. Really smooth and easily crushable. Has a nice bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
EyeAmBaldman (364) - Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bought this for a friend. He gave one to me and this is it. Not a whole lot to say about this beer. I’m not a fan of Pale Ales and this is no exception. Smells terribly hoppy, worse than grapefruit, more like weeds. If you like Pale Ales or even IPA’s I’m guessing you will like this. Not for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergenbrewing (24) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2014
Definitely one of my favorites for the american pale ale category. Unique in the use of so many hop varieties but they all work together so well. Will pick this up again soon.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (2008) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
12 floz bottle from Beermoth, Manchester. Wondrously hoppy aroma, pours deep gold with bucketloads of finely tuned hops with a slight resinous quality and low-lying bitter finish. Tastes like an IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2009) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 5, 2014
February 5, 2014 - on tap at iTap. Clear golden with nice head and lacing. Citrus and piney hops in the aroma. Taste was nicely balanced with the hops and malt. Light to medium body with soft carbonation. Easy to drink and nice clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (6113) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle from a trade with Tsekouratos. Pours hazy golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma of flowery and orange hops, some peach. Taste is moderate sweet, weak honey malts,with a slightly dry end, citrussy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1579) - Missouri, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Tap - good size foamy head, light copper flavor, earthy hop aroma and flavor, mild malt backbone, slightly dry finish, pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3779) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2014
(draft @ Odell Brewing - Fort Collins, CO) Orange pour with a fizzy white head. Good amount of citrus in the aroma, which I definitely enjoy moreso than the overly bitter hop aroma. Pine resin and lots of citrus in the flavor with a clean and slightly fruity finish.

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