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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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2013
bottle. copperish pour. bread, earthy, floral bitterness. some orange zest. medium mouthfeel. Solid pale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StueyD (1144) - 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

   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2921) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (397) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crispy34 (374) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frahmo (292) - Idaho, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle, poured a hazy golden color with minimal white head. Great taste, not overpowering on the hop department.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Experiment_Ale (1003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2013
At Odell. Pours big soft nitro head. Golden orange. Aroma is barrel, light earth hops taste is big spicy earthy hops. Sticky hops. Light pine. Nice. Finish sweet pine and kinda quick pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10789) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 5, 2013
On tap @ Odell. Amber pour with a white head. Strong bread and malt aromas. Very floral, some perfume, and orange zest. Light grass, pine, and biscuit. Flavor is slightly citric, some grass, and biscuit. Toast, bread, and caramel. Light bitterness, slight olive aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1582) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Pours a medium orange with a white head. Slightly murky. Aroma of mostly malts. Not much hop aroma. Taste is similar. Crisp finish with a refreshing feel and medium light carbonation.

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