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RATINGS: 565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
13mikey (503) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2010
12 oz bottle from Princeton’s. Pours a golden color with a finger of white head. Nice floral aroma coming from the hops with the flavor coming through as more of the same with some nice malty balance. Slightly hoppy finish. Very smooth mouthfeel, easy drinking beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Collint (475) - Sylva, North Carolina, USA - AUG 20, 2008
Bottle pours a clear golden beer with a thin head. Aroma is sweet malt. Flavor is sweet grassy malt taste with a stong finish. Bitter end, not dry. Pretty good

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crispy34 (474) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alagnak (467) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Bottle. Nose is subdued earthy hops with a little bready malt. Flavor is the bread and biscuit, cut with a nice tart bitterness and floral hop. Good easy drinker, but a little water and just not a lot of very pronouced flavors. Points for the fact that I wnated another one for reasons not readily apparent above.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zombywoof (457) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - AUG 2, 2007
A llittle fruitier than most EPA’s than I’ve had. Thin body, dry finish soft carbonation. Not 100% in love with it,Norm.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AbbeyRoade (455) - Missouri, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Nice orange amber hue. Fresh clean citrusy hop aroma and flavor to match. A bit effervescent and bitter on the tongue so not incredibly sessionable but not bad either. Not very sweet but not sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burgy (455) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2013
This was a well balanced pale ale. Mild hop aroma and flavor that is almost over powered by the malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - FEB 19, 2013
Ambrata limpida con schiuma fine mediamente persistente. Aroma floreale di luppoli con leggeri sentori legnosi. Al palato ingresso morbido dolce con un ritorno all’aroma di luppoli floreali e freschi che perdurano nel retrogusto quando ancora fresca si sente un leggero gusto di pane che via via scompare quando si riscalda. Beverina e molto rinfrescante.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
graham_murphy (452) - - FEB 22, 2015
Quite delicately hopped. Spicy with a notable floral aroma. I like it. So many bitters in England are desrcibed as having floral aromas but i generally get bread and stale flowers. This is sweet and fresh like rosewater. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Doofgoblin (441) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
It's malty with a good amount of bitterness. I like the hop character regardless of its subtle nature... A solid decent brew but nothing super exceptional. Yummy! Easy drinking with the odell house flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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