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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Brewed in the tradition of an English Pale Ale, but infused with the spirit of new American craft brews, our flagship beer is drinkable, balanced, and enjoyable year- round. Additions of Goldings, Fuggle, and Cascade hops provide our pale ale with the aromas of floral hop tones and subdued fruitiness, as well as imparting a refreshing, clean bitterness. Our use of caramel malt in the grain bill balances out our generous hop additions, and provides the beer with a smooth and bready backbone. Perfectly balanced and sessionable, it’s our brewmaster’s favorite beer!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11835) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at the Leesburg Flower & Garden Festival. Hazy dark golden amber color. Aroma of freshly baked biscuits. Taste is very malty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2248) - New York, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Bottled. Tannish brown clear pour. Biscuit and toffee and caramel predominate iwth a nice hops kick. Pretty nice english pale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8546) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Cork & Fork, Gainesville, opened 6/5/14. Pours a clear copper color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus hops and caramel. The taste is caramel, herbal hops, mild anise and raisin. Medium bodied, low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Passthebeer (25) - Manassas, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
First off what a great beer. Pours amber with slight off white head Great earthy notes and grapefruit on the nose.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9690) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours brilliantly clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, medium to short retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity, floral and herbal hops with light pear esters and biscuit malt. Flavor is medium hops and bitterness, light malt and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (101) - Maryland, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Solid reddish-amber color. Overall a very smooth, caramel beer wtih an even malt base. Nothing extraordinary but nicely put. Pretty decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Elwood (3168) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. Pours a nice copper color with a small white head. The nose is floral with a slight spiciness. The flavor is a bit of a letdown. Light cracker notes, a little floral hoppiness, but overall not a lot of flavor there. Light body and very easy drinking with carbonation on the soft side. Again, not remarkable, but something you can have a few pints of.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (907) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Poured from a tap. Sparkling light brown color, good creamy off white head. Moderate yeast and sour mild aroma. Light to medium body with a moderate sweet and bitter flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (655) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Aroma of cheese and yeast, frothy fully lasting head amber colour. Sweet taste of yeast. With a watery fizzy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5743) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Solid reddish-amber color. Overall a very smooth, caramel beer wtih an even malt base. Nothing extraordinary but nicely put together and sessionable ... well done. (#5511, 5/8/2014)


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