Brewed by Old Harbor Brewery
Style: American Pale Ale
San Juan, Puerto Rico


on tap


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A full-bodied copper colored pale ale prepared with magnificent flavors of American hops and balanced by using carmelized malts with hints of smooth fruit flavors from yeast. A nose of a fresh hops without the bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (4532) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle thanks to AC. The look is clear, amber in color, with a thin off white head. The smell is floral, grass, hops, fruits, and caramel. The taste is pine, hops, grass, and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jkwalking05 (4333) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2013
22 oz bottle thanks to my lovely wife for bringing this home in her luggage. Amber in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of grass, caramel and herbs. Taste is of grass, slightly watery, caramel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2013
In short: An amateurish golden ale that marred by an old past due-date orange juice flavor..
How: Tap at brewpub.
The look: Clear golden blond body topped by a persistent small white head.
In long: Nose has a discreet fruitiness that feels more like yeasty fruity esters than fruity hops. Taste is tangerines, orange flesh, corn-ish cereals, a bit of caramel, shy hopping with a light spiciness . Just like with their Coqui Lager this so-called Pale Ale had way too much of an old past due-date orange juice flavor with the awkward acidity. Light body and with a soda-pop carbonation. Another lame beer from Old Harbor. Not only is it lame but I’m not even sure this could qualify has an Pale Ale even if it wasn’t problematic. The more I was drinking the creations of the Old Harbor brewer I found myself less and less impress by Bin Laden’s accomplishments.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle shared by Jared, muddy golden color with s bit of head. Has some citrus with some skunky aroma. Taste is similar, a bit bland and quite bubbly on the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (5667) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 26, 2013
The palate is very light here. Hops just plain bitterness with prominent barley malt they seem to use for several beers here. Pours golden with average carbonation, medium consistency. On tap at brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hivemind (809) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Draft with Erica at the airport in San Juan. This was very nondeScript and I don’t have a lot of notes aside from that it was okay and "kind of boozy." I did record my ratings for each category, though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kramer (5433) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2012
22 oz bottle. Pours a clear dark copper body with a small fizzy off-white head that fell to a thin partial covering. The nose is minimally hoppy with some husky malt and a little caramel. The flavor is a little lacking in the hops department as well. Not overly sweet, but rather husky and grainy with a bit of crystal malt on the finish. Minimal bitterness on the finish. Light to medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Not the worst of the bunch from Old Harbor, but not the best either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (4013) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 21, 2012
Draft: Poured copper amber with an off white head. Aroma was light malt. Taste is bubblegum malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2845) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2012
Tap at the brewery part of sampler. nice to get some hops in my life after the beer i’d been drinking this whole week. pours copper and tastes of hops bitterness, citrus, caramel, and toffee. crisp and slightly sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (942) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2012
Pours a light amber color with a minimal head. Flavors and aromas of citrus and caramel. Moderately bitter. Pretty light mouthfeel. An average APA but at least it’s good to see that Puerto Rico can make some decent beer.

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