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


on tap


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This one is a copper-colored, full-bodied ale. Brewed to showcase the magnificent flavour of American-grown hops, the OHB is balanced with American caramel malts and the subtly fruity flavour of our house ale yeast. Full of fresh hop aroma and flavour, but not bitterness, this ale is destined to be a classic. Old Harbor pairs well with red meat, hearty dishes and spicy foods.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (4722) - 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 (716) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Draft with Erica at the airport in San Juan. This was very nondescript and I donít 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 (5228) - 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 (3752) - 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 (2362) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2012
Tap at the brewery part of sampler. nice to get some hops in my life after the beer iíd 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 (903) - Kissimmee, 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 itís good to see that Puerto Rico can make some decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bricks (664) - Delaware, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Smells faintly of hops. Nothing special about the appearance, medium body, fair carbonation. Balanced, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Draft @ brewpub. Copper with nice lacing. Fruity American hops. Soft palate and quaffable. Nice balanced beer. Not overly hoppy, but very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jzzbassman (1523) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - JUN 5, 2011
On Tap at brewery. Disappointing. Yeah, their description of no bitterness is not a good thing. Seems when they depart from the German styles the result is not as good. Overly sweet for the style, with an off sour aroma. NOt a terrible beer, but not particularly worth drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1251) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 26, 2011
Bottle. Floral, hoppy aroma. More bitter then thought but still tasty. Nice copper, amber color. Liked it.

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