Oakes (13536) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2001
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Still a good one, though I’m not as in love with it as I used to be. The idea behind it was the combine elements of SNPA and Mirror Pond, and I think that this concept has been executed quite nicely. The standout from this brewery.
Shadallion (534) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 1, 2001
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
If you put this next to Sierra Nevada, I don’t think I could tell which was which, so similar are they. If you like American pale ales, you’ll dig this one.