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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This pale ale is generously hopped yet balanced through the use of Munich and Crystal malts. Hops added after fermentation gives this American classic an intense aromatic bouquet. Enjoy!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tortman18 (188) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Pours an Extremely opaque orange. Looks like apple cider. one and a half fingers of off white head. Very little lacing. Nose is very hoppy and bitter. Pine, citrus and bitter hops. The resin and citrus mix is very potent. A lot of grapefruit, pineapple and floral notes. Mouth is bitter With a decent hop bite. Sort of bland for my hop preference. A slight sweetness is present but its not much. Resin is more present here. Average beer, but definitely not engaging like the label says.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryrpat (163) - Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
This is a nicely hopped pale ale. In fact i would have though it was a mild ipa if it wasnt labeled pale ale. Overall a good beer if you want to try an ipa even thoigh it isnt one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Draft at maproom in Chicago. Deeper amber pour. Malt dominated, deep caramel maltiness, milder bitterness. Ok

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4127) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 19, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2013 Aroma is citrus, malts and an odd/funky sweetness. The flavor is citrus, malts, butterscotch, a mild sugar undercurrent and a tart finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
demmbonz (606) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Non hop lover. Very smooth and refreshing. Nice and balanced. Easy drinking. Just a good beer nothing over the top.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Next time, I’ll pass. A bit too sweet for my palate, and though it is certainly drinkable, not my favorite. Not much hop, aroma is just okay with a little floral stuff going on, but certainly wouldn’t recommend.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christpuncher (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2013
I really enjoyed this beer. Packed with hops and citrus flavor makes for a great beer. Nicely bitter and smells fruity ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1565) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow golden pour with a nice foamy large head. Nose is citrus and pine with a predominance of grapefruit and a dash of lemon lime.Taste is full of citrus and pine and very drinkable, and quite light. Finish is dry with some mild bitterness. A solid APA. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1504) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Pours a rusty orange with an off white head and mild aroma of light pine and caramel. Taste is bitter sweet, of caramel, hops, pine, and citrus with a dry, medium finish. Very drinkable, light APA

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (727) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Pours a hazy, bright orange with a thin white head. The aroma is good, but it is more on the lighter side. I find pine, grapefruit, and pineapple. The taste is a little mild as well. Pine and grapefruit, with a bubblegummish flavor as well. The aftertaste is pine, and while being long lasting, is faint. Medium bodied here with a slick mouthful. I have found that it has a pretty good hoppy bite. Overall, I can’t find anything particularly special. Although I will drink it without complaining.


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