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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (4659) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Piney, grassy, nose with hints of strawberry. Cloudy amber, medium head. Milder grassy flavor. Medium body. Really lacking in intensity and personality.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kkleu357 (599) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2013
This is ok. Basic pale ale. Not much flavor besides the hops, which is only ok. Oso definitely has better, but this is still ok.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Aroma is dominated with hoppy citrus notes and the head is frothy and lacing. The taste is sweet with a bitter finish but overall doesnt have too full of a body or too crisp of a finish. An average APA but refreshing and local.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (5387) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Clear copper - soapy lace - thin and watery texture - tastes a little metallic and coppery up front - lightly citric and woody hops - moderate acidity followed by some bready malt and light caramel - meh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tortman18 (174) - 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 (214) - 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 (6966) - 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 (4683) - 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 (671) - 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, Ill 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 wouldnt recommend.


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