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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerbaaron (1977) - Arizona, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Pours cloudy medium orange amber. Small soapy white head, fairly lasting with decent lace. Aroma is sweet, medium caramel, peach, orange, overripe pineapple, perhaps a little grapefruit in there. Flavor is similar but with more bitter hop presence and a sort of sugary sweetness. Medium to light body. Finish is fairly dry, with some building pine and grapefruit bitterness. A bit watery. Tad too sweet. Perhaps past its prime.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarinEvelyn (823) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Fairly hoppy, peach, citrus, pineapple. A little pine. Taste-very hoppy, bitter, dry finish. Some fruit and pine as well. As with many oso beers, its not bad but not great, a fairly regular beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (5714) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kkleu357 (634) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (5732) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryrpat (329) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Draft at maproom in Chicago. Deeper amber pour. Malt dominated, deep caramel maltiness, milder bitterness. Ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (5834) - 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.

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