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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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An American pale ale brewed with Centennial hops and hopbacked with Cascade, it's a real refresher that has a spicy, citrus aroma and a slightly nutty malt flavor.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2004
Tap at Split Rock, ’04. Golden and clear with a white head. Nutty hoppy aroma. Hoppy flavor, with a nice nutty malt backbone. Lingering hops in the finish. Real nice offering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7829) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2004
Another well made brew from Otto's. Pours dark straw colored with a great hop aroma. Tastes very hoppy, with some malt, citrus, and floral flavors at the finish. A great beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dacrza (508) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2008
Light orange body with a thin white head in a HopDevil glass... bright and efficient, with sporadic tracings on the glass... sharp spruce and hops, light and clean... bubbly and smooth on the palate--a bit creamy on the tongue... swift and pleasant... a bit on the lighter side of pale ales--surprising (and refreshing) from a micro! and yet, perhaps, this is the way one should taste... a mixture of feelings: another winner from Ryan, but this ale is a step below Sierra Nevada, not to mention the other Otto’s brews I’ve sampled--but it is solid, and who doesn’t love something with Mt. Nittany in its name!?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4473) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 28, 2008
On tap at Capones. Pours a mostly translucent golden amber with a small off white bubbly head. Aroma was a ton of fresh hops, loads of Cascade along with some Centennial, orange, pine, floral and a lot of caramel malt to balance it all out. Flavor was a lot of the same, nice chewy hops, great pale ale, nice balance of hop bitterness and malt. This should be the favorite beer of any kid who drinks beer at Penn State!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2008
Orange color with a bright aroma of citrus hops and some mild malt. Flavor is dominated by citrusy "C" hops that contribute a nice sweetness with malt that doesn;t overwhelm. Best new APA I’ve had in awhile.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2004
On tap at Split Rock. Golden and clear in color with a nice white head. Hoppy aroma. Nutty flavor. Hops linger throughout beer. Really nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dpjuart (1049) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2008
22 oz. bottle shared with Naka. Pours an iradescent orange with cherry red hues. Small, white, half finger head. Nose is bubblegum, citrus, floral and pine hops. Nice hop flavor, floral and citrusy. Balanced well with a sweet caramel backbone. Modrate to high bitterness at the end that lingers well into the after, the slips away quitely leaving you to want more. A good APA, and I’m sure it’s better fresh. This bottle was 8 months old.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melanie (60) - - MAR 18, 2012
Nice American Pale Ale. A nice, refreshing beer that has a doable alcohol percentage. Centennial and Cascade -you can't go wrong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1408) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2013
On tap at Ottos, pours an golden amber color. Nose is hoppy and full of citrus. Taste is citrus and slightly bitter, full of flavor. Nice ! Quaff Score 8 / 10

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2006
On tap at the brew pub. Attractive gingery colour. Plenty of citric hop in the aroma, with some grassy touches. I would have thought there were US hops involved if I hadn’t known the ingredients. Clean, crisp and smooth. Its not easy to make a refreshing and zippy beer out of Fuggles and Goldings, but they have certainly succeeded in doing so with this one. Very accomplished.


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