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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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We love the piney, fruity flavors of Simcoe® hops. This is a classic pale ale, with a generous dry hopping of Simcoe®. Because of the restrained malt profile, the hops really pop, like flora in spring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rocbyter (1926) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - MAY 28, 2011
Sweet stong hop aroma. Hazy orange color with a large white head. Mild sweet and slightly bitter beginning that fades in the finish. Light palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2011
Bottle notched "best by 8.11." Pours hazy and bright orange with a 2-finger rocky beige head. Aromas of spicy, sweet pine, citrus peel, and sweet caramel malt and dough. The flavor is sweet pine, a little spicy and mildly bitter, with some tropical fruit in the finish. Thin body. This was good, but the flavor fell a bit flat for me, and the body detracted as well. [697]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stangger (597) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Floral, citrus aroma. Nice. Clean, refreshing taste... simcoe hops are strong without being overly bitter. Good summer pale. Some malt backbone. On tap at town docks in new hampshire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
17thfloor (2435) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2011
6 pack that seemed to disappear from my fridge. Pretty sessionable, not the cleanest simcoe taste, but for the price is was refreshing and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8331) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2011
6er from Food Town in Lansdale. Pours dark straw toward orange with off-white head. Nose is sweet caramel malt, mangoey fruit, peppery florals. Tastes crisp, with a subdued but pleasant Simcoe note, florals, caramel malt, and tropical mangoey and tangerine notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6587) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle 355 ml
Aroma fresh clean hop aroma, sweet base, hint of mango and lime. Caramel candy as base. 7+
Appearance clear amber with large frothy , slightly tanned top. Some lace shown. 4-
Flavor and Palate : Medium light bodied. Frontal clean straight ale. Sweet sided malt bottom, caramel with hop citrus, lavender and mango. Easy going.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ulfada (257) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 9, 2011
Nice floral aroma. Pours a clear copper with a nice pillowy white head. Flavor is light, slightly bitter. The beer is fairly flavorless, but a decent session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HughConway (828) - Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2011
Bottle. Amber orange, decent head. Strong aroma of Simcoe’s, taste of malt with hop bitter. Nice sessioner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2372) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - APR 30, 2011
From a bottle with an expiration date of August 2011. Pours copper-amber and cloudy with a generous foamy, long lasting head. Lots of pine and floral hops in the aroma with a more muted maltiness. The body is about medium. The taste is well-bittered with those Simcoe hops bringing out a fresh, citrus-like flavor in the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6423) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2011
Bottle [12oz]. Pours a slightly hazy golden-orange, quite bubbly, and with an average size lasting frothy off-white head. Nice aroma of strawberries, piney hops, citrus fruit, sweet malt and some herbal notes -- quite lovely. Flavour of sweet malt, piney hops, some fruit, herbs and a pleasant dry bitter finish -- refreshing and tasty. Average bodied. I love Simcoe hops and beers that use them and this one is no exception -- a nice surprise and a joy to drink, well done.

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