Peak Organic Simcoe Spring Ale
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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6743) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2012
On tap for growler fills at Half Time. Pours a clear gold with a large to medium sized white head. Sweet malt, candy, but not much hop aroma. Where’s the Simcoe? Sweet and malty. Sweet malt, light earthy bitterness. Would be a fine beer if I didn’t come into it expecting Simcoe. Doesn’t deliver on that front.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1740) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAY 4, 2012
12oz bottle. Pours a light amber with a lasting white head. Nothing spectacular but a pretty decent pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (712) - New York, New York, USA - APR 30, 2012
12-oz bottle in Brooklyn with Erica. Pours nicely into shaker: color starts off dark amber on the bottom and a lighter shade on top, but the bottom color races up to the top, creating a lot of head as it does so. I think the label on the bottle matches this color phenomenon exactly. Pretty cool. Aroma and taste are of fresh wet hops. Nothing utterly remarkable about this beer, but a good balance and noticeable floral/citrus hop profile, combined with a light to medium mouthfeel, make it an enjoyable, easy drinker for the spring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5894) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - APR 29, 2012
Bottle. This erupted a bit. The head is simply volcanic, bubbling with big white foam. The beer is effortlessly carbonated, and boiling over with sweet, citric aromas. It drinks with a tart, orange-laden fruitiness, intermingled with a musty twist. Quite refreshing, yet biting enough for the serious hopheads. (#4578, 4/29/2012)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle: Pours a clear light orange with a medium white head, nose has citrus, hay and pine, starts and ends bitter with a fresh hay ending, mellow carbonation, light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2354) - New York, USA - APR 21, 2012
Draught from mark bar. Pours a light amber. Nice head and lacing. Floral aroma. Clean hops taste. Best Peak I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2888) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 20, 2012
The aroma is resin, earth, flowers. The appearance is slightly hazy amber, white head. The flavor is like the aroma, with carramel. Hop forward. The finish is mettallic hops. Medium in body. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slipstream (2073) - USA - APR 17, 2012
Amber pour. Tangy, bready aroma. It tastes like a fine, fresh pale ale. Not memorable, but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2012
12oz bottle-pours amber/yellow with an offwhite head. Aroma is soft pine/floral, light malt. Taste is pine/floral hops, light malt-bready.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - APR 14, 2012
Draft. Clear pale color. Tan foamy head. Simcoe aroma but not bitter. Nice ale with the smells I enjoy. Medium body with nice finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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