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Peak Organic Simcoe Spring Ale
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RATINGS: 128   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.


3.6
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2160) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2741) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slipstream (1976) - USA - APR 17, 2012
Amber pour. Tangy, bready aroma. It tastes like a fine, fresh pale ale. Not memorable, but good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rrauth (1115) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2055) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 12, 2012
Clear copper body, white head. Very nice fruity and piney hop aroma. Nice caramelly notes on background. Sweet and soapy malt and fruity hops in flavour. Crispy green hops and nicely balanced. Simcoe is just great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
auerbrau (3146) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - APR 11, 2012
On tap at Pour Judgement - Newport, RI. Light catty hop aroma. Flavors are crisp, but maybe not quite as rich as they could be. That said, the hop flavors are really clean and singular. Plenty of bitterness to boot. A decent hoppy pale ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3759) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Norm’s, 4/11/12

Aroma: The nose is citrus fruits and a little floral hops, and some malty notes
Appearance: Pours a hazed, brightish orange color, with a white head and fairly heavy lacing
Flavor: Light-mid sweet and light-mid bitter, fairly balanced, similar to the nose: citrus, herbal and floral
Palate: The body is fairly light, with a fairly easy drinking feel, but there’s something slightly off in the finish
Overall Impression: This one was alright. It is nothing particularly exciting, but it is plenty drinkable and it has some decent components to it as well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - APR 6, 2012
Not sure how important organic is, but it smells great! Lots of tangerine and hops with a light aroma of wet-mowed grass. The taste was pretty hoppy and bitter... this is NOT an IPA!? Finishing dry and clean, this beer reminds me of a solid IPA.


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