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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This is an India Pale Ale with a BIG hop character derived from imported English East Kent Golding, Fuggle and Progress hops.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bbbeer (543) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 1, 2011
Amber with small head. Aroma hops and malt not too powerful. Medium body, pretty drinkable. Tastes of nonspecific hops and some malt balance, bitter but maybe less than average for an IPA. Reasonable but not special.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (2351) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2012
On tap at the Brewpub. Nice light hop citrus aroma. Orange in the glass with very little head. Light malt taste with appropriate amount of hops. A little watery. A very simple session ale that was ok.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3295) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bronze amber, nice froth cover. Mild honey-hop nose and characterized by an easy bitter hop body accented by a minty greenness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5661) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Had on draft @ the Pearl Street brewpub, Buffalo,NY .. . pours copper .. low foam .. light lacing .. . nice bitters .. easy to put down .. . i find it funny that Pearl Street has a beer named Lackawanna Lager, now, on my way outta town i actually had the misfortune of driving through that town looking for a gas station and i can tell you- that Lackawanna has to be one of the shittiest dirtiest crappiest little asshole of a town in america... so i am assuming that Lackawanna Lager is a malt liquor made with dumpster garbage and crack cocaine...

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
UDBeernut (1484) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Had on tap at the bar. Amber hue with small head little retention. Nose of malt, flower, and faint caramel. Taste is mostly diacyal with a tad of bitterness. Body is medium but flat. Pass.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ontbeertaster (2269) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2010
Pretty heavy beer. I am a fun of this style and of this brew pub but this is the first one I prob wouldnt buy again

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pete4999 (973) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2012
On tap. Not sure how Iíve never reviewed this before, seems Iíve had it plenty of times. Itís nothing too special, pours a nice amber color and is pretty simple. A good bit of malt, not a ton of hops in it. I donít go out of my way to get it, given their other options, but I was there for a long while and needed something lighter to have for a session.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8216) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 3, 2011
Deep golden topped by a big thick off-white head. The nose is quite fruity with a bit of light berry and a little bit of orange as well. There is a touch of pine, but its not really resinous at all. Nice and balanced. Mostly pale malt and it seems like a mix of US and UK hops, but I suspect thats not really the case. Tasty, balanced pale ale - not nearly as hoppy as they advertise though.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rob6239 (581) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2013
Pours deep bronze colour with good head. Very little aroma, but some earthy, leathery aroma. Taste is mild with some bitter. I donít traditionally like this kind of hops in a pale ale though. Just ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JRock72 (605) - - APR 19, 2011
On tap at the brew pub. Dark golden brown with small head. Aroma is light hops. Small hop bite which I enjoyed. Would have again.


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