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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Always a crowd pleaser, our version of the ever popular Pale Ale leans more towards an English Bitter than the everyday American Pale Ale. Earthy on the nose with a light floral background, this brew has a lingering caramel malt flavor and a splash of fresh citrus. The chosen yeast strain provides a distinctly European feel, but our hop profile remains uniquely American in delivering the expected flavor and aroma, as well as a characteristic bitter edge. It is hop-forward with a balance towards late hop additions and bitterness, yet this medium-bodied brew maintains an ample malt foundation on the way to a smooth, refreshing finish.


gringo332's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gringo332 (595) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Really flavorful pale ale. Subtle sweet malts on the nose. Light brown sugar, bitter, some hops


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4460) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2015. In the tasting glass good with a white cap of foam. Nose of citrus and floral hops. Medium body. Flavor is earthy, citrus and floral hops on a caramel malt base. Lightly bitter fruit finish. Good. .

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6977) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Irving. TX - on tap - FM Smoke Hose. Dark orange pour, slightly hazy with an off-white frothy head, decent lacing. Aroma has a ripening vegetable quality to it, offset by a pleasant fruitiness. Flavor has some peach-like frutiness, just a hint of citrus bitterness and some ripening vegetables in the back end. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Good companion to the beer can chicken I had.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2015
On tap at Square Burger. Pours a deep chopper with a medium white head. The aromas are caramel, light grapefruit, bread. The mouthfeel is dry and slightly bitter with a medium body and good carbonation. Cheers!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttutony (823) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Copper color. Earthy spicy hop aroma. A bit thin on the palate. Crisp finish. Light body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4196) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Found old rating. In tap at Live Oak. Pours a clear dark amber color. Foamy head. Aroma is grainy and fairly sweet. Slight earth. Flavor is mainly Caramel upfront with a grainy backbone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattabadie (8) - - JUN 13, 2014 does not count
Easy drinking pale ale. Not a lot of hop aroma. Taste cloves a bit. Good for a hot day.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TXBadger (2385) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2014
A pretty easy drinking beer from Peticolas. Pours a yellow/gold with white head. Floral, citrus, and earthy on the nose, followed onto the palate. Finishes with a nice compliment of caramel malt that is not overpowering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9750) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Sampled at the 2014 Untapped festival in Fort Worth. Pours near clear amber orange with a tan head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a syrupy grapefruit light citrus and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has more of a resinous pine with a bit of grapefruit and a sweet grain backbone.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2689) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Pours a dark amber color with a medium sized head. Heavy malted caramel nose backed up by fruity esters and some muted citrus. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (4533) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Rated at BTBF 2012 (Backlog). Amber in color with an average sized white head. Aroma is of malt, caramel and florals. Taste is of light citrus, malt, herbs.


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