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Pikes Peak America The Pale (and Beautiful)

Pikes Peak America The Pale (and Beautiful)
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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American the Pale (and Beautiful). Amber wave of grain, from Colorado, and plenty or aromatic hops went into this American Pale Ale. A light, hoppy and beautifully balanced beer, this one may inspire you (like Katherine Lee Bates standing atop our mountain) to break out in song.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Concealer (776) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2013
A solid pale ale. Nice hop flavor but a smooth refreashing finish. A good pale ale. Yep.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RSRIZZO (1853) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Color is a deep golden brown with good carbonation and a small tight head. Aroma of roasted grain and a hint of citrus hops. It has a lighter medium body with a crisp mouth feel. Flavor of grain, touch of caramel then some spice and citrus. After taste is more citrus and a light bitterness. Overall its a nice well rounded Pale Ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (2640) - Salida, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Taster at Brewers Rendezvous. Pours a thin white head, over a hazy gold (SRM 5) body.........nose is light pine, citrus peel......taste is pine, citrus, finishing with a mild bitterness......mouth feel light of medium, carbonation low. This is a pleasant, nicely balanced beer, but is on the light side for an APA. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Cloudy burnt orange. Aroma is nill, but palate is nicely balanced, light hop, good finish, grass & citrus flavor. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2011
(draft 6/4/11). Cloudy copper color. Medium off white head. Moderate citrus hop aroma with moderate bready malt and light caramel. Flavor of the same. Avg duration. Light bitter finish. Slick texture. Soft to moderate carbonation. Good lacing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9828) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2011
On tap at Pikes Peak poured a cl;ear orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, earhiness, orange and light pink grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, orange and light grapefruit with a smooth moderatly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9701) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is medium malt (biscuit, toast, meal, caramel), heavy hops (floral, citrus, pine), and fruity esters with notes of apricot and peach. Flavor is malt with dominant hops. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation with a dry finish.


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