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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Summer Pale Ale is our version of the iconic West Coast-style Pale Ale. Our brewer’s decided this beer should be all about the hops. Therefore, we brew it without any crystal malt. In choosing to brew a beer this way, we are left to focus solely on the expressive nature of the hops they choose for this beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (538) - Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Draft at the source on 6/29/2016. Hazy golden color with a creamy white head. Aroma of citrus and pine. Taste: citrus, grass, pine, and caramel malt. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Draft. Medium off-white head atop lightly hazed light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, floral, some orange/lemon. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, light spicy. Light-medium body, light acidity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jayb0 (1154) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Very hop forward, probably called an IPA anywhere but the left coast, but I appreciate that the call this an APA because it is not unbalanced, it just seems to let the hops float above the malt. Quenching, a bit floral, citrus, maybe some light peach/nectarine. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6561) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Draft at Elijah P’s. Rating from memory. Citrus, pine, and peaches. Gentle malts allow the hops to play. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (1996) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2016
Botella, @Cervecería L´Artesana, La Felguera. 03/06/2016. Color ambar, sabor malta, caramelo, cuerpo medio

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (7236) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 2, 2016
Probably killed my objectivity on this one by downing four hop bombs before, but still goes down easy and great for style. Hazy orange pour with great head and lacing. Light hay and citrus. Light bitter finish. Tap at Sovereign Savor event.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5535) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Pours golden orange with a white head. It smells bright with citrus, stone fruit and had pale malt. It has a medium body with some heft and mild carbonation. It has the aroma notes along with spice, pine and zest. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jason (1834) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle. Aroma of sweet malt, light grass. Look is clear orange body with nice head. Flavor is malty, light grass and creamy mouthfeel with a low bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (1165) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Pours a hazy gold-orange. Has a sweet citrus hop and pine aroma. A balanced flavor of citrus and floral hops, fruits pine, and grains. A sweet citrus aftertaste with light hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3291) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2016
July 24, 2015. On tap at The Tip Tap Room.
Clear golden with a medium sized, creamy, white head. Aroma is soft hoppy with citrus, peach, grass, grapefruit and grain. Taste is light to medium sweet with some fruity notes and crisp grain. Finish is medium grassy bitter with citrus and mineral notes. Light to medium bodied, average carbonation.


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