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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2292) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 28, 2013
On tap at Lost Abbey.. Pours golden with a white head.. Aroma is floral hops.. Flavor was very hoppy, more like a IPA than a pale ale.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1529) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2014 Draft at Good Dog. Clear gold pour. Nice mellow grassy hops. Celery hearts. Sage. Thyme. Resin. Artichokes. Lemongrass. Bit numbingly herbal but otherwise a smooth blend. Bitter finish. Thirst quenching.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (6503) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 20, 2013
On tap at Bangers & Laces. Pours a near clear rich orange with a slight gold hue and a white head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a nice combination of citrus and dank pine with a light, sweet grain backbone. Flavor is similar with more dank pine and a lighter citrus presence with the same light backbone.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2012
On tap at O’Briens. Bright yellow, lacing, looks good. Smells hoppy, lemons. Light hoppy flavor, goes down fast. Overall a solid pale ale with a good hop profile, maybe a little light on malts but that’s probably why it’s a summer pale ale.. Would buy another on draft. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 09-14-2012 20:24:04

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6970) - Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2012
It is mild and timid on first sip but drink some more and a world of hop flavors will appear on your palate.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
johnbuck100 (236) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2012
On tap at Tria, Philadelphia near Rittenhouse Sq. Wow, very fresh West Coast Hop aroma. Pours light orange. Delicious fresh flavor. Hoppy but very clean tasting. One of the best Pale Ales I have had. Extremely Highly Recommended.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2055) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Draft at pins. Pours clear orange with a finger of white head that sticks around. The aroma is really floral with a little pine. Taste is a little sticky but had citrus and bitterness. This is really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReggieDunlap (3021) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Pours a clear golden honey color with a medium white head. Aroma is loaded with stonefruits...apricot and peach. Flavor follows suit...nice mild bitterness that doesnt erase the floral notes. Mouthfeel is medium and siljy with an apricot/grapefruit dry bitter finish...crisp and lingers with bitter stonefruits. Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16394) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2012
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy peachy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with peachy hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2012
64oz Growler from Beverage World. Kegged July 11, 2012. Served at around 40-45F.

Pours hazy gold with a two finger white head that leaves a bit of lacing and holds a good cap.

Aroma is super-hoppy featuring pine, weed, a bit of onion, some grapefruit rind, grassy and floral. Excellent strength.

Flavor is almost like chewing one some whole leaf hops, resinous, citrus rind, pine, grassy, earthy, dank, there is a bit of sweet bready malt in the middle, finishes with very nice bitterness, minimal alcohol. Fantastic.

Mouthfeel is light/medium bodied, a bit oily, touch sticky, good carbonation.

Incredible Pale Ale. The hops are the absolute star of the show here with a very minimal amount of malt to interfere. Pure hop juice.


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