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RATINGS: 108   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.


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 (2045) - 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 (3005) - 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 (16225) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3069) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Growler from Canals West Deptford. Pours a glowing reddish orange, nice white head and lacing. Aromas are filled with tons of citrus, bubbleguum. Taste was nice and hoppy with pineapple, lemons, and very light malting. Awesome session beer...hope they start bottling it and sending kegs our way.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2278) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Pale golden yellow pour thin white head light sticky lacing .... aroma of lemon rinds and light grapefruit/pineapple nice citrusy hop profile .... taste is of lemon zest with a rindy bitter grapefruity/pineapple hop flavor ... dry nice citrusy hop bite... finish is dry hopped, rindy and very bitter .... awesome apa very sessionable .. drinks like an ipa

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jstraw (1906) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Draft at Jerry’s. Darker gold with good, foamy, white head / Bright, sweet nose of orange, grapefruit, weed, pine, and cream / Medium body, a hint watery, lightly sweet with excellent balance and bitter finish / Stylish flavors of orange peel, grapefruit, bubblegum, cut pine, and honey / Could use a little more heft, but still excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (728) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2012
16 oz draft bottle pours an orange/amber color with medium white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, resin. Medium bodies, very good, drinks more like an IPA

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SSSteve (3719) - - AUG 5, 2012
tap at the porter. poured a hazy gold. small head. bright and hoppy nose. bright lemony citrus flavors with very little malt backbone. light body. thin and bitter. astringent.


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