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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16895) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14089) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
Tap @ Neighborhood, San Diego. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, citrus, pine and malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13693) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. It pours a lightly hazy body, golden in color, and with a white head leaving some lacings. The aroma is quite orangey, some grass and green pine cones. A pleasant malty sweetness is dealt with by the bitterness, fruits and pine cones blending in. Perhaps a bit sweet on the palate, but nice anyway. Nice carbonation. Long, bitter, sweet and fruity finish, the bitterness going on for a good while. Nice indeed. 130815

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13521) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
Draught at ølbutikken - thanks to Søren. Clear yellow - white head. Salty. Fruity. Light hoppy. Bitterness. Grassy. Light to medium malty. Nice - not fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (12260) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Draft at the Sheraton LAX. Hazy golden color, thick white head, solid lacing. Aroma of freshly cut grass, scallions. Taste is bitter grass. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2010
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of grapefruit, grass, and subtle pine. Flavor of citrus, pineapple, grass, and caramel malt with a dry, bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11085) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 19, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear orange-amber color with a finger of white head and some sticky lacing. S: A very nice hoppy nose full of of citrus, pine, and floral hop aromas. Just a mild grass note but otherwise it’s just tons of grapefruit and other citrus peel. What one might call dank. T: There is just a mild sweetness of malt and otherwise it’s all grapefruit and orange with more subdued notes of pine and grass. A light bitterness with some floral notes to go along with it. M: Medium bodied with a medium level of carbonation. O: Really a solid hoppy beer, which is something I always expect from Port.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10867) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2014
Cloudy yellow large smooth white head aroma is flowery hoppy. Nice hoppy aroma. Flavor is bitter hoppy flowery hoppy and slightly sugary

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2010
Hazy pale yellow with a medium off white head. Hoppy nose with pine, grapefruits and cat pea. Flavour had plenty of cat pea, grapefruits, pine, lemon and hops. Finished dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9946) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2010
On tap at Falling Rock poured a clear yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, pine, grapefruit and light wood. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and light grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.


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