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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Essential Pale Ale is a deep golden color with hop aroma reminiscent of fresh fruit. The pleasing bitter taste from American hops is balanced with English and German malts, and offers a complex full flavored character that is smooth and refreshing.

Quevillon's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quevillon (2748) - Boisbriand, Quebec, - JUN 27, 2014
355 ml bottles bought at SAQ Rosemere on June 21, 2014. Honey blonde, thin head. Hoppy aroma sweet herbs, some citrus notes. Taste of herbs dry with notes of lemon, alcohol sensation (a little strong for 5.5%). It is not essential for me!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4292) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2015 in Denver. In the tasting glass was a rich gold with nice white foam. Nose of floral hops. Medium in body. Flavor is rich clean malts with a good does of floral hops. Bitter finish. Quite nice. A pint of this would be welcome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle from Chevy Chase Supermarket. Nice golden body with medium head. Nose is hoppy, spicy, Taste has malts, spices, floral notes. Quite punchy texture. Enjoyable, hoppy finish. Well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (3589) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2015
12 oz bottle with a packaged date of May 15 2015. Hazy golden body looks like unfiltered apple cider but has a durable head that leaves some lacing. Fruity and herbal hop aroma is a bit too earthy, but the fruit and herbal elements shine in the taste. Medium-high carbonation with a medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (225) - Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Cloudy dark gold. Aroma Grapefruit pine and bread. Taste - citrus and softer fruit almost peach

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (936) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a nice blend of citrus, hops and some malt tossed in. Appearance- A murky golden color with some sediment and a small off-white colored head. Taste- Nice blend of hops and citrus, nice example of an APA. Palate- This is a medium bodied beer with medium carbonation. Overall- A good APA, I would order this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6743) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 12, 2015
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée à la SAQ Beaubien (Montréal, QC) au coût de 2,70$. Arôme: Légère odeur d’agrumes. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque avec une très faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrumes avec une pointe d’abricot. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #6132)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (6480) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Light citrus aroma with some grass. Light bitter finish. Pours orange with good head and lacing. Nice pale ale, easy drinking. Tap at Glens garden market.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerologist89 (5) - - JAN 6, 2015 does not count
Overall great beer. Enjoyed this but I would not classify this as a pale ale. Has a nice malt backbone but very hoppy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (5279) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle. Pours a clear orange gold. Apricot aroma. Flavors of grass and orange. Smooth slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a veiled and slightly flaky golden with a short lived white head. Aroma is fruits and citrus, flavor is fruits, citrus, tropical and cereals. Finish is a bit of grapefruity bitterness. Lingering citrus. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, average carbonation.

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