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Pumphouse Igniter Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A classic American Pale Ale with a rich golden hue. Flavor is predominated by three different varieties of hops. Finishes with a slight malty sweetness designed to balance the high hop levels. This is the brewer’s favorite. For those who consider themselves "hopheads"! 1999 GABF Gold Medal Winner for American Pale Ale. 75 IBU.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ratman197 (9728) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2006
On tap @ Pumphouse poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of pine, grass, carmel and earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of pine, grass, carmel and mild earthiness with a lingering bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2006
This is great stuff. I wish I could get some more of this, as an everyday type drinking pale ale. A very pleasing hoppiness pervades throughout, but not overpowering, just enough citrus and pleasing floral aromas. Maltiness is a sweet bit of caramel, but overall amazingly well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
uhclem (362) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2009
When compared to other Colorado IPA’s this one holds its own. It has a nice hop-to-malt balance, a crisp mouthfeel and a good finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5710) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2006
On tap at the brewpub, 4/13/06: Golden copper. Pleasantly hoppy, but not over the top. Nice little American pale ale, but it did have a bit of an off wood-chip flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2006
on tap-pours a light tan head and an amber/copper color. Aroma is sweet citrus hops. Taste is sweet citrus hops, secondary sweet malt. Mild carbonation. Taste is Ignitor Pale Ale approximately but a bit more pungent.
Earlier Rating: 11/6/2006 Total Score: 3.6
on tap-pours a light tan head and an amber/copper color. Aroma is sweet citrus hops. Taste is sweet citrus hops, secondary sweet malt. Mild carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2006
Cloudy copper with decent head. Nice spicy hop aroma. Very soapy and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7131) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2007
On tap at the brewpub on 10/14/07: Pours a transparent copper bronze with a nicely-lacing froth of clingy white head. Aroma of fairly fresh citrusy hops and mildly sweet toasty pale malt. Body starts with a decent malty sweetness and some citrusy, earthy hop balance toward a crisp, very drinkable bittersweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
back (1315) - Holstebro, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2013
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waolsen (1358) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2006
tap. Hazy copper pour with thick head. nice lacing. nice hops and citrus aroma. creamy body of thick hips, sour malts and bitter finish. Balance slightly off but very good.
Earlier Rating: 9/17/2006 Total Score: 3.5
tap. copper pour with thin white head. nice lacing. hips, lemon grass, small citrus, caramel aroma. earthy hops, balanced caramel malts, nice bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
That1Guy (1902) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra at the brewpub. Light hops and caramel malt on the nose. Great bitter hoppy flavor and finish kicks ass. Excellent pale ale.


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