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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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With a very complex blend of citric fruitness and floral overtones, this beer has a pleasing dry hop taste tht enhances its already stellar drinkability. A favorite among many whom appreciate the finer Pale Ales. Brewed at Sudwerk for ReaperAle.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5184) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2004
This one pours a red-orange with a small white head. Aroma is light citrusy hops. The taste is more citrus but leaning towards orange moreso than grapefruit. The malt comes through as well and sweetens out whatever bitterness there was. Nicely balanced. Finish is bittersweet. Mouthfeel is a little thin but it does not diminish this beer. Good stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5098) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 12, 2006
I found a bomber of this at Benz Beverage Depot in Cedar Rapids, IA. They also had some other different west coast brews. The beer poured with a medium copper body and a thick white colored head. The aroma was strong grapefruit with some caramel. There was also some toast and a little bit of flowers. The taste was caramel with some toasted almonds. There were also some grapefruit rinds. The soft mouthfeel made this very easy to drink. A very good APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5073) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Nice gush of foam upon opening - Not really nice i suppose, actually a little messy. Anyway, Surprisingly sweet aroma - More butterscotch and caramel than I expected, mixed in with plenty of grapefruity hops. Hops are more pronounced in the flavor, but still plenty of malty goodness. Nice, easy drinking APA. Thanks to fordest for the trade!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2009
22oz. Bottle: Aroma of hops, vegetables, pine, slight citrus, light oranges, and some malts. Poured amber/orange in color with a medium-sized, rocky, dense, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Sparkling. Full of tiny and small particles throughout. Flavor is lightly sweet, and light to medium bitter. Tastes of hops, citrus, slight vegetables, slight caramel, and light pine. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Hop and slight caramel malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 3, 2005
Dark golden color with a moderate dark cream colored head. Sweet pale malt with a fresh hops citrus aroma. Light floral mild herbs in the background. Fairly thin in feel but not to much to rate lower than average. Light pine wood and grapefruit flavors, under-balanced by mild malt. Nice flavors, just a little to light for my liking. A touch more malt heft and flavor and this is a real winner in my book. As it stand the tops of the three pale late evening. Thanks DocLock.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4843) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2007 This is the first that I have tried a beer from this line. Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy bronze color with a huge tan head. The aroma is sweet and fruity with light spicy hops and definite grapefruit and pine elements. The flavor sadly does not live up to the promise of the appearance and aroma. The flavor is sour and nutty with dry floral and fruity hops. Far dryer than I had expected given the aroma. The mouthfeel was moderately thick.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4834) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange copper with a medium white head. Sweet malt aroma with a hop balance. Hop flavor up front, but very acidic. Some yeast character as well.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mar (4787) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Foamer bottle, orange with a cream head. Nose is stale, old hops, definitely not good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (4621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2006
Poured an murky orange with a lacing, clumpy white head. Aroma was excellent, I poured it and walked away and could smell the piney, sticky hops five feet away. Initial flavor is crisp and clean, citrus and slightly malty. Bitter finish that’s slightly acidic in the throat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4508) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Smells pretty good, a little hops. The task has some hops for sure, but some malts too. Not too much either way. A good beer.


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