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RATINGS: 1288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Juniper Pale Ale: the new package for Yellow Snow Ale (winter 2004/2005). While the recipe (a pale ale infused with whole juniper berries) on the label remain the same, the name and label are new for 2005. Juniper Pale Ale is available in the classic 22-ounce bottle and on draft. Also known as Pale Rain. Measurements: 13 degrees Plato, IBU 34, Apparent Attenuation 77, Lovibond 3.2.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BBB63 (6291) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2004
Bottle:Hazy golden hue with small fizzy head and some lace. The aroma has notes of grassy and floral hops, slight pine, grapefruit and lemon, band-aid and pacman yeast. The taste starts moderately bitter with a dash of citric twang following. The finish was more of the same with just a bit of spice lingering. This beer is straight forward and does not display much depth. An average APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonMoore (1939) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2004
Bottle from Safeway. Hazy, orange coloured beer. Tight white head. Aroma is hoppy and grapefruit citrusy. Hops and citrus dominate the taste with some light underlying malt. Refreshing, crisp and light on the tongue, quite carbonated. If you don’t like your hops you won’t like this. It is supposed to be a winter beer, but seems made for the summer to me. Nice one.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 22, 2004
Poor showing for Rogue. Looked pee colored...expected. Smelled of bitter hops, slight hint of malt. Had a creamy feel to hit, but it didn’t fit the taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 18, 2004
Pours a cloudy yellow color, small white head. Smells of hops and a bit of malt. Very hoppy compared to most Rogue beers I’ve had - almost tastes like a hopped up Honey Cream Ale. Not bad at all.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
grat (433) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 16, 2004
The hops have died. Pacman Yest tastes just like juniper berries. A dead man peed in my glass and then made me drink it. BLah! G-rat

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrockLanders (776) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2004
I thought this beer was quite plain considering the commercial claims. Great hops and malt balance, but nothing too unique or different. Kind of ’blah’, and the juniper berries sound nice but I’d have to question how much they contributed to my perception of this beer. If you can get this on the cheap then give it a whirl.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2004 Great flavor in this brew. Pale yellow appearance, with a very small white head. Good hoppy, malted aroma. The flavor wasn’t too much like a APA but def had some good hops, bitterness and fruits. Slight citrus finish. Good brew.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LiamPatrick16 (124) - Montgomery, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2004
yellow/amber color, a little cloudy, white head. light taste, slighty light for a ale. not too great not impress not displeased. no lasting after taste/ slighty bitter finish madey little citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBilly (127) - London W3 6PF, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2004
650ml brown bottle. 5.3%v/v. Poured a slightly cloudy saffron with lots of tiny bubbles. Light golden head with good lacing. Crisp floral/juniper flavour with long bitter finish. Typical APA but also a bit like a British blond ale. Nice but expensive in London.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shadrach (176) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2004
On tap at David Copperfield’s. Poured a light orange/yelow with slight aroma of vinegar. Taste opens up with some bitterness and spice followed by some malts and honey near the end.


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