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RATINGS: 1232   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimthechap (1563) - Christchurch, - OCT 21, 2012
I’ll be honest and say I was expecting a ruby red ale with a ferocious assault of juniper that would have had me reeling imagining I have been attacked by a dutchman (lowercase D for deliberate) armed with Jenever. It appeared much lighter than that with a coarse white head. The juniper in the aroma is subtle, smelling more like a cheeky pale ale with grapefruit and apricot aromas. In the flavour again I was wondering where the juniper was and then I sat and thought about some of the better gins I had tasted. In those the juniper was a balancing item for the other botanicals such as lemon peel, coriander, cubeb berries, chamomile, rose petals, licorice and so forth. Here it is again a subtle balancer for more tart citrus and chlorophyll characters lent by the hops. But you add them to a whole and you get a fresh pale ale with a real astringent bitterness that carries the finish long after it would have been due to expire. I think of this beer as an interesting exemplar of a spicy ale that could have used a little more juniper if I’m honest.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmahut (902) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle, OP. Clear pale body with low white head. Aroma is pine, yeasty, light malty. Taste has high malty sweetness with medium earthy, pine bitterness, harsh after taste. Body is full, medium carbonation. Not my cup of tea.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghawener (1454) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle: Golden Amber color with thick off white head. Aroma of herbal piney hops and sweet malt. Taste is well balanced malt with ample hops resin & spruce present. Finish is dry with lingering aftertaste. Food Pairing: Turkey of course.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1272) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 20, 2014
Bona pale ale, molt bon gust i aroma, un pel carbonatada. Buena pale ale, muy buen sabor y aroma, un pelo carbonatada.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
yiannnos (722) - , CYPRUS - JUL 15, 2014
Orange colour. Grassy, juniper, caramel aroma. Taste is sweet, malty, piney.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
greenclansman (740) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - JUL 21, 2014
Copper color, light to medium body. Light on the nose, with some herbs at first. Strong juniper taste, almost like beer and gin...with a very dry bitter aftertaste. It tries to stay within the limits of a balanced pale ale/juniper, but the second one prevails in a not so nice way.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (2876) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Golden, hazy, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light berry fruitiness, light herbal notes (juniper). Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and faint berry fruitiness, light herbal hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel and faint fruitiness, light herbal/spicy notes with light hoppyness. Caramel sweetish pale ale. Juniper + beer = just do not work for me.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7773) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2014
bottle from Bierzwerg. Hazy golden with a hwite head. Malty with hints of juniper berry, spicy and slightly peppery hops, lingering finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pricey290483 (197) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
enjoyed this beer but it wasn’t me favorite beer ever but i enjoyed it really easy to drink i would have it again but it wouldn’t be top of my list

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kristall-König (2191) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2014
Geruch hefig mit leichter Fruchtnote. Start hefig, Würze. Mitte Malz, würzige Elemente. Abgang süßlich-hefig, moderat bitter. Ok, haut mich aber nicht um.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Balazs (785) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle@home. Poured orange with a white foam that lasts. Aroma of honey, juniper, caramel, grass, hops. Sweet and bitter taste that lasts. Not too complex, but a nice showcase of the berries. Good!


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