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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
A balanced American Style Pale Ale using Crystal Malts and Mt. Hood Hops providing a smooth finish. A great session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Banksiz (71) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 3, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2015 22 oz bottle, labeled at 5.4% ABV. Nose is mostly piney with a touch of malty toastiness. Moderate bitterness, slightly watery body, like an English bitter. A touch of tea-like astringency. Pleasant bitter aftertaste. Flavor is best at 55-60 F, and it really loses it if drunk even a few degrees cooler. Good session beer, compares to an English bitter in drinkability, although at 5.4%, the ABV is too high for it to be a real pint at the pub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
razrq73 (9) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 29, 2014 does not count
A little fruity, a little bitter. All in all its a pretty standard ale with a lower abv that should allow this to be an all night drinker, but the aftertaste is very heavy and justs sits on your tongue which changes the flavor of subsequent sips. Nice beer to visit, but I wouldnt want to live there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maddmatt639 (330) - Pacifica, California, USA - OCT 23, 2014
No retention and no lacing. Smells of malt, sweet bread and grapefruit. Tastes of pine and sweet malt. No aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (8356) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
solid brewery, but this one’s pretty weak. it always makes me wonder when the brewer is calling it a session beer. no creativity on this one. nothing offensive, but quite boring, subdued flavor, aroma, body...a lingering dry bitter finish it’s only saving grace."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beertholomeus (1438) - California, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a golden amber with a white head. Hop, caramel, floral and malt aroma. Hop, floral, biscuit, caramel and malt flavors. Medium light body and average carbonation. Biscuit and floral finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (3725) - California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
27 aug 2014, bottle. Orange, a tad hazy, really foamy. Med body and mildly fizzy. Kind of sweet cereal malt, light lemon, slightly bitter finish. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2014
[Tap] Amber colored pour with some lacing on the glass. Not much head to it though. Floral hops, mild citrus, grainy notes and pine in the nose. Tasting notes of pine needles, grapefruit, cracker, grain husks and lemon cleaner. Not as clean as I was hoping for. Medium body. Lingering dry and moderately hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (5087) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 2, 2014
This pale is just okay. Has the hops of a light IPA but it just doesn’t really have a refreshing flavor to it. Something is just a little off.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Homer321 (3551) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Draft. Pour is reddish amber. Off white head. Aroma is grassy and light citrus with some soft bread and caramel. Taste is bitter initially with some sweet malt character. More in line with an amber ale but still pretty good. A bit of slickness, almost butter, as it warms.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GenDV138 (4570) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2014 8 oz pour at Rubicon. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of light citrus, light floral notes. Weak aroma. Tastes of citrus, bitter hops, pine, light soapy notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Friend gushed over this beer on the way to the brewpub but I thought it was just average.

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