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A pale ale with a true American character - complex and full-flavoured with citrus hop aromas, toasty malt flavours and a long crisp finish. Brewed and bottled by the Tap Room Brewing Company, Rochester, New York.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scotty (1040) - - FEB 12, 2013
Good reddish-brown colour, little head, and that disappears quite quickly. Nice malt/hop nose some attractive citrus character there. Palate is predominately malt, was hoping for a lot more hops, so there is a noticable sweetness to the fore, with a gentle citrus hoppiness creeping at the end. Quite drinkable, but not a typical American Pale Ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerSkull (1234) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
(Bottle). Scent and taste of malt and hops. No remarkable beer but quite drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
greenmanalishi (462) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Pours a deep gold/light amber. Caramel/butterscotch sweet malt character with some citric bite.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
postdeath (3) - Guildford, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014 does not count
Bottle, pours medium amber. Smelled a little like malty raisins. Grassy taste, with mildly bitter aftertaste. Nothing special, but surprisingly drinkable for the price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1462) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, Watford. Poured a clear dark golden colour, with a large dense white head. Aroma of US hops, biscuity malt and caramel. Flavours were similar, some grassy hop notes and spruce. Finish was resinous, with some toffee and grain. Nothing special, but pretty reasonable US pale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Poured a medium to dark gold with a thin white head. Aroma is carboard, malts, bread, corn. Flavour is a little metallic, citrus, malts. I love American pale ale, this doesn’t taste like one and I didn’t enjoy it at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2014
bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts water citrus and hops flavor malts citrus fruits and a bitter hoppy finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1139) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Bottle from err Sainsburys. Coppery colour, watery head, rather fizzy. I guess it is a successful attempt at an APA, somewhat fruity hops, moderate bitterness, a little malty. Slightly clunky too, a bit homebrewesque.drinkable enough, a bit earthy though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1469) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
Bottle. Thin white gold head without much retentive qualities. Nose straight from a 2 degrees Celsius refridgerator was fairly neutral, but after warming up we got some hop character, some citrus notes, alcohol and a generally American character. Corn and grass. Some toast, some orange. Boiled vegetables. The taste has a white sherbet tanginess with some bitterness towards the finish. Dry ending. Crisp mouthfeel. Watery palate. Only paid 89p for this, so can’t really complain, but a bit underwhelming.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (2802) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2014
355ml bottle from Sainsbury’s. Pours clear gold, no head. Malty aromas, light lemon citrus, touch of butterscotch. Taste is more of the same. With so many good APAs being made in this country, why import something so mediocre?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
5th February 2014
Bright clear gold - amber beer. Palate is smooth and little dry with fine carbonation. Smooth semi dry malt, light touch of caramel. Mild hops. Little orange and orange peel. Very light bitterness. Smooth semi dry finish. It’s not bad but there are so many better pale ales around!

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