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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, - JAN 5, 2013
Pours clear gold with a lasting white foam. Nose is sweet caramel/toffee upfront and slight grass and citrus on the end. Flavor is again sweet with a quite intense grassy bitterness on the finish. My housemate summed it up perfectly, a bit like Sam Adams Boston Lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1067) - 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 (1394) - 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 (2182) - 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 (13369) - , 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle - Amber Gold in colour. Malty; toasty malts, caramel. Fruity; lemon and orange citrus. Hoppy; grassy hops. Sweetish citrus fruity malty throughout; leading to a bitter hoppy finish. OK. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (640) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle sainsburys. Dark amber colour foamy white head and lacing. Aroma is ruity malts. Taste is sweet biscuit malts followed by good hop bitterness well balanced. Medium body and carbonation. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (4868) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber, small white head. Aroma is malty, light oranges, Taste is moderate sweet, berries, and some perfume, weak dry nutty end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (2967) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Clear golden with practically no head. It’ is extremely dry in the palate with a mild fruity pale ale character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2085) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Light amber with a fine white head, pine and tropical fruit nose, typically American palate, perhaps a little sweet but with good balance of fruity malt and hops,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle from a trade with Theydon_Bois. Clear pale golden beer with a small white head. Malty fruity aroma, rubber notes, grassy, citrus, apples, pears. Hoppy fruity flavor, decent bitterness, citrus, caramel, some floral notes. Hoppy floral finish with metal notes.

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