sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - MAR 6, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
pours golden with a small white head. Not a lot to this beer, light sourness and lightly malted, there is a bit of bitterness here also but that is about it.
rjplumer (389) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Modest citrus aroma. Pale clear golden color. Has a quarter inch head of foam. Firm bitterness with a touch of sourness. Very carbonated. Somewhat clean finish.
Tmoney99 (10551) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Poured clear amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted and produced fair lacing. Moderate citrus hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of short to moderate duration. Average drinkable brew.
ben4321 (3849) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location: 12 oz bottle from Sparrow, 3/4/13
Aroma: The nose is clean and light, some pine, lemon, bread, and a good amount of spice
Appearance: Pours a clear gold color with a small white head and that leaves fairly heavy lace
Flavor: The taste is similar, there’s some light sweetness, light-mid hop bitterness, and a peppery finish
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a clean feel, average carbonation, and a tingly finish
Cheers to Jack, I can only imagine how this beer compared to its contemporaries in the hops department. Now a days if it doesn’t have 100+ IBUs we call it a malt bomb, but if this is truly Jack’s recipe from 30 years ago it’s pretty good stuff.
AndyW68 (1056) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 3, 2013
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Yellow gold with white head. Aroma of malt, tea and honey. Taste is unexpectedly bitter, hoppy with a hint of lemon peel.
queenholly (2890) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Fruity bready malt aroma. Slightly hazy golden yellow with a moderate white head. Bready, lightly sweet barley malt and light grassy hops flavor. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Quite nice, and easy to drink.
drfabulous (3906) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce. Lemon. Citrus. Grassy taste. Not bad, though not a modern pale. If this is accurate, I get why this would have been a big deal in the ’70s.
milewide (1490) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Middle-of-the-road pale ale. Fairly bitter, but with routine aroma and taste. Average body.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Slightly hazy golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma of toasty malt, lemon, herbal tea and honey. Flavor is honey malt, doughy yeast and a medium hop bitterness. Medium to light body with average carbonation and a crisp, bitter finish. Real nice, easy drinking pale.
rader58 (775) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - FEB 27, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a very pale yellow. Aroma of bubblegum, floral and grain. Flavor is very thin, slightly bitter and dry with the subtle hints of corn. Tastes like a glorified Pale Lager. Not good.