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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Jack McAuliffe’s pioneering spirit paved the way for the American craft beer revolution. We’re rereleasing his original Pale Ale, with its distinct American hop character for the first time in 30 years in honor of Jack and his contributions to craft brewing. Cheers!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3654) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2013
A satisfying, refreshing beer. Sweet mashy grain aroma. Pours hazy, rich golden with a frothy white head. The taste is like a steel reserve without the alcohol but not neary as danky. This reminds me of a classic american beer before everything went light pale lager. In a way its nostalgic and good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pershing (476) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Clear gold with lots of visual carbonation and a frothy off white head. Sweet citrus and malt aroma. Smooth medium body mouth feel with a little spritz from the carbonation. Excellent hop/malt balance. A Slightly dry lingering finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle at BTBF. Pours with a lightly hazed golden hued body with a white head. Aromas are floral, bready, biscuity, low esters and light citrus. Flavors are bready, grainy, floral. Lightly spicy, almost coriander like, citrusy malt character. Nice toasted and dry malt base. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlihcsnatas (292) - Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Really decent pale ale. Lots of hop character to it. Looked really nice in a glass with the bright golden yellow. Will look at getting more of these next time I am at the store.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nephilium (1356) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Mild malt aroma, pours a clear light straw with a thin white head. Very mild betterness, with some fruit coming through from the malts. Lingering fruit finish, without much bitterness. Light on the palate and thin mouthfeel. Not a bad beer, but there’s a lot better out there.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (1344) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2013
12oz bottle pours a clear golden yellow with a large frothy white head. Malty aroma, with grains, yeast, and grassy hops. Taste of mild caramel malts, grains, slight lemon, honey, and light hops, could be more smooth. Not much of a pale ale, more of a pils/lager.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ccex (922) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2013
12 oz. bottle pours a clear golden color with small white head and minimal lacing. Not much to smell. Aroma has some lemon, grass, grains, and faint citrus hops. Body is light to medium. Mouthfeel is crisp with lively carbonation. Taste is almost nondescript. This reminds me more of a kosch than an American Pale Ale. Although this might be an historicallty important recipe, it doesn’t do much for me. I’ve enjoyed many less expensive Sam Adams beers more than this one. Not bad, but recommended only for students of American brewing history. I will not try another 6-pack of this.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
robloc303 (268) - Erie, Colorado, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Pours hazy yellow. Not much on the nose, just a hint of lemon. Not much going on here. A small taste of wheat and lemon followed by some bitterness. More like a filtered wheat than a pale ale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Pours sparkling golden with very little head. Faint bready aroma. Decent hop character with a yeasty bread finish. Mouthfeel is a bit thin and fizzy. Perfectly good pale ale, but not spectacular.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5743) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours a golden hue, with a bright white head of solid, tight foam. The aroma is bright and citrusy. This drinks with a rich, creamy mouthfeel, with a snappy, sweet-grassy flavor. A bit "kolsch-y" if you ask me. Light yet flavorful and snappy. (#5006, 5/5/2013)


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