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Anything but a typical American Pale, Santa Fe Pale Ale is as full bodied as its most robust English counterparts, while asserting its American origin with a healthy nose resplendent with Cascade and Willamette hops. It finishes with a well-balanced combination of the subtle, almost Pilsner-like maltiness accentuated by the German yeast used to brew this Santa Fe classic, and a hop bite sufficient to leave a lingering smile on the face of any fan of American Pale Ales.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3521) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Draft at taproom. Pours golden with a half inch of white foam. Not much on the nose. Maybe 2 or 3 hops died in the making of this beer but this tastes like mostly malt to me. Finishes clean. Itís not bad or undrinkable just not compelling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7239) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Midtown Liquor) Tulsa, OK.
Clear amber colour with a tiny white head. The aroma is floral hops, mild malty sweetness and honey... could it be? The flavour is pretty much the same. Well... itís definitely closer to an English Pale Ale than American Pale Ale even though itís quite strong. Itís drinkable but not that tasty. Too sweet to be honest. Some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
salvaticas (454) - - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle pour. Dark brownish amber. Decent bite but too malty. Not terrible. Balance is ok ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
racecarr98 (31) - Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2013
I love IPAís but this is one of the worst ones I have ever had. There itís no structure to the beer and it leaves you with a bad palate. Avoid this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerenberger (1519) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2013
The aroma is subtle. Toasted malts, caramel, and some barnyard notes. Pours a hazy amber with a white ring and minimal lacing. The taste is fruity initially with biscuit in the middle and a little citrus kick in the finish. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, a ho-hum pale ale. Drinkable but not special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Amber colour, light malty aroma. Taste is malty, with some zingy hops. Not too bitter, nice easy drinking beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vballnbeer (158) - Gorham, Maine, USA - JUL 6, 2013
This is an interesting pale in that is is a combination of an English style and an American style. The malt characteristics are very English and it is a good base. The hop profile is definitely American. I canít tell where the yeast comes from but it seems more English. I am not really a fan of mixing regions or countries, so I do not love this beer, but its not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JennyJam (47) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Full flavor pale ale, aroma is quite malty at the nose and finishes with floral, spruce-flavored hops. Hop bitterness builds throughout. More full bodied and malty than typical American pale ales.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (9729) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Tap at route 66 Lounge, Albuquerque International Sunport, 22/05/13. Clear golden amber with a decent sized off white head. Nose is pale malt, light citrus, hint of hops. Taste comprises light hops, grass, citrus, pale malts, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, crisp clean finish. Entry level pale ale but drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajtrupp (279) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2013
It has a nice, cloudy color and a good jab of hops at the end. It's missing a little something as it's going down, though. This beer is the perfect reason why I got this app, it's a plenty suitable beer, just not horribly memorable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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