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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1721) - Missouri, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle - big thick head, light copper color, fair hop aroma and flavor balanced with sweet malt - not bad


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3968) - - AUG 27, 2015
bottle. hazy dark gold with almost no head. peach/ and tart apricot fruitiness with a bready/crackery malt note in aroma. lots of bready malt notes with mild citrus hop flavors and a hint of red apple skin. medium full body with a creamy texture and moderately low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2276) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Nice amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of floral hops, hay/grain, & some spice; Flavor of slight sweet malt/biscuit, floral hops, and some citrus; Finish is slightly bitter; Pretty decent actually.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3429) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle at the Alamogordo VFW. Fairly straight forward English pale. Not overly hopped but bitter enough. Went fantastically well with a green chili cheese burger.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1372) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Clear, amber pour with a white head. The aroma has some malty bread notes along with mild pine. It has a medium body with lively carbonation. The taste is bittersweet and a little dry.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zeswaft (1476) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle. Uninspired pale ale. Bland mild earthy hops and grainy malts. Dark copper color.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (920) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - DEC 6, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a hazy copper with a thin beige that lasts. Taste is of grass, malt, hops and some citrus. Similar aroma. Has a good body with a slight dry and bitter finish. Easy to drink and rather enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBeerFanatic (901) - Friona, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Medium amber with a foamy head. Aromas light fruity hops or almost grape like with pear, grass and slight caramel to balance. Flavors fruity hops or grapw like, slight grassy. Medium bitter with a light sweetness. Decent and clean.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bmsulliv (212) - - OCT 3, 2014
Decent Sierra Nevada imitation. Low hop slightly malty for me more of a British pale style

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (7196) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"fairly typical and average english style pale ale. admitedly not my favorite style, but there have been standouts. This isn’t one. Decent floral hops and malt balance, but a little cardboard going on. Meh."

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2878) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 5, 2014
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, pine and citrus. Taste is caramel, biscuit and citrus.


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