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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - JUL 16, 2010
on tap at the brewery. poured a nice copper color with very littlte head. Slight malt arom with good hop presence. flavor had some nice sweetness but was dominated by cascade hops in the finish. very much a SNPA clone IMO, but tasty on a warm new mexico afternoon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrNosha (649) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2015
112oz Flasche. Goldgelbes Bier mit weissem Schaum. Es riecht nach Citrus und Tannenharz. Kräftiger Geschmack nach Hopfen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2424) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle. Hazy amber body. Fizzy, white head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of floral hops, grapefruit, caramel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Grapefruit and floral taste with notes of caramel and toasted grain. Clean throughout. Light lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5896) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Sampled at gabf. Very clear gold with an amber tint. Msugary and fruity. Very light nitterness. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rustbucket0873 (325) - Krikville, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Pours golden to honey color. Aroma malt citrus bisket. Not very stong aroma. Flavor is caramel, malty, pine, earthy more than anything. Overall kinda bland. Nothing really sets this stand out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3291) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2015
0,33l bottle @ Santa Fe Convention Center. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is slightly fruity malts. Flavor is slightly fruity malts with some hops. Quite English.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (6053) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 7, 2015
A little hazy Amberish gold with a thin tight off white head. Caramalty and leafy hoppy nose quite balanced and even on the nose. Flavor is the same. Calm and balanced overall, caramalty, leafy hoppy, a touch lemony, and a touch grassy. Crisp and dryish and a little too balanced. Could have used a more crisp and less earthy hop tone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydslip (272) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Light amber beer with a thin off white head that disappears quickly. Surprisingly sweet nose of caramel, honey, and perfumed soap. Flavor is bitter initially with some musky floral hops giving way to a burst of sweetness reminiscent of butterscotch and toffee. The individual flavors are ok, but the combination is a bit off putting. Overall, not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (4007) - - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2387) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3500) - 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.

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