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RATINGS: 572   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Our Dry Hopped American Pale Ale (APA) is charged with American hops to create a bold, aromatic ale. Assertive hop flavor joins the pine/citrus aroma characteristic of American hops to balance the full body provided by North American malts. After fermentation, the beer circulates through a bed of Cascade and Chinook hops, boosting the distinctive hop aroma of this satisfying ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - FEB 29, 2008
12 ounce bottle. Pour very hazy yellow with lots of particles. Sticky snow white head. A nice aroma of oranges and pine. The flavor leans more toward the floral side with a long bitter finish. Medium body. High carbonation. Bitter dry finish. Really as far as APA goes, you could do much worse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - FEB 25, 2008
Pours a golden yellow, clear with a big old sparse white head, full of spaces. The nose is full of hops. C-word hops. Resinous pine to floral bitterness. Sweet, light malt. A little soap, a hint of creaminess. Hops first. The mouthfeel is pretty good, slick and full for the style, reigned in carbonation. The flavor is a cut below. Big ass hops, again C-word all the way, fresh as one can expect. The sweetness is too sweet though, to simple. Pale ass malt, not a lot of dimensionality to it. Thereís some unwelcome toast. The sickening sweetness seems to play up a hint of DMS. Maybe I served this too warm. Lingering bitterness. Not a bad beer, a better APA, fo shizzle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cb23 (97) - St. louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 23, 2008
Bottle. Pours a light gold with descent off-white head. Good lacing. Nose of fresh piney hops. Palate was a great balance of the intense hop flavor and the malt backbone of the ale. I detected some grapefruit notes as well giving the beer a little extra layer of taste complexity. A great APA that I will definitely be buying some more of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
toohoppy (8) - Ballwin, Missouri, USA - FEB 13, 2008 does not count
great taste! no to bad for a dry hopped ale. the recipe was slightly changed at the close of summer last year, it was originally sold under the AMerican Expiditon Ale! this beer is a great overall purchase!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (5305) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2008
Bottle. Strong American PNW hops, exotic with mangos, peach, and pine. A little too much dust and cardboard, though. Strong carbonation in the amber-golden body, and a lacing, thick soapy off-white head. Taste is thickly hoppy, dank and musty and delicious! Not as bitter Iíd like, but with a great moist, drenched hoppy taste. Lots of citrus. Medium body occasionally edges upward, the body is roundedly malty with caramel and a good balance. Silky smooth and refreshing. Ending is dry and hoppy but not bitter or resinous. Finally, a big winner from this brewer Ė and a very quaffable session, at that!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoot (286) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 31, 2008
So, Iím in St. Louis for the weekend. Surely I canít find anything to satisfy my SoCal beer snobbery, right? Wrongo...this is great stuff. Perhaps the perfect hoppy session beer. Great cloudy light color, good head, and amazing hop presence. Slightly thin in the mouthfeel, but thatís to be expected given the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puggy211 (712) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - JAN 30, 2008
12 oz pottle,pine hoppy aroma,cloudy light copper color off white head,nice hoppy finish to this beer,nice ipa..good hoppy beer.very fresh flavor

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
topherh (1916) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - JAN 29, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2008 12 oz bottle pours a straw color with a half inch white head. Aroma is of hops. Flavor is of what seem to be fresh hops lots of pine and citrus both on the tongue and in the nose. Medium bodied and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6371) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2008
Bottle (12oz). Via trade with Acknud. Cloudy light amber pour, large fluffy white head with nice lacing. Very pleasant citrus and resin hop aroma, solid "red" malt backbone, a bit of lemon zest (7+). The taste follows, I can really taste the green hops, nice acidity and a light alcohol burn too. Average body, mild acidic mouthfeel and mild carbonation, a sweet and lightly lemony aftertaste. This is a solid palate cleanser, Iíd be happy to have this any time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaxxDaddy (415) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2008
Bottle courtesy of drmatt (thanks!). Bottled with love on 12/28/07. Pours golden with decent amount of white head. Well, they werenít kidding about the dry-hopping, big piney aroma with some honey thrown in there as well. The hoppiness wasnít all there in the taste however. Still, slightly bitter with more pine and some breadiness. A bit light on the palate and has a clean, bitter finish.

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