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RATINGS: 529   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3249) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - SEP 14, 2005
bottle and tap at taproom-pours a medium orange with a sudsy soapy white head. grapefruit aroma, but very mild-lemony and slightly citric, but not an over the top hopfest here. flavros are fresh cascade hops, green and leafy-light bitterness, just alot of hop flavor. great palate with a very pleasant yeast strain note. dry finish and lightly bitter. another clean and true example from schlafly. excellent balance and the epitiome of a session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Indra (2621) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - SEP 11, 2005
12oz. bottle. Full-on fruity hop aroma, citric and lightly piney with plenty of grapefruit and very faint background suggestions of honeyish and caramel sweetness. Light coppery color with a fine, thin, lasting head and light wisps of lacing. Flavor is fairly well balanced throughout, the moderately bitter, citric hoppiness perhaps dominating but the malty sweetness trickling closely along behind, bringing body and a wash of light caramel sweetness along with it. Finish seems to feature somewhat of a yeast bite to coincide with the fruity hops and lingering bitterness. Light-medium in body with hefty carbonation. Holds its own in regards to the style category.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4842) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2005 Bottle: Courtesy of Duane via trade. A rather impressive looking beer. Pours a transparent amber with a creamy white head with excellent retention. Great lacing. Can’t find anyting to knock the appearance. Aroma is a little light. Creamy malts with some light pine hops. Flavor is creamy and malty up front with light citrus. Finish is moderately hopped with pine and light grapefruit. Could use a little more hops in the finish to balance all the creamy malt up front. Creamy and silky mouthfeel. Weak aroma holds this brew back a little.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - AUG 19, 2005
No head at all, pretty mild with the hops, but very drinkable, I liked it. I could have it as a regular beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
desurfer (1219) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2005
Amber body, no head. Cascadey, piney, citrusy aroma. Nice c-hops flavor, bold, tart and dry. Dry, sticky palate. Really good!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - JUL 27, 2005
at tap room local: pours copper clear with small head. slight nose of hop character. more malty on the palate then i expected, less hops then i expected. more robust and heavy, higher alcohol then one would expect....asked for the abv and the waiter didint have a frickn clue...somwhere in the 6% all are beer are. needs a little more feeding of the old cascades imo. next!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUL 25, 2005
A decent if unremarkable pale ale. Wonderful appearance as it poors a clear copper color toped by an off white head. The aroma is nice if a little light. Malty with some earthy hopp notes. Flavor is nice and blanced. Initial malt sweetness follwed by grassy hop notes. Medium bodied beer and a good one for everday consumption.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2005
bottle. very mild APA but still quite good. made for an excellent thirst quencher but the very mild hop bitterness was a surprise after all of the others in this catagory.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darkstar (69) - Eureka, Missouri, USA - MAY 16, 2005
This is one of Schlafly’s better beers. Nice mild hops bitterness and good balance. I think its available in the bottle year round now.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rverb361 (19) - USA - MAY 3, 2005
Draft at the bottleworks. Nice balance between the hop bitterness and the malt. After this I’ll be trying more APA’s.


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