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RATINGS: 567   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rgfellow (100) - - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle at Brewers. Burnt orange with somewhat disappointing aroma (old bottle). Some breadiness mixed with light bitter citrus flavor. Aftertaste is a little bitter and dry. A nice, but forgettable offering.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ccex (1074) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2015
12 oz. bottle pours ac;ear pramge color wirh one-finger head that vanishes quickly but leaves good lacing. Aroma is full of floral hops and bready malts. Taste is slightly bitter, with a big malty backbone and a big bitter finish. Body is medium with average carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel Very easily drinkable, and one I’ll try again. Not outrageeously good, but solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (5291) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Decent balance and easy to drink. Some citrus and hay. Notes of straw. Light bitter finish. Hazy amber pour with ok head and lacing. Bottle.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
backdaft (275) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear orange/gold color. Thin white head disappates quickly. Aroma is of resinous hops and bready malt. The flavor is similar. Well balanced with piney, floral hops and a bread-like malt backbone, with just a touch of caramel sweetness. Medium body and carbonation. Slightly bitter with a rather short finish. Nice APA!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (617) - - JUN 27, 2015
I think I maybe overdid it on APA/IPA/DIPAs at World of Beer Fest. This one just didn’t do it for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bwa5879 (813) - Portage, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Murky brown orange pour with half inch dense white head. Aroma of tropical fruit punch, earthy and Carmel malts too. Soft carbonation, tingly frothy mouthfeel, dry finish. Herbal flavors with tropical fruit, and some melon, and the perfect amount of big Caramel malt character. Good juicy tropical APA, would like to taste fresh as this bottle was 5 months old.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (830) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2015
On tap, poured into a sampler at Great American Beer Classic. The aroma is bread with a citrus touch and some mild caramel. It pours a clear caramel color with a thin, light soap head that has a light retention and no lace. It’s a medium sweet front with a bitter finish. The beer is oily and flat with a medium body containing bread, caramel and bitter grapefruit near the end. The finish is malty with roast grains that remain in the aftertaste which is mild, waxy, and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerBunker (931) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2015
On tap. Pours orangish with an off white head. Aroma is of hops, malt, and grass. Smells good. Taste is of grass, bready malt, pine, and hops. Not overly hopped, which makes it easy to drink. Mouthfeel is light and creamy. This beer was tasty, and it went down really easy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fsbw21086 (350) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Pretty boosty apa. Initial hop bite that lingers and comes on stronger towards end. Solid and interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 6, 2015
Ok beer. Looking for different hops. But still an ok beer. First drank: 5/4/15 crowned plaza STL Vintage: 2015

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1951) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2015
this one is hoppy with a light malt backbone. finishes slightly dry and bitter. smells like pine and pours orange in color with a white head. not a bad pale. had out of a bottle at home.


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