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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Amber-colored, medium-bodied British-style ale with a smooth, mildly-hoppy character. Available on draft and in bottles.


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1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
humulus (339) - Salem, Missouri, USA - FEB 13, 2007
Aroma is soapy and slightly sweet with a touch of bubble gum. Color is dull bronze with a slight haziness. Flavor would be easier to describe if, in fact, there was any. There is some bread and hops, but it is watered down with a dishwater dominance. Palate is sticky and slick like I’d just eaten catelope, watermelon or some other cucubit that has no place in a beer. Overall, I don’t know what this beer is trying to accomplish. If it is to disturb or otherwise confuse or to serve as an example of poor quality or taste then mission accomplished.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5262) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
12 oz bottle from backlog notes. Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, toasted, some cookie malt character, earthy hops, a hint of caramel, pretty average pale ale, but I can see why this would be a go to beer in St. Louis.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (2551) - California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
8 july 2014, tap. Yellow, clear, steady bubbles. Nose is caramel malt and lemon rind hops. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Caramel malt, floral and some lemon rind hops. Meh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (941) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap at Dulaney’s. moderate malt with limited hop aroma. Amber and clear with moderate white head. Taste is moderate cracker malt.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2014
I am not typically a fan of this brewery but their flagshit is definitely a solid brew and frankly the first one I’lve had from them that made it make sense they were in business still at all. . It is a nice looking beer: bright orange w/ a long lasting head of fine bubbles. The nose is a nice mix of tofee-like and toasty malt w/ some slightly citric, slightly earthy hops w/ a hint of cherry-like ale yeast fruitiness. Flavor is simple sweet maltiness which brings out an apple note. The carbonation is crisp and maybe very slightly overly vigorous. My only complaint is a slight medicinal overtone in the firmly bitter finish. I think I have tried half a dozen beers from Schlafly which have ranged from tolerable to terrible but this one is a well done subtle take on an English bitter or pale ale. It is not flawless and does not have the malt depth of the very best of the style but it tastes good and I could drink a lot of it if I wanted too. That is good enough for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geraldusek89 (16) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Being from St. Louis and having this be one of my earliest go-to craft beers, it's tough to rate this. Aroma is citrusy with strong malt notes. Malty, grapefruit flavor with almost zero hop dank, which I love oh so much. Low ABV. Overall decent Pale Ale from a great St. Louis brewery. Go Cardinals. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
STLGoldendog (38) - Ballwin, Missouri, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle pour. A slight bitterness with a sweet aftertaste.A decent pale ale from a local st louis brewer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DuffMan (6462) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Light amber, low head. Mild aroma of light caramel. Flavour is grainy caramel with hardly any hop identity to speak of. Thin mouthfeel. Not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2014
bottle. Deep golden with one finger head. Mild malt body and medium hops. Rather by the book pale ale. Average.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AJK9600 (7) - Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2014 does not count
Schlafly Pale Ale: get it ice cold and enjoy. A great beer from a great Missouri family brewer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1021) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle. Deep,dark golden color worth a decent head. Aroma was a watery citrus smell. Taste was like hay with water downed grapefruit.


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