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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A pale golden ale that is both super crisp and super hop forward with a refreshing mouthfeel and a summer friendly 6% abv. Mosaic & simcoe hops lend tart blueberry and fragrant pine to a pleasingly bitter dandelion finish. We wanted the hops to be the star in this seasonal offering taking its name from both the hop plant, Humulus Lupulus, and its light color and cloud-like feel, nimbus.

*Pairs well with a wide range of foods from roast chicken to burgers to fish and chips, appropriate cheeses could range from a mild blue such as Gorgonzola to a traditional cheddar or Derby with Sage.

Shot's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shot (276) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Had this on tap at the Seventh Son brewery. Medium amber color with thin head. Aroma is loads of fresh hops. Flavors are light on malt, but heavy on the hops. It’s almost too much, but not quite. Light to medium mouthfeel with a fairly dry finish. Enjoyable pale ale with a kick. If you like hops, you’ll like the Super Pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5823) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Can shared during RBWG Tampa. Light golden pour with a prominent white head. Nice and dry citrus and herb garden. Expressive dry hopping. Sweet white grape with a bit of earthy dried pine. Mellow bitterness, easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7107) - Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Draft at Seventh Son. Pours a clear golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted pale malts, floral hops on the nose, more resiny and earthy on the flavor, herbal, mild to moderate bitterness, ok for what it is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1519) - Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Big Simcoe aroma to start off. Pours a clear amber with a large white head. This is a big hop forward beer, lots of pine and citrus notes. There’s not much going on from the malt side. Medium bodied, with a long linger bitter finish. This is one really good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Philkuku (3) - - MAY 17, 2015 does not count
Gross. Tasted awful. Could not finish the beer. Super pale ale. Can't tolerate this shit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TylerGreenDC (583) - - MAY 15, 2015
Draft. No lace. Big onion aroma. If you like Simcoe and all that onion, un-citrusy pineapple, you’ll like this. If like me you don’t, you’ll roll your eyes at another Simcoe bomb. Onion flavor, onion finish. Also, onion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Can during RBWG Booze Buse 20/02/15 thanks to Dr Silverworm. Orange golden with a decent off white cap. Nose is tang citrics, juicy hop, orange, citric pith. Taste comprises freshly cut grass, grapefruit, tangerine. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a good hop wash. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8679) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Pour out of 16 oz can, clear orange pour with big fluffy white head, aroma brought notes of nice pine, grass, lemon peel into a bit of floral hops, touch of biscuit, bready malt with a hint of spice. Taste was a mix of biscuit, orange, hints of lemon into a bit of pine, touch of red fruits, slight spice, finishing bitter. Pretty refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (14431) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Can shared during RBWG 2015 - Tampa. Pours clear orange-gold with a creamy white head. Great aroma, just rife with pithy citrus. Good balance in the flavor, light grassy bitterness, rindy citrusy, simple pale malt sweetness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Pithy and dry on the finish. Solid offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6950) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Groovy CaN man! You got any microdots?? .. . Pours out mild orange .. Novice head, solid lacing .. . Resin, grass, and sunny delight breath .. . Good brew all around, I’d shotgun this chicky .. . . Please refrain from eating the knob!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3553) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Can on the Brew Bus during the RBWG 2015 bus tour. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of mango, tropical fruit, floral. Tastes of floral, grapefruit citrus. Medium body with a dry finish.

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