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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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"This beer was originally brewed in the United Kingdom on July 4, 2010 as a collaboration with Marston’s Beer Company. This beer was such a hit in the UK Shipyard decided to brew it back in Maine.”

A classic American style Pale Ale bursting with grapefruit citrus flavor. Dry hopped with American hop varieties for greater aroma and flavor.

First Brewed: April 2014
Malt Style: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Whole Wheat
Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
Hops: Challenger, Chinook, Citra, Polaris, Huell Melon, Cascade, Centennial
Color: Golden
OG: 1.045


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beeebon (370) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Pint in Wetherspoons, golden yellow colour with long lasting white head. Aroma is citrusy and toffee. Taste is sweet and moderate bitter, nothing special but drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (15767) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2016
Tap @ The Lord Moon of the Mall, London. Clear yellow with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 230316

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer5000 (5638) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2016
Keg @ Wagon Works, Eastleigh. Clear, pale golden body with a medium sized white head. Light and refreshing aroma with citric fruit, some grapefruit and lemon. Flavor is light, pale malt, citric fruit, lemon and medium, slightly grassy bitterness. Medium to thin body and average aftertaste. Not bad, easy drinkable, and feels really refreshing after a couple cask ales.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Voodoo (528) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Pours a clear golden color with a loose white head which disappears quickly.....aroma of biscuit, malt.....taste is clean, crisp, touch of pine, subdued malt sweetness, very light bittering. A good summer brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (7636) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2016
Keg @ The Picture House, Morley. Golden with a thick creamy head. Crisp and hoppy, with tropical fruits abundant. These are citrus, not too soured, with a grapefruit aroma and taste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (8991) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 30, 2015
12 oz. Nice hop combo. Citrus and light pine, biscuit. Pretty subdued, though, either to age or malt or both. Still ok but not one I’d buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (17990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2015
Draught at The Crown Rivers, Heathrow
Blond color, hazy, with compact head. A crisp Pale Ale, with nice citrusy hopping, balanced and satisfying.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
doncho11 (35) - - DEC 23, 2015
Draft in Birmingham. Very drinkable pale ale, more like a hoppy lager than an IPA. But refreshing none the less.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tim Webb (327) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2015
On tap at Cannings Hotel in Clifton, Bristol. A really rather disappointing beer with a vague reference to US hops. Not convinced it was US-brewed so that may be it. If it was, ho hum.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1957) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Keg tap at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford. Mid gold, some filmy white head and lots of lacing. Honey, tropical fruit and cantaloupe aroma. Bittersweet taste with tropical fruit to the fore. Bitter fruity finish, with a suggestion of resin. Palate is a bit thin. I think this is a pretty good APA all things considered.


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