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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The classic American-style Pale Ale (pronounced 'polly-olly'...), the flagship of the 2nd brewery in Alaska. Originally formulated by Ike Kelly of Bird Creek Brewery infamy, and now reformulated by the beer stooges at the Silver Gulch Brewery. Dry-hopped with a fruity yeast character and a clean, malty body. Girdwood will never be the same again. 45 IBUs


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (19556) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Draft at AK BW fest 2016. Hazy golden yellow amber color. I couldn’t decide. Aroma of summer fruit. Taste is lightly bitter fruit. OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11665) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Draught at GABBF. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity and citrus hops, cracker malt. Flavor is medium citrus and dank hops, light cracker malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (1083) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2015
ペールエール Pale ale さわやかホӠ

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (739) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Draft sampler at airport, medium Amber beer, ring of foam. Aroma is malt and raisin. Taste is malt, a little vanilla and booze, dark fruity finish. Nice little malt bomb. Palate smooth, carbonation subdued.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (7963) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2015
On tap at the Airport location. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. A fruity light nose. Smooth, clean, caramel, oranges, light grainy base. Fine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6551) - Utah, USA - JAN 19, 2015
On tap at the airport location
Clear golden with a small off-white head, some lacing. Mild aroma is floral and dusty. Flavor of toasted malts, grainy, caramel and citrus
Decent, easy drinking

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
Amber with a bubbly head, earthy old school cascade nose. Has a similar palate, balancing chewy crystal malt character with the earthy cascade notes. Off-dry finish. A little too old fashioned, but very well made.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (3815) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2013
This is a really fruity IPA. It is orange amber with a small head. The nose has a cotton candy like fruity sweetness as does flavor. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (2148) - , Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2012
(tap) clear light amber with a small white head; aroma of citrus; palate a touch oily; clean, not overly complex balanced flavour with long medium bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4378) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Growler: Poured a copper orange with a of white creamy head. The aroma is sweet malt and hops. Taste is very smooth drinkable malts with light hops bittering. I found this to be a nice refreshing beer.


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