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Snowshoe Thompson Pale Ale is a medium-bodied, copper-colored ale with malty nose and distinct hop finish. Fruity, hoppy, and refreshing. Very balanced and flavorful. Fresh, clean, and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (765) - West Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Poured into a shaker glass. Aroma is mostly malty. Flavor is more bitter with more malt body. Palate is full bodied. Really similar to Sierra Nevada draft. Overall pretty good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Draft @ Snowshoe. Pours a bright, brilliantly clear golden-orange color; creamy, fine-bubbled off-white head with excellent retention and lacing. Some pleasant, rounded biscuity and caramel malts in the aroma (nicely done maltiness) alongside some earthy bitterness; more of an amber than anything. Medium body; medium CO2; round, but well-attenuated. Nice, rounded biscuity and caramel maltiness, along with just enough balancing earthy/mineral bittering hops; balanced overall, and hugely drinkable. Like a winter warmer for summer in the mountains. Medium-length finish: biscuity, minerals, dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7095) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 15, 2011
Pours light amber with a decent beige head and a pine aroma. There is a robust caramel malt flavor with with a clean bitter hop finish. Not bad, but a bit watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 18, 2011
Clear golden with a fizzy white head. Nice malty and citrus aroma and taste with a caramel bread finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 10, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 a little maltier than i like in apale, but the malt was great. a touch of vanilla and woodsy, with the citrusy hops coming out to play in the finish. underrated, but likely not as good bottled as on tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dutch23mp (290) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Pleasant beer 12oz bottle. More or less a fools you to think it is a hoppy beer but it is rather smooth. Very favorable with hints of citrus. Good balance of hops and seems like a slightly roasted malt. Great summer brew although it is called snowshoe. I would be happy to have this again. Refreshing sums it up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (3740) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 3, 2010
Pours copper with a thin orangy head. The aroma is fresh citrusy and fruity hops. The flavor is a nice balance between sweet fruit with a touch of caramel and bread and a pleasantly hoppy finish. A nice go to APA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 9, 2010
Pours dark golden with a nice firm head. Aroma is malt, citrus and peach hop. Flavour is malt, citrus, peach and grapefruit hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
Bottle. Pours an unclear amber beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is hops with American hops, Columbus/Tomahawk, grapefruit. The flavor is hops with grapefruit. The palate is bitter. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14259) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2010
Bottle @ J.C.G US Tasting Pt. 2. Pours hazy orange with a small lasting creamy white head and lacings. Nose is grapefruit and floral hops. Bitter floral and citrussy flavor. Medium bodied. Crisp and dry. Fine

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