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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2000
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2004 The beer after its pour from the 12-ounce brown bottle sets in the glass a slightly bemused golden amber color with a generous white head that is frothy in texture, the resultant lace a thin but covering sheet upon the glass. Nose has a nice malt sweetness, fresh and clean with just tad of hop floral, start is has a nice malt profile and is somewhat sweet, the top light to medium in feel. Finish is prickly in its acidity with the hops modestly spicy and the aftertaste dry and long lasting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2006
Foamy white head, hazy orange body. Dominating fruit hoppy aroma of apple and orange with a soapy tone. Fruity flavor, pineapple and mango and some hoppy bitterness. Refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jazz88 (2550) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 4, 2002
Bottle. Some hop flavor and slightly fruity. Rather bland for a pale ale.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mjg74 (2491) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 6, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2006 Bottled. Pours medium amber in color. Overly carbonated. Mildly hoppy aroma along with a little bit of maltiness. Moderately bitter flavor. Very fizzy. A little metallic towards the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - NOV 20, 2004
Hazey amber hue, modest head formation. Caramel malty nose, mild citrus hoppiness. Sweet butteerscotch flavor, balanced by a fairly citric bitter finish. Pretty weak attempt at a much immitated style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
illidurit (2130) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Labeled as Yosemite Falls Pale Ale. Pours clear gold with a decent-sized white head, moderate retention and lacing. Aroma is mild citrus and pale malts. Flavor is biscuity malts and light grapefruit hops. Finishes bready and not bitter. On the watery end of the spectrum, pretty easy to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2039) - NorCal, California, USA - JAN 31, 2006
A nice ale from the Mother Lode area of California. Definitely a PNW hopped beer, a copper appearance with minimal head gives way to a fruity aroma. A very balanced beer that’s pretty tasty and still hopped a bit. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fordest (1972) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUL 21, 2005
12 oz. bottle labled as Yosemite Falls Pale Ale. I contacted the brewer and found out that this is the same beer as Thompson Pale Ale. Typical grapefruity hops on the nose and the tounge. I was suprised. I expected something more in the middle. Decent APA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
baraciisch (1798) - USA - JUN 3, 2009
Had right after the Grizzly on my way to Yosemite Park at a saloon in a neighboring town... Golden in color... Mild hops aroma... Mild hoppy flavor initially, tastes kind of watery and weak going down, slight bitterness on the palate... Average beer but better than most east coast pale ales... Definitely drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - MAY 3, 2006
A nice amber color. Poured slowly, but still had the largest head of a beer I’ve ever poured. Fruity, somewhat hoppy brew, but very easy drinking.


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