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RATINGS: 381   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This handcrafted American Pale Ale is brewed in small batches using high quality American two row, choice British crystal malts, select hops and deep-well ground water from the Evangeline Aquifer. Non-filtered, never pasteurized this ale is packaged directly into cans to ensure maximum freshness for your enjoyment. This full-flavored amber ale is sure to satisfy. "Clarity is overrated."

Ingredients:
Malt: Rahr special pale, Simpsons 30-37, Crisp 45
Hops: Galena, CTZ, Palisades
Yeast: California Ale
Gravity: 1.054 - 1.011


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1369) - Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2008
Mild hop aroma, with caramel malts present. Pours a cloudy amber with a big frothy slightly off-white head. Nice pine hop characteristics, bit of bitterness, but nicely balanced with sweet malts. Very good drinkable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Clear amber with medium off white head. Sweet and hoppy aroma with caramel and citric notes. Sweet flavor with caramel, fruity, piney and hoppy notes. Ends bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Pours a deep clear amber with lots of carbonation and a thin white head that lingers as a ring for while leaves a little bit of delicate lacing. The smell is dominated by pine (no surprise) and dark caramel malts. There’s some citrus but only as an accent. The taste has the earthy hops up front with some pine and grassy tones, but malts play just as big a role with caramel malts forming a big backbone int he taste. There’s a pine hop bitterness that lingers in the finish and leaves a pleasant aftertaste. I always enjoy good craft beer in a can and this is no exception. Very good pale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Hazy orange, amber colour with a white head. Light malty caramel sweet aroma with hoppy piney notes and hints of fruit. Hoppy, piney bitter flavor with a light malty sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2008
Can. Thanks to MaltOMeal for including this as an extra. Pours dark copper color with a huge white head that has great retention and lacing. Smell is strong malts with some piney hops underneath. Definitely more malty than hoppy though it’s a good type of malt. Reminds me somewhat of Dale’s. Taste is smooth, slightly bitter, grainy with some biscuit notes and subtle hop flavor. Very easy drinking. I really like canned beers for some reason and this is one of the better ones I’ve had. An excellent Pale Ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3811) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2009 Beautiful medium amber color with a slight reddish tint; beige colored head is thick and frothy. Aroma is of caramel, pine, oranges, and fresh hops with a malty accent. Flavor is light and malty with a hint of tropical fruits (pineapple and papaya), grapefruit, grass, and a bitter hop bite. Beautifully balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kosko20 (350) - Hopewell Junction, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2008 Wow...only 64 ratings...Great appearance, ruby copper with a light tan head (thick). Aroma is hops, barley and malts. Very pleasant, nicely balanced. Flavor isn’t all there, a little weak in malts and hops. Has a thin body with a nice bitter end. Starts off great...flavor disappoints slightly but definitely a good brew. 65 ratings now :)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2008
Bottle 16 fl.oz @ Amerikaner blindsmagning @ Papsoe, Bottle #08.]
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lancing, mostly diminishing, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, orange acidic - sweet. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium to ’medium to full’, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (190608)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Pours with a large, off-white rocky head covering a clear amber body. Great lacing and full retention. Aroma of citrus hops and tangy toffee malts. Taste is malty with a light citrus and floral hop backbone. Creamy mouthfeel. Great Texas beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2269) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Very nice copper color floral aroma of hops nice egg white head bitter aftertaste, no real finish a real good beer


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