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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - OCT 13, 2008
Can shared by Suttree at the Pre-Brewer’s Jam Tasting. Poured orange with a thin off-white head that thins to a ring. Aroma of pine with a caramel backing. The flavor is much the same but flipped. Caramel with a pine backing, also so citrus. Medium body, medium bitterness, lively carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Suttree’s 2008 Pre-Brewer’s Jam Tasting. Sample from a can thanks to Suttree. Pale clear light amber color the noticeable carbonation builds a steady cover of cream colored head. Potent hoppy aroma, piney with some caramel malts. Light bodied caramel and some breadiness with more pine, sticky sap hops to finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2008
16oz can courtesy of DrHomolka. Pours a clear amber with a 2 finger foamy cream colored head with some spotty lacing. Nose is toffee and ripe citrus. Taste is caramel malt upfront with overripe tangerines dominating the flavor until some resin bite in the finish cleans it up. Lighter mouth feel. This is a good American Pale, and bonus points for the can. Thanks for sending this Dan!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WeeHeavySD (3365) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 7, 2008
16oz can from thickfreakness, shared with my gf cyn. Pours deep orange with a big tan head. Nose is extremely flavorful with a lot of citrus. This goes right along with the taste that is very well defined and drinkable with a lot of character.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 5, 2008
Can courtesy of ericandersnavy. Pours a hazy copper with a thin white head. Smells of light citrus, some pine, caramel. Tastes of pine resin, some underlying sweet citrus, a touch of bitterness, some earthiness. Mouthfeel is full bodied. Enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Haslinger (902) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2008
12 ounce can. Thanks Zinister. Incredible hops aroma. a bit of malt. Taste is absolutely superb lots of hops balanced out by the nice lingering malt. One of the best beers I have ever had from Texas. Buy again

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (5735) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2008
16 oz can, via bu11zeye. Pours a slightly hazy copper body with a nice frothy one inch light beige head. Pretty good retention. The nose is light floral hops and slightly grainy caramel maltiness. Pretty bitter given how light the hops were in the nose, it’s grassy and leafy with a little too much crystal malt going on that gives it that annoying stale iced teal like quality, especially on the finish. Fairly short finish. Mouthefeel is light bodied with a bit of a sticky crystal malt character that makes it not especially crisp. Moderate soft fizzy carbonation. Overall, a fairly forgettable APA, but not the worst.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2008
can thanks to swalden_28. poured a cloudy amber with an orange hue and beige head. i should not of poured this in a snifter glass. aroma of malt, hops, and pine. flavor is right on with the nose. really not to crazy about this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zathrus13 (1761) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2008
Pours copper/amber, with a rather large, tan head. Aroma is caramel, malt, and hops. Flavor is caramel, malt, and hops. Body is heaver than expected. This is a solid pale ale. Thanks for this can, Andrew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Thanks to ckeegan04 for this one. My can was poured into a standard pint glass .Nice amber body brew toped of with a good two fingers worth of off white head that turned to a thick lace. Great aromas of pine and sweet malts filled my nose This is a good pale ale well balanced with the sweetness of the malts coming first and the fresh hoppy flavors finishing it off. The mouthfeel is medium to light and crisp in the carbonation department. Drinkability is great on this brew; I could sit back with a six of this easily. Another great session brew for sure, finished this one watching the sox win another one


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