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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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUN 29, 2008
Sample @ Flying Saucer Draught Emporium (Houston). Mild sweet malt and floral aroma. Amber body with white head. Flavor of a citrus sticky candy sucker. Also some flavor of cough syrup. Thicker malt blended body with mediun sweetener. Good beer different than most APA’s I’ve had lately.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 28, 2008
16oz can, courtesy of CaptainCougar. Thanks, Tom! Pours a clear, bright orange-amber color; off-white head with medium-bubbled lacing. Solid earthiness and citrus bitterness in the aroma; dry, bitter pale ale with a light candy sugar core. Medium mouthfeel: lots of earthy and citrus bitterness; soft edges; lively carbonation; some floral notes and candy sugar present as well; quite drinkable. Medium finish: lingering earthy bitterness, minerals, and candy sugar; dry throughout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2008
Can. Pours a clear copper-red with an intense white head that is frothy and long-lasting. Nose is fresh pine needles until the head begins to subside, letting forth some more citrus-hop aromas and a candy-like sweetness. Full-flavored hop profile, lots of pine and citrus rind, with mild bitterness, caramel, and a light woodsiness. Sharp palate, smooths out towards the end. A really nicely put together pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10326) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2008
Bottled at Papsoes Blind tasting 19th. June 2008 no 8: Golden/amber coloured. Unclear. Light brown head. Herbs, citurs, light caramel and flowers in the aroma. Flavour of herbs, flowers and citrus. Light pine. Medium to full bodied. Dry. Bitter and fruity end. Nice and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1535) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2008
16oz can. Dark brown, but it looks filtered. Thick white chunky head. Nice hop nose with some graininess. Full mouth with a moderate hop profile. Good drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25084) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
(Can 47,3 cl) Courtesy of MaltOMeal. Clear amber golden with a small, off-white head. Fresh and piney aroma - quite hoppy. Medium in body with light caramel accents, pine notes and a fairly dry and bitter finish. 190608

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21120) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
Botte #8 at Papsoes blindtasting. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31494) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2008
Bottle. Papsoes MadsBerg homecoming blindtasting, bottle #8. Pours almost clear and golden orange with a lacing white head. Dry pinewood hops aroma. Flavour is with a dry malt base and a solid bitterhops and wooden flavour. Ends light fruity and dry hoppy with a slowly increasing caramel malt presence.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grovlam (4156) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2008
Can. [After party @ Papsoe, thanks buddy] Average fizzy white head that mostly diminished. Fair display of lacework. Amber color. Aroma of mild hoppy and malty notes. Some fruity feel as well. Over the palate came hint of grain and bread, sweet toasted malt and caramel with some underlying floral bitterness. Light to medium bodied with an average carbonation and light dry texture. Moderated sweet and bitter flavor. Bitter hoppy and malty sweet mix finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (5195) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 14, 2008
Pours reddish orange and just a wee bit cloudy. Smallish beige head. Smells surprisingly malty - toasty and smoky, with some citrus in the background. Much more hoppy in the flavor, with a lot of citrusy, flinty flavors. Plenty of smoky, toasty flavors, too. Really tasty. Thanks to KAggie97 for the trade!


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