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RATINGS: 391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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."

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Big fat 16oz can courtesy of crajun from the Local Beer Swap Threeve. Thanks Kevin. Pours a hazed dark red brown amber with a huge white to beige head. Sweet soda malt, spicy hops, light citrus, malt thickens up and gets big and has a hint of oxidization. Medium bodied, spicy malt, a touch thinner than the nose would suggest. A touch of bitter toast and malt, soft hops, grapefruit and malt. Very slow finish with soft sticky malt. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9447) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2012
16oz can. Good, smooth, soft lighter carbonation. Kind of creamy. More dry texture. Amber colored body. Totally hazy with lots of chunks of particles suspended in the body. Good creamy off-white head, with great retention. Leaves great, thick lace. Beautiful ale. Very nice piney resiny hop aroma. Little caramel malt. Kind of bready - malty. Light bitter, sweet taste. Definitely an above average pale ale. Kind of approaching IPA - territory. It is hard not to think of Dale’s Pale Ale here... that kind of brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5274) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Golden amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super flavor and nice hops backing. This is a great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ccex (1155) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
16 oz can pours a cloudy dark amber with lasting off-white head and good lacing. Not much to smell. Aroma has caramel, toffee, and a little citrus and pine. Tastes sweet with a bitter almost sour finish. Medium body, and average carbonation. If someone just handed me a mug of this with no hints, I never would have guessed that was a pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Robbievegas (230) - Las vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Tried this on tap at Mongoose versus Cobra in Houston,TX. Full flavor amber colored pale ale that's not filtered. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottyshades (130) - Parkland, Florida, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2012
A: Hazy amber color with a huge eggshell color head. Retention is awesome S: Lots of malty notes, not so much hoppy. Caramel, butterscotch, and a lingering sweetness. Hops are real subtle and earthy. in general, malty... T: Similar to the nose- malt forward, not really hoppy at all. Caramel, residual sugar, toffee. I really can’t find any trace of hops...this can’t be an old can either because the store just got them in. Mild bitterness, mainly a subtle trace of earthy hops. MF/D: Pretty viscous with a smooth creamy feel. The finish is of butterscotch Notes: More like an amber ale than a pale ale. Hops are hardly present, definitely malt dominant. If this was an amber ale I would have scored it higher. I do like it, but not to-style

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbfobes (2845) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Poured from 16oz can, pours a dark amber orange with a thick white head and lacing, aroma has a nice amount of fruit and citrus with a nice malt backing, flavor has a weird front end with a good amount of sweetness, the finish is of more malt and caramel than anything else, kind of old hops. It kind of makes sense now that this was in the discount bin and on sale, must be pretty dang old, would like to try a fresh one some day.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3sheets2wind (78) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2012 So this beer has the flavor of a nice medium hoppy american pale ale, think Sierra Nevada with a little more malt, but it is very dark for a pale ale. Not much nose but it has a nice mouthfeel. Solid beer from an up-and-coming brewer. Poured from a pint can into my Jester King goblet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2012
16 oz can from Binny’s....pours a thick head over a foggy darker amber....dissapates quickly. Hops of hops in here; along with some caramel; great beer...I’d maybe call it a amber instead of an APA but hey...very tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1765) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 8, 2012
16 oz can courtesy of Summer Secret Santa. Pours a lovely red/amber color with a bit of a cloudyness to it. I wouldn’t call it hazy, but you can’t see throught to the other side of the glass. Also, a 1/2" off white head and small rings of lace. Pine resin and malt on the nose, although the pine resin isn’t as sharp as you might expect. More malt than hops on the flavor. Hops are a bit subdued. Still, nice flavor and easy to drink. Moderate bodied.

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