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RATINGS: 509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Strong citrus hops balanced with malt breadiness. This is new take on our Pale Ale.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1601) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Floral, fruity aroma. A clear golden pour with a rapidly dissipating white head and no lacing. The taste is grapefruit, pine, hints of biscuit, and a bitter finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel. Overall, a nice pale ale and while not as hoppy as an IPA, it was hoppyer than I expected.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2663) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. Moderate roasted and caramel for the malt, pine and grapefruit for the hops, light soap for the yeast, with wood honey and dried peach in the background. Head is average size, white, with good lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is hazy amber. Flavor starts faintly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and faintly bitter. Palate is medium, slick with a lively carbonation. Nice balance between malt and hops in this American Pale Ale. This one is top notch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1955) - Arizona, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Cloudy dark yellow. Diminishing small white head. Hoppy. Citrus, grapefruit. Medium body. Initially sweet leading to a medium bitter finish. Crisp, balanced and drinkable. Good but not spectacular.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 5, 2013
355mL thanks to BrewtopiaofPJ. Murky dark orange, perhaps yeast sediment in APA? Larger off white foam. Webby lacing. Nose is cheesy, fresher honeydew, caramel. Taste has fuller fresh biscuit, mild lemon soap and butter hitting a pretty decent balance. Higher, refreshing carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (1248) - USA - JUN 5, 2013
Pale golden color with a thick white head. Aroma is heavy citrus, a lot of grapefruit notes present. Flavor is very bright citrus, some grapefruit hops. Nice clean finish with some floral notes. Really good, especially in this heat. Wife: 3.6

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3569) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2013
(While at home after surgery) Clear golden pour with a thick ring of white foam. Aroma was grainy with nice and big citrusy notes. Flavors were slightly bready, floral with a citrus tang in the finish. Perfect carbonation, the bubbles just kept coming. Drinkable and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBunn (2736) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle. This was an odd beer... The name made me think of Mikeller "It’s Alive" so I was already thinking of brett when I poured it. The beer was a nice enough gold with a decent head and aromas of spicy hops with a little citrus to them. Maybe the spice was brett, what could I say? Anyhow, the flavor had a lot more of a slight peppery side than I expected. It was a very unique beer in the aspect. I didn’t see it coming and I thought at the time that it was year or something and not hops. Good and interesting drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11767) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 3, 2013
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run. Pours a hazy pale amber color with a medium sized off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of pale, bready malts with tropical and citrus hops. The taste is pale malts with herbal, citrus, earthy hops. Medium bodied, decently balanced and fairly drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4864) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Rated on 5-24-2013 at Don Hall’s Factory (Fort Wayne, IN) (Bottle Conditioned) The Appearance is a small off-white head that diminished over time, spotty amounts of lacing, transparent body, very little carbonation, and a pale yellow hue. The Aroma is malty, bready, bitter, and grapefruit. The Taste is bitter, malty, some caramel, pine hops and grapefruit. The Palate is tingly and this is a medium bodied APA. All-in-all, this beer is very quaffable, worth trying, hops are upfront in the Aroma and Taste. A beer I recommend if one enjoys hops.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thome50 (1285) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Tap at FWIBF. Pours a clear yellow with white head. Aroma is awesome with loads of grass and hay and hops. Taste is mild and lacking to be kind. Nothing overly complex here but does open up with heat.


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