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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This amber colored pale ale was the first beer we brewed together, so it was only fitting to name it FIRST BITE. Generous additions of American hops, light body and a dry.finish give it plenty of flavor and aroma while still remaining highly drinkable. YOU GOT BITTEN


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2042) - New York, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Bottled. Poured orangey pale with white head . Some hops and malts. OK but unspectacular.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (1863) - New York, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Tap at Rattle. Pours orange with hop citrus nose. tastes lightly bitter with orange citrus, lightly dank, malt, some pine, and light toffee. nice finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Clear dark amber with white head. Candy, toffee and pink grapefruit aroma, bitter taste: pine, oldish and just a little dry. Medium body, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (1837) - Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Rich amber color; Medium body; Aroma of dusty hops, some floral, & grain; Flavor of malt, generous pine hops, and citrus; Finish is dry and fairly bitter; Decent APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2013
(12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, caramel, and light pine. Flavor of citrus, caramel, pine, and some tropical fruits that leads to a bittersweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThreeCats (529) - ISRAEL - JUN 18, 2013
Small white head over coppery clear body. Looks more like an amber than a pale ale. Aroma of hops and some oxidation. Taste of much the same. Pity, since past the oxidation I could taste a fairly clean beer and I imagine that when fresh, with less oxidation and more hop aroma this is probably quite good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (3549) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Aroma is light citrus and malts. The flavor is citrus, light grapefruit, malts, a small hint of hop resin and a tangy/bitter finish. Think I got a partially opened bottle

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 16, 2013
I’m not sure how this beer is rated as well as it is. Pretty mediocre pale ale. Amber in color and hazy with an average head. Aroma is piney but the flavor is stale and overly sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (4631) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Pours a clear light amber - rather fizzy pour - moderately sustained head - nose is crisp/crackery and doughy/bready, with a fair amount of earthy, woody, lightly peppery hops in the mix - carbonation is full but frothy in the mouth - body is on the thin side - up front, the flavor has a light, brisk, mildly tea-like character - the middle and finish, however, are fairly dry and crackery - finish is moderately bitter - hop character is woody, lightly spicy - easy drinking but fairly flavorful - a good example of the style - not bad, Larry, not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (1765) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle. Deep cloudy brown color. Huge foamy head. Taste is sweet full bodies a hoppy with a great crisp balance. Great example of an APA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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