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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle. Gusher. Cloudy variegated golden amber color, massive thick cream colored head. Aroma of peppery cream soda. Taste is peppery raw brown bread dough.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle in NYC. Pours clear, copper-gold with a creamy, off-white head. Nse is all piney hops, toasty malts and subtle caramel, along with rich melon and soft grapefruit. Light to medium sweet flavor with strong, earthy and grassy bitterness, some toast, nips of burnt caramel, dried citrus, some tangy grapefruit. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Somewhat dry, somewhat resinous and sticky to finish, with tangy citrus and assertive grass. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle. Somewhat hazy golden beer with a nice creamy lasting offwhite head. Fruity grassy aroma, citrus, herbal, perfume, some floral notes, pineapple, pear, some pear and mango. Fruity floral flavor, a bit herbal, citrus, some grapefruit. A little thin bodied, somewhat bitter finish with floral notes, lemon and citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2012 Bottle and draft. Pours dark amber with cream white head. Nose and taste of pineapple, biscuit malt, grassy hops, toasted caramel and light resin. Finishes dry with some resin. Medium body. - I thought the flavors came out better on draft and would rate slightly higher if I took notes on the draft version. This is from the bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mcberko (14663) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2013
12 oz. bottle, bonused to me by BrewtopiaofPJ (thanks Mark), pours a clear copper golden with a small off-white head. Aroma is pretty standard, with crackery crystal malt and very mild floral hops. Flavour is almost non-existent, with metallic crystal malts and muted floral hops. Not see what the point is of making such a tasteless and boring beer. Not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks DickinsonBeer. Hazy amber body, medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some bread/caramel. Taste is just what the smell suggests. Light-medium body, some resin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12959) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2012
A blonde ale with a thick frothy mocha head. In aroma, nice pungent butterscotch, caramel, and British hops. In mouth, a nice smooth biscuit malt with good bitter hops, nice and floral. On tap at TAP NY, April 28, 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12756) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2012
12oz bottles-trade with jtclockwork-foamy offwhite-amber. A-pine. mint, some caramel. T-mint/floral/some band aid, 2nd lt/med malt. 7/4/6/3/12=3.2 Wanted to try again and have another crack at what should be more my taste-next time 7/4/3/2/6=2.2

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (12170) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club.Slightly hazy amber with a big stable frothy off white head. Pleasant citric and floral hops aroma with pine needles notes and a bit of malt. Flavor has some malt sweetness with a bit of caramel, citric hops and a nice lingering bitterness, a bit piney. Medium-bodied, maybe just a bit over-carbonated. A good well-hopped easy-drinking APA.

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