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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1598) - Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2013
A pretty solid, easy drinking pale ale with nice crisp hop bite. Whoever shared this growler at RBWG, I appreciate it very much!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (2681) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with a nice creamy lasting white head. Fruity grassy aroma, citrus, herbal and some floral notes with pineapple, pear and some mango. Fruity floral flavor, a bit herbal, citrus/grapefruit. A little somewhat bitter finish with floral notes..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3879) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Growler at RBWG. Pours a clear gold with small white head. The aroma is floral hop and pine. Nice hop bite and resin, light bitterness, very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (4092) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Location: 12 oz bottle from Superstar Beverage - Huntington, 9/30/14, Bottled 9/4/14

Aroma: The nose is fairly light, with some clean resiny hops, toasted bread, and a little caramel
Appearance: Pours a mostly clear copper-orange color with froth of beige head and heavy lacing
Flavor: The taste is lightly sweet, bready, leading to a mid-plus bitter, clean, hoppy finish
Palate: The body is fairly light, smooth and rather drinkable, with a soft carbonation, and a dry finish
Overall Impression: This one mixes the resiny hops nice with the clean pale malts, not to mention that it is a heck of a good looking beer in the glass. At 5.5% I could drink a ton of this beer. This is another nice one from Spider Bite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6201) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
draft at Blue Monk. good APA, nice bitterness, good flavor, touch of butter. otherwise a very solid PA

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9512) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle... Murky amber pour with a small, creamy, white head. Great retention. The bouquet is a hoppy blend of tropical fruits and melons with a touch of pine. Full-bodied and abrasive with busy carbonation. The flavor offers no identifiable malt essence, but provides some very nice, fruity hop bitterness. Finishes crisp, lightly bitter, raspy, and then dry. Bottle courtesy of newcigarz!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1533) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Pour is transparent copper with yellowish white bubbly head. Nose is light, pine and rust with a note of grain. Taste is light also, faint grain, piney hop and a faint citrus. Strong carbonation and a light body. Slick on the palate and a bit watery.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
howlinwlf (26) - Ronkonkoma, New York, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Poured into a tall .5 liter glass. Cloudy, deep amber color, abundant foamy white head that clings to the glass all the way down. Great dry ale flavor with a large back bone of hops that is a mouthful from beginning to end. Very satisfying! Just might keep the hop freaks happy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (5053) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle, provided by Travlr, thanks. Gushed. Woops. Poured a cloudy, amber color, large, foamy white head. Aroma was some earthy hop notes, touch of caramel notes. Some pepper in this one, earthy notes with light caramel.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (13242) - Washington, Washington DC, 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2241) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
A: I rarely ever give a 5 out. Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Outstanding Lacing S: Grapefruit, Lemons, Wheat, Piney T: Grapefruit, Lemon Zest, Piney M: Outstanding Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Dry, Semi Bitter Overall, a really solid Pale Ale and probably one of the best I’ve ever had.


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