Springfield Paulís Pale Ale
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An orange-hued ale, with a citrusy aroma of Cascade hops and the slight fruitiness of their house ale.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kdm1984 (814) - Missouri, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle from Brown Derby in Springfield. Pours to average-sized, but thick and creamy, head that could retain a little better. Light aroma of grapefruit and nutty, toasted malts. Taste is much the same. Easy-drinking pale that is nicely balanced, if not much of a strong and complex "wower."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (189) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Pours a amber orange color. About one finger head. Some retention. Nice lacing.

Aroma is grassy hops. A little citrusy. A little roasted malt. A little nutty, and a little fruity. Overall, itís not that great. Itís mostly hoppy and citrusy, that other stuff is subtle and you have to dig around to find it.

Taste is a little hop forward. Yeah, the malts are making a strong show, but hops win out. Itís close to the hop profile of itís far east brother. So as for taste-hops, citrus, and maybe some pine.

Mouthfeel is quite dry. Medium bodied. Itís sweet to start, but the bitterness kicks in late, and lingers. It is an interesting mouthfeel.

Overall, I find this a little boring. I would drink it again, but itís not one that I would say, íHey, I havenít had that in a while!í and then buy it. If I were offered this or a Sam Adams whatever, I would probably take the Sam Adams. If I were offered this or a Bud Light, Iíd probably take this.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevinator (1482) - The Colony, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Average. No real aroma to speak of. Orange color with a white head. Medium to light body. Some citrus bitterness and a light malt background. Pretty safe beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexanderj (3431) - Branson, Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle; an orange to amber color pour with wan off white head. Aroma of orange/citrus, cream and caramel; fairly mild aroma, but it had sit there a bit. Flavor was mild, but pleasant. Biscuit and caramel backbone with a subtle sweetness and citrus presence. Just need a more pronounced flavor

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1407) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Clear, amber with a a white head. The aroma has some light pine with a caramel backbone. It has a medium body with slightly oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter from start to finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackl (5923) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Keg @ Springfield. Light amber with a tiny white head. Nose of honeyed pair, faint caramel and taffy. Pick ín mix. Light caramel flavor. A touch of plastic bitterness. Apple skin. Wood. Light body, soft carbonation. Not an APA that makes you sit up in your seat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3652) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 6, 2014
A below average pale ale. Not much in the way of bitterness, has some citrus background, but mostly a watery waste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3556) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2013
12oz bottle 7/20/13 (Brown Derby-Springfield)-46į in Hurricane Glass-Pours a clear light amber with a small white head. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of hops and slight malt. This light to medium bodied brew is just another basic Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4777) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Sampled at STL Microfest 2013 - Pours clear copper with a white head. The aroma has light caramel and spicy / earthy hops. It has a medium / light body with semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with earthy / spicy hops and dry crackery malt. The finish is clean and spicy. Nice pale ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
travelforbeer (17) - - JUL 26, 2012
At the brewpub. Decent pale ale, but nothing very notable in the malt. It was nicely dry and crisp, but lacked some complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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