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Straight To Ale Sand Island Light House

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A German kolsch-style ale formerly known as Stop Work 689, Sand Island Light House was renamed to commemorate our finally covering the entirety of our home state in 2013. Sand Island Light House is the southernmost point in Alabama. Crisp, clean and refreshing, Sand Island is available year round in cans and draft formats. Mildly sweet with a touch of Tettnanger hop bitterness in the finish, it is the perfect brew for warmer weather or anytime of year.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2140) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Can at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a thick, bubbly white head. Tastes like biscuit malt, grassy, a little musky, corn flavor. Light body and low carbonation. Smells musky, grassy, like corn, light sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gachupines (898) - USA - JUL 25, 2014
Golden appearance with a thin white head. Aroma is almost nonexistent with just a touch of wheat. Flavor is light with a bit of bitterness in the finish. Very refreshing, though it could use a bit more flavor. As it is, would make for a good gateway beer for a lot of people.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vestlake (144) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a golden yellow color with a huge three finger head. Aroma is malty with some citrusy hops. Taste is crisp, a little malty with a little hop bitterness at the end. Overall, I thought this was a well balanced, nice tasting beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (3305) - Georgia, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy golden with a decent eggshell head. Aroma is not strong and malty - that’s all. Flavor is crisp and malty,nothing special but still potable. Texture has average thickness and fizz. I hope this is the least good of Staignt to Ale’s offerings.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bif (1443) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2014
On tap. Served a slightly hazy straw color with a small head and spotty lacing. Aroma is citrus, fruity, slight hint of malt and grain. Taste is muted citrus, bit of fruit and malt sweetness. Light bitterness and a clean finish. Light body, crisp and a bit refreshing. Fairly bland, decent BBQ/lawnmower beer.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
DrunkSanta410 (278) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Chattahoochee Brewing. Pours a clear golden color, with decent amount of white head. Aroma is grain, apple cider, light sweetness. Taste is bland, grainy, and underwhelming. Palate is thin body, low carbonation. Not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wedgie9 (1930) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Tasted on 3/27/13 from a 12oz can purchased at Craft Brewed. Pours cloudy golden/orange with an average white head that slowly recedes to thin lace. The nose is very crisp and almost lager clean with some light malt and a touch of lemon citrus hops. The flavor is the same, very crisp and clean with light malt and decently bitter spicy and citrus hops. The body is light with lively, almost fizzy carbonation and a medium spicy hops finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2238) - Crestview, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Clear golden color. Small white head. Not much lacing. Yeasty aroma with a nice crisp hop note. Taste is the same with notes of lemon and a bit catty. One of the better Kölsch style beers I have had.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3190) - Panama City, Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Destin can. Pours a clear, bubbly, gold color with a white head of big bubbles. Lots of carbonation. Light aroma of lemony citrus and sweet corn. Really nice, refreshing flavor that starts slightly sweet and then finishes with a decent noble hop bitterness. Sweet, another Alabama tick.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Draft. Clear golden yellow color, small white head. Aroma of light biscuit. Taste is bitter straw, clean finish.


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