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RATINGS: 1125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Our most popular beer. 420 Extra Pale Ale is a tasty West Coast Style Pale Ale with a good hop feel to it and a crisp finish. First brewed on April 20th, 1997 this beer has developed quite the following in the Southeast. Drink em if you got em

Medals: 2002 Silver Medal - Great American Beer Festival; 1997-2003 Creative Loafing - Readers and Critic’s Choice - Best Local Beer; Silver Medal winner at the 1998 World Beer Cup; Voted top ten beers in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal Constitution

Malts: 2 Row, Munich, Carastan 30-37

Hops: Centenial, Cascade


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2004
Small creamy white head. Light citrus and aroma. Light think oily body easy to drink with some fruity sweetness underneath a nice hop finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidCC (130) - New York, USA - AUG 16, 2004
This beer is like the candy of beers, just as the name states it is sweet tasting, however it is not overly sweet and makes for a real special taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TChrome (1447) - Bedford, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2004
A very easy beer to drink. This makes a nice session beerr. Nice copper color with a minimal egg white head. The aroma is nice enough to make the user want to quaff. Notes of grapefruit and biscuit. The flavor corresponds and is easy going grapefruit and sweet bread. Not an edgy pale ale, but nice quaffable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
grat (433) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2004
A pretty standard pale. Deep amber hue. Very carbonated. More hoppy than malty. Hops and carbonation go well together. G-rat

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2004
On tap: Pours a clean golden color with a frothy white head. Aroma boasts a nice amount of hops. Starts lightly sweet and turns more hoppily bitter toward a crisp finish. Not all that complex, but well balanced and very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2004
Bottle. Thin bubble film on a golden body. Nose is hoppy with some sweet cream notes. Taste is really good, sweet and hoppy. This is a very clean, fresh beer. Finish is nice with just a little youch of bitter. Very enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kevin (2154) - New Mexico, USA - JUL 13, 2004
this looks like a hefe. cloudy golden yellow with a billowy white head. aroma is citrus hop. has a clean sweet taste at first that is very strong with hops but quickly melts into an enjoyable malty roasted nut taste. the description on this is correct. this is crisp and clean, maybe not extra clean, but clean. a nice brew, thanks for sharing, Lumpy

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
KarmanGhia (276) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2005 The defining taste is of bitter hoppiness - but this isn’t a bad thing at all. The hops are not too fruity but rather more "dark" in taste. It is bitter, sweet, and noticably dry. This is another beer that leaves a "well water and hops" impression (see: Saranac IPA, etc.). These hops are dark and musky.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 13, 2004
pours a light yellow, almost pale lager-like, with just a trace of head with slight lacing. Aromas of banans and straw with flavors of light pine and decent malt flavors. Overall, an average pale ale that could make for an excellent session brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
JJsostail (3) - Milford, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 24, 2004 does not count
The name alone deserves some extra points. No, seriously, this is a really good beer. Almost perfectly hopped.


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