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RATINGS: 1197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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 Criticís 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
silver15 (15) - USA - NOV 16, 2005
Good stuff. On tap and out of the bottle. Nice and crisp flavor. Could drink multiples here. Certainly not the best pale ale, but itís great to have it so close to Atlanta.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dstinsley (1) - Flat Rock, North Carolina, USA - NOV 15, 2005 does not count
Wow! How can I explain it? This is the most full-flavored, smoothe, aftertaste-free beer you will ever drink!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (7251) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2005
Big, coarse, white head; clear, copper-yellow body. Faint aroma of citrusy hops. Taste is clean and light, dominated by the citrus hops, with a a clear, bitter finish. An okay ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloth (2794) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 11, 2005
Small offwhite head thats short lived with little lace. Lightly hazy gold/copper hued brew. Light, raw hop nose with a light caramel maltiness coming through also. Body is light/medium. Light roasty malt flavors, light hop, citrusy with a faint earthyness. Finish is dry, quick. Thanks goldtwins!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cappadonna (110) - Delray Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2005
Draft. Served way too cold in an icy mug, which made discerning an aroma difficult. Very enjoyable taste- nicely balanced. I would like to try it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fly (1461) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2005
Think both that they have a different thing in mind when it comes to 420 and that Iím one spoiled guy. Not only are there more and more good beers coming into Texas, but I get this one kindly hand delivered by a good friend and I have the audacity to pick it apart. Not really too much to quibble over as it IS good. I just expected there to be somewhat more aggressive hops. There are hops and probably more than my abused tongue even knows. Tad on the sweet side, but look at the brewery name fer goodness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zug4abby (287) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 24, 2005
pours a kind of cloudy golden/orange color with a decent head and good amount of lacing. Aroma is moderately hoppy with hints of fruits and flowers. Very light floral flavor with slight hints of hops in the flavor as well. Pretty good light summer beer! Definitely one i could drink three or four of in a sitting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 19, 2005
Pours with an orange-gold body topped by a medium thick to thick head with a good amount of lacing. Itís sweet, fruity and floral with a nice subtle hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied, smooth and crisp.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joconnell85 (5) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2005 does not count
My session beer of choice. Copper color, mild hop aroma, nice balance with malt and hops and carbonation all making nice with each other. This is the beer that you go-to when you get home from work, need a drink with dinner, offer friends and family, etc. Itís the beer that makes Atlanta a legit brewing town.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2005
Draught. Copper color, whitish medium head. Aroma is quite hoppy, and malty as well. Flavor similar, dry finish, but flavorfull also. Well balanced and tasty.

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