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RATINGS: 1159   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2007
12oz bottle, BBE 1/1/08. Pours a crystal clear bright golden color, stark white foam with subpar retention and almost no retention. Aroma is restrained Cascade hops and little hints of pale malts. Very easy to drink, slight notes of hops, decent malt backbone, a good but not great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AmandaGT (2) - USA - OCT 23, 2007 does not count
Perhaps more bitter than most other pale ales, but the flavor is very distinct and unique.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4382) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 22, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2008 12 oz. Clear shiny copper with a medium-sized head. Aroma is slight citrus, light nutty malt, resin. Flavor is same. Light, watery and dryish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gottalottaibu (243) - charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 22, 2007
bottle. small head golden copper color. floral hop aroma. smooth smooth smooth flavor. grassy hops with just a hint of bitterness in the end. super easy drinker. if I could get this in charlotte it would be a definate session beer for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (6101) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2007
Bottle from my friends from Georgia. Pretty decent APA, but frankly I found this a bit too grassy for my tastes (I suppose thatís the whole gimmick though). Very crisp and had a good citrus and floral hop flavor to it as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Codythegreat (149) - Carrollton, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2008 Really good beer. I havenít had many Pale Ales but it reminded my of the Dogfish head 60min IPA. Good flavor and aroma. I drank this out of a shaker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (7661) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2007
On draft at ATL airport. The darn IPA was empty. So this is what I had. They poured it into a big Ďole tumbler glass. It looks clear copper with gold edges and off white head. The aroma is light with malty sweetness and what seems like a combination of citrus and floral hops. The taste comes off as crisp and fresh with mild malt sweetness thatís broken apart by floral hop bitterness and hints of citrus grapefruit hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CIPS514 (77) - Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2007
It was a decent beer especially for a pale ale. It is dark and similar to the IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2007
Pours orange with a spotty white lacy head. Aroma of wheat bread, pepper, grass, lemon and orange. Tastes of bread and grass with something tangy about the flavor and the way it lays on the tongue, but itís not citrusy really. The finish is toasty and has more citrus flavors. Really drinkable, easy going and light. Hits the tongue in a really mild way. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeweyDell (159) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2007
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear light amber color. Mild hoppy aroma, nicely balanced with sweet malts. Flavor is the same... mild, balanced. I actually had this on tap last week, and it was more flavorful and fresh... Itís not a huge beer, but itís good and very drinkable.

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