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RATINGS: 1193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (12188) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2007
Bottle. Orange blonde color. Delicious aroma of grapefruit and red berries. Also grapefruit and red berries in the light but oily hoppy flavor. Fairly short aftertaste. Thinnish, but tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (8727) - Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2007
Draught. Pours a mostly clear copper color with a thin white head. The aroma was citrus and light pine hops. Flavor was citrus and light pine hops with a medium sweet malt base. Dry finish. This is a solid yet unspectacular APA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Always a good brew to have aroun home. Nice light copper color and fresh hoppy aroma. The maltiness is just in balance with the hops.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
puggy211 (712) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 24, 2007
copper white head,hoppy aroma,floral,malty up front bitter finish.ok beer.malty

3
   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.

4.5
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4781) - 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.

3.5
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7081) - 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 that’s the whole gimmick though). Very crisp and had a good citrus and floral hop flavor to it as well.

3.7
   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 haven’t 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.


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