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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Just like those classic video games we all grew up with, 8-Bit Pale Ale is spectacularly simple at first glance yet remarkably fun and complex when you get into it. Our Hop Rocket infuses the character of Australian grown Galaxy Hops into an American Pale Ale, giving a unique tropical, almost melon aroma in a classic American style.

ABV: 5.2%
IBU: 40
Malts: 2 Row, Victory, Vienna & Munich
Hops: Magnum, Centennial, Cascade & Galaxy


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1045) - Iowa, USA - DEC 22, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2013 Hazy gold,heady from a can,good lacing. Kind of a dry toasty,hoppy aroma with fruit/floral,spice,slight funk almost but with subtle melon/bubblegum,not picking up the tropical much. Taste is foamy/soft but dry toasty/hoppy with a very dry finish,mildly grassy but almost strong citrus bitter.Some sweetness. Real dry and woody-seems oxidized maybe.Foamy but dry and light tasting with strong hoppiness.Not bad. Good for a lighter type pale ale.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
LiMuBai (154) - - DEC 16, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2012 Big fat foamy head, nice lacing down the glass. A cloudy, light/golden amber. Hoppy Aroma. The finish is a bit on the harsh side.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nielsedd (75) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Can. Pours a hazy light orange color with big fluffy white head that diminishes quickly and stays at about half a finger. I donít get a lot in the nose so it must not be the freshest, but Iíve had before so rating from what I remember as well. Smells of biscuit and citrus. Similar in the taste with a very strong grapefruit present at the end. Overall a very nice pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
1pintatatime (63) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Nice foamy head. Crisp and creamy at the same time with a grapefruit finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Can thanks to 17thfloor. Awesome can by the way. Pours a bright slightly hazy golden orange with a small lingering white head. Aroma is floral and a bit grassy, nice soft malt backbone. Flavor has plenty of grassiness with some sweet bready and honey notes. Finishes with some citrus and light bitterness. Medium body and a sharp carbonation.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dangeruss (21) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Sweet looking can and uses the hop rocket for brewing. This is by far one of my favorite beers for pale ales.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
17thfloor (2429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Sweet looking can. Although not super fresh. Smells sweet and biscuity, tastes carries some more citrus, but still biscuity, grapefruit bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (913) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 21, 2012
The aroma is a hop explosion that is slightly sweet. The pour is gold with a thick white head that slowly fades. The taste is initially sweet & finishes fairly bitter. Itís almost ipa like but a little more sessionable I suppose. Itís flavorful & quite enjoyable!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3387) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Golden color out of the bottle with a foamy white head. Light orange pop nose. Flavors of sweet orange peel, lemons and Smarties candy. Long citrus finish. Flavorful Pale Ale but sort of one dimensional.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1292) - Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Tap - small foamy head, medium straw color, fair earthy hop aroma and flavor, not much malt balance - not bad but expected a little better from these guys


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