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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Capa (2618) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Hazy Amber orange with a white head. Bright fruits and toasted malts in the aroma. Medium body. Flavor is tropical fruit, candied sugars, lightly toasted malt. Decent pale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (365) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2015
pours a murky gold with a thick off white head. aroma is light citrus and floral. taste is a nice balance of malt and hops. slightly citrusy. not overly bitter. mild bitter finish. refreshing. pretty good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyReynolds (1085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Can at Forza Brick Pizza. The aroma is a nice hop with grass and pine notes. Some floral and citrus come out, especially grapefruit once it hits the palate. The taste, however, is light. There is nothing wrong with that, but it just didn’t meet my expectation. With that said, good session beer. Refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (919) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Can. Golden with large white head. Aroma of grain, citrus, and resinous hops. Light/medium body, medium hop bitterness, citrus and pine hop notes, some malt, and a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (874) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2015
poured from tallboy...pour is cloudy golden with a nice long lasting head...leans toward the hop side....solid stuff...(#408)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doubelknv3 (1081) - Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Golden Amber, cloudy, frothy white head, and nice lacing. Lemon, floral, earthy, and mild caramel. Medium bodied, silky, floral-lemon, medium bitterness, nice balance, and mild dry notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (2003) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Can. Pours a golden color with a decent head and some lacing. Aroma on pine, fruit sweetness and bit of grass. Taste of grapefruit, malt fruity sweetness and grain. Nice bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, crisp and refreshing with a subtle fruity character. Enjoyable Pale Ale that goes down easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (6287) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Draft. It has nice solid head protecting it, but damnit I’m drinking it. Nice agricultural aroma of pine and a hint of sweet fruit. Fairly mellow drinker, some mild acidity, but otherwise an easy downer. (#5900, 12/21/2014)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (465) - Minneapolis, - DEC 9, 2014
Really a great beer. Good hops on the nose, pineapple, tropical fruits, super clean. Very session able, clean, refreshing without being light or dull on the flavor. Light bitterness and dry aftertaste that makes you ready for more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thechasm442 (754) - Chicago heights, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Pint can to a tulip. Pours a hazy yellow apricot with a thick white head that leaves an assload of lacing. Aroma is floral hops. Grass, light citrus and pine, and bread are also there. Taste is juicy hops and pine up front. They are met by a caramel and bready backbone that mixes nicely. It is juicy up front and leaves a somewhat dry and decently quenching taste. Not a bad pale ale.

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