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RATINGS: 270   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2168) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Hazy deep golden colored pour. Giant white head that falls slowly. Tons of lacing left behind. Small amount of hops in the nose with a sharp lemon. Some malt. Taste is nice and malty. Biscuit and orange. Slightly sweet in the back with a bit of bitterness. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheArgoPirate (72) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours golden, hazy. Robust initial white head dissipating to and adequate level with lots of lacing. Nose is grassy, lightly tropical. Medium body and bitterness, could use more bitter, finishes somewhat sweet, malty. Not bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Can from johns pizza. Pours orange with a thin white head. Slight pineapple note on the nose. Bigger citrus on the tongue along with some malty sweetness. Finishes clean. Solid example of style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narnad (1458) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Pours a pretty hazy yellow with a HUGE dense, small bubbled, off white head. Aroma has a light grainy nose with grassy, lemon citrus and a funky tropical fruitiness. Flavor is great! The malt comes through adding a great straw flavor while the hops add a slight grassy note, lots of tropical and melon sweetness in the middle with a mild lemon/light orange citrus flavor to finish. Body is perfect for the flavors, light with some density imparted by the haze present and a low carbonation rate. Beer retains it’s head superburbly. Overall a fantastic beer with a good deal of hoppiness but keeps it reigned in to prevent "imperialising" the beer. For a low alcohol and fairly low calorie beer, lots of flavor. I am definitely stocking this beer again and again at home for future drinking. Good beer+kick ass can = enjoyability^2

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4991) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is citrus hops and light malt. Light sweet caramel malt with a light medium citrus bitter. Light bodied and a tad fizzy. ok beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
edwardbass (498) - Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Aroma is kind scary - I call it "wet paper towels", like a mass-market Euro-lager. That is no clue to the taste - nice and fruity hops, easy on the malt sweetness. Pretty tasty. I’d like to try this on tap to compare since it’s in a can, and I swear cans introduces a very, very slight metallic taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jduker000 (18) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Pretty similar to Half Acre’s Daisy Cutter. More fruity and the mouth is more dry. More carbonated then I expected, too. Sticky mouth. Nose was tough to figure out of a can, but heavy in the sweet. Overall good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1049) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Draught. Poured clear orange with light white head. Sweet citrus pine aroma. Very smooth slightly bitter taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (633) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Tallboy from Binny’s Lakeview. Pours amber / yellow; thin head. Nose is mild hops with fruit / melon notes. Not as hoppy as some IPAish pale ales, but very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
twgordon (38) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Can to glass. Frothy head. Pale reddish/brown color. Medium aroma. Fairly hopped for a pale ale. Overall, tis OK.

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