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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   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

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1823) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 7, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. A good finger and half of tight head. Clear, golden colored ale. It smells a little like honey and musty hay. Not super appealing. The flavor starts slow and then builds up. Balanced bitter and malt at first, then the hops take over with a dull bitter taste at the end. Soft texture, low carbonation and medium body. It’s a tasty treat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1757) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2015
16 oz can poured. Love the cans. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a lasting fizz head. Bright citrus and grassy hop aroma. Very nice hop profile. Love the galaxy hops. They always bring out the best for me. Thicker body, and a lingering citrus, hop flavor. Above average pale, great flavor. Good beer here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
lbianchi66 (171) - FRANCE - NOV 1, 2015
Robe orangée et opaque, jolie mousse. Nez malté, levure, banane et melon. Agrumes, fruits exotiques et biscuit en bouche. Final résineux et herbal. Texture liquoreuse. Longue en bouche. Une très bonne pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrana (609) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - OCT 9, 2015
A really great pale ale. Nice cereal notes with bright citrus notes. Smooth, light, and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1572) - Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Earthy hop aroma, pours a slightly hazy amber with a full white head. Very solid malt backbone supporting light earthy hop notes, paired with a touch of tropical fruit notes. A very solid APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tnkw01 (1538) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Can. Liked this one much better than the 16-bit. Gold in color, really nice head. Aroma was a citrus and light fruity smell. Taste was sweet upfront but not a nasty, bitter finish. Notes of citrus, grapefruit and hay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (6925) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2015
12-oz can. Thanks, G! Wow, what cool label art these guys have. Dig how they integrate the name and the visuals and the beer so well together. Pours a cloudy medium amber with a loose whitish head. Nutty, toasty nose with some soft herbal hop complement. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Light caramel, a bit of nut, and some grassy, herbal hop on the mid palate. Tastes quite a bit like an early version of a recipe, though it’s made so well that that seems unlikely. Just a very restrained flavor and aromatics profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3289) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Clear gold pour with a tall white head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt and floral hops. Well balanced decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (4389) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 6, 2015
16 oz. can. Pours lightly hazy orange-amber with a thin disc of loose foam. Aroma is citrus, caramel, biscuit and dusty toasted grain. Taste has light citrus zest and resin, caramel, green herb, soured orange and a dusty-toasted corn finish that shows hints of dry cocoa. Near-medium body incorporates a medium-high carbonation that borders on annoying, but has a nice balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1522) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Can shared by sonnycheeba. Pours a slightly hazy golden with fizzy creamy head. Aroma and taste of floral hops and bread malts with nice carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MNAle (73) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Amber color, 1.5 inch off-white head that recedes slowly, leaving some lacing. Moderate to active carbonation. Typical pale ale hoppy aroma. Nice but as expected. Initial taste is a bit malt-forward, with the hops coming through in the middle. A nicely bitter aftertaste. Tingles the tongue and has a moderate feel - not thin, but not thick, either. This is a very well made, nicely balanced, tasty pale ale. Recommended.

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