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RATINGS: 341   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

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crowderm (382) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Solid Pale Ale here. Copper pour with thick off-white head. Subdued hoppy aroma, a bit of tropical fruit/peppery bitterness. Flavor is similar, but a little more tinny than I was hoping. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (6723) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2016
How: Can.
Where: Viking Line Tax Free.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Citrus, hops, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, malt, hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4270) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2016
16 oz can from MN into a pint glass. Drink by stamp: 21 Oct. 2016. Appearance: Slightly hazy light amber with a large white cap. Good retention and lacing. Aroma: Earthy (Noble?) and floral hops with subtle tropical fruit notes. Flavor: Tropical fruit and floral notes. Subtle sweetness and bread notes from the malts. Mild+ bitterness overall. Feel: Very good; smooth and almost creamy yet with medium carbonation. Overall: A well crafted APA featuring Galaxy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
airrick2003 (865) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 1, 2016
Appearance: pours with a medium beige head, the beer is a very hazy slightly dark gold color Aroma: strong biscuit, bread, citrus, faint black pepper Taste: very strong malt backbone that is somewhere in between amber and pale, has a mild but not weak bitter finish Palate: thick mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste, average carbonation Overall: I really like this pale ale, malt talked the front seat in this one with the hops getting out of the way, very well done ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1683) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Can. First off, greatest can ever. Now...pours a mellow gold with a high, creamy, off-white head. Nose is bright tropical fruit, honeydew, agave syrup, and fresh bread. On the tongue, it starts off with bitterness, then mellows and spreads into a warm, orange-caramel malt. The close is more bitterness; not strong or unpleasant, but definitely pervasive. Finish is clean and bright. Damned fine pale ale. +1 bonus point for the can.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (1286) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Draft at the Draft Shack. Medium gold pour, no head. Nose is pine. Bitter. Middle is woody, medium bodied malt, little orange. Finish is bitter and earthy. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (1270) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - AUG 9, 2016
16 Fl. Oz. Pours clear, golden nice white head and beautiful lacing all over the glass. Aroma of malts, grain and some hops. Taste is very well balanced, malty but actually on the hoppy side. Very enjoyable and super easy to drink’ very good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wombat23 (698) - Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Shared 16 oz. can. pale golden color and clear with a white head. Aroma of citrus and light malts. Taste is light malt, light citrus, touch of orange zest, spice, earth. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - AUG 3, 2016
Can. Pours a hazy yellow color. Aroma and taste are floral, citrus, and some bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
darbeer75 (523) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Aroma: fruity and hoppy; Appearance: golden straw, clear, with thin, white head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: more cereal than hops, which is disappointing; Palate: light bodied with long, bitter finish; finish is better than body; Overall: complexity builds slightly, but a bit of a let down overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhamp9 (1667) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Clear gold pour with a bright white head. Aroma is sweet grain and lemon. Taste is grains, a little citrus, and grass. Light body.

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