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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A malty pale with Cascade, Centennial, Columbus and Chinook hops creating citrus and pine-like flavor with assertive bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7424) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Boardman, OH - Vintage Estate Beer and Wine - 12 oz bottle. Slight haze to the light copper pour, long lasting bone colored head that leaves a light film of lacing. Orange marmalade in the aroma, some light cake mix batter. Flavor has some underlying subtle bitterness, some spearmint spiciness, some bready cake mix sweetness, Decently thick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5634) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Bottle. Nose pine and caramel, woodsy-herbal, touch of mint, resin; pour rich deep (and hazy) golden with some darker orange/copper undertones, a rocky cream head. Clean but lightly rubbery strong bitterness, above-mentioned tones plus newfound lemony citrus, resin and wood backed way off. Moderately dry but with the threat of sweetness starting with the hops, malt is flat and the medium-full body a touch watery at times. Fine. [2016.08.23: 3.1]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1962) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2016
Appearance: Hazy medium honey amber. Finger of white foam. Nose: Decent citrus zest. A little floral. A little white pepper. Taste: sweeter malt blending with floral hops with a good amount of citrus to provide bite Body: medium and lively. Parting thoughts: A decent IPA. Perhaps a bit too floral for my tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1656) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Simple, straightforward and citrus-y pale ale. Nothing to write home about, but sticky and lengthy finish, some pepper and some soapy aromas. A good hoppy pale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turboninja (505) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle@home, from Heinenís, Cleveland, USA. Light/medium bit artificial, sweet but fresh aroma with berries, mango and citrus. Dark orange color with medium, slightly creamy head and hazy liquid. Medium taste with slightly parfymic fruits, pine, some citrus and a hint of malts. Bitterness and sweetness are nicely balanced. Averagely balanced with medium taste spectrum and long/medium aftertaste with slightly hoppy fruits and malts. Medium body with medium carbonation. Overall, fresh and still not too simple. Has a distinctive citrus flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6260) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2016
From a 12 oz bottle. Pours a fear burnished gold with an off white head. Grassy nose. Flavors of citrus and pine. BItter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (6427) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2015
On tap: The aroma consists of light-moderate citrus, grapefruit, pine, fruit, and a touch of caramel. Itís a transparent amber with a small white head that fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. There is some good amount of thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with light-moderate citrus and light fruit. There is a hint of caramel in the background. The finish has mild grapefruit and pine. Itís light-medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (472) - Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle at Ty's house. Nose is hop but not too strong. Balanced and very clean. Weak citrus notes and full bodied for style. Decent but not amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
On tap at Progressive Field. Pale bronze in colour with a nice white head. There are a variety of juicy citrus flavours from the hops, and a touch of resin as well. Interesting and very drinkable pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (4754) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, light pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus hops and moderate pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon/orange peel, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and robustness of bright citrus/pine hops and moderate pale malt flavors; with a crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and resinous sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent American pale ale style. All around great complexity of bright citrus/pine hops and moderate pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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