The Civil Life English Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
A rare feat of beauty and balance. We think this refreshing session beer has something for everyone. Grainy, malty, biscuity, caramelly, bittersweet, with some tantalizing New-World-meets-Old-World hoppy traits thrown in. Hints of freshly-cut grass, black pepper, black currant, orange marmalade. Well-rounded mineral-water mouthfeel with subtle tea-like tannins. Tasty and tame enough to drink a few. Finally, something your father-in-law and you can agree on.

ABV: 4.2%
IBU: 35
COLOUR: clear orange amber
BJCP STYLE: 8B. English Pale Ale – Special/Best/Premium Bitter
INGREDIENTS: English Maris Otter Pale Malt, CaraPils Malt, American Centennial and East Kent Goldings

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coachd (434) - Missouri, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Good balance, hoppy but still mild enough. Smells and tastes earthy with just enough hop presence ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (18608) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Draft at GTMW. hazy amber color, off white head. Aroma of light fruit, raw bread dough. Taste has light toast, subtle fruit. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1888) - Missouri, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Tap - average size foamy head, mildly hazy dark gold color, balanced aroma and flavor, earthy hops and biscuity malt, mildly bitter finish, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4902) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2014
White foamy head. Orange pour. Kind warm. Tropical and hoppy. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryrpat (257) - Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Nice yellow orange color. Flavorful yet dry hopped. I am impressed that the beer was light and don't leave me feeling full ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1703) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Drank right after an american pale ale. Huge difference. No where near as hoppy. Much milder body as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5696) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is floral hops and sweet malt. Flavor mirrors aroma with a nice bitter finish. Medium body with good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10426) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Draft... RBSG 2014… Hazy golden pour with a mid-sized, frothy, white head. Fantastic retention. The bouquet presents subtle notes of peppery hops and pale malts. Medium-bodied with jazzy carbonation. The flavor leans just a tad toward the bitter side of balance, but is quite even-keel overall. Crisp, mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft at RBSG. From notes. Light citrus and grainy, somewhat plain malt backbone. Not too shabby.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20831) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak floral hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

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