The Civil Life English Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 44   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (2069) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 2, 2016
On Tap. Poured a golden color with a small head and some lacing. Aroma of caramel, malt sweetness, grain and trace of citrus. Taste of caramel, bit of grain and light fruit. Bitterness that lingers into a fairly dry finish. Medium body, crisp with an earthy grain feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1748) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2016
On cask at the source. Pours a very hazy dark golden with a thin cask head that stays throughout. Aroma is deliciously bready. Taste is sweet pale malt, fresh bread dough, biscuits, and some mild hops to round it all out. Simple, and simply delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coachd (599) - 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 (21679) - Charlotte, North Carolina, 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 (2119) - 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 (5686) - 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 (329) - 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 (2143) - 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 (5850) - 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 (10651) - 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.

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