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RATINGS: 1244   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
A medium bodied single hop pale ale showcasing Citra hop from the Yakima Valley, U.S.A.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleigator (508) - GERMANY - JUL 31, 2015
Pours a slightly hazed sunyellow color, with a big, stable head. Smells of sublime bitter, fruity lemon zest with balancing, white-bread malts to it. Citrus got a flowery, inviting note to it, enhancing the beers juicy, ripe lime pulp impression. Drinks outstandingly easy, with a medium, soft carbonation to it, resulting into a very pleasant, citrus forward pale ale. Tastes of citrus peel from the very beginning, while the malts provide a fantastic soft mouthfeel, exhibiting a hint of honey, as well as juicy lime. Also yields a soft minerality, creating a very clean and crisp hop profile, showcasing the pungent exotic fruit perfectly. Finishes with biscuity malts among an aqueous softness and pleasantly metallic carbonation, together with a well weaved in citrus hoppiness, which shines during the very end of tasting the beer. While its hoppiness provides a pleasant assault on the tongue it is perfectly integrated and balanced by all other ingredients of the beer. This creates a great softness on the palate, resulting in an outstandingly easy drinking beer, for which you donít necessary need to be a hophead, more of a beer which convinces you to be one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (724) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 30, 2015
On tap at Jakeís in Chicago in Lincoln Park area. Pint glass. Orange golden in color with good lacing and frothy head. Hops are at the forefront of the aroma. Taste is very solid with a balanced hop undertone and good sweetness. Easy to drink while still bringing a good alcohol level to the table. Mouthfeel is soft but with a hop bite at the end. Definitely worth drinking again. Name sounds like a hit song in the 70ís and Iím up for another listen.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (700) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Tap at Jakes in Chicago. Light orange with small white head. Really nice clean hop nose. Some grapefruit. Full in body. Really well balanced. Hops not overwhelming. Really nice mouthfeel. Well done beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosskyle (208) - - JUL 30, 2015
Served on tap. Orange color with a white head. Citrus hop aroma. Hops up front with a slight bitter finish. Smooth easy drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1371) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 28, 2015
Hamei fructat și note de pin și vanilie - are de toate dar sunt slabe. V‚rstă? E smooth. Foarte bine, dar nu ieșit din comun.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mambossa (142) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Bottle to snifter. Yellow-gold with lasting head. Nose of colorful lemon & grapefruit, juiciness, gentle pine. Extremely well-balanced flavor, clean finishing, lemony, bright citrus, subtle floral pine. Very appreciative of the clean finish on such a hop-forward ale. However, I would expect more vibrant flavor from a 100-rated brew. Still awesome. Midwest, get it while itís hot. Itís making its rounds in the shops right now.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mmahanna41 (1) - - JUL 21, 2015 does not count
I know, I know, I just like this beer because itís such a big name in the craft world..... But thatís bit correct, this beer is amazing on every level.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mstrcrwly (727) - New York, USA - JUL 10, 2015
bottle courtesy of Robert poured into a stem glass..golden orange with a fluffy white head..aroma of grapefruit,pine,resin,florals..tastes of grapefruit,pine,resin..excellent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dlav29 (5) - Frankfort, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2015 does not count
Aroma is slightly fruity, I get hints of pineapple/mango/grapefruit. This beer defines a great APA. Hoppy, smooth, and just the perfect amount of bitterness in an APA. One of my favorite beers of all time.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Chalsk (1097) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2015
A bottle straight from Indy thanks to Fitz. Pours an amber orange color with a white foam head. Soft aroma of caramel with some citrus and grapefruit. Light sweet caramel taste with gentle grapefruit notes and a mild hop hit. Some slight grass mixed in with resin on the finish. Perhaps the best APA I have had.

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