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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A hybrid style, Trailhead India-style Session Ale (ISA), is a light body, low-alcohol beer with a substantial Yakima Valley Columbus and Palisade dry-hop. The result is a crisp, refreshing beer with the expansive citrus aroma of an IPA and a surprisingly light finish.
OG: 1.044 SRM: 5 Malts: Base Malt, Crystals, Vienna Hop varieties: Palisade, Nugget, and Columbus


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2896) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2016
Hazy pastel orange body with heavy sediment settling out on the base of the glass. Frothy, messy white crown holds for the length. Nose is very subdued and withdrawn with faint pine, wood, earth, leavened bread dough. Quite bitter and abrasive at first. Settles as it opens up. Slightly soapy mouthfeel. Light in body with lively carbonation upfront flattening out to a foamy, lastingly bitter finish. Lightly astringent with husky, gritty malt and sharp, underripe fruit ever present. Dominant pinewood flavour is hard to shake off. Overall it is rough around the edges but quaffable. Not bad! (12fl.Oz, no date stamp, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4756) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 3, 2016
355ml can at home, from Valhalla’s Goat, Glasgow, grassy, pine, citrus, toffee aroma, murky amber brown with a thin bubbly white head, orange, pine, grain flavour, harsh dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4366) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2016
120z can from Hippo Beers. Hazy orange amber, good head. Grain, resin, boiled sweet aroma. Bitter citrusy boiled sweet flavour. Citrus frout aftertaste. Quite dry and harsh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16879) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Can on pouring buse after Rail Ale, thanks to James, 20/05/16. Hazel golden orange with a big old egg shell white head. Nose is earthy hop, light pine, bitter orange, grassy. Taste comprises melon, light pine bite, orange pith, straw, tangerines, light bread dough. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Drinkable but lower end of the style spectrum ... lacks hops & trops !

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2016 Can consumed on a pouring bus in a shire somewhere pretty sure this was from Garrold cheers Gary, not got a clue on its appearance direct from a can, aroma had can with some citrus, taste has tangerine, grapefruit and crisp malts. Sorry the can was from Jim

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Can from Beers of Europe. Pours Amber-orange with a single finger white coloured head. Aroma of lemon, orange, grapefruit pine...taste is much the same but with an added malty backbone, bready, biscuity, with the touch of tea also. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Can from Beers of Europe. Pours hazy golden orange with a thin white head. Aromas of citrus, fresh orange. Tate is sweet, pine, grassy bitter. Dry, thin finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (857) - SINGAPORE - FEB 18, 2016
4.8%ABV. Session IPA. Tapped out gold. 8ºSRM. Nose has some sweet, candy, ripe fruit flavors. Tangerines and mandarin oranges. Mouthfeel is watery. There malty flavors with some nice hoppy flavors of pine, grass, resin with some fresh kale. Finish is medium. Overall, this was a sensory lily full IPA ride

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daje (3999) - NORWAY - FEB 15, 2016
Can at Cafe Fiasco, february 6th 2016. Oh dear, the can says India Session Ale. Please stop this nonsense soon. Hazy golden body with a big white head. Aroma of pine and popcorn, light apple-ish. Taste is grassy with pale malt, dry palate, with a short and light bitter finish. A pretty standard pale ale. If you have the urge to sell more pale ale by using the popular prefix "india", do yourself a favour and brew an india pale ale instead. This "india session" thing is just watering the whole concept out. Literally. 

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (3428) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Can from Vino Wines. Murky orange body with yeast flecks floating around. Medium white head. Faint lacing. Aroma of straw, rust, biscuit and grass. Flavour of grain, earth and pithy orange. Thin to medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Light fizz. Dusty and dry.


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