tennessejed420 (940) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. Pours great looking copper orange with medium sized frothy yellow tinged head, quintessential APA look. Aroma is more malty than hoppy, featuring cake and light citrus notes. Flavor is pretty balanced, a blueberry pound cake malt backbone with the hops coming through more on the finish, citrus and apricot. Less hoppy than most APAs out there right now, it’s actually a nice change of scenery, although there are enough of a hop presence to give it a decidedly crisp bite. Medium bodied, creamy, and highly sessionable, this is a classic american session pale ale, could drink it till i drop.
RichardGretton (4627) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark bronze beer with a strong head. The aroma is lightly floral, malty and hopped, and the flavour is mildly spiced and hopped with a fairly long heavily bitter finish. Overall a reasonable quite strongly hopped and bitter beer with a touch of spice.
leaparsons (9755) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Amber with a thin head. Aromas are toffee, caramel and toast malts. Raisins with bready yeast and stewed pear. Lightly spicy with citrus. Flavours are sweet malts with yeast and chocolate. Peppery on the palate with pine bitterness. Decent.
johndoughty (4946) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Bronze and clear. Malty and quite sharp with a medium body. Pleasant and easy to drink.
rubbishystuff (2293) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Beer of the month selection. Stands out compared to some of the other average Pale ales that BOTM sent. Tasty. Serving: Bottle
alexsdad06 (8898) - Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample at BBQ, Brews and Blues. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a large fluffy white head. The aroma is pale malt, floral, hints of caramel, light citrus and grassy. The flavor is similar; moderate sweetness, pale malt, light citrus, grassy with nice balance. Medium bodied, decent.
Derek881 (1247) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured the beer into a glass to drink. It had an amber-copper color with a creamy, large off-white head that had good retention and cling. The beer had a fairly malty aroma for a pale ale, with some caramel, and a good bit of floral and grainy hops too. The taste is bitter and grainy with a bit of a sweet-sour complement mixed in. It does not have a strong mouthfeel, with average carbonation, and a light creaminess.
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours clear, golden-copper with lots of sediment and a faint, white head. Nice earthy, floral hop aroma with some malty caramel. Flavor has a brief, sweet, caramel-honey beginning, then mostly bitter with pine and earth. Medium body with lively carbonation. A pretty well balanced, full-flavored pale ale. Good.
kidmartinek (4621) - austin, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draughts copper and cloudy, smokey and full. The thick, white head is a good asset. Pale malt and fresh spring air aroma. A little nutty and a little hoppy. Smooth, cool, and full body and taste. Takes you to another place. Mountain... fishing... yeah, go there.
rugbydude05 (478) - Bridgewater, NJ, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint on tap pours a pale copper color with minimal head. Aroma is very floral and hoppy with some citrus. Taste is bitter but not too overwhelming. A little sweetness also present. Palate was smooth and body was full with a nice refreshing aftertaste. Good pale ale, drinks more like a solid IPA.