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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Axe Handle Pale Ale is a “West-coast” pale ale. Hopped during the boil and “dry hopped” after fermentation, the flavor and aroma come from the Cascade hops. This ale finishes with a firm bitterness and malt aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2010
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine, grass, and some citrus. Flavor of hops (grass, herbal, pine, light citrus) and caramel malt with a moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2011
on tap-pours an off white head with trailing lace and gold color. Aroma is pine/lemon-citrus, light/medium malt. Taste is pine/lemon-citrus/pineapple, light/medium malt. Good carbonation, good drinking. Great session PA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2009
Sample at the brewpub. The beer is a hazy dark orange color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrusy hops and grainy malt. Medium body with flavors of citrus, piney hops and malt. The finish is grapefruit and hops with a moderately bitter aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2009

Name: Pale Ale
Date: February 21, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head, spidery lace
Aroma: sweet crystal malt aroma, lots of citrus hops
Flavor: sweet crystal and caramel malt flavor, abundant citrus hops, just enough bitterness for balance
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10642) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Draft... Hazy golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. The bouquet offers pale grains and those signature Simcoe, earthy, cat-pissy aromatics. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and modest carbonation. Nice earthy hops dominate the flavor, but a firm malt backbone lends plenty of support. Finishes crisp with lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (10625) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2013
Draught at the Uncle Billy's Brew & Que, Austin, TX. Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Sweet and fruity hoppy aroma. The flavour is sweet fruity hops, mild bitterness and sweet malt. Maybe a bit too sweet to be really tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (8108) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2009
pours a hazy tan .. . great head coverage .. big perfumey citrus nose, simcoe .. . mellow high kick of sweet piney hops .. . very smooth.. . wonderful stuff .. . kickass , fun brew!! went well with the pulled pork enchiladas...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - AUG 5, 2009
Had on tap with Cavie at the brewpub. Some pee aroma and big piney hops. Not too bad!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2010
GABF 2010, decent APA. copper amber pour. medium bitterness, citrusy hops present in both the aroma & flavor. medium mouthfeel. would love to go to Austin & enjoy a nice, unpalate wrecked pint & decide again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle:   Amber with golden tint, lots of sediment as the bottle winds down, large frothy white head, fairly nice lacing.   Very soft hop nose, a touch pithy.   Getting a little bit of that Cascade hop profile towards the back of this beer.   Decent maltiness, fairly clean.   Comes across as a softer Pale Ale. &nbps Not as hoppy as other PNW examples, but as is very enjoyable and solid.   Thanks for the bottle Bill!

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