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Wicked Weed Peopleís Choice Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This is a 5.5% abv hoppy pale ale that was dry hopped. Slightly cloudy Orange in color, with a pleasant orange and lemon zest aroma backed with a touch of pine from dry hopping. Malt character balances the brew with a nice amount of wheat malt to lend a silky smooth mouthfeel.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Light amber body. This one seems maltier and a bit more pedestrian than their other offerings, including the wonderful weaker ABV but hoppier Napoleon Complex. Solid but nothing remarkable.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5132) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Draft to taster at Wicked Weed. Looks good for the style; a transparent golden orange with white lacing. Smells and tastes of mild hops and pale malt with a notable grain presence as well. Average on the palate. Alright, but forgettable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rrauth (1115) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2014
draft at bottle rev. nice but nothing special. If it was dry hopped it wasnt long enough or it wasnt fresh enough. Had next to mother earth second wind and that was better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 18, 2013
11/26/13. On tap at the brewpub. I was disappointed in this one, though it wasnít bad. The people are dumb, I guess. Orange pour with a small khaki head. Mild hop aroma, some citrus and fruitiness, mild pine/resin. Mild flavor, lightly bitter, some generic citrus and maltiness. I was hoping for more fresh hop pop. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie (2723) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Growler into a tulip glass. Funny how because this beer doesnít absolutely floor me that I want to hate on it because Wicked Weed has spoiled my palate with the finest use of hops. Objectively, this is a very good pale ale. Itís light on the palate, refreshingly citrusy with a reasonably complex and immaculate hop presence. Itís highly sessionable and well balanced. Itís a great light-bodied beer which is what I think they were going for here. If I could get 6 packs of cans of this, Iíd drink it all summer long at the pool.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (3032) - Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Big orangey hops. Nicely balanced malts. Very solid American pale ale. I like the hops here.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 19, 2013
On tap at WW, Asheville. Thanks, Abbie! Nice looking medium orange pour, a touch cloudy, light fluffy head. Brisk and inviting aroma, mostly bright citrus with moderately bitter notes too. Full mouthfeel, light and thirst-quenching at the same time. Flavors a bit understated when compared to the nose, but fairly complex as these beers go and certainly a worth session brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrettTaylor (450) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2013
A pint consumed at the brewpub with a meal. A nice pale ale, golden-colored, and a light head. Citrus and pine on the nose. A bit of a bitter honey flavor on the palate wrapped up with a grapefruit finish. It was okay, but not exceptional.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (1188) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 26, 2013
pours draft hazy yellow color with white head. mild hop aroma some malt pretty much a citrus style hop. almost a milder version of their zealot. flavor is crisp with hop mild to medium body beer. overall decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 20, 2013
I always enjoy a well made, hop forward crisp American Pale Ale. This is a well made, hop forward crisp American Pale Ale. I enjoyed it. This isnít rocket science, people.


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