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Best Pale Ale in the Northeast and second overall in the Country at the United States Beer Tasting Championships. Pale amber in color with O.G. 1.057 / 56.4 IBUs

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2007
[tap @ woodstock brewfest] Piney hop aroma, with some slight sweetness. Subtle malt flavors combine with a nice, bracing bitterness. Plenty of fruity, citrus hops round the finish out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2007 Changing rating due to the fact that I didn’t realize that are marketing this as an IPA. As a pale ale, rating of 3.7

multiple cask pints at the Woodstock Inn after the festival across the street. Reddish amber/copper in color. Sudsy head from the hand pump. Aroma is fruity, with alot of peach/berry notes, some citrus, and a decent amount of 2 row/toasted/caramel malts. Taste is also pretty fruity, peach, apples, with a good malt backbone and some caramel sweetness. This quickly turns into quite a bitter finish. Hopped a bit more assertively than other pale ales out there and as a hophead I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JamesCrosson (36) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2007
Again, I’m above the average on Woodstock Inn. I think for a Pale Ale I’d prefer less bitterness. On some beers that works but not on this one. It is similar to what I said about another Woodstock; this is a decent average brew. A little too much for the summer day I drank it, but maybe a cool fall afternoon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5875) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Medium copper pour, nice, soft white head. Sprucey aroma with some sweet cake mix thrown in there. Well hopped flavor - nicely rounded - not too bitter. Fruit presence is more peachy and necrtarine like than grapefuit. Some nuttiness makes its way in as well. Clean even mouthfeel, somewhst sticky. Rather enjoyed this one. . Thanks to Aurelius for saving this out of his Ale-in-the-mail shipment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2007
From bottle poured a nice amber color with a good amount of head. Nice flavor of hops with a quickly fading aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 14, 2007
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a nice thick white head with good lacing. Unfortunately for me the aroma is all sweet corn butter and grass clippings as is the flavor mixed with a bitter bite in the finish. It did not make the journey well. Must try closer to the source.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - MAY 10, 2007
copper body thich white head, which faded down to a thin coating. Aroma was somewhat piney but also had a strong corny note. Flavor was sweet with some hops. Somewhat over-carbonated.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - MAY 7, 2007
Bottle poured a clear copper/amber color with small head. Aroma was sweet caramel with buttery diacetyl fermentation notes. The flavor had a mild bitterness with a big diacetyl taste just like others tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2831) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Fruity aroma gives way to a hoppy taste. It has a sweet beginning and a bitter finish. Very dry. Worth a shot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrjames (21) - Clinton Twp, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2007
12 oz bottle. Nice floral hop aroma. A little darker than some pale ales at a light copper color. Decent amount of hop flavor and nice malt flavor as well. Relatively balanced although a bit towards teh extra pale ale/IPA in terms of bitterness

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