RateBeer
overall
36
19
style

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.2
   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.

3
   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.

3.3
   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.

3.5
   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.

2.9
   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.

2.1
   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.

3
   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.

2.2
   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.

3.6
   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.

3
   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


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9  10  11 12


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50