RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Alaskan Freeride APA is brewed with Cascade, Citra, and Centennial hops, premium two-row and specialty crystal malts, and Juneaus glacier-fed water.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1498) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2013
On tap on the WSF Walla Walla, headed to Bremerton. Pours slightly cloudy pale orange copper with medium white head. Aroma is light caramel malt and thin floral hops. Taste is faintly sweet pale malt that finishes earthy. Nice mild bitter finish with fresh citrus and floral notes from the hops. Very nice for a pale, the fresh hops really distinguish this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandon1989 (561) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - JAN 9, 2017
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a nice thick two finger head. There is plenty of lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is some pine with some citrus juice mixed in there. The aroma is much stronger than the actual flavor. The pine is faint and the flavor is more on the citrusy side. There is some white bread in the flavor as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (1060) - Apopka, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small tan head. Citrusy aroma. Hoppy bitter flavor with strong citrus notes. Light-to-medium bodied with a crisp bitter finish. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scarletfire65 (1382) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2016 Bottle at the hotel in Seattle. Frothy head. Fruity aroma, with oranges and Fruit Stripe gum. Light bodied, grainy, sweet, mildly hopped with notes of grass, citrus, savory malts. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
donandres (475) - , Washington, USA - SEP 18, 2016
12 ounce bottle to wine glass Appearance: Pale light amber liquid, small white foam lingers Aroma: hoppy, grains Taste: medium bitterness not a lot of follow through Palate:Lively carbonation, abrupt finish, but low bitterness lingers, strong carbonation but drops quickly Overall: very good pale ale Drank: 9/17/2016 10:42 PM

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wim (3807) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2016
On holiday in Canada amber coloured body with a off white head and with a fruity malt hops aroma a malt hops herby sweet taste with a bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brettsky06 (302) - Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 17, 2016
Dark orange color, malty caramel aromas. Starts with some light fruity aromas. Malty and hoppy at the end

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6597) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2016
From a 12 oz bottle. Pours a clear copper with a thick off white head. Grassy nose. Flavors of tropical fruit and a touch of caramel Not overly bitter. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (1076) - Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Shared 12 oz. bottle. Pale golden color with a messy white head. Aroma of citrus and light malt. Taste follows nose. Mild bitterness. Light-bodied and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
darbeer75 (754) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Aroma: a little maltier than expected for an APA; note of lightly fruity hops; Appearance: light amber with thin, white head that dissipates quickly; Taste: follows nose with stronger hoppiness; pretty good; Palate: medium body with long, slightly bitter finish; Overall: solid APA; would buy again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UnicornBrewing (10) - - JUL 19, 2016
NW pale ale with new age Citra addition to classic Cascade and Centennial hops. Despite snowboarder on label, a nice summer respite from runoff of IPAs still flooding market. Sours certainly seem to be chinking away at this homogeneous wave in craft beer resurgence this season as well. Also, since when can we have sports on beer labels? Was that not the whole issue with Alpine Extreme http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/paulaner-bavarian-alp making that such a rare find, esp with Texas Malt Liquor designation stamped on already rare label? Oh, damn, snowboarder was perhaps the old label found online, this one has a cyclist trekking on frozen water next to wall of ice, slowly creeping through time with immense energy eventually carving Deap Vallys grooves into the continent. Flown over the glaciers that perhaps found way into a batch of this en route to Asia. Clarity would almost make someone who regularly works 80 hour weeks impressed. Spans taste of classic NW pale and modern trend in new flavor discoveries. Leaves lace on glass the level of Vegas bachelor party after good intending attendee doing part by cleaning some of the lingerie before succumbing to out of element amphetamine come down sleep.

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