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RATINGS: 733   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Poleeko Pale Ale is an exceptionally flavorful and well-balanced beer. With a bright, citrus hop profile and mild malt flavors reminiscent of English biscuits, the aromas of pink grapefruit and lemon zest compliment the brisk, balanced finish to create a truly refined American Pale Ale.

MALTS: Pale Two-Row, Crystal (40L)
HOPS: Columbus, Nugget, Cascade

Note: Formerly Poleeko Gold Pale Ale.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 2, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2009 From bottle, August 16th, 2008 - Pours bright golden with a mostly receding off-white head. Aroma of sweet citrus, pine, grapefruit. Taste is sweet citrus, white wine, caramel, crystal malt. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, lightly resinous with moderate carbonation. A mild APA, but still enjoyable.
From can, October 2009 - Pours lightly hazy and golden with a mostly receding white head. Soapy hop notes, light cracker, dough and pale malt. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wegro (332) - Fresno, California, USA - NOV 27, 2007
Smells mildly of hops. Pale gold color, bubbly white head. Has some good malt sweetness and moderate hops but it tastes mostly watered down. Really easy to drink but it honestly is one of the most watered down pales Ive had. Not a winner.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12266) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2007
12oz bottle-pours an off white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is somewhat bitter citrus hops, secondary/faint medium malt-biscuity. Taste is somewhat bitter citrus hops, secondary/faint medium malt-biscuity, nicely balanced. A bit over carbonated, which is rare for me. Thanks Wasatch.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (5449) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 9, 2007
Pours a clear gold with white head. Grain, hops, citrus, and a bit of sweet caramel malt. Easy to drink beer, but quite uninteresting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phobos1031 (87) - Paradise, Nevada, USA - NOV 1, 2007
12oz bottle. pale golden color light cloudyness. medium creamy head. quick to fade leaving lacing in the glass. lemon citrus hop aroma. sweet malt smell also. very smooth malty flavor with a hint of honey. Joe Bob says check it out.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Charlzm (246) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 18, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2007 Botled, consumed on 10/18/07. Pours a clear, pale gold. Head is white and made up of fine white bubbles. Fades rapidly to a ring around the edges and a thin skin on the center. Sweet citrus hops in the nose with a hint of malt and resin underneath. Thin but smooth, it slides into the mouth easily. Maltier than I expected, almost like a red or amber ale, with sweet honey notes. Astringent with mild bitterness as it goes down, the aftertaste lives on in a tingly patch in the center of the tongue. Very mild grapefruit hop note lingers as well. After beer warms, I would be fooled if someone handed me a glass of this and said it was Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. I might not buy another bottle, but its a fine drinking beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
georgekappus (296) - Brookfield, Connecticut, USA - SEP 21, 2007
Bottle. Cloudy dark yellow with an overwhelming head. The head dissipated slowly leaving brussels lace stranded on the glass. The aroma was sweet yet sour, both floral and fruity. The taste was soft and refreshing but nothing memorable or worth trying again. The carbonation hits you first followed by little else.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkover (1535) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2007
Hazy light golden color with a small, but long lasting, white head. Mild aroma of lemony citrus hops and some sweet malt. Flavor is also of lemony hops. Finish is pretty dry and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
troopie (2300) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Bottle, Poured pale gold with thick white lasting head. Some lacing. Hoppy aroma thats balanced. Hoppy flavour with some pepperiness. Hoppy finish with more pepperiness.

2.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
RSRIZZO (1970) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Had on 7/30/2001. Aroma is a fresh hop scent that seems to have come from dry hopping. Color is a medium gold with very good carbonation and head. Taste is mild with a heavy metallic taste. Starting with a smooth medium body it goes down easy. There isnt much malt flavor in it and as the finish comes on with a good bitterness the hop flavor turns to a strong metallic taste. I can drink it but the only things about it that are like a Pale Ale are the aroma and the bitterness.


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