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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our American style pale ale is medium to full bodied with an assertive hop bitterness and aroma. The flavor and fragrance of American hops mush with a strong malt backbone.

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedSox2004 (1799) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 8, 2017
On tap downtown. Gold / amber with a slight haze, off-white head and nice lace. Aromas of grapefruit, apple and toffee. Mild citrus flavors with slight honey and bread sweetness. Medium body and carbonation, soft mouthfeel and a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (5199) - Snderborg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2016
Draught @ the brewpub, Downtown DC. Pours clear dark amber with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, yeast and caramel. Sweetish flavour of caramel malt,mwith bready and estery touches, and notes of hops. Bitter and somewhat bready aftertaste. Okay but not a typical pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeFurl (13) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Tried on draft. Good beer - clean, tasty, good aroma and aftertaste. Not too bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (6688) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Capitol City Shirlington. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of light citrus, biscuit. Tastes of citrus, toasty notes, biscuit, floral. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2016
On tap at downtown location. Orange body with sight head. Nose is malty, spicy, caramel. Taste is hops, and floral. Oily texture. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (758) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Draft sampler at Capitol Hill location on July 11, 2009. Dark golden color with a hint of amber, sweet and hoppy aroma, nicely balanced malt and hop flavor for the most part, with hops becoming more prominent as the glass warms. Could be a little bolder but all in all a pretty good beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bytemesis (7597) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Tap. Pours clear golden apple, small off white head, good lacing. Aroma is light, hints of grass, caramel, cardboard. Flavor is light sweet, medium plus bitter, caramel, a bit vegetal again, pine. Harsh bitter finish with nondeScript hops. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2409) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
Tap at downtown location. Pour light copper, some head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity and sweet. Flavours of grain, syrup, earthy bitterness. Taste light/medium bitter, light/medium sweet. Mouth is medium body with sticky sweetness, some bitterness to the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (431) - Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Hoppy fruity aroma. Dark gold appearance. More citrus and pine flavor. At the brewery after a bike ride. I think the best beer I have had at Capitol City.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (1692) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Poured from a tap. Clear copper color, medium off white head. Not much of an aroma. Medium body with a crystal malt flavor and a slight C hops in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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