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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
One of the first beers I brewed after moving out to California to begin my brewing education was a Pale Ale. This version is a true testament to the influences the Wild West had on my early brewing. My Pale Ale is loaded with US-grown Cascade, Crystal, and Columbus hops, so be sure to take a good sniff to enjoy their robust aromas before taking your first sip. Sensory Profile: An aromatic beer with notes of citrus, pine, a noticeable bitterness, and a touch of malty backbone to help balance it out. Food Pairing: Foods with a spicy kick are a great match, as the bitterness of the hops will help to cool the palate before your next bite. Mexican food and pizza are natural matches.

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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BakerStMuse (19) - USA - MAR 12, 2008
On tap. Powerful aroma, robust and bitter flavor, very drinkable. Pine and hops. Thoroughly enjoyable.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (1447) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 1, 2017
Bottle 33cl. Small white head. Hazy peach color. Aroma is hops, nettles, roses, fruits. Taste is bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (5342) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2017
29.03.2017, 12 oz bottle @ home:
Big fizzy-creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry grassy, leafs, light malts, hay, flowers, lawn, hops, pine needles, paper, moss. Taste is slightly dry mineraly, weeds, hay, moss, old leafs, flowers, light malts, bark, soil, paper, grass, old hops. Medium to longlasting bitterness, slightly dry mineraly mouthfeel. Kind of boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (5352) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2017
355ml bottle (5.5%) at home on 4 Mar 2017, from Good Spirits Company, West Nile Street, Glasgow, floral, citrus hop aroma, amber brown with a thin cream head, orange, toffee, hoppy, oily, bitter citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (2997) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2017
Draft Third of a Pint at GBBF 2010 (Day 4), Earls Court, London Aug 2010 - Hazy but OK. Orangey Amber in colour. Very Hoppy; piney hops. Fruity; citrus grapefruit. Malty; malty backbone, caramel. Nice hop/fruit/malt balance. Dry bitter hop finish. Decent. (2010-08)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smithld1 (263) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2017
Bottle from whole foods. Perfectly pleasant pale ale. Tastes a bit like Sierra Nevada but tastes slightly fresher despite this bottle being close to the end of its life

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (18701) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2017
Bottle at home, 21/01/17. Golden amber with a well appointed cream cap. Nose is caramel malt, biscuit, bitter orange, old skool vibes, grassy hop linger. Taste comprises orange peel, caramel malt, light pine, faint spice, biscuit crumble. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying closed peppered with grassy hop bitterness. Ok journeyman kind of an APA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (5001) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2017
5.5% ABV Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Hazy golden coloured with a thick white head of foam. It has a toffee, citrus and pine flavour with orange on the smooth fruity finish. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PABen (17) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Bottle from whole foods @ 5.5%. Pours hazy with little head. Grapefruit aromas, fairly bitter taste, fairly refreshing

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (735) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - DEC 7, 2016
355ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Hazy amber with a thin white head. Tropical fruit and bread aroma, flavour is caramel and mild fruity hop. Not too bitter, and very enjoyable

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (5463) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with an off white head. Tastes like grapefruit, tropical fruit, and bready malt. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like grapefruit hops, tropical fruit, and bready malt.


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