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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Our Western, American-style pale ale, hops from the Pacific Northwest provide the distinctive citrus and pine flavors. A German Ale Yeast Strain contributes a hint of spiciness. A malty finish balances this incredible, quaffable ale.

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2.9
italianjohn (3130) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Guessing this is their gen lafayette pacific pale ale just "risen from the ashes" Golden pale pour thin white head with a sweet malty and light citrusy aroma ... taste of light floral hops, some citrusy hop flavor and some sweet malt a bit watery with a bitter hop finish .... not very good
Earlier Rating: 9/4/2009 Total Score: 3
Clear dark amber pour lots of lacing slight hop aroma caramel malt and orange peel with spice taste citrus hop bite in the end was a mild apa nothing offensive and very drinkable

3.1
blipp (9268) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 28, 2010
Draft. Pours orange with an off white head. Light malty aroma with some hoppy notes. The flavor is pretty well balanced with some dirty grainy malty notes and some floral hops. Decent.

3.7
adrian910ss (2572) - Doylestown, PA, USA - AUG 11, 2010
On draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear light copper with a medium sized white head. Aroma of grains, barley and bitter hops. Taste is much the same as the aroma with a light tangy taste.

2.9
Slipstream (2625) - USA - MAY 12, 2010
On tap at the General’s place. A fresh and enjoyable APA, with some grapefruit in the taste. Nice.

3.1
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 18, 2009
Deep amber beer with a sticky white head. Aroma is quite hoppy. Orange peel and light grapefruit with a bit of citrus pith as well. A touch of butterscotch sweetness behind the malts. Flavour is lightly hoppy with a bit of chewy resinousness. Okay beer, but the sweet malts don’t play all that well with these hops.

3
DSG (14764) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 29, 2009
(11/12/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in Lafayette Hill. 5.5%. Hazy deep golden-amber. Flavor starts sweetish and malty and continues bitter with hints of grapefruit. Medium-bodied.

2.8
Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2009
On tap at the brewery. Has a very mild aroma, with traces of Cascade (perhaps) hops and light carapils sweetness. Light orange-amber clear body with slight haze, topped with light off-white head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts with light malty character, sweet sugar notes, and quite a hit of floral-grassy hop bitternesss. nothing really stands out here, but it’s a solid pale ale. Has a mild chemical soapy presence, fleeting, that’s really hard to nail down. A bit bitter in the finish with bitter chalky after.

4
santos999 (318) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2008
Cask conditioned. Clear gold with a rich white long-lasting head. The aroma is a bit non-existent, but there are hints of caramel, pine, citrus, and o-zone. Clean, rich, full taste on the other hand. Nice bitter and citric notes, and is balanced beautifully by the cask.

3.5
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2008
on tap-pours a retaining off white head and gold/amber color. Aroma is very mild citrus, some musty/cardboard. Taste is dry citrus hops-grapefruit, secondary medium malt. Finish is some bitter. (also on cask-more piney/earthy)

3.3
illinismitty (2271) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Draft at brewpub. pours orange amber with an off white head. Initial flavor of caramelized malt that transitions to a mild grapefruit bitterness. Short, semi dry bitter finish. Not outstanding, but good.


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