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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An aggressive Pale Ale brewed with Simcoe & Citra hops. Brewed to support the Cleveland Metroparks. 50 cents from every pint and $1 from every growler will go directly to the Metroparks.
2013 Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal (Fresh Hop Version).

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (3044) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2017 Draft at Bru Craft. Slightly hazy deep gold pour with solid top of soft egg-shell foam. Lots of lace. Well carbonated but aroma feels blunted. Mellow dank citrus hops. Thick toasted cracker malts. Notes of wax, grapefruit, tree sap, juniper and burnt butter. Finishes like a lager. Full and quaffable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (8547) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Lots of bitter grapefruit here. Some pine. Big taste for an APA. Golden pour with decent head and lacing. Bitter and tangy finish. Tap at brewpub.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (5772) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Can. from VE. Nose of big pine, earth, caramel, some resin and floral notes. Pour clear and fiery orange with a very large and sudsy beige head. Taste really hoppy, bringing out dough and earth, tons and tons of oil, lots of resin and spice, a rye character, heavy dulled caramel, some seeping alcohol, strong florality, juice. Clean and swift, body is medium but the oiliness brings up the feel a notch; musky perfume. Not as bright in the fruit/citrus department, though this one has Citra and Simcoe written all over it. Beautiful. [2016.09.18: 3.7]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (2577) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Draft to taster at cappyís pour avg gold with thin white head. Nose tropical fruit, light vegetal, some biscuit. Taste light bitter up front, then resin, light fruit, light dank, and some floral but kind of muted.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (4112) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Can from the brewery Pours a fairly clear deep golden color with a huge frothy rocky white head that persists forever. Bready biscuity crackery malt aroma and flavor with plenty of resinous pine and pithy citrus and just a touch of tropical hop character to round this out nicely. Great pale ale although it certainly is straddling the IPA line.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (6314) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 23, 2016
Bottle. It pours a mostly clear orange color with a frothy off white head. The aroma is flowery with lightly toasted malt, pine and grapefruit. Background notes of stone fruit. The flavor is the same. Floral and piney up front with some toasted malt and hints of caramel. Grapefruity and stone fruit hops are strong with a solid bitter finish. A very good APA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (1551) - - FEB 8, 2016
Clear amber pour with a fairly large head. Aroma of pine, citrus zest, grass. Pine resin up front, lighter grapefruit notes, citrus rinds, pineapple, cracker malt. Easy drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2016
Rating #1667 - #CBC2015 Beer 52 - Day 4 - On tap at Fat Headís w/ Ferris. Golden pour with a bubbly, lasting white foam. Aroma is citrusy, tangerine notes, mild grassiness, mild floral, piney scent.Taste is a blast of hop character whose bitterness evolves to define this beer, a bold bitterness following a crisp, floral,resinous, citrusy sweetness. Not unbalanced, and extremely drinkable

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (6260) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Nice c hop nose citrus floral perfumey soft malt base sweetness. Golden pour thin head soft lace. Flavors are somewhat biscuity with good floral and perfume notes. Light citrus. Mild sweetness. Solid if unspectacular.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pablo951 (663) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2015
it pours a white white and soft aroma of hops. Great hop bitter taste with hints of floral.


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