RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Named for the fairer-furred flying mammal who’d rather avoid a sunburned bum. Other parts of the country may lay claim on having great beer culture, but we ain’t too shabby down here in San Antonio… unfortunately we’re a lot closer to the surface of the sun, so bust out the SPF 100 to protect your tail from the South Texas rays. This quaffable thirst quencher combines a simple recipe of malts with a relatively reserved portion of American hops to create refined refreshment, perfect for escaping the heat on a patio with a view near you. And please, someone crank up the air conditioning. Ingredients: Pale, carapils, Munich & crystal malts; restrainedly aggressive American hops; top-fermenting yeast; natural, limestone-filtered, Edwards Aquifer H2O; Plenty of Shade

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GreatDane1632 (1177) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 26 Oct 2012 -- Bought a keg from the source and brought it back to Laughlin for our Flight room. Good brew, perfect on a Friday afternoon after Flying Ops are done for the week.

Travlr (26948) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color. Nice aroma of dusty fruit. Taste is bittersweet fruit.

Ferris (17800) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Draft - Light citrus hops and some light malts sweetness. Clear gold with a rich white head. Mellow piney and resin hops with a dank bitterness that fades quick. Nice APA.

kidmartinek (5007) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Waxy amber with a thin white ring head. Aroma is good and strong with hop pininess. Palate is subdued compared to the aroma but very strong flavors of grapefruit peel and english malts come out. A bitchin’ brew. Full but sessionable and totally satisfying with a balabced strong hoppiness and weaker malt backbone. Not iver the top. Just right.

Huhzubendah (3776) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Big thanks to Curtis for sending me this growler! Shared with the other Matt last week. The beer is a copper / orange / amber hue, depending on where the light hits the glass. The liquid is very hazy, with nearly an inch of off white head that exhibits lasting retention. The aroma is a blend of hops and malt, with light citrus. The flavor is well balanced and enjoyable. This is a nice pale ale, and fresh tasting. The body is light, but not thin, per se. The aftertaste leaves a lasting hop bitterness (positive) on the palate. Overall, a nice, light beer. A good choice for warm weather. I would have this again. Serving type: growler Reviewed on: 06-06-2011

NavyOfficer27 (12) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
very low in color, very nice hop nose, wow... smooth on the front of the tongue and slight pleasant after taste of bitter... best pale I’ve had

KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Tap at brewpub
Pours a glassy amber with a nose of soapy hops. Flavor is syrupy-sweet rosy hops. Oily mouthfeel. Not bad.

decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Light orange pour. Light caramel malt and resiny hops. Flavor mirrors aroma with a decent finishing bitter. Light medium body with good carbonation.

drowland (9191) - Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2012
2/24/12. On tap at the brewery during RBWG 2012. Clear golden pour with a small khaki head. Plain aroma of light caramel malt with a bit of grassy hops. Light flavor as well with a touch of caramel and grassy hops. Plain but drinkable.

jkwalking05 (4745) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Light amber in color with a small white head. Aroma is of tropical fruits, sweet malt and hops. Taste is of citrus, caramel and malt. Nose and taste are a little weak.

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