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RATINGS: 485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sweetgrass APA is a Pale Ale of distinction! 2009 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal winner in the American Pale Ale category, this crisp and fragrant beer is hopped and dry-hopped with plenty of Amarillos and Cascades. Try it with any bold, flavorful food to complement its citrusy, resinous spiciness. Alcohol 6.0% by volume.

Awards 2009 - Gold Medal, American Pale Ale - Great American Beer Festival
Specifications
Original Gravity: 15.0 Plato (1.060)
Malts: Idaho 2-Row Pale, German Vienna & CaraAmber
International Bittering Units: 60
Hops: Columbus, Galena, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, & dry hopped with Cascade
Alcohol by Volume: 6.0%

Editor’s Note: formerly called Sweetgrass India Pale Ale

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harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2006
This has a great flavor coming out of the gate, but soon loses any momentum it has in the finish, dropping right off the palate. A very soft IPA, with some wonderful citric grapefruit in the aroma. Hoppy all the way through, with a light maltiness. This one is just OK.

3.4
mjg74 (3116) - La Mesa, California, USA - APR 4, 2006
Pours a medium golden/orange color. Somewhat hoppy aroma. Alittle grapefruit and pine. Some maltiness. Hoppy right up front with a creamy mouthfeel. Some woodiness. Mid-range bitterness. Sort of malty as well. Bitter finish. Decent IPA.

3.2
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - APR 3, 2006
Poured a clear orange-gold color with a small off-white head. Hoppy aroma. Earthy with notes of orange juice and a touch of body aroma. Caramel malt underneath. The flavor is malty start but leaves quickly. Thin malt and thin body. Long moderate bitter finish.

3.4
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2006
12 oz bottle. Medium copper body, clear, under a one finger white head composed of very fine bubbles. Soft floral hop aroma over a light biscuity and toasted malt base. Fairly biting bitter hoppiness up front with a light malt backbone. Finish has a bit of a metallic tinge to it. Light to medium bodied with fairly active fine carbonation. Texture becomes a little sticky on the finish. A middle of the road IPA, not one to exhaustivly seek out.

3
delmecum (87) - Western Illinois, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2006
A sound and well built beer but just not IPAee enough for my tastes. A good started beer for those wanting to try IPA style beers.

3.3
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 23, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2009 A pretty mild IPA. A nice looking light amber color pour, with head that bailed quickly. Nice floral aroma

2.9
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2006
An ok brew, abit on the mild side, nice, easy drink, some fruity notes, not much of an IPA, but an ok beer.

3.3
Lubiere (13995) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 20, 2006
Hazy milky golden ale with a thick creamy white head. Coniferous hops aroma with light citrus notes. In mouth, classic crisp malt with herbal hops, lingering, and definite grapefruit. Medium bodied. Bottle is 1 yr old. Thanks Degarth.

2.9
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2006
It poured a cloudy, golden color with a tight bubbled white head that faded quickly. It had a pleasant, fresh earth aroma. It seemed light bodied, lighter than I would expect from an IPA. The hop/ malt balance was good, but both were light. Slight hop aftertaste

3.5
jmcguire1969 (162) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2006 This is a decent English style IPA but I prefer the West Coast style. Fruity aroma with a clean off white head. Nice legs hold to the glass. Taste hits you with the malt then comes on with a soft hop flavor and leaves you with a subtle bitterness on the tongue. Not my favorite but good.


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