RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
This Friday, leave your shoes and shirts behind and soak yourself in Summer Rules Pale Ale. This time of year is dedicated to that melting orb in the sky and the fight to keep cool. Get wet or go home. Sprawled series release 5/22/15

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregdafdxguy (13) - Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Not my fave thing from the local brewery, I tend to not like the one-hop focused brews. Looks beautiful in a 20oz+ tall pint glass, hazy orange. Smells vegetal, slightly citrus, not exactly inviting. Taste was off for me, weirdly vegetal and not hoppy like I think of hoppy. Very nice fizzy carbonation makes it more refreshing. Full disclosure, I had this after a 13oz pour of Najava in a firkin with an extra half pound of hops, which was awesome. Im hoping I am good enough to tease out the flavors of a second beer after one strong, hoppy beer. But maybe I am an idiot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (3044) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2016 Draft at Bru Craft. Very hazy yellow gold pour with soft soapy white foam. Lots of lace. Not much aroma when cold. Bright grassy citrus hops. Meyer lemons. Key limes. Fresh oak. Parsley. Lemongrass. Pineapple. Dandelion. Chlorophyll. Slightly sweet and sour. Invigorating, solid and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12578) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2016
Slightly hazy bright golden color with a medium white head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing. Herbal hops, fruit and malt in the nose. Light-bodied with flavors of floral hops, fruit and biscuit malt. Light-bodied with flavors of grapefruit, floral hops and malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Awktoberfest (402) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2016
Delightful in every way. Slight bitterness and so refreshing. Another well done pale by HA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (8879) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Note: Summer Rules and No Rules are two different beers. This rating is for Summer Rules. Pours gold with a white head. Mild fruity hops, light pale malts, some mild citrus notes, and moderate lingering bitterness. Solid; quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (2977) - Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2015 5/31 - Summer Rules (released 5/22) Growler from source. Clear bright yellow. Nose is pine sol. Taste is pine hops, dank, bitter hops. Very bitter for the low ABV, yet fairly easy drinking. Put down the entire 32 oz pretty easily after mowing the yard. 3.5

6/1 - No Rules (released 5/29) Growler from source. Hazy yellow. Aroma is subtitle bitter hops. Pine, freshly mowed grass, some tropical fruit, pineapple, guava, lemongrass. Taste is watered down fresh bitter hops. Very bitter yet very light. 3.2

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2015
22oz bomber from the brewpub pours a bright orange with a white head. orange pineapple and mango taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Tap, orange pour, white head, nose and taste are citrus, oranges, some hops and bitterness wow

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (3034) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2015
32 oz growler from the brewery. Strong notes of apricot and citrus with a nice hoppy back bone. Smells of citrus and apricots. Pours light yellow with a light white head. Had at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (4044) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2013
64 oz. growler from the brewery. Pours a nice, bright gold with a pale white head. Aroma of delicious amarillo hops. Lemon, orange, gumballs, Some pine and floral notes. Light cracker and bready malt aromas. Flavor is bright, clean, dry, with lots of flavorful citrus bitterness. Mild earthy fruits. Some biscuit and cracker malts as well. Medium bodied, nice texture, lively carbonation. Finishes bitter and nice. Loved this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2013 Draft, pours slightly hazy bright gold with white head. Aroma has a pleasant grapefruit rind, floral, slight pine. Flavors have a firm bitterness, grapefruit rind/citrus fruit is very vibrant on the palate, malt base has a slight toast and cracker bent to it but isnt as toasty as daisy. Seem earthy fruit notes finish. The bitterness is a touch high to make this truly sessionable and the whole experience is a little one dimensional but as it is, its a solid extra pale.

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