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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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A light-bodied, aromatic, Irish-style specialty ale. Double-hopped with PAcific Northwest Cascade hops for the flavor and smoothness of a traditional ale without bitterness of heaviness.

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1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerona97 (2399) - Washington, USA - APR 25, 2010
Pale yellow/gold, thin white head. Aroma of corn and mild hop. Taste is mild and lame. Somewhat refreshing when very cold.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2010
UPDATED: APR 24, 2011 Henry Weinhards, Blitz-Weinhard Company--Blue Boar Pale Ale--2002 12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV. (3.75 / 5.0) Pale Ale--Green Bottle. Clear thin bright light golden color. Creamy lacy head. Mild floral Pilsner hop front. Crisp smooth slightly tangy light dry sweet butter caramel body. Clean mild hop end. Mild Blonde Ale. Sampled 5/22/2003. Henry Weinhards, Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Company, Full Sail Contract Brew--Henry Weinhards Blue Boar Pale Irish Ale--2004 12 oz. Bottle. 4.60% ABV--14 IBUs. (3.75 / 5.0) Blonde Ale--Green bottle. Mild head. Clear thin light bright golden color. Mild Pils hop front. Crisp tangy mild dry sweet caramel butter citrus Pils Ale body. Stanky hint. Tart clean mild hop citrus end. Sampled 6/3/2004. Henry Weinhards, Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Company, Full Sail Contract Brew--Henry Weinhards Blue Boar Pale Ale--New Block Logo--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 4.60% ABV--14 IBUs. (3.25 / 5.0) Pale Ale--Thin head. Clear thin straw yellow color. Missing hop front. Thin mild tangy crisp weak caramel adjunct hint body. Clean refreshing hop spice hint end. Bland Macro Pale Ale. Sampled 12/26/2006. Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Company--Full Sail Brewing Contract Brewer--Lat 44--Henry Weinhards Blue Boar--Irish Style Pale Ale--2010 12 oz. Bottle. 4.60% ABV. 14 IBUs. (2.5 / 5.0) Extra Pale Ale. Green bottle. Huge foamy thin short lived billowy white mild lace head. Clear tumultuous fizzy bright thin darkish gold color. Hint of stank. Weak hop light adjunct aroma. Crisp fizzy tingly thin dry light sweet delicate pale pilsner malt malt fruit hint light body. Thin fizzy tangy refreshing mild hop crisp clean somewhat bland end. Sampled 4/21/2011. Purchased for $5.99 at Fred Meyer--Ballard, Seattle on 4/21/2011.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
poisoneddwarf (2479) - Coeur d Alene, Idaho, USA - NOV 22, 2009
12 oz bottle. First impressions before even tasting it: boring. It looks boring, smells boring. I imagine its going to taste boring. It smells skunky, cheap. Why breweries who should know better continue to use green and clear bottles instead of brown is incomprehensible to me. It almost always creates this skunk aroma and flavor. Idiots. It pours pretty much like a pale lager--maybe a little darker, but not much--no head, shitty lacing. Tastes of skunk, cheap adjuncts. This doesnt even taste like a pale ale. It tastes like a macro pale lager. This is without a doubt the worst pale ale Ive ever had.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (7956) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 25, 2009
Washington is rating Henry Weinhards. 12-oz screwtop, brought to me by my boss as a gesture of kindness. And because he doesnt feel like moving a bunch of beers over to our new offices in the next building. Either way, its the kind of thing that puts a fellow in a fine frame of mind. Pours a crystal clear pale yellow with loose grayish fizz on top. Mild nutty, corny, slightly earthy-hoppy nose. Watery light body, a bit fizzy. Corn, nuts, and earthy hop on the mid palate. Amazing neutral finish for an "APA." But not an awful beer by any means. Just horribly dull.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
llcooldave (1209) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2009
Skunky Aroma. Pale golden in color... theres really not much else to say about this other than I"m really disappointed" and I dont see how they can call this a Pale Ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tompete (320) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2009
Pale crystal clear yellow a white head but minimal lacing. Aroma of hops, some fruit and a hint of spice. Thin body with a flavor of apples - very interesting and unexpected. Finish balanced towards malt and a clean but light bitterness. A decent beer on its own, but it makes for a surprisingly bland North Western Pale Ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2009
Interesting name. Poured a moderately carbonated medium gold and delivered a smallish foamy white head which departed laceless. Aroma was nicely hopped and floral, as was the taste.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thooper41 (556) - BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2009
12oz bottle: Apperance is a golden brown with white head, aroma is bland of malt, flavor not much to write about slightly malt a little to much carbonation, pretty bland pale ale.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - JUN 16, 2009
Youd think that by association alone, that the beer brewed by Full Sail would have something to it. Unfortunately, this is just another mass brewed pale ale, with nothing going for it.

The body is a clear golden color, short 1" white head which went away with as much as a whimper, and clear carbonation bubbles floating away. Aroma has a moldy grassy note (like lifing up the lid of the grass barrell after a few days fermenting), very light citrus notes and some bran cereal thing going on. Flavor is an okay balance of hops and malt, but it seemed so watered down it was barely noticeable. Palate seemed crazy carbonated. I suppose itd do in a pinch, but if there are other options Id seek them out.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RareBreedTM (7) - Hopkinsville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 23, 2009 does not count
Bottle - Not my favorite beer from the Henry Weinhards collection. My friend got me started with Private Reserve, but my favorite has to be the Blonde. The Blue Boar to me has a bitter taste.


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