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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Going back to our recipes developed in the shadow of this Western NM monolith, this is nothing like your standard American Pale Ale. No American hops to be found in this gem. Lots of earthy, spicy Kent Goldings and premium English Crystal malts make this beer unique in a sea of ubiquity.

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3.8
bytemesis (9240) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 19, 2017
Tap. Pours clear Ameer, melon white head good lasting. Aroma is grass, caramel, pine, toast. Flavor is melon sweet, light plus bitter, medium body.

3.8
Kevin (2201) - Montana, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Tap. Solid amber color with a thick sticky off white head. Aroma is wet hay, and light sugar. Clean spicy bitterness that lingers in the finish layered over toffee cereal malt notes. A nice one to sip on in an enclosed patio with my dog at a local restaurant as 35 mph winds whip through town

3.3
BuckeyeBoy (8500) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 19, 2014
On tap at pub. Pours out a nice crisp amber topped with a small sand head. Nose is nut sweet malts and a hop kick. Taste is as the nose with a nice grapefruit hop on the end.

3.4
deyholla (12315) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Growler. Pours a near clear amber with a near white head that dissipates to the edges slowly. Aroma has a nice light pine note with a good amount of grain and a bit of sweet grains and caramel backing. Flavor has a similar light pine note with some sweet grains and caramel as well as a hint of earthiness.

4.3
maltman53 (472) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - MAY 17, 2014
On tap at The Range restaurant in Bernalillo, this beautifully balanced PA paired quite well with my chile rellenos. The beer is an American with a British accent: smooth, spicy, floral Kent Goldings hops, with a smooth, sweet caramel note coming from English Crystal Malt (Simpsons medium?). A pleasant sharp bitterness at the end. Overall, very nice!

3.4
RobertDale (6856) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 5, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Comes a clear amber with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, grain, and fruit. Taste is malt, citrus, grain, and floral. Somewhat bitter finish. Nice.

3.5
Iphonephan (7287) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2013
On draft at the brewpub in Albuquerque. Pours a clear dark amber with an off white head. Rich malty nose. Nutty flavor. Bitter finish.

3.6
Westchesterco (2192) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2013
At the brew pub on draft an amber color with a slight head no true aroma that I could detect strong hoppy flavor that does not stay long on the palate

3.2
GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Tap at La Cumbre. Dark amber, clear pour. Minimal foam. Webby lace. Muted nose. Taste is decently bitter, biscuit, dark bread, chocolate finish.

3.7
cubs (10717) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Tap @ La Cumbre. Pours a clear, dark amber appearance with a khaki head. Lightly fruity, a bit toasty malty, light caramel aroma. Chewy, rich caramel malty, somewhat earthy, floral flavor. Nice brew.


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