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RATINGS: 518   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sane or senseless? Harmless or harmful? Sometimes it takes awhile to get to know a stranger. Initial impressions are not always reality, so you must delve deeper. Beyond the initial floral hop aromas, malt sweetness is revealed, yet with a spicy undertone that exposes a very rye sense of humor. Take your time to get to know the Stranger. It’s strangely satisfying.

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3.9
ChainGangGuy (4932) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2011
Appearance: Served a clear, light copper-orange body with a scant, wispy white head and some steady if sporadic effervescence. Sheet-like lacing on the way down.

Smell: Modest nose scented of lightly toasted bread, caramel, spicy rye, citrus fruits, and wet, soggy grains.

Taste: Lightly bready malts, lightly sweet and with some touches of grain, caramel, and zestful rye malt. Lightly earthy hops also delivering some fruity touches of oranges and lemons. Sufficiently bitter. A skosh more lemon on the drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Well-balanced and keenly drinkable, without ever giving too much or too little maltiness or aimlessly wandering into being an IPA with excessive bitterness. A good replacement of Jackman’s. Good-bye and good riddance, Jack.

3.9
shadey (2166) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 28, 2013
12oz bottle. Bright gold pour with no head. Aroma is sweet and citrus with bright fruit notes. Flavors are much the same. A really interesting and tasty pale. Delicious and under-rated.

3.9
presario (4925) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Gorgeous amber with rich white foam. Nice biscuit cookie malt. Very nice hop level. Could drink all afternoon. Good caramel note.

3.8
Shag (3047) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUN 19, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2011 This poured a copper color with a white head. The aroma is caramel and citrus with some rye notes. The flavor is bitter with some citrus and nutty notes. Overall I enjoyed this one.

3.8
gunnar (9778) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2012
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy gold/amber with a small creamy white head. Very interesting sweet fruity and flowery hop aroma with some green apples as well. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter fruity hops, reminds me of the good british ipa, nothing over the top, just good all over.

3.8
rjplumer (1204) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Mild floral citrus aroma. A mild hazy yellow with a touch of amber.Citrus and bitter taste that finishes off clean and dry. Has a pepper rye feeling in the middle. Hint of malt sweetness. A little different than is typical for this style.

3.8
6ROW (473) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2012
copper por with a small white head . Floral hops aroma , more hops aroma than there Ipa . I think left hand only uses on kind of hops!!!!

3.8
RSRIZZO (2032) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a Shaker at 41°. Color is bright gold with light carbonation and a very thin head. Aroma is a nice fruity hop scent. It has a medium body with a smooth mouth feel. Flavor of mild roasted malt and caramel, then some floral hops show with a mild bitterness. In the after taste the bitterness hangs on with a fruity hop taste coming out. Overall its a very good American Pale Ale.


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