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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The original Extra Pale Ale, this is the one that started it all. Our first brew was introduced in 1989 in Golden Gate style kegs. We have stayed true to our beginnings and still brew it the way we did back then. A bright golden hued ale with a medium body and a crisp spicy /floral hop character and very mild bitterness. This unfiltered ale has a pleasing mouth feel and remains our most popular brew. This beer goes with everything and every occasion.

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ayumbomb (63) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2005
So hoppy that I actually enjoyed it. I hate IPAs, and I tend to dislike EPAs, but this was extraordinary. The taste and smell were very fascinating. The aftertaste makes the beer a must have! Try it out.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coldbrewky (1721) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - OCT 30, 2016
Can via 5000. Pours a drab and unclear golden/amber. Far from the bright they describe. Decent head. Very mild bitterness is an understatement as well....as hops are barely present. This must be magic freshly tapped. Overall a bit boring.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (6687) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 22, 2016
355ml bottle. Cloudy, orangey golden colour with small to average, thick, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Mild, husky, malt-spicy aroma, a floral touch. Taste is husky, malt-spicy, slightly bitter hoppy overtones with a floral touch. Simple, unspectacular.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjogro (3045) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2016
Shared from bottle at deansos. almost clear folden with white head. Sweet malts, light fruity, light cardboard. Medium sweet, light bitter. Medium body, malty feel, soft carbonation. Grainy and oily feel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (9475) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2016
33cl bottle shared with sjogro en maakun. Thin ring white head. Clear golden pour. Light bitterness . Ok

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (4224) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Clear golden with small white head. Sweet malts, cake, light peach, paper, light herbs and lime. Under medium sweet and bitter. Just medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (3096) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 26, 2016
12 oz bottle poured at a restaurant in North Cali near the source. Bright golden cloudy pour with a high carb, active fizz head. Very gentle hop aroma. A ton of dry, dusty straw grain throughout. A savior splash of juicy, yet bitter combined hops. Overall an easy drinking pale. Light, and medium refreshment. Not bad.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rick_91709 (391) - USA - SEP 20, 2016
Poured from a can. Pale cloudy gold. Very thin head. Grainy aroma. A little orange up front in the taste. Not very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DenverLogan (1120) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - AUG 28, 2016
From a bottle into an Alesmith stem glass. Pour gold with small head and lace. Aroma of grains, lime and lemon zest. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of grains, cereal, minerals, lime zest, funky herbs. Overall so-so.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
katrinaez (1502) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2016
Standard style pale. Not very hoppy, but not overly bland. A bit of orange up front and ends with a little bitter malt. Aroma is mild. Mouth is even and just right for the style. Bottle

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquors. Hazy mango body with slight head. Nose of caramel, burnt; mango and peaches and floral. Taste is nice malts and caramel and fruits. Nice creamy texture. Citrus in the finish.


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