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RATINGS: 547   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our first run at an American Pale Ale. Flavors and aromas of zesty citrus, passionfruit, and pine present themselves throughout. A very subtle malt sweetness for balance, but this is intended to finish dry.

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Bottle labeled 011213... 11 days old. Pours a hazy light orange/yellow with a one finger head that retains a nice film. Smell is wonderful... hoppy floral, citrus, orange, with a slight malty musk. Taste is also fantastic and doesnt disappoint. Good carbonation and medium body. My favorite from Maine Beer Co.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sdaniel90 (994) - Mexico City, MEXICO - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle, 500ml. Cloudish golden amber with a large creamy offwhite head. Deep aromas of floral hops, pine. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Fresh hoppy and caramel flavors into a dry hoppy finish. Very pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Percy0103 (706) - MEXICO - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle, 500ml. A clear amber beer with a big frothy white head. Citric hopoy aromas. Taste is medium bitter with a nice citric finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. Nice malty character.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1903) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle: Clear gold with a frothy white head. Green pepper hops in aroma with a similar flavor. Spicy hop taste and finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElManana (1961) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2016
Bottle at home, traded thanks! Lots of fruits, oranges, passion fruit and citrus, not so much bitterness, pretty awesome!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DomD (278) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 15, 2016
Bottle into glass. Very citrus heavy aroma. Pours a clear golden with white head. Light bitter taste. A very nice pale ale.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
eaglefan538 (3033) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - OCT 13, 2016
Maine Beer Co does it all so well. I didnt rate this when I had it in a bottle, just dont get around to typing these things up anymore. But, after grabbing a keg, its worth it. Pour is yellow full bodied and hazy unfiltered, huge head with pillowy rings lacing all the way down. Aroma of pineapples, citrus, floral. Flavor is rich citrus and tropical and resinous pine, finishing with a lightly sweet malt base, some biscuit flavors, hearty mouthfeel and nicely carbonated, just fantastic. The best pale ale Ive ever had. Not even close, starts to present itself as an IPA, and a darned great one at that too.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (6270) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of floral, citrus, tropical fruit. Tastes of lemon and grapefruit citrus, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ffaoe (471) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Unbelievable citrus aroma. golden and hazy in color with nice fluffy head. Taste is well balanced between malt/hop, medium body. Finishes citrus hops with lingering grapefruit flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (2329) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2016
$7.49 bottle from Whole Foods, CHO. Whats a better medicine to fight a sore throat than beer? I suppose a stronger alcohol, but Im not going there (today). Pours only slightly hazy golden with a large, frothy off-white head. I smelled it as soon as the cap was coming off - it wasnt even off when the aroma hit me. Yummy grapefruit, peach, light pineapple in the nose. Flavor is bittersweet grapefruit, clementine, pineapple, pine, and some toasted bread in the back end. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (1364) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 18, 2016
500ml 08.16.16 bottle, thanks Guillaume for buying. Aroma: fruit salad of oranges, peaches tropical fruits. App: clear golden, medium white head leaving beautiful lacing. Taste and palate: medium body, great mouthfeel. Some lichis in mouth, silky (in a good way), clean moderate bitter finish. Overall: well executed. This bottle is one month old, wonder how it would be even fresher. This is made on the "old" apa style, before NE style existed. Im still surprise to see how much I like it since Im now converted to that NE style. The aroma could be a bit more fruit-in-your-face or even have some pines in it to make it a bit more strong aroma-speaking. On the end the taste is fruity enough. Great mouthfeel. Pretty good.


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