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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American-style ale brewed one barrel at a time. The malt bill is built on American two-row malt and accented by crystal 10, Vienna, and white wheat malts. Magnum hops give the beer a nice clean bittering and Amarillo, Cascade, and Centennial hop varieties provide a pleasant floral and citrusy hop flavor. A healthy dose of additional Amarillo and Centennial are dry hopped to give this beer an inviting hop aroma. The beer is fermented with a neutral yeast strain and allowed to dry out so it finishes crisp and clean.

Note: Formerly known as Spring Peeper.

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3.6
jtclockwork (16597) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Bottle at the Gingerman. Pours cloudy golden amber with bone white head. Nose/taste of hops, pale malt, pineapple husks, pink grapefruit rind and resinous pine. Dryish bitter finish. Medium body. Clean.

3.9
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 7, 2011
A: The beer pours a hazy orange color with a couple fingers of white head. S: Starts out with a solid aroma of citrus hops, particularly orange with a more mild grapefruit note. There is a bit of malt character to it as well. Plenty of pale malt giving a bit of bread aroma and a light sweetness. T: The sweet malt notes are more pronounced on the palate than expected. That said, still fairly hoppy. A touch of grass to go with all the citrus fruit and citrus peel. There is a mild pine note which provides some bitterness. M: On the lighter side of medium in body with a medium carbonation. O: Really a solid pale ale. So far I’ve been impressed with the Maine Beer Co. offerings I’ve tried.

3.5
Ferris (15288) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle - Lemon grass hops and a touch of spice. Clear gold with a rich white head. Light citrus and grassy hops. Light pale malt sweetness to balance and slight bitter finish.

3.8
bhensonb (15195) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 25, 2012
Bomber from Half Time. Pours very light gold with a 3 finger creamy white head. Aroma is light pitted fruit and citrus. Med minus body. Flavor is floral and quite fruity. Light pitted fruits like nectarine. It is crisp and clean. It’s also finishing fruity bitter. Malt? Yeah, there’s arguably some lightly roasted malt backbone. But screw the backbone(tho it is necessary). This is ephemerally hoppy in a laid back East Coast style. Yum!

3.2
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Cammomile, fruity, flowery, tea, medium malty, toasted, honey notes, light bitterness, light piney, citrus. OK.

3.5
Ratman197 (14838) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 16, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting creamy white head. Aromas of straw, lemon, grassiness and a hint of pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness and light lemon with a crisp dry finish.

3.4
DSG (14784) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Cloudy yellow with a stable white head. Hoppy aroma, slightly stale, with floral and citric notes. Dry-ish flavor, a bit yeasty, with pleasant citric hops and decent bitterness. Medium-bodied. Quite refreshing.

3.7
Scopey (14730) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2011
Bottle at Leighton’s Aug 11 tasting. It pours hazy golden yellow, with a thin white head. The nose is pine, grass, orange, mango, light spice and chocolate Smarties. The taste is straw, hay, white bread, lemon, orange, apricot and pine, with a long light bitter finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. It’s smooth, clean and well balanced. Nice.

3.7
djd07 (14517) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong citrus and floral hop. Medium mouthfeel with nice hop bite, grain, citrus, light bitterness, very good.

3.7
Tmoney99 (14490) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle. Poured a clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with very good lacing. Moderate complex citrus hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid beer.


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