Beerona97 (2399) - Washington, USA - JUL 24, 2010
4 oz draft sample. Clear gold, foamy white head. Aroma of grain and mild hop citrus. Taste has some grassy bitterness. Smooth texture. Bitter finish. jercraigs (10374) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2010
2010-07-03. Crisp golden orange body, modest white head and lace. 3+ Flavour is pleasantly hoppy, modest bitterness throughout. Hop profile is a touch odd, very muted citrus and grassy character blends together in a way I don’t love at first but grows on me a bit. 6+ Aroma has similar grassy hop profile, muted citrus and malt. 6+ Average palate. Decent but I do not love the grassy notes. On tap at Jolly Roger Taproom, Seattle mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2010
[3098-20100703] Tap. Mild grainy bread yeast aroma. Clear, medium orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head head and some lacing. Bitter grainy bread yeast flavour has a long bitter aftertaste. Medium body. Good, solid pale.
bhensonb (15236) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 21, 2010
(@ brewpub, Seattle, WA)
Bottle from Bottleworks. Pours amber with a foamy beige head. Aromas of fragrant hop and caramel. Lush and foamy. Flavor is very mild caramel with a lot of fruit, a lot of rather grassy hop, and a whole lot of taste. Finishes bitter. Very good indeed. Ibrew2or3 (8614) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2010
12oz bottle pours deep gold with subtle haze and thin off white head. The aroma is a rush of assorted citrus smelling hoppiness running from grapefruit to tangelo to orange zest to lime. I also get a sense of malts off in the background. The taste is similar bridging the gap between citrus hop flavor and citrus hop bitterness with plenty of grapefruit and tangelo and un ripe orange. It seems to go from sweeter citrus hop flavor then toward increasing citrus hop bitterness.
jarow (237) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear light straw color. Nose is weak, some light citrusy hops but it’s hard to make out much else. Taste is surprising given the nose - slightly sweet with a big hoppy flavor - pine, citrus, some spice. Malts play well in the background and taste like a late summer meadow. Finishes medium length, dry, bitter and hoppy. A nice surprise overall - pretty great for a pale ale, very refreshing, and a great session beer. raphael (1254) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2010
Some pale ale malt edge balanced with the citrus hops, Pretty in the glass, a little odd in the mouth. Hops lead the flavor, a good session brew. philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2010
Maritime Pacific Brewing Company "Islander Pale Ale--""Brewed in the Northwest with Imagination"""--2009 Release--12 oz. Bottle--5.00% ABV--45 IBU’s? (4.5 / 5.0) Pale Ale--Lacy mild off white head. Slightly hazy rich gold color. Mellow floral hop front. No sediment. Tangy spicy rich doughy caramel biscuit mild fruit ester malty butterscotch body. Tangy hop spice balanced rich mild citrus end. Rich Refreshing Pale. Sampled 3/19/2009. 6-Pack--$7.99. jjuf1853 (1302) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2009
Draft at a hotel dive bar next to the Moore Theater (Seattle, WA). Pours a slighly hazed golden orange color with a minimal head. Decent amount of citrus hop aroma and flavor. Can’t say I could decipher the Czech hops in the description, but okay. Nice bitterness in the finish. highibus (821) - Vail, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2009
Pours a hazy deep straw with small white head. Decent lacing. Slight aroma of soft spice. What first presents on tha palate is a nice soft maltiness almost as if they used a little wheat. But quickly a nice sharp hop bite comes on. I was a little concerned with the color as I enjoy my pale ales and IPA’s for that matter to be a good baloance of malt. This has the body and slight sweetnes from the malt but a nice bitterness too. Nice beer.