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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pale Ale's on the coasts of this country are turning into hoppy monsters, but our beer is more mild, and about balance. It has enough bitterness to match the maltiness provided by the pale malt base. It gets its citrus zing from extensive dry-hopping with Cascade hops. This beer was first made in a few small test batches in 2003. The response was so incredibly positive, that it has worked it’s way into a year round beer. A hoppy IPA in the central plains... how exciting!

O.G. 15.2 Plato F.G. 4.8 Plato
43 IBU
9 SRM
100% Briess Malt
Pale Ale Base Malt, Munich 20, Caramel 40L, Wheat, Carapils, and Victory Northern Brewer, Cascade, and Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bule (1916) - California, USA - JUN 4, 2015
12oz bottle pours a pale brown color with a bit of head. Malt, hops ... It's a pale ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2771) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Rich amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of floral hops, hay, & citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, floral/pine hops, and citrus zest; Decent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ed5388 (3265) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2015
12oz bottle from Pizz5116. Pours a clear amber color with a small foamy beige head. Aroma of caramel malt, lemons, and herbal hops. Taste of caramel, lemon zest, pine, and yeast. Meh

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jrwhitney6 (478) - - MAY 26, 2015
Beer of month club offering. Pours clear gold - ice tea like. Not much of a nose - some faint pine. Taste of some citrus, caramel and bitter hops - but kinda rushed (goes to the bitterness quickly). Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SotallyTober (94) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2015
has a clear amber pour with thin eggshell color head. theres a caramel, straw, light sour dough, and floral aroma. flavors of citrus zest, grapefruit, yeast, caramel malt, and resinous pine. average overall and would be a good summer time session ipa.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2015
bottle from Dave...thx man...ok ipa not great not bad...drinkable but not one to search out....(#447)

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
briandwagner (23) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2015
A half decent IPA from my home state. Has a nice earthy taste but not well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2394) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle. Pleasant nose with hints of hops and caramel. Murky dark Amber body with a lasting white layer of head. Mouthfeel is a little overly effervescent from carbonation but the flavor is good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 27, 2014
Lotta cred. Soft breach doughy caramel. Some resin grapefruit. Not the highest boost. Dry. Fj e.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigtaster (921) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Pours a very hazy dark orange with big off white frothy head. Grapefruit, hay, caramel on the nose. Very smooth with light carbonation, sweet caramel notes through to the finish. Hints of grassy hops without too much bitterness. Very well balanced.


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