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RATINGS: 180   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gmku (303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 31, 2012
On tap at the Millstream Brewing Company beer garden. Maybe it was the fresh pour from the tap, or maybe it was the weather, or something like that, but I really enjoyed this on my recent Sunday visit to the Amana Colonies. So this is a relabelled version of Warsh Pail? It seems better to me, a fuller body, fuller mouthfeel, and more hops. The body is medium copper colored with a light khaki head. The aroma has some just-sliced grapefruit and light bread crust. There is also some nutty character. The taste has some out-of-the-oven bread crust with some light orange peels behind that. Very quaffable and quite likeable, a decent ale from Germans in Iowa.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (7044) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 17, 2017
12 oz. bottle. Lightly hazy orange in color. Aroma shows me weak grass clippings, mild caramel.

Flavor of a caramel malt backbone, light floral, and mild pine. Weak bitterness. Not bad but more a APA rather than an IPA classification. Just mildly ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3091) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2017
Decent easy drinking beer. A nice beer to work with. Like cut the lawn, drink this beer. Shovel the snow, drink this beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (4090) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 31, 2016
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of caramel and earthy. Taste is pine and caramel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Art (3217) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Bottle thanks to Dan. Pours a clear copper color. White head. Aromas of old hops. Just kinda old. No life left.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (2757) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 10, 2016
For ABV a very impressive ipa. Nice hop smooth grassiness. REally what you want at this abv. Not to much hop not to much malt. Long lasting head. No off flavors. Wow. This is impressive.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1855) - Granville, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Amber pour with a beige head. Aroma is light hops and malt. Taste is earthy hops and a malty body. Ok tasting. So-so lacing. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (4544) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 31, 2016
A solid pale ale. Mild with citrus floral hops. Nice balance throughout the drink. Bitterness at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjmoen (496) - - DEC 23, 2015
Drank straight from the bottle. Good floral hop aromas and flavors but not too bitter

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (5171) - Eureka, California, USA - JUL 22, 2015
This was a gift from a friend who usually gives me beer of the month offerings.Pours a hazy amber with a white head. Nose of floral and citrus hops. Medium body. Flavor is caramel malts and the floral and citrus hops there were in the aroma. Finishes lightly bitter. More like an APA than an IPA no matter what part of the country you are in.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nsanders (1124) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle. Orange with active carbonation and a decent sized white head. Floral, golden raisins, corn bread and honey. Tastes just like it smells, light balanced sweet and dry finish. Body is lighter with a foamy feel.


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