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RATINGS: 182   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
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.


3.2
kyzr (1527) - Montana, USA - JUN 11, 2017
Gold pour with average sized white head. Nose of citrus and hint of pine. Flavor is citrus, with light sweetness from the malt. Has a medium body and touch of bitterness on the finish.

3.2
Ronritter (659) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2017
12oz bottle pours gold with white head aroma is citrus and spruce, taste light sweetness, with a medium bitter finish

3.1
AirForceHops (7140) - 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
keepersj12 (3114) - 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
edgallow (4154) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 31, 2016
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of caramel and earthy. Taste is pine and caramel.

3
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
Itzjerm (2794) - 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
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
ads135 (4587) - 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
mjmoen (520) - - DEC 23, 2015
Drank straight from the bottle. Good floral hop aromas and flavors but not too bitter


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