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RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
MIGHTY ARROW Pale Ale provides lots of pleasurable sniffs from Amarillo and Cascade hops with a fetching honey malt base. This is our brewed tribute to Arrow, Kim’s Aussie/Border Collie mix who ran (literally) New Belgium for 12 years. When she wasn’t patrolling the brewery grounds, she was famous for her office visits: She never met a tummy rub she didn’t like. Atta girl Arrow.

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3.2
phaleslu (10895) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2011
12 oz. bottle from Randall’s. Pours a clear, deep gold color with a thin white head. Aroma of floral, herbal hops, honey, citrus peel, and mild spices. Flavor of floral and herbal hops, pale malts, honey, spices, citrus peel, and corn flakes. Light-bodied, with medium to high carbonation and a spicy, sweet, and fizzy mouthfeel. Good APA, and interesting.

3.2
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2009

Date: February 20, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Flying Saucer, Houston
Appearance: clear gold, dense off white head, icy lace like frost on a window pane
Aroma: sweet crystal malt aroma with nice citrus hops
Flavor: well balanced flavor with plenty of soft citrus backed by the sweet crystal
Overall: a nice sugared grapefruit beer that’s a bit easier on the palet
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

3.7
marcus (10867) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 20, 2009
This light amber ale poured with a fluffy off-white head and an intense floral aroma. The flavor is chock full of citrus floating upon a solid caramel malt base. Quite refreshing and fairly tasty.

2.7
onceblind (10862) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Sampled at Denver Winter Brewfest 2011. Clear light amber in color with sweet flowery grassy hop aroma. Taste profile is typical of a pale, but watered down somehow. A bit too floral and bitter and lacking body. A big fat "meh"

3.5
DuffMan (10751) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 5, 2010
Bottle. Clear golden, foamy white head that leaves some delicate lace. Nice pine and grapefruit hop aroma. Light malts, generously hopped with flavours of grapefruit rind and light pine, light in the body despite the 6%. Very good.

3.4
cubs (10740) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 1, 2011
Tap @ brewery. Golden yellow orange appearance with a white head that disappears pretty quickly. Bushy hoppy nose. Pretty bitter hoppy flavor. The hoppiness is a mild bushy, piney flavor. Pretty mild yet refreshing IPA.

3.6
sebletitje (10477) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2009
courtesy of vasdef42. Props to New Belgium. Finally an APA that stands out. Pours a golden/copper with thick off-white head. Aroma of herbal/grassy hops.and some citrus notes. Taste, floral hoppy with thick mouthfeel light sweet honey malts and spices. Some pale malts and tittering fruit notes of grapefruit and some citrus. Overall it remains rather sweet and extremely drinkable. This is one fine beer, well balanced between the hops and the sweetness.

3.5
bb (9790) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 8, 2009
Bottle. Amber beer with a whitish head. Nice summer fruit/tropical fruit aroma with a bit of grapefruit. Grapefruit flavor with light pine and a bit of ceral malt backing. Medium bodied. Tropical fruit lingers with some malt and pine. Decent bitterness and not bad.

3
Skinnyviking (9767) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Draught. Low fluffy off-white lasting head. Hazy yellow body. Fruity malty aroma without much character. Fruity dry and salty hops bitter flavor with high carbonation and a bit short aftertaste.

3.5
solidfunk (9729) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 5, 2014
Some citrus hops and a good malt backbone. Well done package, great session pale ale. Light to medium bitter finish. Bottle.


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