RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Our Pale Ale is reminiscent of a classic American Pale Ale, offering a bold hop character and rich caramel and grapefruit notes, with a clean yet distinctly hoppy finish.

Ingredients Sorghum, Brown Rice, Maltodextrin, Yucca Extract, Hops, and Yeast
Hops Cascade, Sterling
ABV 5.6%
IBU 45
Food Pairings The hop bitterness contrasts with spicy, heat-charred, smoky, or aromatic flavors. Try: blue cheese, barbeque, seafood, or Asian-spiced dishes.

2011 Craft Lager & Small Batch Festival: Gold Medal
2012 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition: Gold Medal
2012 Craft Lager & Small Batch Festival: Silver Medal
2013 Denver International Beer Competition: Gold Medal

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bigtaster (951) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Gold yellow color soapy white head. Nose has floral notes and candy. Body is light, flavors are sickly sweet, metallic, fruit. Just doesnt do it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - DEC 28, 2013
Deep copper, clear, thin off white head. Aroma of spicy and piney hops, an odd herbal note that I cant quite place. Flavor: caramel, a little toast, that same herbal note (probably from the sorghum and rice--I dont taste a lot of gluten free beers), definitely get a hint of the molasses, light citrusy hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SudsMcDuff (8296) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
12ounce bottle, single in Austin from Whip-In .. . deep gold .. low foam .. . cheap cheese and grain .. . light .. . troubled beer .. . . Please dont mention the bat infestation in the bathroom -- it alarms the girls.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Ibrew2or3 (8493) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2013
12oz bottle pours with a clear copper body and thick gold edges and supports an off white head. The aroma offers up red apples, earthy gravel, sugar coated cherry skins, cherry nuanced hazelnut notes and boozy figs...what the... Odd funky just weird smell, and not in a particularly good way. The taste, oh boy here we go, is sadly similar with red apples, ripe cherries, some cherry skins and then odd earthy gravel mixed with sweet hazelnuts. None of this is going well together as every note is heading into a different direction. Wow, strange and its bold notes that pop up here and there are just making it worse. Easily will never touch this again.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Appearance: Copper and toffee hues under under an off-white head that fades into a thin collar with a broken layer of film in the middle.
Nose: For the first few minutes I am literally not able to get anything aroma wise. Eventually I am able to scrounge up some faint notes of white bread crust and stale crackers in the back. Whiff of diacetyl in the back.
Palate: Hard apple skins along the sides. Fizzy salty mineral finish. Sides of the cheeks tingle as the beer passes by without leaving anything for me to taste. Maybe just maybe a bit more flavor than the nose with some faint white breads and white crackers. Ghostly essence of butter.
Final Thoughts: Another blah beer from New Planet Beer Company. Just because someone is gluten-intolerant doesnt mean they should have to drink a sub-par faux beer. Keep looking.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
kidmartinek (4999) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Pours a perfect pint size. Cheers pintsize! Brillant, translucent copper. Healthy, lacy, off-white head that lasts. Aroma of very old books and wood. Flavor is old wood oulo but accentuated with metallic notes added. Ummm nyiittt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Dogbrick (12587) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Sample at the "Far Out! Space-themed beer tasting" on 10/01/2013. Pours a brownish-amber color with a thin off-white head that evaporates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of grain and fruit. Light-bodied with flavors of charred bread, latex and minty hops. The finish is sorgum and fruit. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DialSquare (4800) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2013
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Orange-gold pour, minimal head. Aroma is light funk, alcohol, grain, medicinal. Cereal, metallic, grain, bandaid, burnt, bitter, yeast, dry. A strange bad beer. Not a drain pour, but close.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (12255) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Just biting sorghum harshness, it literally burns the mouth, almost minty at times.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Amber color with a while head. Caramel aromas, hops, light fruit. Light body, not much going on in terms of flavor. Bland at best.

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