RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Seasonal Release Series. Spring forward with this refreshing seasonal ale. Notes of toasted malt up front with a bright and crisp Northwest hop finish. Its a session beer that everyone can enjoy.

Like many Ninkasi beers, this is an ale more than a specific style, though we put it in the Northwest Pale category. A light toasted malt flavor is more reminiscent of a British Pale, but the hops are bright and very Northwest. Flavorful and easy to drink!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - APR 12, 2013
Floral hops are strong in the nose. Slightly hazy golden-copper body is topped by a generous, fine bubbled, white head that lasts throughout and coats the glass with lace. Deliciously malty toasty flavour with a nice complement of floral and spicy hops and fairly pronounced bitterness in the backend. Medium body with wonderful fine bubbled effervescence. Enjoyed on tap at Portland Craft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (13301) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run, 3/6/16. Hazy amber, thin off-white head, fair retention. Aroma of toasted malts and citrus. The taste is citrus, tropical fruit, toasted malts. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
donandres (515) - Bayombong, PHILIPPINES - JUL 13, 2016
12 ounce bottle to wine glass Appearance: light amber, golden orange color, hazy, cloudy, small off white foam Aroma: pleasant aroma, not hoppy, more on grains Taste: slightly bitter Palate: long bitter aftertaste Overall: Very good beer. ok to repeat, look for Drank: July 13, 2016

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8294) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2016
small sample from hands .. . mild gold, clear .. medium head, lacing .. . mild mouth, easy going .. lawn chair style beer, citrus and flowers .. nice but small .. . . the pain in spain caused by a cane in your brain

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (2181) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a thick head and bits of lacing. Aroma of light fruits, pine and malt in the background. Taste of citrus, bit of pine and malt sweetness and grain. Nice bitterness, and a clean finish. Medium body, crisp and refreshing. Nice beer but a tad fruity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drjay44 (3616) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium thick, well retained, tiny bubbled, off white head, with extensive lacing, over a slightly hazy gold (SRM 5) body.......nose is light pine, resin, slight citrus, mild toasted malts......taste is lightly sweet, with light floral notes, mild malts, light hop bitterness, with light pine, resin, slight citrus......mouth feel, light body, no alcohol, high carbonation. This is a quite light APA in both hop and malt aromas and flavors. The bitterness is low, making for an easy drinking beer, that really misses the style. BJCP 6/3/12/4/5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1805) - CANADA - MAY 28, 2016
Appearance: clear medium gold with one fat finger of rocky off-white head, good retention and moderate lacing. (4/5) Aroma: oranges and lemons, tropical fruit, pale malt, pine. (7/10) Taste: moderate-low sweet, moderate bitter. (6/10) Medium-light body, moderate carbonation, lingering bitter finish. (3/5) Smells pretty good, doesnt taste quite as good. Its one of those APAs that doesnt really have the body or malt profile to support the hops, so it comes across as a little sharp and thin. Its still OK, but nowhere near as good as e.g. their Maiden the Shade. At least it doesnt suddenly drop off to a watery, thin finish the way some APAs do. (13/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (14012) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 24, 2016
12oz bottle. Small white head atop lightly hazed light amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/lemon, some bread, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, lemon, some pine/grapefruit, light bread. Effervescent light-medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (6173) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Marigold and lemongrass nose, a little catty. Cloudy amber, fine floaties, medium head, nice lace. Orange and marigold, hints of honey. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (3842) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. Orange gold with a medium head. Fruity pils, grain and sugar. Very easy drinker

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4708) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2016
12 oz bottle. Golden orange with a decent sized white head. Aroma is of grain, clementines, light florals, and grass. Taste is of ruby grapefruit, bitter florals, and grass. Bright and lively flavors.

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