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RATINGS: 1742   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Malt and hops are beautifully married in this full-bodied, copper-red Pale Ale. Red Seal Ale is generously hopped in the traditional manner for a long, spicy finish.

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lmahony199 (52) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2001
I love pale ales and IPAs, this is my new favorite..........................

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BigBen2120 (687) - Derry, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 25, 2008
12oz brown bottle from The Lighthouse in Manchester. Pours a hazy light amber-red body with a good inch of off-white head that leaves some nice lacing. Aroma consists of equal parts pungent sweet caramel-honey maltiness and crisp citrussy American hops. Wow. Tastes sweet and malty initially, with caramel, honey, and slight biscuit notes, with a fair bit of support from grassy and citrussy American hops and a semi-dry finish. On the lighter side of medium-bodied with a fair bit of carbonation which is just subtle enough to enhance the drinkability. Super-drinkable, though not so much so that any of the other attributes, most notably flavor, take a back seat. Unbelievable. Practically perfect in every imaginable way. Tastes to me like home-brewing smells. For the style and for any beer, this is about as perfect as they come - it’s the first perfect ’5’ I have ever given. Amazing.

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mrhoppy (1196) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUN 14, 2009
This was my first craft beer I ever had. i remember it being so good compared to the other swill I had consumed up to that point. It sent me on a journey to experience other beers and styles. After trying it today I can appreciate it even more. Although my tastes have leaned more toward the hoppy. This is a world class pale. The balance and complexity are second to none. There is softness in the blending of flavors that is exquisite. Every fridge should have this beer in it.

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torfje (2) - NORWAY - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
Fantastic ale! Beats Sierra Nevadas Pale Ale. Rich taste, low on sweetness and fruit, good hops. Probaly the best ale I ever had.


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