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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This pale ale is generously hopped yet balanced through the use of Munich and Crystal malts. Hops added after fermentation gives this American classic an intense aromatic bouquet. Enjoy!

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2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryrpat (372) - Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
This is a nicely hopped pale ale. In fact i would have though it was a mild ipa if it wasnt labeled pale ale. Overall a good beer if you want to try an ipa even thoigh it isnt one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
PotjeBier (3348) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2017
Draft @ Beer Temple, 5 oz sample. Hazy golden color. Big white head. Aroma’s: very faint, not much at all actually. Retronasal there is a bit - light fruit, light earthy and bitter. Flavor is moderate bitter, but faint, also light sweetness. Light bodied. Finishes with light bitterness. Not sure whether this wasn’t fresh anymore or just meh.

3.4
Desverger (11455) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2017
[email protected] Bar, Copenhagen - Amber pour with white head. Sweet and slightly toasted malty and fruity, some citrus fruity hits, some caramel, kind of twiggy herbal hoppy, dry bitter finish.

3.5
yespr (45464) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2017
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is fruity. Citrusy. Grapefruity. Peachy and mellow fruity. Mellow fruity, crisp hoppy. Lingering hoppy finish.

3.4
Tide (3900) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2017
Draught at Brewdog Helsinki. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, resin, a bit of mango and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, resin, pibe and grass. Good APA.

3.4
Psytron (2287) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Negöigible smell. Cloudy amber colour, creamy head. Aroma of hops, spruce. Mildly bitter. Velvety palate.

2.4
jackl (8071) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Keg @ O’so. Deep gold with a small head. Some spring fruits and citrus. A bit of soap. Flavor has some unfortunate dms / cooked vegetable character. Light body, soft carb.

2.8
VastActiv (7133) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle 0.33l at Tommyknockers, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, some hops and malts. Quite boring.

3.2
kustie (1189) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2016
[email protected] Golden color with off-white head. Aroma has caramel, tropics fruits. Taste is malty sweet with quite long bitter aftertaste. Flavors of malt, bitter elements and grass.

3.3
BlackHaddock (7346) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2016
12 oz bottle on 30th Sep 2016: The Crown Inn, Oakengates. Dull dark orange bodied brew with a thin head and collar. Piney and resiny hops rule both the nose and taste. My delicate English palate could just about manage the hops, I personally would have prefered a little more sweetness in the brew, but I did enjoy the experience of drinking this.

3.5
muzzlehatch (4959) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Badger Spirits in Beloit, WI, drunk 5 minutes out of the fridge from a Fitger’s pint glass. As usual with this brewery, lovely to look at - a big stable creamy head that looks like odd-colored whipped cream, topping a bright, hazy, yeasty amber body...aromas fairly typical: cirtrus (orange, lime) and piney hops, light toasted malt hints...body is moderately sweet, lightly spicy - touches of things like cinnamon and ginger - and growing in bitterness towards a dry, woody finish...body is very full, more yeasty than typical with a pale ale, carbonation a bit on the low side. While this is not after one try one of my favorites from this brewery, I’m a bit surprised at the very low average rating, though it does seem like more recent ratings have been a bit higher than earlier ones; perhaps the recipe or bottling or something else has improved over time. At any rate for me another indicator of the quality of this brewery, and if I don’t end up buying this again anytime soon it’s more due to the insane numbers of better pale ales available these days around me.


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