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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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The style that led the National Microbrew Renaissance, Placerville Brewing Company's medium bodied Pale Ale is brewed with fine tuned blend of two row and crystal malts, and uses a combination of Chinook and Cascade hops. The balance of just the right maltness, cascade aromatics and chinook bitters give this ale a flavor and aroma that will make other California pales “green ” with envy.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beertholomeus (1813) - California, USA - AUG 8, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2014 Pours a pale golden color with a white head. Floral, caramel and hop aroma. Floral, honey, caramel and malt flavors. Medium light body and average carbonation with a floral finish.


3.2
Homer321 (5070) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Draft at brewery. A faint citrus nose. Golden pour in color, small white head. Faint to low hop character in the bitterness and flavor. Subtle grassiness. Just a bit of alcohol noted.

3.2
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap @ Placerville Brewing. Orange colored pour with a white head. Bready malt, some orange peel, grass, and pine. A touch of toast and caramel. Sweet malt flavors of bread, toast, and caramel. Moderate bitterness of grass, orange peel, and pine hops.

2.5
thetmaxx (917) - West Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 17, 2011
Poured on tap at the brewery. Didn’t like this, it smelled skunky. Flavor wasnt any better, not sure what went wrong here.

2.8
JoeTheYounger (1183) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - NOV 2, 2011
On draft as part of the sampler. Golden pour with white head, some mild hop aroma. Weird lingering bitterness that all their beers seem to possess.

3.4
bhensonb (15190) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy light amber with a creamy white head. Smells a little citric. Abt med body. Flavor is some sharp roast malt with citrus bitter. Very pleasant. Long bitter finish.

3.2
marcus (10222) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 8, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours light amber with a thin white head and a pine aroma. There is a caramel malt flavor with lots of pine and a dry bitter finish.

3.3
Oscbert (1302) - Lincoln, California, USA - SEP 10, 2008
~Pours a copper color. ~Light hoppy scent. Not as nice as the cascade pale ale. ~Light bitter hop flavor, very mellow. ~Medium-light feel. Quick finish. ~Good pale ale. Mellow and enjoyable.


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