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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Local Harvest Ale is brewed with hops grown in Maine. The abundant aroma of citrus, pine, and lemongrass come from hopping this beer four ways: in the mash, in the kettle, steeped, and dry hopped. This auburn Autumn classic is balanced with the careful addition of chocolate and caramel malts to create this extremely popular Single Batch Series ale.

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4.7
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 25, 2010
UPDATED: APR 4, 2014 Pours copper with a tan head. Smells of hay, spruce, citrus, sage, earthy. Great balance on the nose. Tastes of resiny hops, some melon, grapefruit, honey, pepper, spicy. Very assertive, but carefully balanced. Excellent!

4.2
davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Tap at the brewery. Great hoppy beer. Aromas of caramel, grass, and flowers. Taste is bitter, with long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Brown, with a frothy head.

4.2
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a brown/orange colored body with a one finger white foamy head that takes a good minute before slowly dieing. Some nice speckled spider-web lacing leads gently into the body. Some light carbonation is seen rising. The smell is sweet with some light hops entering in with a bit of pine and citrus. The taste is sweet, once again, but the hops are fairly strong with a mild citrus taste. The palate is about a light to medium with nothing harsh on the tongue, sessionable. Overall, out of all Sebago’s offerings, this is probably my all time favorite brew by them.

4.1
dlovell2 (2089) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2010
Copper color. Citrus aroma with cloves. Dry citrus flavors with bitterness with caramel malt flavors. Very nice flavor.

3.9
BeerFanDan17 (1107) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 11, 2012
A very smooth and fresh tasting ale. Good hop notes and a lightly sweet malty feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
arkurzynski (2406) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle thanks to sanborn13. Deep hazy amber. Fruity caramel malt and fresh citrus hops. Flavor is lively citrus and pine hop bitterness with caramel malt sweetness and light toasted malt. Residual tangy fruit and citrus.

3.7
Jow (3894) - New York, USA - SEP 30, 2016
2016 version is 6.8% assuming same beer idea. Bright Amber pour had in patio midday. Nose is fresh hops and dried leaves. Tastes of fruit stripes gum, leaves, pine, floral. Some caramel sweetness to finish. Decent

3.6
porterhouse (1580) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - OCT 31, 2009
(22 oz. bottle from Global Beverage) Pours hazy caramel-amber with two fingers of light yellowy-biscuit head. Big aroma of grapefruit, citrus and light pine over caramel and vanilla. Mouthfeel fairly smooth, a touch prickly with some hop huskiness. Staunch, sticky sheets of lacing cling to inside of shaker. Flavor of lightly biting grapefruit and citrus over sugary, almost grainy caramel along with vanilla. Light pine and fruit. Medium-heavy bitter bite from fore through finish with a lingering bitter aftertaste. Nice, fresh hoppy presence with a good malt backbone.

3.6
halfonit (1356) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 10, 2009
Nice deep golden color. Aroma is full of hops, pine, citrus, and a little caramel. Taste is full of floral hops and citrus. Has a little bit of a bite in the end. Not too bad

3.5
thornecb (5874) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Pours deep clear amber into a shaker. Tan head with excellent retention pancakes as is slowly recedes leaving slight sheets. Slightly sour, dark chocolate caramel and resin aromas. Full with upfront caramel turning to medium sweet resin. Dry lasting chocolate hop finish.


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