RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This amber colored pale ale was the first beer we brewed together, so it was only fitting to name it FIRST BITE. Generous additions of American hops, light body and a dry.finish give it plenty of flavor and aroma while still remaining highly drinkable. YOU GOT BITTEN

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3.7
Overml01 (227) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2012
12oz from the bottle. Sent to me as an extra from jtclockwork... I’m impressed. I popped it while updating my cellar tonight... and after not rating anything for over a year, this is what brought me back. A very nice Pale with a fresh hopped, citric finish. I’ll have to try more of their products.

3.1
BREWMUSKCLES (2759) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2012
kind of pale grape looking with a white head that fades in short order. my pineapple flavor was somewhat like latex paint. some hop and white grape, and mango must be the color.

3.4
rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle. Somewhat hazy golden beer with a nice creamy lasting offwhite head. Fruity grassy aroma, citrus, herbal, perfume, some floral notes, pineapple, pear, some pear and mango. Fruity floral flavor, a bit herbal, citrus, some grapefruit. A little thin bodied, somewhat bitter finish with floral notes, lemon and citrus.

3.6
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle courtesy of James. Pours a red/amber color with lots of head. Aroma is slightly pine-ish. Kind of thin. Taste is light and hoppy. A little thin in the body, but very drinkable. May be an older bottle.

3.5
PhillyCraft (8195) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2012 Bottle with james, this one had to have been a little old so I need to try again when I can get it on tap or when it has a bottled on date. Notes were rusty pennies and copper, caramel, bitter hops going south, not memorable. Had a fresher bottle and the hops and tang were delicious. Nice bitter finish with a clean hop presence.

3.9
jtclockwork (17631) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2012 Bottle and draft. Pours dark amber with cream white head. Nose and taste of pineapple, biscuit malt, grassy hops, toasted caramel and light resin. Finishes dry with some resin. Medium body. - I thought the flavors came out better on draft and would rate slightly higher if I took notes on the draft version. This is from the bottle.

3.8
zdk (1917) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2012
I’ve had this beer many times now. This rating is coming from the bottle. Pour is a hazy orange. Nose is lemon peel and hop cones and slightly soapy. Taste is light sweetness a touch of caramel, bread and peaches. Finishes with some nice dryness and hop spice. Tastes great especially on the colder side.

3.6
HighWine (991) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Bottle to shaker glass. Copper amber color pour with a two finger khaki head that reduces quickly to a splotchy film with foam islands on top of the surface. Very bubbly with lots of bubbles soaring up from the bottom of th eglass. Aroma of citrus, juniper, and dishwater. Taste is very hoppy with a soapy citrus flavor followed by juniper berry. Resin flavors stay on the palate. Medium body for the style. A nice, hoppy, pale ale.

3.2
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks DickinsonBeer. Hazy amber body, medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some bread/caramel. Taste is just what the smell suggests. Light-medium body, some resin.

3.5
GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 21, 2012
355mL thanks to Dickinsonbeer at Campdown Brewdown. Orange pour, thicker lace. Nose is honey and sharp herbal hops. Taste is sharp, herbal, leafy/grassy. Bitter, nutty, aggressive bitterness. Dry finish.


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