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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Don’t fight it. Spite it! A Chicago bile messenger’s favorite part of the day, "Alley Time" is a reward for life on the streets. This beer is brewed with Pilsen Malt and a single addition of Simcoe hops. Perfect for sharing those expletive-heavy sotries with a cold one in hand. Alley Time can be any time, but it can only be one place! and whether you’re a corporate lemming or an interpretive dancer, find an alley and make it yours.

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3.7
scarletfire65 (1472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2017
Can at home, all alone. Light yellow straw colored pour. Juicy aroma of stonefruits, citrus, candy, grass. Light bodied. Dry and herbal. Toned down malts. Basically a SIPA. Tasty.

3.4
DuffMan (10451) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2017
On tap @ Farmhouse. Very pale yelloe, clear. Citrus and pine, light but Hoppy, clean and dry. Nice.

3.8
dinkle50 (1488) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2017
Pale yellow pour with a thin single finger head. Aroma is full of grapefruit and smells a little juicy. Lace present. Taste is nicely balanced between bitter and sweet, grapefruit and grain. Medium bodied. Nice and refreshing. Good beer, very drinkable.

3.2
Andrus86 (664) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2016
CAN. (Canned 18Nov16). Pours a lemon to gold with minimal oily head.. Soft floral hop nose.. Easy balance of caramel/biscuit & soft floral hops, yet finishes with a sharp bitter bite.. Sourced warehouse liquors, South Wabash ave, Chicago

2.6
weihenweizen (3890) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a glass. Slightly hazy light orange with very small white head. Aroma is herbal hops, medium body, low carbonation, and a little lacing. Taste is herbal hops and pone hops.

3.6
DrnkMcDermott (3108) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2015
12 oz. can, $1.99 single at Binny’s. Pale indeed. Except for a bit of unfiltered cloudiness, it could pass for a Bud with a big foamy head. Smell has lots of citrus and apricot from the hops, though, so Bud it ain’t! Drinks like a light lager, which is welcome in this kind of weather, Just a little malt that has been beaten down by the hops. Not just citrusy, but intensely bitter, too. Despite that, its lightness makes it an enjoyable drink. A perfect gateway for any noob who wants to know the difference between "regular" and "hoppy" beer.

3
BeerBunker (965) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2015
12oz can. Pours golden orange with a small, fizzy white head. Aroma is of hops, citrus, and grain. Taste is of grain. Very big on the grain. The hop character is there, but is evened out by the grain. Lingering bitter hop taste. Light bodied, and easy to drink. I could sit down and drink a few of these. A perfectly acceptable beer.

3.3
Christpuncher (3135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2015
a really nice pale from local spiteful. slightly bitter and hoppy with a slight citrus flavor. very light malt backbone. pours light yellow in color with a white head. cant believe i never rated this one, it has been around for a long time. great beer.

3
edwardbass (847) - Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2014
It’s a bit pilsner-like, though with more of a hops punch. The bitterness is a tiny bit too astringent, with a slightly unpleasant aftertaste. Not enough malt sweetness to balance it. Quite mediocre.

3.2
rumproasts (5427) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2014
can. golden with a one finger head. dry pilsen base. a bit of biscuit and corn. nice crisp simcoe hops, but not everything here meshes flavor-wise.


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