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RATINGS: 1216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our most popular beer. 420 Extra Pale Ale is a tasty West Coast Style Pale Ale with a good hop feel to it and a crisp finish. First brewed on April 20th, 1997 this beer has developed quite the following in the Southeast. Drink em if you got em

Medals: 2002 Silver Medal - Great American Beer Festival; 1997-2003 Creative Loafing - Readers and Critics Choice - Best Local Beer; Silver Medal winner at the 1998 World Beer Cup; Voted top ten beers in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal Constitution

Malts: 2 Row, Munich, Carastan 30-37

Hops: Centenial, Cascade

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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pressboxjoe (449) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Can. Starts out with soap and foam. Develops into a standard IPA not much distinguished from other IPAs.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joejames (510) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2016
On draft at Crazy Tomato, Lancaster, served in a shaker glass, pours hazy orange/gold. One inch off white head with some lacing and moderate retention. Aroma of light pine and caramel. Taste is slightly bitter, slightly sweet. Medium body, moderate carbonation, watery mouth feel. Finishes dry. Tasting notes of caramel, light spruce, grapefruit and orange. Its not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (5028) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 1, 2016
The bottle came to me at the esbls get together and I have no idea who to thank. Pours lorange with a white head. Nose of pine, citrus, and grass hops. Medium body. Flavor is hoppy with citrus passing up the prime, and the finish is bitter. and somewhat early and dam. Pretty darn good even though by the time it got to me it had warmed to about 65 degrees which may have been about right.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PanMarek (336) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Malty nose with some caramel notes, the hops are piney and some citrus at the end. Pours dark golden with persistent white foam. On the light side with a watery / oily body and light fizz. The taste is a good malt / hop balance, with the hops overall.]

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CharmCityCrab (244) - Maryland, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Aroma very muted. Taste is hops-forward with citrus and grapefruit notes. Pretty decent hops-forward pale ale. Rating is coming out to an even average 3 because of how much they are counting aroma, which just almost isnt there in this beer. Taste wise, though, this is more of a 3.2 than a 3.0. :)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (2123) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle at Gaylord, Nashville, 10th July 16. Pours clear. Aroma is limited, slight citrus maybe. Flavour is non offensive, slightly lacking. Its OK, but dull.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
klas (411) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle bought in Florida. Rather limited aroma. Good taste with bitterness and citrus hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3631) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2016
Hazy orange yellow pour with aroma of citrus, pine, and bread. Citrus flavor with some grapefruit, bread, and hint of pine. Nice beer.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cujmd18 (2) - Alabama, USA - JUN 20, 2016 does not count
Had this on tap at glory days grill in Tampa Florida. Good grapefruit notes. Not a lot of malt flavor, but still a good apa.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1822) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Pours light orange with a one finger white head which fades to just a little lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, grassy hops, herbal hops, light dankness and light bready malts. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium-light body with a slightly watery mouthfeel and a semi dry, semi bitter, medium finish. Overall, a slightly better then average, drinkable APA that I wish was danker and hoppier considering its name.


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