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RATINGS: 1240   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 Critic’s 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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 10, 2006
Aroma carries floral, orange blossom laden hops that are only slightly piney. Almost nutty caramel malt aromas as well. Color is an orange/yellow an the large head diminshes slowly. Fore is fruity and fat with bready/sweet malts. Finish is slightly hoppy, but mostly smooth malts. Very tasty brew.


3.4
tjbiddle () - Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2017 Draft from LGA airport. Pours milky gold in color. Good flavor, but very light. Easy to drink and would save for a day where I want to drink a lot.

3.1
nathanvc (508) - Brugge, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2017
On a flight to Seattle. 33cl can, poured into a nice plastic cup. Pours hazy dark golden with a lasting, foamy, white head. The aroma contains hops, malt, corn/grain, grass and orange. It tastes light sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Short, hoppy finish, thin body, watery/slick texture, fizzy carbonation. Quenching, nice introduction to the style.

2.6
rayy (48) - Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2017
Had this in 2014, and remember it as being better then--more of an orange color, a bit of caramel taste. Now it’s a pretty average "extra pale ale". Kind of nondescript hops, probably a bit too bitter for a pale ale.

3.6
maupie (1098) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2017
33cl blik. Helder goudgeel kleur, fijne romige witte schuimkraag . De geur van tropisch fruit en mout. Smaak is zoet, citrus, mango en mout. Medium Lichaam, Veel koolzuur

5
Farace (1) - USA - JUN 13, 2017 does not count
an approachable pale ale with distinct notes from the cascade dry hop. always a go to beer for my cooler. makes for a good sessionable ale being at 5.7% ABV

3.5
JohananaV2 (176) - - JUN 8, 2017
I'm totally digging this beer. It's light easy to drink but boy does it pack some massive flavor. Enjoy some 420 with your 420 for a special blend of magic ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
LilBeerDoctor (3931) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2017
Bottle. Pours a clear golden yellow with a thick white head. Aroma of pale bready malts, light fruits, grassy hops, earthy hops, pine. Flavor of pale malts, light fruits, apple, bitter hops, earthy malts. Light, malty, but also lots of earthy and bitter hops. Solid pale ale. 7/4/7/4/15 (3.7/5)

3.5
tricksta_p (4670) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2017
Can on a plane from Amsterdam to Portland. Aroma is fruity hops, citrus, soft tropical notes, some grapefruit and a touch of lemon, lightly pale malt. Flavour is slightly sweet with a dry bitter finish. Body is medium. Crisp and citrussy with a dry finish. Nice one.

3.2
UXO (1896) - CANADA - MAY 21, 2017
Appearance: slightly hazy medium gold with one finger of rocky white head diminishing rapidly to a thin cap, moderate lacing. (3/5) Aroma: sweet citrus, grass, pale crackery malt, floral. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Palate: medium-light body, lively to moderate carbonation, off-dry short duration finish. (3/5) Mild hoppy aromas, not too sweet, and a reasonably crisp and clean finish. It doesn’t do anything wrong, but it’s also not very interesting - and certainly not very “West Coast / dank” as suggested by the label. Pleasant enough for what it is, and a decent thirst quencher with a spicy lunch. (13/20) 6.5/10 #ryansbooze ryansbooze.com

3.7
scottie137 (2) - - MAY 19, 2017 does not count
This Pale Ale is local here in Atlanta. It's a nice take on Pale Ales and seems better on draft than from the bottle. Very pleasing color and head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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