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RATINGS: 1211   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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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Ap: The pour is clear and burnt orange in color with a small fluffy white head. Ar: The nose is somewhat floral with a light citrus component. Very light. T: The hop profile is almost all floral. Medium long finish that may be the most satisfying component of each sip. P: The body is on the light end of medium with a crisp and plentiful carbonation. O: This is one of my least favorite styles. However, the floral hops and the lightly sweet taste provide a refreshing brew.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KevinReddirt (44) - Midland, Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Served a one pint glass from the tap at a local pub. Appearance is a yellow giving way to a slight amber with a light off-white head. First smell is grass and citrus. The taste tends toward lemon, pine, herbs and a touch of sweetness at the end. A little hoppy. Pleasant enough, glad i tried it. It is just that IPAs hold more allure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (3176) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 12, 2016
From the 12 fl oz can with a stamped date of 11-23-16. Light amber and very heady white foamy pour. Lacing. Nice aroma of pine and floral elements with a background of toasted white bread. The body is near medium. The taste brings our a delightfully happy bitterness balanced with a mild sweetness. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2863) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2016 Draft at Misconduct. Faintly hazy orange amber pour with egg-shell white foam. Wet lace. Easy-going earthy tropical fruit pale ale with only modest hints of dank. Orange pineapple. Mild woody resins. Lemongrass. Papaya. Yams. Figs. Sulfured apricots. Caffeine. Interesting but not the billed brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (2922) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2016
Tap. Pours cloudy orange with an extensive white head. Aromas of tropical fruit and a summer meadow. Flavours of orange, grapefruit, peach and grass. Medium bitterness, medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2878) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 31, 2016
Bottle from Tesco, Carrick-on-Shannon [231016]
Amber, light haze, dense frothy bubbly white head, some lacing
Aroma of soft citrus, touch of lemon, dab of sweet fruits, soft nose
Taste of citrus fruits, soft grassy hops, orange, soft peppery, flavour profile a bit unusual, bitter zest hops, dull lemon, bitter orange
Palate - Soft carb, medium body. Finish of bitter zest, touch of peppery hops
Overall - Interesting beer, bit unusual, decent, prefer the IPA though

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
malvrich (264) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle stamped best by 12/13/16 into a tulip. Assumed ~ 4.5 months old. A: Pours an inch of tight white head over a pale gold body. Great clarity, head retention and lacing. S: Mild pine and orange zest/grapefruit pith. T: Bitter orange pith, zest and pine. Some toffee sweetness and lingering citrus at the back. M: Light body, average level of soft carbonation. Slightly resinous finish. O: Good old school pale ale. Available, affordable and easy to recommend.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cajun (433) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle - Pours a deep gold, with soapy white head. Aroma of mixed fruit, fermented melon rind, pale malt. Flavors of light fruit, citrus, melon, hay/grass, light roasted grains, and plum. Hops finish.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KY_Beerhead (22) - - OCT 19, 2016
Hippy, citrus, light on the pallet. Never heard on it until they had their trucks stolen. Would definitely recommend.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Concealer (1203) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Can. Clear dark gold with a thin, off white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of pine, floral notes, biscuit, caramel, light fruit and earthiness. Flavor is pine, biscuit, caramel, light flora, fruit and earthy notes. Light plus bodied, smooth with a dry, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlihcsnatas (647) - Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Originally found this bottles and got a six pack. They was in the back of the fridge so I didnt get going on them till I found this again in a sampler 12 pack of CANS. From the bottle, this is a slightly hazy golden brew with a nice head that hangs on. Aroma and taste are some piney hops and decent malt backing. Really enjoying these while working outside on this nice day. Will finish it off with those 3 CANS later.


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