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RATINGS: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tommyknockers slipped into the mining camps in the 1800’s with the discovery of gold in the West. Pick Axe Pale Ale is a classic American Pale Ale which uses premium hops and barley to impart a full-bodied characteristic that dances on your tongue and titillates your palate. Renew the legend, share a Tommyknocker brew with a friend.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kimcgolf (872) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - JAN 27, 2010
Either I got a bad bottle or this is over-rated. Color was light orange-gold with little head or lacing. Nose was fruity apples, peaches, apricots, but the mouthfeel was watery and very sour......not like the lead-in on a Flemish Sour...just tartly sour. Although the fruit came thru somewhat in the taste, it was not a fresh, real fruit taste, but more like a cheap fruit candy. Not surprisingly, finish left a sticky, sweet-sour aftertaste. Not impressed with this one


3.3
Beerhammaren (1793) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 10, 2016
.33l bottle @Black Step. Pours cloudy orange with medium head. Aroma is pine, bread, grape fruit, citrus and some strawberry. Flavor is mostly same but not that rich vs. aroma. Medium bodied beer. Nice.

2.7
slowrunner77 (12051) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
pretty standard fare here. light biscuit and honey malt...light spicy and citric hops. Balanced, but Farley boring...

3.4
alexsdad06 (10436) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle from Jungle Jims. Pours a clear orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted pale malts, light caramel, floral hops, a hint of citrus with mild plus bitterness to the finish. A touch better than I expected.

3.4
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 22, 2014
Well brewed and nice to drink. Very aromatic and not tirign in it´s bitterness. NIce well craft brewed too.

2.8
ktingleff (169) - - DEC 28, 2013
Mild, bold, earthy, easy American ipa. Not the most interesting of its kind, but definitely drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
post2martin (12) - - DEC 25, 2013
Nice creamy white head. Leaves lacing. Aroma is hoppy, with citrus. Taste is bitter, could do with a bit more malt balance

3.6
PotjeBier (3351) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2013
Backlog, from notes. On tap @ the brewpub in Phoenix, AZ, 6 June 2001. Aroma’s of caramel sweetness and some fruit with lots of aromatic hops. Flavor is moderate bitter with a malty sweet backbone. Finishes with a solid bitterness. Good!

3.1
Madsen1635 (830) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle. Hazy orange pour with very limited head. Some yeasty notes in the aroma. Taste is bitter but actually quite balanced.

3.5
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2013
April 2010. From bottle. Amber color with an offwhite head. Nice aromas of pine, citrus and malt. Hoppy flavors with a dry, bitter finish.

3.7
mikkellund42 (852) - DENMARK - JUL 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear golden amber with medium white head. Aroma is malt, lemon cough drops, flowers and yoghurt. Taste is initial light sweet and medium acrid then medium bitter and light acidic. Body is creamy with medium carbonation. Finish is long and smooth with notes of bubble gum, orange, watermelon and yoghurt.


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