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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A contemporary pale ale, showcasing American malts and hop varieties. An assertive but not overpowering ale for the American Pale Ale drinker. In the 1970’s American Craft-Brewers created the microbrewery revolution, and it was “American Pale Ale” with it aggressive use of hops and creative grain bill that lead the charge.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bonvivant (169) - Smithfield, Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2006
Beautiful burnt copper color with standing head. Creamy mouthfeel with spicy hops. Not IPA style hoppiness but substantial. Good mouthfeel and lingering hoppy finish. Another good job here!


3.2
Menorman714 (33) - Gambrills, Maryland, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Vague citrous-y aftertaste to a generally light malty start. A bit heavier mouth feel than one might expect. Nothing extraordinary but a solid beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a semi-cloudy slightly golden to bronze sort of color with a quarter finger’s worth of white foamy head. Mildly dissipated to leave some light stringy lace. The aroma had a faint citrusy sweet pulpiness up front with a little bit of mango strolling underneath. Light malt body. The flavor blended the hops to the malts fairly nice, sweet to bitter and almost coming together. It blended more in the aftertaste and definitely had a sturdy little blended hops to maltiness in the finish. The feel was about medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Good carbonation and the ABV felt fine. Overall, pretty decent APA that I could have again if I could get it.

3.2
trapped (3484) - New York, TURKEY - FEB 28, 2017
Draught @ Dulles Irport. Cloudy golden with small creamy white head, faint citrus peel aroma, medium carbonation, medium bitter malty taste with some citrus and mango, smooth body, medium bitter finish. Smooth but not too remarkable

3.5
JDBaker11058 (2336) - Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2016
appearance: golden orange, foamy white head, minimal lacing. aroma: bready, caramel malts, some citrus and floral hops. taste: as the aroma indicates. finish: dry, slightly herbal, floral, and citrusy, with a bit of cracker coming on. notes: Good-drinking APA. Nice palate. Draft at Barrel & Bushel Beerfest 2016.

2.9
BiddleBrau (1221) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle from brewery. Honey gold with visible carbonation, just off white head. Corn and malt in aroma some citrus. Light, crisp, mild overall.

3.4
rosskyle (755) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Served on tap at Dulles. Hazy orange color with a white head. No much aroma. Slight hop and citrus along with basic pale aleness. Medium light body. Ok easy drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
solidfunk (9363) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Light citrus asks some hay. Golden pour with ok head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Easy drinking but not very exciting. Tap at Summerfest.

3.2
raymow (1732) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2015
bottled - cloudy golden color. Hoppy, sweet aroma. Slightly sweet, slightly hoppy flavor that is crisp and somewhat refreshing. Not bad.

3.2
altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2015
On tap at Symon, Dulles airport. Hazy orange body with thin head. Nose is sweet, floral, citrus. oranges. Taste is also fruity, sweet, with lots of hop. Nice fruity kick in the finish. Fair enough.

3.2
rondphoto (4489) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Clear medium amber color, foamy white two-finger head, cobweb lace. Taste is malt that adds more body as it moves past a carbonated swallow to a lightly hopped finish. Overall, a solid light brew, never more than malt and hops, but it works on a simple level.


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