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Day Hike Session Ale - Two Beers Brewing Co.

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Day Hike Session AleDay Hike Session Ale

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 20
Avg: 3.68
pDev: 30.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Beers Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: flagmantho on 07-13-2014

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Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a hazy light to medium golden amber with a one finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of biscuit malt, citrus and grassy hops; a hint of caramel. Flavor follows, with biscuit malt, light citrus, mostly grassy hops, finishes with biscuit, grapefruit rind and bit of hay. Medium bodied. Nice robust flavor for a light beer and quite a nice lunchtime ale. Hits all the flavor notes I want for a pale ale. Good job.

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Golden brew with plenty of foam in the Troubadour tulip. Very light and pleasantly fizzy. Some pine in the aroma. Lemony taste with a bitter finish. Clean and clear. Resiny aftertaste.

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Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with no haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thick finger of pillowy white foam. Not too bad.

Smell: light malt aroma with refreshing citrusy hops. A solid shot at a session ale.

Taste: citrusy, herbal hops dominate the flavor. There's a little sweet malt underneath, but the balance here is definitely in favor of the hops. Bitterness is quite low, compared to hop character. it's not bad at all.

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This is exactly what I've been looking for to take climbing in the summer... light & freshing without compromising balance & taste!

Thanks Two Beers!

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Day Hike Session Ale from Two Beers Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.