Special? More like dependable.

This is a nice friendly pale ale with floral hop aroma and taste and a good malt backbone.  I really like a good sessionable beer.  Sometimes I do not need to have a taste experience, or have my assumptions about beer challenged.  I need a beer that has a good solid malt and hop flavor, and not too much ABV so I can have another. 

Week 10 already?! Wow, I AM getting old.

Yep, this beer was good. Crisp, nice strong taste without being overwhelmingly ‘pale ale-ish,’ and refreshing. All that and I only finished half of it because it had been a long night and I had to drive home. But, I would buy it again, probably more than one bottle the next time. However, I have to disagree with Nick that “the bottle is one of the best” . . . it was so plain and nondescript that I nearly missed it in the sea of sweet labels. I don’t mind the “Lake Superior” wordmark – looks a bit 80s vintage (again, we’re old if 80s can be vintage) like something my dad would have been drinking when I was a tot –  I just have an issue with the use of Monotype Corsiva for the “Special Ale.” I mean, it’s special, right? So let’s not use a Mac standard font.