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Purdy Pale - Water Street Brewing & Ale House

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Purdy Pale
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
Avg: 2.84
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Water Street Brewing & Ale House
Washington, United States | website

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-15-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 2
Photo of canucklehead
3.08/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

In the land of great pale ales this beer doesn't quite match up. Looks really good but the hops and the body really are not quite there. Sad considering the Queen Nina's Ipa is fantastic. Much better pale ale over at Port Townsend Brewing. Should be better for the style

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Photo of RedDiamond
2.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Purdy looks much like Hop Bomb in its dark saffron color and particulate composition, though it enjoys far greater hop balance. Unfortunately this doesn’t save it from tasting bland. It’s like the taste is trapped in a brown paper bag it just can’t emerge from. On top of that, the beer hangs heavy on the tongue with a haunted aftertaste and strained mouthfeel. Though I don’t know if Purdy is brewed with fresh hops – a definite possibility in October – all the shortcomings of a wet hop ale are here. It is astringent, grassy and tastes choked with chlorophyll. A teabag beer.

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Purdy Pale from Water Street Brewing & Ale House
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.