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Caldera Pale Ale - Caldera Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

353 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 12
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Reidrover on 08-22-2005)
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Reviews by MrVonzipper:
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MrVonzipper

California

3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy apricot color with a solid frothy eggshell colored head with great retention and lacing. Visible carb at the edges.

Nice floral and grapefruit hop notes on the nose.

Good clean flavors. Nice mild hop notes up front with the same characteristics as the nose balanced well with the middle-backended caramel maltiness. Hops create a slightly bitter aftertaste.

Mouth is crisp with a bit of a zip and high carb.

Overall it's a good pale ale. A perfect beer to have in a can like it is, being a perfect beer to have while camping, golfing, fishing etc.

Serving type: can

08-16-2011 23:51:41 | More by MrVonzipper
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Caldera Pale Ale from Caldera Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.