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Caldera Pale Ale - Caldera Brewing Company

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Caldera Pale AleCaldera Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

392 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 13
Gots: 13 | 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:
Beer added by: Reidrover on 08-22-2005

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 392 | Reviews: 201
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.18/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.34/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass.

Deep murky orange and unfiltered looking appearance, with a bit of rust brown color to it. Head is creamy tall and soapy with a good four fingers tall height and a somewhat creamy retention. Good staying power, and some nice clumpy character. Body color is not the greatest but much of the apperance is really nailed.

Good solid aroma on this as well. Hints of mild biscuit and a hint of tropical and citrus like hop angles. Slightly flesh orange and grapefruit angles as well come with a bit of exploration. Nice and subtle and very solid.

Palate comes simply and nicely. Slightly chewy malt with a good mix of biscuit notes. Light sweetness and a good hop bitterness of mixed pine and citrus it seems in the mid palate. Almost juicy, with a mild hop bent and a real simple malt sweetness. Hits to fruit and light wood pine with a real mellow and airy aftertaste.

Really solid pale ale, always passed this up but quite good.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.92/5  rDev +3.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into an IPA glass.

Look: Copper body, light cream colored head. Light lines of lacing.

Aroma: Malts, spicy cedar, hops.

Taste: A cardboard papery note up front, malts, then bitter grapefruit rinds in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Kind of thick actually. Dry.

Overall: The dreaded 3.75 score.

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Caldera Pale Ale from Caldera Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.