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ACME California Pale Ale - North Coast Brewing Co.

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ACME California Pale AleACME California Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

486 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-29-2001)
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

ROGUE16, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a copper color with a nice head and some lacing.

S: Fairly mild aroma of citrus and malty sweetness.

T: Flavor of mild malt sweetness with a nice bitterness. Has a dry finish.

F: Medium body, smooth and creamy. Very well balanced.

O: Very enjoyable pale ale. Easy drinker. Well worth a try.

soju6, Sep 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Beermazter310, Sep 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

RollTide05, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Ironthumb, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Boone757, Sep 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

mquinn919, Nov 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Jasoncpace, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Nofear048, Jun 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz squatty bottle with no freshness date; nice looking retro label.

The ale poured a clear, orange to light amber color with a quickly dissipating white head that does leave some lacing on the glass.

There is a sweet tangerine odor and mild hop aromas.

This is a very refreshing, light style for an American pale ale. There is some faint hop bitters up front but mainly a soft, fruity taste. I believe this ale is very fresh even though there is no freshness date.

Perhaps a little too carbonated, this is a very smooth ale that leaves a lingering fruity taste on the tongue; a rather light-bodied pale ale.

This is extremely quaffable, and at only 5.0 % ABV, this would make a good session ale. Not very complex, but it can be a respite from some of the overly hopped ales available.

jkrich, Dec 24, 2008
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

leokbelo, Mar 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

StaindProject86, Mar 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Jspriest, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

JAHMUR, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clear copper color from a 12 oz bottle. No freshness date or ABV on the label.
One finger head that dissipates fairly quickly.
Aroma is all malts with hint of grain coming through.
Very good lacing all along the insides of the glass.
Taste is also dominated by malts with hints of hop bitterness in the finish. There is a distinct sweetness upfront.
A very good sessions beer, crisp and refreshing with high drinkability. Perfect for a hot summers day.
Definitely worth a try.

CaptDavyJones, Jul 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

BeerArchivist, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

trexnoize, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

HenriqueBrumano, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

TicoCali, Jul 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

IRONRakkasan, Jan 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

dmorgan310, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

dcmchew, Oct 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Alek, Feb 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Beerlover, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Amp, Mar 28, 2012
ACME California Pale Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 486 ratings.