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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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495 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 8
Gots: 18 | 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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank from bottle at around 50 degrees 5.0 percent alc,lightly flavored and goes down beautifully easy. One of the finest pale ales i`ve tried to date. nice very light carbonation, and nothing bitter about it, its got a nice slight malt taste to it. Definatly a nice smooth summer drink, could easily kill a couple of these on a day. this brew is of great quality and I highly recomend it.

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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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.

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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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.

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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.

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ACME California Pale Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.