Escape Artist Pale Ale - Asheville Brewing Company

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Escape Artist Pale AleEscape Artist Pale Ale

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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Asheville Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: beer2day on 11-24-2010)
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Photo of Outlawshaw
2.61/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Watery mouthfeel. Clovey type bitterness, maybe even medicinal. Could be a bad batch considering other reviews. Enjoying on 12/27/2014.

Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Fozzie31
3.12/5  rDev -9%

Photo of ncstateplaya
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of SCanthony
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Barhoppin13
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, caramel coloring, with a halo of white head. Nose of candied sugar, caramel, and not much else. Flavors are tangy sweet candy and caramel forward, with a subtle roast character throughout. Malty. Smooth bodied, with a candy sweet and roasted aftertaste. Cloying, lingering finish. This one just kind of floats around in the middle ground.

Photo of Brewsed
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of xJMFCx
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Brdlist
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of JohnParadee
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of ariceclemson
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of CMOrak
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Agentveba
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of carrollmel7
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of sluggo013
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Falcone
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of RyanAU
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of sendbeer
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of jtd1969
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A light amber color, slight lacing, good carbonation.

S - Not much there. maybe some malt and slight citrus

T - Good hop bite on the tongue then swiftly moves to more of a subtle earthy hop finish

M - medium bodied, good carbonation, smooth and lite

O - An average pale ale. Not as malty or hoppy as I like but a good beer to toss back watching Sportscenter or whatever...

Photo of brotherloco
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of derekfilcoff
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of tdm168
4.08/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the tasting room.

A - hazy orange with a thin, white head that has good retention.

S - faint bread, grapefruit, pineapple

T - faint bread, faint citrus, very subdued flavors, mildly bitter finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a decent, refreshing beer. The flavors are mild, but overall it's enjoyable.

Photo of rangerred
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy dark orange with a white one finger head. Pretty good head retention and lacing.

Smells is quite citrusy from hops along with a llittle nuttyness and caramel.

Flavor is full of hops up front with citrus reminding me of apricot. There is a floral note as well along with some light nut and caramel. Mouthfeel is medium and pretty appropriate for this beer.

Overall, this beer is pretty tasty but it just comes up a bit short. I feel like both the hop and malt flavors are muted and could stand to be much bolder.

Photo of Lantern
3.5/5  rDev +2%

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Escape Artist Pale Ale from Asheville Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.