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Escape Artist Pale Ale - Asheville Brewing Company

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Escape Artist Pale AleEscape Artist Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

34 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | 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

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beer2day on 11-24-2010)
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DrMindbender, Sep 29, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -9.6%

Fozzie31, Sep 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

ncstateplaya, Aug 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

SCanthony, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Barhoppin13, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
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.

GarthDanielson, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Brewsed, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

xJMFCx, Jun 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Brdlist, Jun 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

JohnParadee, May 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

ariceclemson, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

CMOrak, Mar 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Agentveba, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

carrollmel7, Jun 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13%

sluggo013, Mar 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Falcone, Dec 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

RyanAU, Dec 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

sendbeer, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of jtd1969
3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
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...

jtd1969, Oct 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

brotherloco, Jun 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

derekfilcoff, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of tdm168
4.08/5  rDev +18.3%
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.

tdm168, May 28, 2012
Photo of rangerred
3.6/5  rDev +4.3%
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.

rangerred, May 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Lantern, Apr 15, 2012
Photo of TheHoppiest
3.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From my notes.

Shared this 22 oz bottle with my brother-in-law during the holidays. Poured into a pint glass, this is a hazy yellow/amber color with minimal head, and mild retention as the beer is swirled in the glass.

Minimal smell, with undertones of malt and grassy hops. Overall, however, there isn't much there.

Mildly bitter taste, with hints of peppery spice and grass. Some hop bitterness to finish.

Light to medium bodied, easy drinking, with a session-style to it.

Very drinkable, good for a hot summer day.

TheHoppiest, Nov 29, 2011
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Escape Artist Pale Ale from Asheville Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.