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Big Pavilion Pale Ale - Saugatuck Brewing Company

Big Pavilion Pale Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 2.61%


Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: david131 on 06-07-2010)
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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 3
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salvo

Indiana

3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

American pale has a trace of light lace over a crystal clear straw yellow beer. Sharp biting bitter with strong hop presence is a really nice APA. Nothing particularly fancy but well brewed and brightly flavored. Traces of lemon and light citrus on the nose.

Serving type: on-tap

09-05-2011 01:51:28 | More by salvo
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jkrich

Indiana

3.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Yet another American pale ale that poured the typical clear, golden color with the foamy white head. The aroma is quite striking: a very nice blast of bittersweet tropical fruit. The flavor does mimic this with a long, solid American hop bitterness that you will really enjoy or hate. I did enjoy it but only wished it was complemented by more malt in the background.

The ale was light to medium with noticeable carbonation and a very nice bittersweet aftertaste.

This was good but does not standout from plethora of American pale ales on the market.

Serving type: on-tap

07-04-2011 21:04:05 | More by jkrich
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david131

California

3.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- A dark yellow/ light orange liquid with a few streams of rising carbonation. The white head is massive and craggy and has some good retention.

S- Biscuit malt and a very crisp hop presence that brings to mind fresh celery. Reminds me significantly of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

T- Shockingly bitter, but has some caramel malt presence at the end that bring in some sweetness.

M- Bitter and dry that is also clean.

D- For my tastes, this is far too bitter for a pale ale. Overall, the bitterness brings down the drinkability some. The flavors are good and it is worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2010 03:11:46 | More by david131
Big Pavilion Pale Ale from Saugatuck Brewing Company
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