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Breakwater Pale Ale - Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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Breakwater Pale Ale
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85
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, 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: GilGarp on 05-04-2010)
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Reviews by hopfacebrew:
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4.43/5  rDev +16.3%

On tap at the brewery served to pint glass the beer arrives a perfectly clear honey yellow with a nice 1.5 finger white head, good retention and lacing. The nose is tropical fruity but blended well with a toasty caramel light malt character. The flavor is the same with a detectable Citra hop essence. Very good. Medium bodied and well carbonated. Not a hop bomb and very refreshing and approachable. Nice treat.

05-23-2012 18:18:59 | More by hopfacebrew
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GilGarp

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +15.5%

Served cold in a pint glass at the brewery.

Breakwater has a slightly hazy copper-orange color. The half inch of head settles quickly leaving just a little bit of lace behind.

Aroma is mild but pleasantly hoppy. Great tropical fruits like banana, mango, and mellon. Some faint citrus as well.

Flavor is very well-balanced. It's not of these nearly-IPA pale ales but more traditional. Malts almost seem like those of an amber or marzen style. Hops are fruity and tropical, well-judged for an APA.

Mouthfeel is medium-light in body with lowish carbonation. It starts slightly sweet but finishes crisp, bitter, and slightly dry.

Overall a really nice version of the style. One I could see getting a growler of because it goes down so easy.

05-04-2010 23:27:07 | More by GilGarp
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev -12.1%

On tap at the brewpub. Lacey, highly carbonated. A light bitterness. An OK beer, but mediocre for the style. Medium golden coloured body.Malts were felt. I don't think there is an objective here, and maybe needs a change in what hops are used.Go for their hoppier beer.

02-11-2011 16:38:23 | More by Sammy
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-14-2013 04:27:39 | More by jaydoc
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CAcker

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

02-14-2014 04:34:26 | More by CAcker
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev 0%

On tap at Dry Dock. Later on cask at Hops & Pie. Quite hoppy. Nice tropical and citrus components. Refreshing and bitter. Quite nice.

01-09-2013 03:38:00 | More by Thorpe429
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-15-2012 21:41:33 | More by carteravebrew
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SFACRKnight

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

11-16-2013 01:51:28 | More by SFACRKnight
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-27-2013 05:18:51 | More by famous_mortimur
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Elrod23

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

01-09-2013 04:15:34 | More by Elrod23
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metalgdog

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-29-2012 20:54:11 | More by metalgdog
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Domingo

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

11-17-2011 20:13:09 | More by Domingo
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WillRadar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

12-29-2011 17:14:22 | More by WillRadar
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.3%

11-12-2012 19:09:13 | More by jenray
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

03-25-2013 22:52:11 | More by MeisterMayhem
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-03-2014 20:17:46 | More by WDJersey
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-17-2013 23:58:00 | More by gueuzedreg
Breakwater Pale Ale from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.