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Fair Weather Pale Ale - Lightning Brewery

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Fair Weather Pale AleFair Weather Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lightning Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 06-17-2006)
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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
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JCanarecci

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

03-30-2012 14:03:38 | More by JCanarecci
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heresy22

California

4/5  rDev +18.3%

01-06-2012 19:03:54 | More by heresy22
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yokken

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

03-18-2012 05:03:34 | More by yokken
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ALBuff

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

03-25-2013 00:05:31 | More by ALBuff
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

08-27-2013 21:54:54 | More by buckyp
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HalfFull

California

3.33/5  rDev -1.5%

On tap in a pint glass, this beer pours a golden straw with a bit of haze and a rich half inch of head. Retention and lacing are good.

Smells of light hops and some raw barley, gathering a bit more complexity as it warms up a bit, yet never offering much variety or depth.

Taste follows the nose with light malt and hops on the tongue, somewhat dry in the middle and with a lingering bitterness. Somewhat coarse and bready on the palate. Light in malt body and quite bitter as a result. Good feel but drinkability is limited as a result of the dryness on the finish.

05-28-2009 19:22:52 | More by HalfFull
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travolta

California

3.26/5  rDev -3.6%

App: Apricot with golden hues. Good head retention and lacing. An offwhite whipped egg head.

Nose: Carmel and tropical fruits at first, then muscat grapes and cloves.

Taste: Sweet and syrupy, well balanced, a little too malty and bit of hop bitterness in the middle which does not linger. Grapefruit and citrus in the middle.

01-06-2014 23:34:59 | More by travolta
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mactrail

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Looks quite nice with classic amber color and foamy cap. Has that earthy taste with some herbal bitterness that reminds me of sweet vermouth. Mouthfeel is great, with plenty of carbonation. Flavorful but not much nose. Label says 5.6% ABV. Rather malty but quite dry, a bitter and raspy finish.

Pretty average stuff. With Pale Ales I'm always hoping for clean, crisp flavors with a nice aromatic hop component. This one is pretty murky. Quite drinkable, though I'd want to get it down quick.

12-13-2011 03:09:56 | More by mactrail
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Irrationalist

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

08-10-2012 05:59:29 | More by Irrationalist
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

08-28-2013 17:05:39 | More by GraduatedCashew
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mattknueven

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-27-2012 01:35:49 | More by mattknueven
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rob133

California

3/5  rDev -11.2%

04-02-2012 22:36:15 | More by rob133
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funkel81

California

3/5  rDev -11.2%

01-12-2012 06:18:34 | More by funkel81
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zestar

California

3/5  rDev -11.2%

08-08-2014 04:46:34 | More by zestar
Fair Weather Pale Ale from Lightning Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.