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Park Avenue Pale Ale - Square One Brewery & Distillery

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Park Avenue Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
85
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Square One Brewery & Distillery visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This copper colored ale is Square One’s version of of an Americanized Pale Ale. We use Cascade hops for flavor and aroma.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 04-10-2006)
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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.68/5  rDev -3.2%

ccwink, Oct 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

caustin90, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Mild_Bill
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Mild_Bill, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

atlbravsrno1, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of gmendez1122
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

gmendez1122, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of JoeMarsh
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JoeMarsh, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of DIPAFAN
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DIPAFAN, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of slapperloon
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

slapperloon, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of kylehay2004
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single finger head with nice retention in a clear copper body. Excellent lacing. aroma of caramel, earthy hops, peppercorn and toasted malts. Flavors of toasted caramel malts, earthy and herbal hops and breads. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice combo of crisp and slightly bitter finish on a nicely balanced brew.

kylehay2004, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of Jayli
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had at Square One Brewery 5/27
Served in a pint glass

A: This beer pours a deep amber, chestnut with a one finger of foamy, khaki colored head. Head recedes quickly leaving one big sticky sheet of lacing on the glass.

S: Nose is slight citrus mingled with a hearty caramel malt.

T: This is a very malt forward APA though not overdone. Hearty caramel and toffee mingle nicely with a strong piney hop presence that lends to a citrus bite in the finish.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation, rich silky body to this.

O: Goes down easily, tasty, not too filling, mild kick and a nice represenation of style. I could have a few pints of this one in a night.

Jayli, Jun 07, 2011
Photo of Tone
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of hops, sweet malt, yeast, and slight grain. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is also a slight tartness present. Tastes of citrus hops, sweet malt, hint of alcohol, and slight yeast. Overall, good aroma and body.

Tone, Sep 07, 2010
Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.22/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a very nice a clear amber color with a slight haze. A nice dense and sticky head that was off-white and retained well.

S - Quite grassy and earthy aromas and nice hop punch from the hops. Surprising for more of a Pale Ale. Nice dry hop aromas.

T - Starts off with a nice citrus, grassy and dry hop flavor profile. It is surprisingly similar to their IPA. There is more of a bready and sweet malt profile that balances those hop characteristics. Very delicious and from the cask especially so. This is a great ale with good grainy flavors that get a nice kick from the hops.

M & D - Nice medium body with some great spice and booze character. Great from the cask. Very drinkable and delicious.

JoEBoBpr, Aug 27, 2010
Photo of Vancer
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For a pale ale, this came out a surprising deep and clear mahogany brown, with a good tan head in the ol' pint shaker.

Aroma was a mild and light woody resin, with the malt lingering about. Quaff was indeed good and different for this style - caramels, malt, and an earthy leather aspect which mixed together well, creating an unique and tasty brew.

I recommend this brew to all, give it a try - and don't expect the normal pale ale.

Vancer, Mar 04, 2009
Photo of MTNboy
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a good version of an APA. It has a deep copper colored body with an average off-white head and lacing. The smell was fruity and some what bitter it kind of reminded me of greenwood and citrus. It has an even bitter taste that is well rounded with citrus, melon and herbal flavors. It has almost a medium mouthfeel.

MTNboy, Dec 12, 2008
Photo of orangemoustache
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a amberish orange slightly hazy,with thick off-whith head that retains well leaving behind some nice even lacing

S-citrus and earthy with a nice malty pressence

T-tangy pine and citrus hops,with a very nice caramel malt balance that is very pronounced and tasty

M-medium to light body with nice tastebud tingles,finishes dry and very clean

D-overall delicious and it also went very well with the pulled pork

orangemoustache, Apr 04, 2008
Photo of Dogbrick
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sample at the brewpub: Brownish-amber color with a medium thin light beige head with fair retention. Rings of lacing on the glass. Hoppy aroma with touches of citrus. Medium-bodied and moderately hoppy with citrus and hops undertones. Hints of pine at times as well. The finish is hoppy and short-lived. Decent all around.

Dogbrick, Nov 06, 2007
Photo of kdog630
3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a golden brown with a decent head that left lacing throughout the glass. Nice hop aroma with a fine malty balance. Taste was the same - adequate malt character with a citrusy hop finish. Very crisp with a decent mouthfeel.

Very drinkable. Not too heavy or overpoweringly alcoholic. Took a growler home and enjoyed it the next day.

kdog630, Apr 23, 2007
Photo of BigBry
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stopped in at the brewpub for a quick pint, and was offered a sample taste before ordering a full pint. Hand pumped into a standard pint glass. Hazy, organge / copper color, with a short and creamy white head. Low carbonation, but still left thin strips of lacing. Nice pale ale aromas with grapefruit and pine. Flavor fits the bill very well, lots of hops, citrus and grapefruit. Good body, nice bitter finish. Very well done.

BigBry, Mar 13, 2007
Photo of maxpower
4.47/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy bright copper with a nice creamy white head that leaves a good lacing in my glass. Citrus grapefruit-piny aroma, typical hoppy flavors of grapefruit, lemon and pine. Medium bodied with a crisp carbonated mouthfeel that finishes bitter, a tasty and very drinkable APA.

maxpower, Apr 22, 2006
Park Avenue Pale Ale from Square One Brewery & Distillery
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.