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Juniper Pale Ale - Rogue Ales

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Juniper Pale AleJuniper Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,258 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 1,258
Reviews: 673
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 32
Gots: 65 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-27-2001

10 Ingredients:
Malts: Northwest Harrington, Crystal,
Triumph, Maier Munich & C-15.
Hops: Styrian Golding & Amarillo.
Specialty: Juniper berries. Rogue' s Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

13º PLATO
34 IBU
77 AA
3º Lovibond
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of jellikit
3.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: mostly yellow. Thin, foamy head. Nice lacing.
S: meh. Smells like corona.
T: medium- light maltiness. Slightly sweet at the end. Piney hops. Not as much juniper as I expected.
M: mellow carbonation. Medium-light body.
O: decent. Lacking in aroma. Tastes fine.

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Whsrickqb12
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of tpacek
3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of JOldewurtel
3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of thedoubler55
3.11/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Golden copper in color, with a nice transparency to it, has almost no head at all, and left just a tiny bit of lacing around the glass.

S: Strong hints of lemon zest and grapefruit, following with some pine notes as well, the hops were present on the nose, no juniper though.

T: The balance of the beer was not to bad, the lemon and citrus were present throughout, hints of pine on the tongue as well, slight breadyness also. Still no juniper, that I noticed at least.

M: Medium Bodied, good amount of carbonation.

O: Nothing great about this beer, easy drinker, but was expecting different flavors from the herbal notes but didnt find them.

Photo of SmashPants
3.34/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: a standard brown 466mL bottle with the usual Rogue-style label.

Appearance: pours a clear amber in colour with a fluffy white head that drops quickly to a decent film. Great lacing down the glass.

Aroma: some bready aromas with a touch of berries and spice.

Taste: I'm not tasting the juniper tartness I was expecting - just a decent but standard pale ale with some hop bitterness.

Aftertaste: pretty much follows the taste, but with a bit more bitterness.

Mouth feel: a moderate body with just enouugh carbonation to carry the flavour.

Overall: once again an average beer from Rogue for an exhorbitant price. This is the third I've had, and the third that is way over-priced. I would compare this beer (at AU$140+ a case) to Matilda Bay's Fat Yak (at AU$52 a case).

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.74/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a semi-clear, golden sunset orange with a white, near two-finger head. Good retention, leads to a broken, webbed layer of suds across the surface. Strong lacing left around the glass with nice stick.

Smell - White bready aroma with berry and spice notes.

Taste - Follows the nose. Clean malt bill allows the juniper to shine through with touches of berry fruitiness and a light spice bite. Notes of grassy bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium in body with lively carbonation lends itself to a crisp, dry finish.

Overall - A good pale overall. Nothing mindblowing, but great balance in flavor and mouthfeel and entirely drinkable; quite quaffable.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Juniper Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 1,258 ratings.