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Juniper Pale Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,197 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 1,197
Reviews: 665
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 27
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-27-2001)
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Ratings: 1,197 | Reviews: 665 | Display Reviews Only:
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Hoolihan

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

02-10-2012 06:05:14 | More by Hoolihan
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-08-2012 01:25:28 | More by Bdel34
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mnixon86

Ireland

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-06-2012 00:35:20 | More by mnixon86
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-05-2012 11:46:47 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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tyjaman

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-03-2012 00:23:00 | More by tyjaman
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CBlack85

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-02-2012 15:04:41 | More by CBlack85
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mdevonshire

Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

01-31-2012 04:55:20 | More by mdevonshire
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -10%

01-30-2012 20:05:00 | More by HumanParaquat
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zonalax

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +38.5%

01-29-2012 19:17:16 | More by zonalax
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sludgy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-28-2012 21:57:41 | More by sludgy
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PhineasGage

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-27-2012 18:43:51 | More by PhineasGage
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wildshire

Washington

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-27-2012 00:40:07 | More by wildshire
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evlu1441

Alberta (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev +2.5%

I was quite intrigued by this beer, and decided to bite the bullet (expensive bullet) and give it a try. 650ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

It pours a slighty hazy medium apricot colour. the head is sparse, but there is a good amount of carbonation coming up to the top. It's a fairly standard looking pale.

The aroma is faint and dominated by a sweet, smooth malty-ness. There are some faint aromatic hops too, but nothing overpowering. The juniper isn't noticeable at all, which is a bit of let down.

It is slightly bitter to start, and then some light toasty malt rolls across the tongue. The hops come through nicely towards the middle and blend into some interesting and complimentary juniper aspects. It finishes with a kind of cooling effect, no doubt from the juniper. There is a nice malty finish.

Overall, this beer is subtle and balanced. It could have gone wrong in many ways, but it manages to stay on track. At the same time, I wish the Juniper was a bit more pronounced.

01-26-2012 21:00:24 | More by evlu1441
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-26-2012 19:32:11 | More by AlexChillton
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dandmc24

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-26-2012 10:49:37 | More by dandmc24
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vitrael

Wisconsin

3.28/5  rDev -9.1%

A: Hazy gold with a small white head and no lacing.

S: Biscuity malts and... corn? A little spicy hop character.

T: Unexpectly light on the malt flavor. More slightly biscuity and corn flavor. Quite a nice substantial spicy hoppiness. When it's cold, I'm getting very little juniper flavor. It's just there behind the hops. Remarkably close to a cream ale in my opinion--a little bit like a spicier version of Spotted Cow.

M: Very light and clean.

I'm really disappointed in the lack of juniper flavor in this beer, but moreover it's not really that great a pale ale.

01-26-2012 00:37:08 | More by vitrael
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rogueleonardi

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-25-2012 18:11:45 | More by rogueleonardi
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nmeiborg

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-17-2012 19:34:26 | More by nmeiborg
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edwardkersh

Oregon

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-17-2012 16:42:45 | More by edwardkersh
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KuehneBe

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-17-2012 07:41:01 | More by KuehneBe
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

A-clear dark yellow with a stable nice white head. some lacing

S-honestly smells a bit like an adjunct lager...light honey and corn. a slight herbal aspect to it.

T-comes in with a really creamy herbs taste...which i'm thinking might be the juniper. its a really good and smooth taste with just a touch of bitterness. the after-taste is matching with a hint of cereal as well.

M-creamy medium carbonation with a slightly dry finish

O-one of the most drinkable beers i've had lately. the tastes are smooth and clean. this is the second one i've had and both disappeared way too quickly. it won't leave a lasting impression but you'll enjoy it while you're drinking it.

01-15-2012 03:22:48 | More by AdamBear
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tpauer

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-14-2012 23:25:56 | More by tpauer
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prisdefer

New York

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-14-2012 19:00:50 | More by prisdefer
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uziangis

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-13-2012 02:36:49 | More by uziangis
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brahdeel

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-12-2012 17:25:36 | More by brahdeel
Juniper Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 1,197 ratings.