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12 Man Pale Ale - Dick's Brewing Company

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12 Man Pale Ale12 Man Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

20 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 19.74%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dick's Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jackclyde27 on 12-29-2013)
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mdavidson

Washington

4/5  rDev +29.4%

01-13-2014 17:08:05 | More by mdavidson
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woemad

Washington

3.36/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz can from a 6-pack purchased at Total Wine in Spokane Valley for $7.99. No freshness date on the can. I initially couldn't find it on BA until I went to the page for Dick's Brewing, and saw it listed as 12 Man. I thought it was called 12th Man, but I expect that was nixed due to copyright issues.

Poured a hazy gold color, with a half-inch of beige foam perched on top. Said head dropped after a couple of minutes to a thin skiff, leaving spotty lace on the sides of a Sierra Nevada shaker-style pint glass.

Mostly malty in the nose, with a modest, floral hop scent.

The taste was pretty much like the nose. It’s an easy drinking, malty pale ale with minimal hop flavor. The hops don’t really even become noticeable until about the middle of the taste.

Carbonation is a little too low for this beer’s own good. Medium bodied, with a slightly heavy mouthfeel.

I really wish I knew how long ago this was canned. It’s possible its imperfections were due to an excessive period of sitting on its ass on a shelf in a warehouse somewhere. While drinkable in the way that all bland beers are drinkable, for now it joins the 12th Can as a beer that is essential only if you are a Seahawk fan, but not worth seeking out otherwise.

Serving type: can

07-20-2014 19:37:25 | More by woemad
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HoppySeb

Washington

3/5  rDev -2.9%

06-09-2014 18:24:57 | More by HoppySeb
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

06-08-2014 21:21:22 | More by leftoverburrito
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

06-01-2014 06:23:15 | More by SitkaSteve
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mactrail

Washington

3.6/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber color with a brief, coarse foam in the Gulpener tulip. Some fizz on the tongue. At least it doesn't have the club sods taste, but it needs something. Very light hop aroma with some flowery notes.

Some malty flavors, a slight sweetness, but mostly crisp. There is a pleasant malty cereal taste, light as it is, more like a Blonde ale than a Pale. A shimmer of hops with some resiny tang. Not much bitterness, except the aftertaste as the other subtle flavors fade.

While there is not any excitement here, it's a drinkable and nicely flavored brew at a lower alcohol level. More professional carbonation would improve the experience for such a light beer. From the 12 oz can purchased at Special Brews in Lynnwood, Washington.

Serving type: can

04-25-2014 22:51:06 | More by mactrail
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jellikit

Washington

3.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Light orange. Thin head. Slightly hazy. Small pieces of grain found suspended in beer.
S: Not much aroma.
T: Medium maltiness. Medium-low bitterness. Faint grapefruit hoppiness.
M: Medium carbonation. Medium body.
O: Typical pale ale. Not much that stands out. Not bad, not superior. Just ok. Drinkable for sure.

Serving type: can

04-21-2014 03:19:50 | More by jellikit
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -2.9%

03-31-2014 05:48:15 | More by rab53
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mdaschaf

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -11%

03-21-2014 03:44:10 | More by mdaschaf
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flagmantho

Washington

3.63/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass. I drank a ton of this during the postseason; I hope it's not getting unfairly savaged due to its suggested team affiliation. Go Hawks!

Appearance: medium golden hue with a very light touch of haze and a strong effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy ivory foam with decent retention. Pretty damn good!

Smell: aroma is quite light; it's grainy, toasty and yeasty, almost like a craft lager. Good, but not a whole lot going on.

Taste: sweet, grainy and ever so slightly toasty. Hops are light in intensity and citrusy and piney in character. It reminds me a more of an English style than American, really. It's decent, but not outstanding; I want to like it more than I do.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a big carbonation and a great creaminess for the style. Kudos!

Overall: this is definitely my favorite of the local beers with a 12th Man theme (see: Hilliard's 12th Can). It's not well-tuned to my palate, but it's a competently put-together beer with great drinkability.

Serving type: can

02-08-2014 01:43:34 | More by flagmantho
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

02-04-2014 06:11:11 | More by NickThePyro
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Wrex68

Washington

1/5  rDev -67.6%

02-02-2014 20:21:33 | More by Wrex68
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Washington

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

01-18-2014 08:15:10 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Washington

3/5  rDev -2.9%

01-14-2014 04:07:32 | More by TwoTrees
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jackclyde27

Washington

3/5  rDev -2.9%

01-04-2014 15:35:06 | More by jackclyde27
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Washington

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12-31-2013 09:13:46 | More by Presto82
12 Man Pale Ale from Dick's Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.