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Gale Force India Style Pale Ale - Scuttlebutt Brewing Company

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Gale Force India Style Pale AleGale Force India Style Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
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good

169 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 169
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jreitman on 08-03-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-30-2013 14:15:23 | More by craftbeerasian
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2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

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Washington

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Washington

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Washington

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03-28-2013 00:19:28 | More by snohojimbo
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Idaho

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03-15-2013 03:07:26 | More by DustinPurvis
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JayQue

Virginia

3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

An average, pleasant IPA. Poured from a 12 oz bottle, obtained at Total Wine Chesapeake, into a pint glass. Slightly hazy coppery color with a big (hard pour) off white head. Average retention and some lacing. Smell is pretty mild, mostly biscuity malts.

Tastes pretty good. This is a balanced IPA not a hop bomb. THe biscuity/bready malts are front and center. There is some undefined bitterness in the finish. No pine or citrus focus, just some bitterness.

Mouthfeel is a bit watery up front, better as you drink more. Still crisp and refreshing though.

Nothing special, but goes well with food, not a bad beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 01:44:22 | More by JayQue
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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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Washington

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Texas

3.2/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

22 oz bomber pours a medium amber with decent but rapidly dissapating head. Aroma is grainy malt, not much in the way of citrus or pine. Taste is sharp malt with a metallic off-flavor, hops are bitter but not particularly flavorful. This one has a nasty aftertaste that unfortunately won't let go of my tongue. Overall very dissapointing. I used to work very close to Scuttlebutt before moving to Texas and always regretted not checking them out (although I was into craftbeer much at the time). Based on this beer I wasn't missing anything...

Serving type: bottle

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IPA from the Pacific Northwest, those are phrases you want to hear together. This Washignton based brewery bottles their version in a 22 ounce bottle. Hoppy daze, and on to the beer:

The orangish copper color with yellow hues isn't much of a surprise per style, as is the good head retention and lace. The nose, which is rather malty with a pinch of hops, is a surprise. The doughy sweetness and dry caramel provide the wave for the aroma. There are gentle brushes of hop cones found, but at this point it's smelling more like an APA.

A malt forward IPA. Big and doughy sweetness at the base, caramel, a snap of hops and grapefruit, and a touch of ash make this a tolerable beer. For what it's worth, the hop intensity is a little stronger in the taste than in the nose. It's lighter medium bodied with a slight creaminess, with gentle carbonation. Easy to drink as well.

A decent little beer, but the debate will range whether it's an IPA or APA. My bottle wasn't dated, so who knows who young or old my bottle was.

Serving type: bottle

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Gale Force India Style Pale Ale from Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.