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ReNEWale-2014 Alt Pale Ale - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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ReNEWale-2014 Alt Pale AleReNEWale-2014 Alt Pale Ale

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82
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35 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Reidrover on 01-06-2014)
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Samuel906

California

3.16/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

First I don't think this should be listed as an Altbier since an altbier is a style of German Brown ale, and this is listed as an Alt Pale Ale. Appearance is pretty typical of a pale: bright, transparent amber color with energetic effervescing. Thick sticky white head clings to the glass. Smell is pretty benign, mild malt and some dank hops. Taste is a decent balance of malty and hoppy. Bread, lemon grass, and light peppery finish. Definitely some unique qualities to the malt that you don't see too often. Light bodied, high carbonation. Overall solid pale with some good malt presence, very different from most altbiers. Solid, but probably not going to be a go to for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 03:22:30 | More by Samuel906
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Pours a hazy orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A foamy lattice of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, biscuit, and slight citrus like aromas. Taste is much the same with malt and citrus like flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is easy to drink and is an interesting mixture of styles.

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22 from the fridge.. Thought I reviewed this a few weeks back, but found it tonight.

Pours a clear dark golden.. short lived white head... no real lacing.

Nose actually really nails it with a PNW emphasis ... big floral hops... a bit perfumy with a sorta dirty nutty earthy maltiness... well done.

Good bitterness for the style and its PNW origin... dry toasty malt... earthy/floral notes mid palate are nice.. minerally... perhaps some sulfur..

With warmth a fruity ester component rises up.. seems "English" if that helps.

Very drinkable... Lower ABV and a great complexity.... I love it.

Nice beer... weird mix for sure!! PNW vs German vs English... weird but I am honestly loving it... I would drink this all the time... but I doubt it would be commercially viable in the long run.

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Clear, coppery golden. Lighter than I'm accustomed to seeing in this style. Fizzy off white head that leaves a foamy ring around the glass and a thin sudsy cover across the surface of the beer.

Big malty, bready character predominately with very light grassy hop character.

Medium+ body, foamy, medium carbonation.

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ReNEWale-2014 Alt Pale Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.