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Detroit Pale Ale - Atwater Brewery

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Detroit Pale AleDetroit Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-10-2011)
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.4/5  rDev -3.4%

A pint at Old Chicago in Southgate, Michigan.

This beer appears a clear pale golden colour, with one finger of soapy white head, which leaves some streaky lace as it duly wisps away. It smells of faint grainy malt, and floral, leafy hops. The taste doesn't waver much, with some edgy cereal grain, and bitter grassy, earthy hops. The carbonation is moderate, the body light, but not thin, and fairly smooth. It finishes crisp, and fairly clean, a somewhat metallic hoppiness lingering.

Nothing fancy, just an adequate accompaniment to pseudo-deepdish pizza and Detroit Lions eyeballin'.

09-27-2011 22:08:10 | More by biboergosum
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

12-25-2012 18:07:54 | More by ejimhof
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FosterJM

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

1636th Review on BA
Bottle to Pint
12oz

Thanks to my co-worker Kathleen for this one

App- A fairly sparkly looking orange with some good bubble activity. I used a friends pint glass, so not sure if right glass or not, but best I had. Small 1/2" head that fell to nothing. A couple dots of cling.

Smell- A light bit of an small malty orange. A little bit of a spice note and maybe just a touch of bitter. A light IPA or a small pale ale really.

Taste- This was pretty tasty. I liked it better than the Detroit brewing one. Had more pop and flavor vs just a small malt backbone with a little citrus. Nice balance and a good fast drinker. An easy thirst quencher.

Mouth- A little bit of a lighter medium body with a fairly light medium carbonation. A good amount of malt on the back with a touch of citrus and a bit grainular.

Drink- Better than the 1st Altbier of the night, but wasnt anything wowing. Solid offering and quaffable.

11-30-2012 21:44:38 | More by FosterJM
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-07-2012 05:48:49 | More by tectactoe
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tommy5

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-06-2013 23:30:04 | More by tommy5
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Dope

Massachusetts

3.23/5  rDev -8.2%

A: Pale golden straw pour with a huge fluffy white head that lasts forever. Great lacing too.

S: Very floral hops with some herbal quality as well.

T: Grapefruit and herbal hops, bready malt backing it up.

M: Medium, high carbonation.

O: Decent but nothing amazing.

11-25-2011 03:36:18 | More by Dope
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zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

10-01-2012 22:36:58 | More by zonker17
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-31-2012 01:51:13 | More by jaidenjb
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

01-14-2013 18:29:44 | More by BlissJunkie
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

07-15-2013 03:37:37 | More by rodlavers
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

3.65/5  rDev +3.7%

Poured into an imperial pint glass. Color was a rich golden amber with a plain 1 finger white head. head lasted ~five minutes before leaving a few lacings on the glass. Aroma was slighty sweet and fruity, but also had notes of acid and yeast. Taste started out fruity with a hint of citrus, before shifting to a yeasty hop flavor. A slightly sour and yeasty flavor lingered in the mouth after sipping. Felt ok, maybe a bit overly bubbly. Overall not bad, but came across a bit strange towards the end of each sip.

09-14-2012 23:14:22 | More by mountdew1
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nukem5

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +8.8%

Nice pour with a deep straw color and foamy cap that sticks heavily to walls of the glass.The smell which is most prominent is the citrus aroma with a slightly grassy note or two. Taste is a bit above average with a slightly malty taste and some grape-fruity citrus bite to it. Mouthfeel is a medium feel with a good carbonation level to it. Nice lacing down sides of glass. Like it alot but not top of the style very decent beer.

12-04-2011 02:02:31 | More by nukem5
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DCLAguy11

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

06-17-2014 00:53:25 | More by DCLAguy11
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drh1382

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

12-28-2011 15:46:43 | More by drh1382
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chewy6935

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

11-12-2013 03:14:18 | More by chewy6935
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-10-2013 10:22:09 | More by Paul_Apsley
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leadahmer

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

12-07-2013 01:08:34 | More by leadahmer
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MikeRice1969

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-26-2013 14:23:58 | More by MikeRice1969
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djwhit24

Michigan

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-21-2012 02:26:00 | More by djwhit24
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bluHatter

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +19.3%

A: Clear gold color, big frothy head. Nice lacing.

S: Orange, citrus, sweet, tart - lemon meringue. Smells like dessert.

T: bitter, lemon, orange, grapefruit.

M: Lots of bubbly carbonation that really helps to bring the flavors out.

O: This is really an exceptional pale ale. I'm especially a fan of the subtle, delicious nose, which really adds a lot to the complexity of the flavor.

09-28-2011 02:06:30 | More by bluHatter
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EL48823

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

01-28-2013 20:56:05 | More by EL48823
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thatdavegy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-27-2012 22:36:21 | More by thatdavegy
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bobbyr5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-25-2013 19:42:50 | More by bobbyr5
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beerborn

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.8%

01-30-2012 16:13:51 | More by beerborn
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BBlov


3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-28-2014 18:45:10 | More by BBlov
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Detroit Pale Ale from Atwater Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.