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Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale - Flat Earth Brewing Company

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Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale

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very good

135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bucko on 02-19-2007)
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XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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DaveMiller, Mar 27, 2014
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doucmehu, Mar 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Mdodge8837, Mar 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

zimmee66, Jan 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

dern10001110101, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

kraticus41, Nov 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

jaydoc, Nov 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

fuzzcherry, Sep 11, 2013
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2.45/5  rDev -34.7%

22 oz. bottle purchased 3 days ago, and poured into a Belgian snifter.

Appearance: Amber-orange hue with a huge, foamy, durable off-white head. Gobs of lacing, but the bottle foamed over after opening, and again after pouring about 10 oz. of beer.

Aroma: Yeasty with suggestions of banana and bubblegum. These clash with some earthy/spicy hops.

Flavor: more sour than expected which, together with the over-flowing bottle lead me to suspect some contamination. Mildly bitter finish and aftertaste. Plenty of hop kick for style.

Mouthfeel: near medium body; high carbonation.

O: perhaps a bad bottle and worthy of a re-test, but not so bad that I can conclude this with confidence.

chinchill, Aug 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Beerlover, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Mervjahn, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

WallE89, Mar 21, 2013
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3.35/5  rDev -10.7%

Bomber poured into an imperial pint.

A- Dark orage color with a finger plus of off white, fluffy head. Average retention.

S- Yeast forward nose with no trace of malt or fruit. Smells a little hot.

T- Belgian like yeast hits me right off the bat. Barely any hop to speak of. Slight caramel sweetness present as well.

M- Light and crisp mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O- I thought I would give Flat Earth another try this evening. I find myself feeling the same after each and every ale I try (except the pumpkin ale). Overall, it is a decent Belgian style pale, though I hesitate calling it a pale at all as the hops are not easily detected. Slightly above average in my opinion but a nice change of pace from a daily pale. Cheers.

AndyP612, Mar 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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joh02034, Jan 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

t0rin0, Sep 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

MN_Beerticker, Sep 24, 2012
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3.23/5  rDev -13.9%

A- Copper-orange. Slightly hazy. Head is one finger, ever so slightly off white. Retention is mediocre.
S- The smell is earthy sweet, with a bit of biscuit. A bit more hop than most Belgians and not much fruit.
T- The fruityness comes through just a touch here with a peachy opening. There is some caramel as well. Finish is still sweet but a bit of earthyness brings some roundness to it.
M- Medium-full body. Carbonation is low and smooth. A bit too sticky though.
O- I love most Flat Earth beers and most Belgians, but this one was not that special. Middle of the road.

jsprain1, Aug 07, 2012
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Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale from Flat Earth Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.