Angry Planet Organic Pale Ale - Flat Earth Brewing Company
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2.25/5 rDev -37%
Poured from a bomber into a standard pint glass.
Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a half finger of fluffy off white head that sticks around pretty well.
Smell: The smell is really mild with some malt and mild fruit notes. Not a whole lot going on here.
Taste: As with the smell, this is a really mild beer. Some malt and a mild hop bitterness. There are some citrus notes as well. The fruity notes seem a bit out of place.
Mouthfeel: Medium body with rather large bubbles and a slick finish.
Overall: This isn't a very good beer. It looked fine, but nothing else about it was very appealing. I wouldn't have another.
05-17-2012 01:10:27 | More by oline73
3.03/5 rDev -15.1%
On tap at Old Chicago.
Appearance: Light orange and a bit hazy topped by white foam.
Smell: Hop is noticeable initially but fades to a bready malt scent.
Taste: More sweet malt than hop bite initially. Bitterness does show up, but I was expecting a bit more hop based on the labeling of 'Angry'. After the bready malt sweetness fades a bit there is trace of resinous hop that lingers on the finish.
Mouthfeel: medium. Carbonation is decent.
Drinkability: Mildly hopped and slightly more bitter than sweet, this one really doesn't distinguish itself, other than being 'organic'.
01-22-2012 20:44:24 | More by JackieTH
3.98/5 rDev +11.5%
Big thanks goes out to MBrausen for sending me this one just so I could tick it! Shared this one with my doppelganger after dropping my Audi (RIP) off at the shop. Served from bottle into a Bell's stemmed tulip. Poured a deep red-orange with a minimal white head. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, citrus, floral, caramel, and subtle caramel hop. The flavor was of sweet malt, caramel, caramel hop, floral hops, and subtle citrus. It had a light feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. The flavor profile on this one was quite well balanced and blended well together. However, it really left me wanting more from each sip. For the style, this was a pretty solid brew, but not life changing though. Worth trying if you have the opportunity without a doubt.
12-19-2011 00:37:09 | More by thagr81us
3.18/5 rDev -10.9%
22oz. bottle into pint glass
A. Golden Orange with Amber hue, good head and retention along with some nice lacing. Looks clear but if you look closely has small particles of sediment dancing around within.
S. Bready malts, mild caramel and spicy fruits esters, more of a coriander like aroma with faint citrus
T. Picking up a initial bready and yeasty malt profile up front and a finish much like that of cardamom, can not detect any citrus in the hop profile, but has a mild pine undertone, more like the flavor of spruce tips though.
M. Dry, medium carbonation, alcohol comes through more then it should here.
O. This is an Ok APA. I prefer mine far hoppier. This kinda tastes more like a blend of an Oktoberfest, a heffe, and a IPA then an APA.
11-23-2011 05:36:09 | More by Centennial
4.22/5 rDev +18.2%
22 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.
Appearance-Amber in color with brilliant clarity. Moderate beige head had tiny bobbles and decent retention.
Aroma-Tropical fruits, orange, and light citrus/grapefruit hops with big caramel malt and some fruity esters (strawberries, cherries, and apples). Fair amount of yeast-derived character for an APA, but it smells pretty darn good.
Flavor-Tons of caramel malt, with a hint of breadiness as well. Flavors take quite some time to play out on the palate-first malt and berry fruitiness, but then piney, orangey citrusy hop flavors begin to grow on the palate. Slowly, hop bitterness builds, leaving an overall woody hop flavor with a touch of caramel. Tastes awesome.
Mouthfeel-Medium body with moderate carbonation. Leaves slight coating of numbing bitterness on the tongue.
An awesome interpretation of the APA from Flat Earth. While not as hoppy as most, and certainly with a lot more fruity esters, but its delicious nonetheless. Love it.
07-10-2011 02:04:10 | More by plfahey
4.35/5 rDev +21.8%
Poured from 22 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.
Appearance: Rich golden orange with lots of bubbles. A mild pour gives a huge four finger head that has good retention and lacing.
Smell: A solid aroma of citrus and floral hops with hints of orange, pineapple, and pine with a good amount of bready caramel malts. Smells pretty balanced.
Taste: A light sweetness from the citrus hops is backed by a mild piney bitterness. This is followed by a good amount of bready, toasted caramel malts. Good balance throughout as the taste is not very bitter or sweet.
Mouthfeel: Medium body with a carbonation on the higher side. Creamy and very smooth.
Overall: A pretty solid and tasty version of an American Pale Ale. Easy drinking and flavorful.
06-09-2011 01:34:05 | More by MattyG85
3.73/5 rDev +4.5%
A- Copperish-golden, darker than most in style, head is initially one finger thick. Fades very quickly, minimal lacing.
S- Just a bit of citrus hops. More toasted flavor than I'd like.
T- More hops here than aromas would indicate. Slightly citrusy, with some toffee, lightly caramel notes. Well balanced.
M- Lighter than I would like. Carbonation is reasonably smooth and soft.
O- An easy drinking beer but honestly it just didn't do it for me. Nice to try, but probably won't revisit.
06-07-2011 00:48:18 | More by jsprain1
3.23/5 rDev -9.5%
Poured from a 22 oz. brown bottle into a standard pint glass.
Appearance: Clear deep golden color. One finger off-white foam head that receded quickly and left a little lacing.
Smell: Subtle citrus and pine hops with a hint of sweet malts beneath.
Taste: Citrus and a little bit of pine hops up front, with sweet malts mellowing out the finish. A decent American Pale Ale, not the best out there, but far from the worst.
Mouth Feel: Medium bodied with nice carbonation.
Drinkability: Nothing really stands out with this APA, I wish it had a little more hops or something to lift it a notch above, but it's very drinkable and slightly above average.
05-27-2011 23:19:51 | More by ChopperSmith
3.3/5 rDev -7.6%
From 22 oz. bottle. Apprearance is dark golden and not wholly pale. White, tall head that goes down at an average rate leaving some lacing. Clear.
Smells of American hops. Citrus is low, piney and low floral. Malt is subdued. 0 diacetyl or off-aromas.
Taste is again predominantly of American hops with a high level of bitterness. As an APA goes, the balance is to the hops but this seems a touch strong. Aftertaste lingers of bitterness with a hint if sweetness. Some grain character.
M is full with hop resins. Not as drinkable as I would have liked. Decent body. Next time I will try this a bit colder but it is fairly standard for an APA.
04-23-2011 02:30:35 | More by MinnesotaRIS
3.93/5 rDev +10.1%
Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into an Imperial pint glass.
A: Angry Planet pours a rich amber hue with a cream colored head that slowly settles. Lacing is sticky, and carbonation is somewhat moderate.
S: Floral hop aroma up front, with hints of pine and some citrus. Malt lends a backround of caramel and toast.
T: A much bigger malt backbone than I expected. It's much bigger on the palate than on the nose. Caramel and bread, with dried fruit character are dominant. Hops balance out the beer with hints of grapefruit, pine, and rose petal.
Notes: This is a very full-bodied version of an American Pale, with a definite note of heat from the alcohol. Otherwise, it's a pretty tasty brew, and unique in it's own way. Not my favorite offering from Flat Earth, but still worth having from time to time.
04-10-2011 05:02:53 | More by WYVYRN527
Angry Planet Organic Pale Ale from Flat Earth Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.