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Angry Planet Organic Pale Ale - Flat Earth Brewing Company

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Angry Planet Organic Pale AleAngry Planet Organic Pale Ale

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82
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121 Ratings
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 07-19-2007)
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-16-2012 16:50:15 | More by Tyrawlings
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JackieTH

Minnesota

3.03/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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'.

Serving type: on-tap

01-22-2012 20:44:24 | More by JackieTH
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-19-2012 23:53:31 | More by doucmehu
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-16-2012 03:57:48 | More by inbierveritas
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RyanBeer13

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

12-27-2011 23:39:41 | More by RyanBeer13
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ALifeWellWasted

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-27-2011 01:59:47 | More by ALifeWellWasted
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-22-2011 01:40:00 | More by HoistinBrews
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 00:37:09 | More by thagr81us
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null

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-14-2011 18:12:56 | More by null
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Shango42

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-12-2011 02:55:40 | More by Shango42
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-05-2011 01:29:22 | More by nmann08
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

11-24-2011 00:02:21 | More by jenray
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Centennial

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 05:36:09 | More by Centennial
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-18-2011 18:51:29 | More by FreshmanPour77
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dizztracted

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-15-2011 02:31:32 | More by dizztracted
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plfahey

Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2011 02:04:10 | More by plfahey
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2011 01:34:05 | More by MattyG85
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2011 00:48:18 | More by jsprain1
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ChopperSmith

Minnesota

3.23/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2011 23:19:51 | More by ChopperSmith
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MinnesotaRIS

Minnesota

3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2011 02:30:35 | More by MinnesotaRIS
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2011 05:02:53 | More by WYVYRN527
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes 2/6/11

A: Perfectly clear copper/dark amber color. A foamy two finger head formed and dissipated slowly. Bits of lacing left down the glass.

S: Light citrus aroma, some orange and a little bit of grapefruit. Heavier on the malt, bread and some caramel.

T: Again, some light citrus and a little bit of pine. There is a nice pale wheat flavor. The malts come through as biscuit and some toasted bread.

M/D: Medium bodied with nice carbonation. Overall, its pretty good. I wish the hoppiness was kicked up a little. Easy drinking though.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2011 02:17:14 | More by mdaschaf
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brewerburgundy

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, New Belgium globe, and no freshness date. Thank you for the extra, Craig!

It is a fine looking beer. The color is glowing orange amber and the head is a big tower of a thing. It's color is the standard off-white and the retention is solid. Everything is as it should be in an APA.

The aroma of Cascades is undeniable; floral, grassy, lemon and orange citrus, and slightly soapy. The Irish Ale yeast strain the bottle says they used is pretty apparent as well. This could pass as an American interpretation of the Irish Red style. There is caramel and nutty malt.

Flavors are right in line with what I smell. Caramel and Munich malt with soapy, floral Cascade. A little salinity or just savory sneaks in. I like the malt bill even though it wanders between APA, Amber, Oktoberfest, and Irish Red Ale territory.

Some how I served this a little too warm for the style. It's full bodied for a pale, with moderate-low carbonation. Creamy.

This is a very pleasant pale ale with those classic Cascades, though the emphasis keeps coming back to nice malt bill.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 22:08:17 | More by brewerburgundy
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budgood1

Minnesota

3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pours out of the 22oz. bottle a dark amber/garnet colour with a very thin head. some bubles of lace. not very good retention. baked bread aroma, some burnt sugar and citrus round out the nose. sugary malt driven flavour with a good dose of cascade hops to compliment but not overpower. some hints of spice and earth most likely from the wheat used. back end bitterness provides just enough grit to balance things out. medium bodied, light and easy mouthfeel. uninspired drinkability.

approachable and quenching for an APA. a bit boring for me but i suppose this would be a nice pint to pair with some bar food or pub grub. otherwise quite average in most regards.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2011 22:52:15 | More by budgood1
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womencantsail

California

2.15/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A: The beer pours a pretty dark amber, almost copper, color with a khaki colored head.

S: Lots of caramel on the nose with plenty of toffee to go along with it. A bit of bread and a shocking amount of alcohol for a 6% beer. At least there are some floral and earthy hops to try to save the beer.

T: Quite bitter with a bit of tea and cough syrup flavors which just don't make any sense and are not any good. Again, an emphasis on the malt as the flavor is heavy on the bread and toffee. A bit of grass and straw to it and maybe a touch of citrus peel.

M: The body is medium and so is the carbonation.

D: Not sure if this bottle was just old or what, because this beer was not good.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2011 02:08:16 | More by womencantsail
Angry Planet Organic Pale Ale from Flat Earth Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.