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Fresh Hop Pale Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,312 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,312
Reviews: 663
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 124
Gots: 53 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-07-2005)
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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap into pint glass. Enjoyed this after a 12 hour shift. Poured a dark orange color. alittle haze to it but not much. The smell had a little more ripe fruit smell then a dry hopped IPA. Flavor was super well balanced with a hops and ripe tangerine. I was very impressed with this beer. One of my favorite offerings from great divide. Would have had about 3 more but I was too tired.

bernardus1212, Oct 27, 2010
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from bomber into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Very clear amber with towering foamy head and great lacing.

Smell: Sweet orange and toasted malts dominate, with notes of grapefruit and pine. Fresh but fairly standard APA aroma.

Taste: Citrusy-orange hops are dominant, backed by semi-sweet toasted malts. Ends with a spicy, pine-like bitter kick.

Feel: Moderately low carbonation, very creamy body with a great dry finish. However, the medium body is just slightly on the thin side.

Drinkability: Comes across as a fairly typical APA that is somewhat elevated by how fresh it is. Very good, but not one of my favorite Wet/Fresh Hops.

bsp77, Oct 22, 2010
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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at ChurchKey in DC. It had an amber colour with a decent head that maintained some lacing. The smell was lovely - mostly citrus and hops obviously - and was the highlight of drinking this. The taste was of citrus, mostly oranges, and was not particularly bitter. The aftertaste was smooth. This was a fairly simple but delicious brew.

vandemonian, Jan 21, 2011
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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a translucent light amber, capped by two fingers of frothy, off-white head. Retention is good as it settles slowly, leaving moderate lacing down the glass.

S: Blend of piney, earthy and citrusy hops up front with some distinct tangerine and pineapple characters, followed by a biscuity malt base. Nose is a bit subdued, but pleasant

T: Piney and earthy hops up front at a moderate level, before biscuit malts come up on the mid-palate. Balanced backend, followed by a finish of light citrus and tropical fruits.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, very pleasant

D: Very easy drinking, good hop character but well balanced.

Xul, Dec 03, 2010
Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,312 ratings.