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Fresh Hop Pale Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Fresh Hop Pale AleFresh Hop Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,309 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,309
Reviews: 662
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a pint glass. Best by 12/24/14.

Color was darker than I expected. Coppery amber with a thin white head. Lots of sticky lacing that just stayed glued to the sides of the glass.

Aroma was weedy and grassy with some pine, but then more citrus as it warmed. Smells pretty hoppy for a pale ale. More like a light IPA.

Flavor was dominated by the fresh hops. More citrus than the aroma, but some pine and grass as well. The malt is barely detectable but provides just enough backbone to balance the hop profile. Finish is bitter and long for a pale ale.

Feel is medium and creamy.

Overall, a bit closer to an IPA than a true pale ale, but whose drawing that line? I really liked this beer and was sad to see the last of it in my glass.

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Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,309 ratings.