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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

1,311 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,311
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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Photo of rand
3.69/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bomber poured into pint glass

This copper-tan ale exchanges complexity with drinkability, but still tasty nonetheless. The nose is floral and dank hops, with earthy tea-like astringency and a funk that lingers at the edge of the bouquet. The flavors follow the nose but the funk bends into a distinctly unripe apple flavor... still with edges of sour funk.

Not the easiest 6%-ish pale to throw back, but if you're craving dank hops with a lighter malt-backbone, this might hit the spot.

rand, Oct 16, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +1%

shopk, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Bear1964, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

KevChiTown, Oct 13, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +13.7%

littledogs52, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

julielynndubee, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

WDJersey, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

RDW, Oct 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

chuckv_1217, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

MrPlayboy, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

mbbransc, Oct 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.5%

Ace1490, Oct 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

indy351, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

OsoRojo, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Justdoit1234, Oct 06, 2014
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2.44/5  rDev -40.2%

Beerpaddy, Oct 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

XicanoBeerRun, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

ralerwen, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of larryarms847
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a muddled amber orange with a pale white head that leaves behind gentle lacing.

Heavy pine, orange rind, grapefruit, and some tropical fruit to note.

Citrus, tropical fruit, roasted malts add some caramel notes, and pine balanced wonderfully.

Mouthfeel is soft and buttery, goes down like water.

Overall, one of the better fresh hop IPAs I've sampled to date and at a great price point it's likely I'll pick this one up again soon.

larryarms847, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

kenzilka007, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

ktenneydenver, Oct 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Hellpop65, Sep 29, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +8.8%

dagubna, Sep 18, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +0.5%

smithj4, Sep 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

beerhast, Sep 01, 2014
Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,311 ratings.