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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

1,243 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,243
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 114
Gots: 39 | 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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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-19-2012 01:22:22 | More by Joshgonzales79
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danjohn1234

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-18-2012 22:08:57 | More by danjohn1234
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-17-2012 17:01:19 | More by zenwatts
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-17-2012 03:58:32 | More by whartontallboy
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gordonbeersch

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-16-2012 22:16:33 | More by gordonbeersch
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slider

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-16-2012 18:55:21 | More by slider
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-16-2012 07:53:42 | More by savagepm
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-16-2012 02:44:47 | More by captainbearcat
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poogas

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-14-2012 05:21:13 | More by poogas
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

01-13-2012 03:44:29 | More by ygtbsm94
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FirstBrewsoon

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-12-2012 21:05:14 | More by FirstBrewsoon
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Blargimus

Colorado

2/5  rDev -51.1%

01-12-2012 15:19:33 | More by Blargimus
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isaiahcutright

Oklahoma

4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

P: Pours a light amber with a brilliant white 2 finger head.

S: lots of floral hops grassy overall delightful.

Taste: smooth a nice bitterness bite a touch of sweetness.

Mouthfeel: A nice overall smoothness to this fresh hopped pale ale.

Overall: another solid brew from the Great Divide folks just a great drinking beer if only we could have this fresh all year.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2012 01:04:26 | More by isaiahcutright
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Nincombot

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-10-2012 02:03:25 | More by Nincombot
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biggmike

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured an attractive copper color with a generous white head that dissipated slowly leaving a thin layer of head across the top. The aroma is of grassy hops and smells outstanding. The taste is of citrus hops and is medium-bodied. This is a very good beer and very drinkable. I would definitely have this again.

Serving type: growler

01-10-2012 00:49:06 | More by biggmike
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qchic

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-08-2012 20:42:09 | More by qchic
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Cluker

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-08-2012 01:28:37 | More by Cluker
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-07-2012 02:41:28 | More by UNCCTDawg
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Shilt

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-05-2012 00:37:12 | More by Shilt
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IPAylor

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

01-04-2012 20:30:44 | More by IPAylor
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a slightly hazy, translucent orange with a thick, rocky, off-white head that slowly dissipates and leaves a thin layer of head that lasts the entire time. The head left some very nice lacing essentially the entire length of the glass.

S-Hoppy, citrus notes include orange, grapefruit, and lemon zest. Very strong nose for a pale ale, probably the best I've ever had for the style.

T-Hoppy, agressive flavor that is slightly spicy and herbal. Citrus hop flavor consisting of grapefruit and oranges with a nice graham cracker malt backbone. Great flavor, with the strongest hop presence of any pale ale I've had.

M-Thick for the style with just the right amount of carbonation

D-Through the roof. I could drink this all day. It is delicious and its abv. make it a session beer for sure.

Overall, this is the best pale ale I've personally ever had. My bottle date was October 3, 2011 so my only wish is that I could have drank this a couple of months ago so it would have been more fresh. I still believe SNPA sets the standard for the style but if this was sold in six pack form and readily available, which I imagine would be nearly impossible because of the fresh hops used, this would be one of my go to beers. Another great beer from Great Divide.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 20:21:24 | More by thegodfather2701
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-04-2012 12:40:33 | More by ohtheguilt
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-04-2012 04:56:31 | More by RandyBoBandy
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BRLockwood

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

01-02-2012 03:50:05 | More by BRLockwood
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Rob315

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-02-2012 00:42:35 | More by Rob315
Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,243 ratings.