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Palomino American Pale Ale - Bootlegger's Brewery

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Palomino American Pale AlePalomino American Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbONE on 08-20-2008)
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girllovesbier

California

5/5  rDev +32.6%

11-27-2011 09:08:49 | More by girllovesbier
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mjr2377

California

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-16-2011 06:13:35 | More by mjr2377
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acemathew

California

4.68/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer. It is a go to whenever I have just enough and want something relatively session-able and refreshing. Good allrounder.

Always better when fresh but I live pretty close to the brewery.

Good overall pale ale. color is the usual near amber but noticeably pale. Great carbonation and excellent aroma. Good malt back bone. A little nutty too.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2011 02:07:34 | More by acemathew
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slaters5050

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A great Pale Ale. My favorite from this brewery. It's a light pale ale with a lot less hop and bitter than you would find from a Sierra Nevada or other popular pale ales. Has a great drinkability that even non-ale drinkers can appreciate. (Almost like a gateway beer for light beer drinkers to come over to the Ale side)

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2009 22:10:29 | More by slaters5050
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Eriktheipaman

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-14-2012 04:47:35 | More by Eriktheipaman
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hackedfly

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

04-12-2012 00:51:31 | More by hackedfly
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chickencoop

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured this into my lovely Pils Urquell Rastal stemed action, just to capture that thick chunky head. Deep dark orange pour, perfect top. Malt dominated smell, very inviting. This dominates on the taste, very smooth and drinkable, the maltiness is the dominate taste, but you still get some bitter hops. One of the better malty pale ales out there, these guys are fast becoming one of the better breweries in the LA area without getting sucked into the over the top hoppiness scene, good stuff...need to get back down there for more.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2011 06:52:50 | More by chickencoop
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alwayshappyhour

California

4.38/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a clean well crafted Pale Ale. Easy drinking and also pairs well with food. On tap is my favorite serving style, but have had it in a bottle many times. Great intro beer for those new to craft beer, but is a favorite go-to beer for me. Less hoppy than a Sierra Nevada (as a comparison)

Serving type: on-tap

07-06-2011 00:35:17 | More by alwayshappyhour
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g_jenkins

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-28-2012 03:47:42 | More by g_jenkins
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Vevoda478


4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-19-2012 19:56:37 | More by Vevoda478
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Moheban

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

12-20-2013 05:07:01 | More by Moheban
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pkalix

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-10-2013 13:04:03 | More by pkalix
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

09-08-2013 01:35:11 | More by coldmeat23
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jorgemir

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-11-2012 05:06:37 | More by jorgemir
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WestValleyIPA

California

4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my Zatec fluted glass. Got about a finger of white, quickly dissipating head. A vaguely cloudy golden hue. Head retention is basically non-existent. Smells like lemon rind and a bit of floral spiciness. Tastes pretty similar to its scent. Definitely getting that lemon zest and a nice lingering citrus overall. Not very bitter at all, and it suits the beer well. Very drinkable. Could go through a couple of 22's of this over an afternoon. A notch above SNPA in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2010 23:10:56 | More by WestValleyIPA
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Drinkerofales

California

4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden leaning towards amber. A huge off white head leaves tons of lacing as it shrinks to a ring.

Smells of citrus, oranges and lemons, a bit of malt, everything in a good ratio.

Taste is as well mildly citrus, and a slight bitterness as well. Again, malts are there, but not in force.

Texture is light and crisp, extremely smooth and easy to drink.

A nice easy drink, great for a hot day, with enough citrus to be refreshing, and enough flavor to make me smile.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2012 19:54:21 | More by Drinkerofales
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GarrettB714

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-26-2011 06:08:10 | More by GarrettB714
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rhino54

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-07-2012 14:54:17 | More by rhino54
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-28-2013 01:07:09 | More by jaydoc
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javiernano

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-06-2012 02:18:40 | More by javiernano
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mwilbur

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap into reidel beer glass.
A: Pours a clear golden yellow with 1/2 inch white head. Good retention and lacing.
S: Fresh pine and citrus hops...pleasantly strong but not overpowering.
T: Follows aroma...which is a good thing. Fresh and strong pine, citrus, and floral hops. Reminiscent of a toned-down Furious.
M: Light body. Smooth and slightly oily feel. Moderate hop bite with a mildly dry finish.
D: Highly drinkable and sessionable brew. Refreshing and not overly hopped. A solid offering.

Serving type: on-tap

02-11-2013 03:14:16 | More by mwilbur
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Hopbrizio

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-20-2013 00:11:09 | More by Hopbrizio
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beerpadawan

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-26-2012 23:15:05 | More by beerpadawan
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-16-2013 00:43:50 | More by Gobzilla
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BurnInLA

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-09-2012 04:38:15 | More by BurnInLA
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Palomino American Pale Ale from Bootlegger's Brewery
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