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American Pale Ale - Good People Brewing Company

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American Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale

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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 6
Gots: 13 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
36 IBU

(Beer added by: ddarden on 07-11-2008)
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Reviews by Goosehunter75:
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

A - Pours a golden color with a 2 finger bubbly head. This beer is bubbly!

S - Nice hoppy aroma. Lots of pine sap and grass. Actually smells more like an IPA to me! There is a very faint citrus aroma as well

T - Not nearly as hoppy as the aroma. It has a good solid malty backbone. The hops are the same as the aroma. Mainly pine sap and grass

M - Very slick in the mouth. It finishes dry with a very slight burn

O - Good solid pale ale.Nothing special but very drinkable

Goosehunter75, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Zachb4au, Mar 16, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev -0.8%

The Pale Ale from Good People is a good beer. It poured a slightly hazy golden with white head that is leaving a lace. The scent is faint, not much happening. The taste is mostly bitter from start to finish. There is slight malt presence and perhaps some bitter citrus. The m outhfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a sessionable beverage.

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3.54/5  rDev -3.8%

No can date, poured into a pint glass

A- pours a hazy golden color with some orange hue, creamy one-finger white head that has great retention long after the pour

S- earthy hop with a touch of pine, slightly metallic aroma

T- moderate piney hops up front with some flowery notes, toasted malt with a hint of bready flavor mid-palate, leading to a dry finish with more pine in he linger

M- medium body with medium prickly carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a dry and crisp finish, good drinkability

O- easy drinking and non-offensive, good pale

Treyliff, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

The coloring is a little less coppery than the IPA and a whole lot more filtered. The head was like the meringue of a pie with an intense height and a lightly knit knit cluster of bubbles.

The aromas are appropriate with a more malt based structure. The hops tend towards to the floral but it's not particularly piney.

The flavors follow suit with a malt based taste and a light hoppiness. The hop characteristic is a little piney but it has a good hop cone earthiness. The malt is more caramel malt without the real sweetness.

The feel tends to a higher than moderate carbonation but it has little of the metallic tinnieness of some Pale Ales.

KYGunner, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Definitely one of my favorite Pale Ales on the market. I love Good People and I've had this beer in cans and on tap. It's good in the can and great on tap. Wonderful light color with light flavor. A great beer on a hot day when you want something to bring your taste buds to life.

AUGRAD06, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Had some on draft at both the J Clyde and the 5 Points Grill. The pint at the J Clyde was not nearly as good as at the 5 Points Grill, due to problems with the carbonation system at the JC. When you have the Pale Ale properly carbonated it is a very tasty beverage indeed - enough to convince me, someone who is not a fan of the style, to have several pints of this in one sitting :)

Smells sweetly floral, hops are the dominant but not dominating flavour, very well balanced taste.

StuartCarter, Jul 12, 2008
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American Pale Ale from Good People Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.