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American Pale Ale - Good People Brewing Company

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American Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale

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134 Ratings
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | 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 sommersb:
Photo of sommersb
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 04-28-2013
Freshness: Canned 01-31-2013
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Mug
Purchased: 6-pack from Star Market, Huntsville AL

A: Nice sized head sites on a copper-colored beer that is clear and bright on the first pour and then has some haze on the final pour. Excellent head retention but not much in the way of lacing.

S: Aromas have a pale malt bready sweetness plus grassy hop smells, but are overall not very strong.

T: Pretty dry beer with the bitterness of the piney hops being the dominant flavor. The bittering seems spot-on for this American pale ale.

M: Body is medium and carbonation hits the high end of the spectrum. The finish is hoppy and dry, but the malts show up to bring about some balance.

O: Overall a no-frills and tasty pale ale from my home state.

sommersb, Apr 29, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Rhymkeeper
4/5  rDev +9%

Solid pale ale. It's now my go to fridge beer. As an aside, makes a great turbo shandy w/mikes Harder lemonade for a change of pace.

Rhymkeeper, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of Beer21
4/5  rDev +9%

Beer21, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Zachb4au, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

WoodBrew, Aug 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

qcbrewer, Nov 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

BeerZack, Sep 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of kswartz
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

kswartz, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of Treyliff
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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
Photo of KYGunner
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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
Photo of AUGRAD06
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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
Photo of StuartCarter
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

mbacon3227, Jul 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Jlog7910, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Rod_J, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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American Pale Ale from Good People Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.