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Snake River Pale Ale - Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
84
good

185 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 12
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub visit their website
Wyoming, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Snake River Pale is an American pale brewed with domestic malt and plenty of Cascade hops. Golden in color, it has a citrusy hop flavor which is followed by a crisp, firmly bitter finish. Pale ale is a great foil to spicy ethnic foods and can also complement a salad well.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-04-2002)
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4.04/5  rDev +8%

awillick, Sunday at 12:33 AM
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3.8/5  rDev +1.6%

shoretaxi, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Gatorcon, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

muskiesman, Aug 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

hpthebull, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of TeamSeinfeld
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

TeamSeinfeld, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of chugalug06
3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice fluffy white head, brew is solid crisp, bright orange/yellow color. Good lacing too. Great clarity.

Very earthy; pine, crystal, bready, milky, ricey...

Crisp, light, clean, dry, very pilsner like. Earthy and bready. A very English Pale... Easy drinker, yet seems to need a bit further tweaking, IMO. Carb is high and sweetness is lacking...

Hum. It's a good brew, but seems to be missing something, balance. A bit to much of an English Pale for me to give high marks...

chugalug06, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of JoelClark
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

toti1972, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

paulish, Jul 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

zimm421, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

SeanHMechEngineee, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

heytomcat, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

markjarema11, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

CraigTravor, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of WoodBrew
3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a solid pale ale offering by snake River. The beer poured a clear pale golden color with thin white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent carries fresh hop. The taste is crisp and clean, very well balanced that finishes just a touch bitter. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with decent carbonation. Overall this is a very sessionable pale ale and well worth the try.

WoodBrew, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of Brenden
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not sure where this popped up from, but sure.

A creamy head rests at half a finger on a hazed, dark yellow brew that's just shy of amber. Retention is very good, and lacing as creamy as the head itself clings hard to the glass with some thin curtaining on one side.
Ultimately, this beer is a standard (good) APA with pretty good strength to it. It balances caramel malt with an additional honey-like sweetness against a moderate bitterness consisting of flora and pine with a little citrus. It does have a light bite of peppery spiciness and finishes with grass and orange zest.
While remaining crisp and smooth from start to finish, with a nice bite and a good flow, there's something just lacking in the depth that holds it back slightly. It's clean in its medium body.

Brenden, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

paulys55, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

LXIXME, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

afsdan, May 21, 2014
Photo of Foyle
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours a 1" sudsy white head which recedes slowly with significant lacing. Color is a mostly clear golden-orange with plenty of carbonation present.
Aroma: pleasant combination of floral and pine hop aromas with a sweet caramel bready malt. Mouthfeel: fairly light bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel. Finish is dry.
Flavor: delicious combination of well balanced hops and malt. There is some floral, pine, and citrus from the hops. This is met with a sweet maltiness as well as some cracker flavor. It is easy to see why this ale is a multi-year medal winner at the GABF.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

ToddKehoe, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

harpus, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

trxxpaxxs, Mar 04, 2014
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Snake River Pale Ale from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
84 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.