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Snake River Pale Ale - Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub

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Snake River Pale AleSnake River Pale Ale

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184 Ratings

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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | 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.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

LoudRed, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

DustinSWB, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Casterbridge, Dec 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

ctwybeerguy, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

richkrull, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of argock
3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 12oz brown bottle at The Granary (Jackson Hole, WY). Reviewed from notes.

A: Dusky amber with a hint of sunlight yellow poking through with a 1/2-finger frothy small bubbled off-white head with decent retention and a thin line of lacing.

S: Light caramel malt is dominated by grapefruit, pine, and citrus hops

T: Solid APA flavor, not flashy, but it gets the job done and matched well with my underwhelming pasta primavera-like entree. The malt component is more than adequate with a solid caramel and bready/light toast combination. Hops are ahead, but the beer is balanced. Grapefruit, pine resin, and orange are the chief flavors with a little bit of grassiness/herbal character. A good hosp complexity overall. No yeast component detectable and the bitterness is a touch under moderate.

M: Good dryness with a light-medium body and even carbonation. Very drinkable.

O: Another very god effort from Snake River Brewing. I have tried 3 beers this trip and all have been very good, spanning from hoppy (SR APA and Pako's IPA) to bready (SR Lager). Check these guys out if you are in Jackson Hole or the surrounding area.

argock, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

rhinonau, Oct 28, 2013
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tommy5, Oct 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

DarthKostrizer, Aug 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

MarshMan71, Aug 21, 2013
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fivetime, Aug 18, 2013
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meehandennis, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

williamjbauer, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

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WDJersey, Jun 20, 2013
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spycow, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

dcloeren, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

EGolfer4, May 22, 2013
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DaveAnderson, May 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

cadaugherty, May 08, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a slightly hazy medium golden yellow in color with some moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some amber highlights. The beer has a finger tall creamy light beige head that slowly reduces to small thin patch with a large very thin film covering the majority of the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/orange hops along with some light aromas of pine hops and caramel malts.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of caramel malts with a light amount of sweetness. That is followed by light to moderate flavors of citrus/orange hops and a lighter amount of pine hops. Light amounts of bitterness which linger for a short amount of time.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Overall this beer is well balanced with the light amounts of malty sweetness and hop bitterness, which makes it pretty easy to drink and enjoy.

dbrauneis, May 02, 2013
Snake River Pale Ale from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
84 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.