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Crystal Pier Pale Ale - Pacific Beach Ale House

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Crystal Pier Pale Ale
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 9
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pacific Beach Ale House visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: HopHead84 on 04-23-2009

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 9
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.27/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap at the Pacific Beach Ale House. The beer was poured into a pint glass with a honey-gold color and a filmy ring of head. It has a sweet citrus nose. The beer has a malty core flavor with citrus accents and a bitter hops undertone. The finish is typical bitter hops of most pales, but with a sour-malt aftertaste. Pretty standard for a Pale offering, but at the same time not overly memorable. Good thing I took notes... (432 characters)

Photo of armock
3/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Poured a golden color with a white head that leaves lacing behind

S - If of some hops on a malt backing

T - Like the smell some citrus hops on a sweet malt backing

M - This beer has a medium body with higher carbonation to it

D - This wasn't a bad beer just average nothing really sets it apart and nothing really wants me to get it again (346 characters)

Photo of HopHead84
3.31/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Description: An extra pale ale with citrus and floral hop flavors and aromas, balanced by ample malt character.

Served in a Pilsner glass. The beer is light copper with a small white head. Retention is okay and the lacing is good.

I'm not getting a lot of aroma from the beer. It's well balanced with some caramel malt and a little bit of citrus. The taste is definitely well balanced. The citrus is more noticeable in the taste. The hops are a little earthy as well, balanced by the malt. Alcohol and bitterness are most noticeable in the finish.

Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth and crisp. (613 characters)

Crystal Pier Pale Ale from Pacific Beach Ale House
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