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Quarrymen Pale Ale - Bloomington Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
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36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bloomington Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A classic, American-style pale ale. Cascade finishing hops contribute to this beer’s well-defined hop flavor and aroma.

34 IBU

(Beer added by: BitteBier on 12-10-2002)
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Photo of Theniz
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Theniz, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

lupercmda, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

mgeraci, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

IkeMan90, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Beric
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Serving: On tap at Nick's into a jar
Served: 5 July 2014

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber brown with a minimal head. Really not a looker.

Smell: Slight malt sweetness evident, though one admittedly has to search for it. Dank, citrus hops in the nose.

Taste: This one got better the more I got used to it, but the first few sips had a distinctively 'earthy' quality to them which made them taste almost dirty, so to speak. The earthy funk was really offputting originally, until I slowly became accustomed to it. After this, the beer drank more-or-less like a standard, if uninspiring, APA with a lighter malt backbone than most, but with a decent hoppiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light with medium carbonation.

Overall: Not the best APA I've ever had, and one of the weakest options for a hoppy beer in Bloomington. Would not order again, unless I was with a group that only wanted to go to BBC.

Beric, Jul 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

MSandahl23, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Sturgeon, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

dsauter, Mar 22, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

fredmugs, Nov 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

TigerShark, Aug 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

MikeFox, Aug 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

NorthSideSean, Jul 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

amcaleh, May 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

BeerPunk1312, Apr 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Boilerfood, Apr 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

rgille2, Mar 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Stevedore, Jan 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

WoodburyMN, Aug 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

johunnic, May 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

rmehughes, May 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

neckbracesub, Apr 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

cbyrd4088, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of mpcrump
3.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Nicks in Bloomington.

A: Light clear amber body with minimal head.

S: Very light grain with some sweetness. For me this APA seemed to have a very light aroma.

T: Very light with some sweetness - honey, brown sugar, fruit. Apple?

M: Light to medium. A bit of sweetness. For an APA this seems somewhat on the light side. Not bad but not what I was expecting either.

O: Good but borderline on being too light. I will drink again hopefully.

mpcrump, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of robwestcott
3.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

cold from the tap at players pub a semi translucent honey gold ro a sierra nevada standard pint with a 1/2 finger foamy, big bubbled, long lasting off white head leaving spotty lace after the first few sips.

subtle grassy hops aroma and a bit of yeast and sweet aramel malt after.

muted hops alongside caramel-ly sweet malts and hints of butterscotch.

light bodied, big carbonation, minimal bitter to the roof of the mouth, malty sweet to the back of the tongue.

overall: ok, not great, refreshing, decent if you're staring at BMC choices otherwise.

robwestcott, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of hoosier3334
3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer was good, but I like big apas, and this just wasn't big enough. good mouthfeel and it goes down smooth. smells good, nice hop presence. If you're eating at lennie's, this is a great choice to go with your pizza or pasta. This is my personal go-to beer at lennie's.

hoosier3334, Apr 26, 2011
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Quarrymen Pale Ale from Bloomington Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.