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Crosscut Pale Ale - Lift Bridge Brewery

Crosscut Pale AleCrosscut Pale Ale

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94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 10.83%


Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Previously Drifter Pale Ale.

(Beer added by: mothman on 12-13-2008)
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Reviews by TheQuietMan22:
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is light copper. A half-finger of eggshell-colored head reduced to a skim and ring around the edge.

Smell: Citrus and earthy hops at first, but then the earthy hops fade and faint grapefruit takes over. Underneath are lightly toasted malts and sweet caramel.

Taste: Nice flavor, though it does not pack a huge punch. Grapefruit, orange, and lemon citrus predominate, and there is even a little lime sourness. Earthy hops create a bridge between the citrus and malts. Underneath the hops are lightly toasted malts and sweet caramel. As it warms, the flavors begin to coalesce nicely.

Drinkability: Pretty good stuff. It is nothing bombastic but is very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 04:57:46 | More by TheQuietMan22
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-13-2014 03:30:10 | More by mattmarka1
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

03-28-2014 02:33:21 | More by DaveMiller
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TooGood

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-16-2014 12:16:24 | More by TooGood
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-17-2014 18:26:38 | More by Chucker17
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joh02034

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-10-2014 01:27:41 | More by joh02034
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

01-31-2014 05:58:20 | More by Localdrinklax
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-25-2014 21:13:02 | More by MNBeerGeek
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sgttibbs

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-21-2013 01:30:09 | More by sgttibbs
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-15-2013 22:33:46 | More by richkrull
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

12-09-2013 05:05:58 | More by XmnwildX12
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-10-2013 23:17:52 | More by Eric908
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-31-2013 21:24:05 | More by AnalogErik
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-27-2013 15:55:01 | More by vikinghorn
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

09-21-2013 00:20:49 | More by jimmah120
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-07-2013 03:57:12 | More by fuzzcherry
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-29-2013 02:19:40 | More by bigbeers84
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-26-2013 12:53:29 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +25%

07-21-2013 20:53:43 | More by mfl620ks
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-21-2013 16:39:37 | More by Cramerican
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olafphysics

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-08-2013 22:22:47 | More by olafphysics
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HardWater

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-08-2013 13:35:54 | More by HardWater
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TheKOshow

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-01-2013 02:40:50 | More by TheKOshow
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emerge077

Illinois

3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

"1362 B2 1240" ink-jetted on the bottom of the bottle, if it's a Julian date, the bottle is over a year old. Purchased at Casanovas.

Very dark reddish orange color, it looks brown in indirect light. Sticky lace that coats the glass in sheets, fairly good surface coverage. Average clarity with some rising carb trails visible.

Smells like bready malt, a little floral note from the hops, herbal Cascade, vague citrus.

Flavors follow suit, malt dominated with some citrusy notes buried deep, apparently grapefruit zest according to the label. Slight lingering bitterness and toasty malt flavors, vague fruity yeast esters. Overall this isn't a groundbreaking pale ale by any means but it's fairly drinkable. Would try a fresher sample to re-evaluate sometime.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 00:42:04 | More by emerge077
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vette2006c5r

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Crosscut pours a deep golden color with a very small head. Their are a few weak floral aromas, but hints of lime and citrus. The taste just has a few floral notes come through, but a nice strong lime and grapefruit flavor. I really enjoyed the unique flavors. Overall a very nice pale ale, not a hop bomb, but the lime and grapefruit makes it very enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-29-2013 21:26:01 | More by vette2006c5r
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Crosscut Pale Ale from Lift Bridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.