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T-Rail Pale Ale - Old Forge Brewing Company

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T-Rail Pale AleT-Rail Pale Ale

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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Forge Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SierraGS on 12-09-2008)
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Reviews by RblWthACoz:
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -2.8%

A decent pale ale. Nothing real showy or out there with things. Lots of malt base with hops giving a decent accent on a real earthy aspect. Minimal spice from hops. Smooth feel and easy to drink. It's an easy drinker, sure. Not really blowing me away or anything though.

06-23-2013 04:32:05 | More by RblWthACoz
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

12-28-2013 03:32:02 | More by TTripp725
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bigdipip

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-27-2012 05:58:42 | More by TimoP
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

12-03-2013 23:18:33 | More by acurtis
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quirkzoo

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev +0.3%

Thanks to ericdixon for throwing this one in as an extra.

Pours an absolutely gorgeous bright amber with one finger of off white head. The aroma is classic APA. Lots of sweet caramel malts, accented with a touch of alcohol. Then a nice balanced hop profile, a little bit of citrus, pine and tropical fruit but nothing overpowering. Taste is more of the same with a good strong bitterness that cleanses the palate and leaves you ready for more. Mouthfeel is good, a little bit of body, but not so much that it overwhelms you. Overall this is a really solid APA, it is not going to blow your mind like some crazy double IPA, but it has all the right elements and is really nice to sip on this afternoon after doing some work out in the yard.

03-17-2012 22:05:22 | More by quirkzoo
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wander4

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-07-2012 03:04:08 | More by wander4
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zzombie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-20-2012 19:18:32 | More by zzombie
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ejwright02

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-19-2013 02:36:46 | More by ejwright02
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-29-2013 23:12:44 | More by whatname
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-10-2012 05:06:30 | More by let8it8grow
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-12-2014 13:44:33 | More by pat_usher
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-11-2012 03:07:44 | More by kbuzz
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -1.7%

Another beer provided by the legend of canned beers, woodychandler. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a caramel color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is a bit on the hoppy side. Taste is piney hops, some malts, a good bit of bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

06-23-2012 07:04:46 | More by tone77
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

2.86/5  rDev -20.3%

A: Explosive macro-bubbly carbonation rages within a tangerine orange colored body that had a translucent nature to it. The head was small, bready textured, with a sandstone tint and a decent retention.

S: Bright fresh hops, tangerine oranges, sweetened grapefruit, and some fresh fruity notes of tropical juices.

T: Tart tangerine, the heavy handed carbonation really turns this into a fizzy mess in the mouth. Pine hops, a bit one dimensional when compared to the nose, very linear flavor, the malting is light bodied offering little support.

M: Seltzer like carbonation, fizzles and distracts in the mouthful turning to a frothy and washy mess on the hold. Light bodied, washy foam feels and tastes a little coarse, way overly carbonated.

O: Overall the overcarbonated aspect really kills this beer, not sure if this is a common thing or a bad batch run amok, judging from other reviewers it may have been just an anormality. The flavor is still one dimenionsal, the body is light making for an otherwise ordinary beer. Difuse the carbonation and its an average beer. It showed flashes of potential from the nose but fizzled out in the end.

04-11-2013 23:00:06 | More by beerthulhu
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +5.8%

Served on-tap at the brewpub.

A: The pale ale is a full copper color, a hue that is darker like a worn penny. A half a finger of head nicely blankets the ale but doesn't lace.

S: The nose is malty, caramel and biscuit specifically, with a crisp hoppy undertone. Citrus malts are present but not in abundance.

T: A well-balanced ale up front, both hops and malts are present. The malt side is bready with caramel and biscuit flavors. The color is a bit darker and the malts have a fuller taste that reflects the relative darkness. Hops are citrusy, hard to discern at first. As each sip evolves, the citrus flavors are more evident and coalesce at the end of the sip into a thick bitterness that lingers on the palate.

M: The mouthfeel is pleasant, a well-balanced pale ale that won't disappoint.

D: After the Inaugural Ale, this one felt heavier, limiting the drinkability. I like that it doesn't have a dull grainy taste to it.

12-21-2008 00:59:11 | More by akorsak
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Erock


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-16-2014 18:37:41 | More by Erock
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-20-2012 14:08:30 | More by mdillon86
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-09-2013 23:39:53 | More by hoppymcgee
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-04-2013 02:33:14 | More by IdrinkGas
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metter98

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-26-2014 16:43:07 | More by metter98
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

12-05-2013 13:29:40 | More by dreichus
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

02-24-2014 14:07:40 | More by ShanePB
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devinoconnor

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Had this after running the River Towns Marathon in Danville, PA. Pours a amber copper color with a nice amount of head from the 16 oz can. Smell is malty and has a hint of caramel. Little bit of hops as well.

Taste is somewhat bitter for a pale ale, but it's pretty good. Some citrus from the hops give way to the malt base.

Overall, not bad not great. Decent beer and worth the try if you come across.

05-07-2012 21:41:15 | More by devinoconnor
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-03-2013 17:10:58 | More by crowsnest
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T-Rail Pale Ale from Old Forge Brewing Company
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